Ultrasound Specialties
Here are the Ultrasound specialties that we offer

Our Professional Diploma course "Practical Ultrasound for Healthcare Professionals" has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME), a body set up by the European Union of Medical Specialties (UEMS) in 1999. UEMS is a non-governmental organisation representing national associations of medical specialists in the European Union and in associated countries. We are accepting applications for September 2018 intake. Join our Learning Community today and apply on line or simply exchange your ideas and experience with us. Contact us through our website, Facebook page or Twitter for more information!

Essentials of Imaging Science and Technology

Essentials of Imaging Science and Technology
essentials-of-imaging-science-and-technology

View Demo Video
This module introduces novices to the principles of imaging science. You will learn the basics of image formation and artefacts, image optimisation techniques, safety of ultrasound and the Doppler effect. You should be able to apply these skills into daily ultrasound practice. More Info
Fundamentals of Obstetric Ultrasound

Fundamentals of Obstetric Ultrasound
fundamentals-of-obstetric-ultrasound

In this module, learners will develop a thorough understanding of fetal anatomical structures and their corresponding ultrasound features in normal pregnancy. You will learn how to apply a systematic approach to scanning. The module should prepare you to extend your skills after further study to identify abnormal fetal morphology. More Info
Fundamentals of Gynaecological Ultrasound

Fundamentals of Gynaecological Ultrasound
fundamentals-of-gynaecological-ultrasound

View Demo Video
This module introduces you to the principles of scanning in gynaecology. You will learn to identify key anatomical pelvic structures, recognise common pathologies and apply a systematic approach to scanning. You will benefit from training on a state of the art ultrasound simulation technology at our training facility at Cardiff Medicentre. More Info
Essentials of Early Pregnancy Ultrasound

Essentials of Early Pregnancy Ultrasound
essentials-of-early-pregnancy-ultrasound

This module introduces the principles of scanning in early pregnancy. You will learn to identify key anatomical early pregnancy structures and the principles of a systematic approach to scanning. You will benefit from accessing state of the art ultrasound simulation technology at our training facility at Cardiff Medicentre. More Info
Foundations of General Medical Ultrasound

Foundations of General Medical Ultrasound
foundations-of-general-medica-ultrasound

View Demo Video
In this module learners will develop a thorough understanding in the application of knowledge of key anatomical structures to their corresponding ultrasound features in normal and abnormal individuals. You will also learn the principles of a systematic approach to scanning. More Info
Obstetric Ultrasound for Advanced Practitioners

Obstetric Ultrasound for Advanced Practitioners
obstetric_ultrasound_for_advanced_practitioners

The aim of this module is to build on the core obstetric ultrasound skills and to further develop them to Level 2 scanning. Learners will be able to acquire knowledge and develop skills in a number of areas, e.g. fetal anomalies, using 2D and 3D/4D scanning, application of Doppler and ultrasound-guided interventions. More Info
Gynaecological Ultrasound for Advanced Practitioners

Gynaecological Ultrasound for Advanced Practitioners
gynaecological_ultrasound_for_advanced_practitioners

The aim of this module is to build on the core gynaecological ultrasound skills and to further develop them to Level 2 scanning. Learners will acquire knowledge and develop skills in a number of areas, e.g. recognition and interpretation of complex pelvic pathologies, the use of Doppler ultrasound, use of 3D/4D ultrasound and ultrasound-guided interventions. More Info
Fetal Cardiac Ultrasound for Advanced Practitioners

Fetal Cardiac Ultrasound for Advanced Practitioners
fetal-cardiac-ultrasound

The aim of this module is to develop the Learner’s knowledge of ultrasound examination of both normal and abnormal fetal cardiac conditions. Learners will be able to recognise fetal cardiac anatomy and pathology as demonstrable by ultrasound, and interpret correctly ultrasound-produced images. Learners should, on attainment of the learning outcomes, successfully complete the module’s assessments. More Info
Basic Early Pregnancy Ultrasound (8-12 weeks) (Basic RCOG Curriculum only)

Basic Early Pregnancy Ultrasound (8-12 weeks) (Basic RCOG Curriculum only)
basic-early-pregnancy-8-12-weeks

This module aims to (1) familiarize trainees with the principles of machine setup, image acquisition, optimisation and safety of ultrasound, (2) learn the basic skills to conduct competently transabdominal and transvaginal scans, (3) confidence in confirming viability and dating early pregnancy, (4) prepare and care for patients appropriately during ultrasound examinations and (4) recognise the limitations of their competency. The trainee should, on attainment of the learning outcomes, pass the module’s assessments and prepare them to successfully complete the requirements of the RCOG "Basic early pregnancy ultrasound (8–12 weeks)" module. More Info
Basic Ultrasound Assessment of Fetal Size, Liquor and the Placenta (Basic RCOG Curriculum only)

Basic Ultrasound Assessment of Fetal Size, Liquor and the Placenta (Basic RCOG Curriculum only)
basic-ultrasound-assessment-of-fetal-size-liquor-and-the-placenta

This module aims to (1) familiarize trainees with the principles of machine setup, image acquisition, optimisation and safety of ultrasound, (2) gain competence in basic obstetric practice such as basic biometry, fetal presentation and lie, placental site and liquor assessment, (3) prepare and care for patients appropriately during ultrasound examinations and (4) recognise the limitations of their competency. The trainee should, on attainment of the learning outcomes, pass the module’s assessments and prepare them to successfully complete the requirements of the RCOG "Basic ultrasound assessment of fetal size, liquor and the placenta" module. More Info
Ultrasound of Normal Fetal Anatomy (Intermediate RCOG Curriculum only)

Ultrasound of Normal Fetal Anatomy (Intermediate RCOG Curriculum only)
ultrasound-of-normal-fetal-anatomy

In this module trainees will (1) develop a thorough understanding of fetal anatomical structures and their corresponding ultrasound features in normal pregnancies, (2) prepare and care for patients appropriately during ultrasound examinations, (3) conduct competently a thorough systematic examination of the fetus and (4) recognise the limitations of their competency. The trainee should, on attainment of the learning outcomes, pass the module’s assessments and prepare them to successfully complete the requirements of the RCOG "Ultrasound of normal fetal anatomy" module. More Info
Ultrasound for Sexual and Reproductive Health Practitioners (FSRH Ultrasound Curriculum)

Ultrasound for Sexual and Reproductive Health Practitioners (FSRH Ultrasound Curriculum)
ultrasound-for-sexual-and-reproductive-health-practitioners

This module enables practitioners in sexual and reproductive health to develop the relevant knowledge and skills to undertake confidently and competently a systematic ultrasound examination of the pelvis, interpret and report the findings, and where relevant, advise on the management. The module is suitable doctors, nurses and midwives practising in this discipline. More Info

Latest News

10/10/2018

We welcome all of our new members - apply before 15th January 2019 for our March intake, and you will benefit from a 5% discount on the module fee (not applicable if you are already eligible for the discounted fee for nurses/midwifes/trainees). Join our Learning Community free of charge, and get access to the Learning Community Exchange, a forum for our members to discuss cases, techniques, procedures, technology and learning methods related to medical education