Continuing Education

PCUS106 - Point-of-Care Ultrasound: Obstetrics: 1st Trimester

Prerequisite:
Pre-requisite: PCUS101

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Course Overview

It is crucial to assess the well-being of both the mother and the developing fetus. Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) for obstetrics in the 1st trimester involves the use of ultrasound imaging specifically during the early stages of pregnancy, typically within the first 12 weeks. With the knowledge and skills gained in this course, you will be able to identify the principles and techniques for bedside ultrasound imaging of the female pelvis and first-trimester pregnancy, differentiate between normal and pathological findings, and apply them to perform a limited bedside sonogram of the female pelvis and first-trimester pregnancy. Upon successful completion of the competency assessment, you will earn a NAIT Microcredential and receive a Digital Badge you can share on social media and with your network.

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  • Face to Face: Where: In-person meetings. When: Course is scheduled at a specific time for students to attend. Face-to-face instruction at all class meetings. Location may be on campus or at a worksite.
  • Blended: Where: Mixture of in-person & online components. When: Course is scheduled at a specific time for students to attend. Combination of face-to-face and online components at specific times. Some online components may be accessed online anytime.
  • Hyflex: Where: Choice to attend in-person or online meetings. When: Course is scheduled at a specific time for students to attend. For each class, students choose to attend in-person with the instructor or online at a specific time.
  • Remote Live Delivery: Where: Online with instructor. When: Course is scheduled at a specific time for students to attend. Instruction is delivered at set times online. Students do not come to campus.
  • Remote On-Demand Delivery: Where: Online anytime. When: No set class meetings. Coursework is accessed on-demand and online. While there are no set class meetings, there may be set due dates and deadlines for some activities. Students may interact with peers through virtual tools.
  • Remote Independent: Where: Online anytime. When: No set class meetings. Coursework is accessed on-demand and online, with no instructor support. While students choose when to do coursework, there may be set due dates and deadlines. 
  • Work Placement: Where: In-person meetings. When: Work is scheduled at a specific time for students to attend. Onsite work integrated learning. Location at a worksite.
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