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Short course in Basic Obstetrics and Gynaecology Ultrasound - 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 Level 1 Obstetric scanning, so that they feel comfortable about the basic obstetrics and gynaecology scans. The delegates will be able to assess foetal growth and recognise basic structural foetal anomalies, as well as be introduced to basic gynaecology scans and anomalies.

Registered with the Department of Education as a Private Institution of Higher Education under the higher education act, 1997. Reg No. 2002/HE07/013

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Who Should Enrol

This course is appropriate for :




General practitioners.

Specialist practitioners

Delegates with Appropriate medical qualifications (Scope of Practice)

Appropriate regulatory body registration (i.e. HPCSA)

Course Structure

Blended Learning Approach consisting of online teaching & Learning as well as 1day face to face contact tuition sessions.

Please note the Online theoretical component must be completed 2 weeks before date of practical sessions.


Participants will be assessed by MCQ’s 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 obstetrics scanning: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd trimester.
  • Basic female gynaecology 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 Health Professionals for 30 CEU’s on level 2.