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Short Course in Obstetrics and Gynaecology Sonar Level 1 - E-learning

Interests: Ultrasound


This course will attempt to bring scanners up to Level 1 so that they feel comfortable about the basic obstetrics and gynaecology scans. About foetal growth and behaviour and recognizing basic structural foetal anomalies, as well as basic gynaecology scans and anomalies.

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Who Should Enrol

All healthcare practitioners, but preference will be given to alumni who successfully completed the FPD Course in Diagnostic Ultrasound.

Course Structure

Online course content followed by a 2-day hands-on facilitated workshop.

Learning Outcomes

The following modules will be covered:

  • Basics of ultrasound: Physics, Knobology, and Image optimisation
  • Basic obstetrics scanning: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd trimester
  • Basic gynaecology scanning
  • Foetal Biometry and growth
  • Some easily recognizable foetal anomalies
  • Foetal well-being


Participants are assessed on the self-study component of the course through means of a portfolio of evidence.


Accredited according to the HPCSA’s Medical and Dental Board Guidelines for Healthcare Professionals for 30 CEU’s on level 2.


To qualify for the certificate of completion, participants have to fully attend the workshops as well as successfully complete the assessment process.

Course Fees

R 5 800 (inclusive of all vat and taxes where applicable)

25 – 26 March 2017 Limpopo
8 – 9 April 2017 Gauteng
27 – 28 May 2017 Kwa-Zulu Natal
24 – 25 June 2017 Gauteng

Contact Details

Dr. Margot Uys

Tel: 012 816 9000
Fax: 086 502 5688
E-mail: healthscience@foundation.co.za
Address: PO Box 75324, Lynnwood Ridge, 0040
Website: www.foundation.co.za