Description of Course:
The Registry Review courses have been modeled after the current ARDMS® exam content outline to assist in your registry preparation. The monthly subscription offers access to the course from anywhere, at anytime on your laptop. The course, which includes detailed information with superior quality images, provides a simplified breakdown of the necessary materials for preparing for the Fetal Echo registry exam.
Each review course is segmented into smaller sections of information to assist in studying specific areas and in locating the information you would like to review. The outline format provides the key points and facts in an easy to read format. The numerous echo images available can be enlarged for a more detailed review with just a click.
- General Information
- Sonography Principles & Instrumentation
- Embryology & Normal Anatomy
- Standard Protocols & Clinical Indications
- Malposition of the Heart
- Fetal Arrhythmias
- Atrial Septal Defect
- Ventricular Septal Defect
- Atrioventricular Defect
- Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome
- Hypoplastic Right Heart Syndrome
- Single Ventricle
- Aortic Stenosis
- Pulmonic Stenosis
- Coarctation of the Aorta & Interrupted Aortic Arch
- Truncus Arteriosus
- Transposition of the Great Arteries
- Tetralogy of Fallot
- Ebstein Anomaly & Tricuspid Dysplasia
- Double Outlet Right Ventricle
- Cardiac Masses
- Fetal Syndromes
- Miscellaneous Topics
Goals for the Course:
- To assist Sonographers in obtaining their ARDMS® certification.
- To provide a complete review of the necessary information a Sonographer should have mastered in order to obtain and maintain their Fetal Echo certification.
- To provide Sonographers with a review course that can be easily revised as the field changes.
- To provide experienced Sonographers with a comprehensive review of the current information in their field of practice for continuing their Sonography education
- Identify normal female pelvic anatomy
- Describe the stages in the menstrual cycle and involved organs
- Identify congenital anomalies of the female pelvic organs
- List and describe benign and malignant findings in the uterus and ovaries
- Describe the process of fertilization and implantation, including normal findings on physical exam and ultrasound evaluation
- Define the components of a first trimester, second trimester and 3rd trimester ultrasound exam
- Identify normal fetal anatomy and biometry in all three trimesters
- Differentiate normal and abnormal placental findings
- Identify fetal anomalies of head, face, neck, spine, chest, umbilical cord, GI tract, GU tract, cardiovascular system and extremities
- List and describe fetal anomalies associated with chromosomal anomalies
- Describe the normal and abnormal findings related to multiple gestations
- Identify normal and abnormal Doppler flow patterns in the pregnant and non-pregnant uterus
- List and describe maternal health issues affecting pregnancy and delivery
- Define several invasive and non-invasive methods of evaluating fetal well-being during pregnancy
No accompanying text or required readings. Material can be referenced in the numerous resources listed on the attached Bibliography pages.
Requirements for Achieving CME Credit:
Participants will receive 7 CME credits for reviewing all pages of the activity, completing the post test with a score of 70% or greater and submitting the Course Evaluation questions. Certificates will be emailed to the participant within 3-5 business days after documentation has been received.
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