Ultrasound In Early Pregnancy Assessment, Certificate | Part time online | University of Derby | United Kingdom
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Ultrasound In Early Pregnancy Assessment

25 days
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This module is for you if you are a sonographer, nurse, midwife, obstetrician or gynaecologist providing routine/emergency early pregnancy assessment services.University of Derby offers the Ultrasound In Early Pregnancy Assessment programme. 


Key facts

The aim of this CASE accredited module is to produce a competent, reflective and autonomous practitioner capable of safe and effective use of ultrasound in the assessment of early pregnancy.The module focuses on development of competence in a broad range of first trimester ultrasound referrals. This includes recognition and interpretation of ultrasound appearances of normal and high risk pregnancies and the assessment of early pregnancy complications. 200 total learning hours for the module include five full days of on campus teaching / tutorials and directed study tasks. In addition, you will require access to a suitable clinical placement for a recommended minimum of 14 hours (two days) per week supervised scanning practice for the duration of the module.

University of Derby's Ultrasound In Early Pregnancy Assessment programme will teach you more about this topic. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Analyse the needs of the patient, relatives and attendees, reflecting critically on the effectiveness of their communication skills and level of care provided.
  • Demonstrate the complex skills necessary to plan and perform high quality trans-abdominal and trans-vaginal early pregnancy ultrasound examinations safely, competently and professionally, according to the current evidence base.
  • Interpret, critically evaluate and report upon the ultrasound findings, where necessary, arrange, advise or undertake further investigations appropriate to local policies and contribute effectively to the multi disciplinary healthcare team.
  • Reflect critically upon the use of ultrasound in assessment and management of early pregnancy, the effectiveness of local early pregnancy ultrasound services, implications for patient management and where appropriate, propose alternatives for service improvement.

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  • Part-time
    • 25 days

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20 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

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Who is this course for

All Health Professionals.

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