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Basic Obstetrics and Gynaecology Ultrasound Short Course - Blended Learning

Interests: Obstetrics and Gynaecology / Ultrasound


Early identification of foetal anomalies through obstetric ultrasound scanning provides rapid and essential assistance to all clinicians. It has become an essential tool in the diagnosis, management and treatment of all relevant patients. This course is designed to educate delegates in Level 1 Obstetric Scanning, so that they feel comfortable about the basic obstetrics and gynaecological scans. The delegates will be able to assess foetal growth and recognise basic structural foetal anomalies, as well as be introduced to basic gynaecological scans and anomalies.

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Who Should Enrol

This course is appropriate for Sonographers, Radiographers, General practitioners, Specialist practitioners, Delegates with appropriate medical qualifications (Scope of Practice), and appropriate regulatory body registration (i.e. HPCSA).

Course Structure

Blended learning approach consisting of online teaching & learning as well as 1-day face to face contact tuition sessions.

Please note the Online theoretical component must be completed before date of practical sessions.


Participants will be assessed by MCQs on the theoretical component and practical assessments, both for which a minimum pass mark of 70% needs to be obtained.

Learning Outcomes

The following modules will be covered:

  • Basics of ultrasound: Physics, Knobology, and Image optimisation
  • Basic obstetric scanning: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd trimester.
  • Basic female gynaecological scanning.
  • Foetal Biometry and growth
  • Some easily recognisable foetal abnormalities.
  • Foetal well-being.


Accredited according to the HPCSA’s Medical and Dental Board Guidelines for Healthcare Professionals for 23 CEUs on Level 2.


R 4 000.00 (Inclusive of all VAT and Taxes where applicable)

Date Venue
04 June 2022 Durban
25 June 2022 Cape Town
20 August 2022 Durban
15 October 2022 Cape Town
20 Novemeber 2022 Pretoria