DMSO 1070 – Pelvic Sonography and First Trimester Obstetrics (3)
This course introduces gynecology physiology, pathology, and pathophysiology along with normal and abnormal embryonic and fetal
development during the first trimester using diagnostic medical sonography. Topics include: the role of the sonographer in obstetric imaging;
antepartum obstetric sonography evaluation; Doppler imaging for the obstetric patient; significant laboratory values in early pregnancy;
anatomy, physiology, pathology and pathophysiology of the female pelvis; gynecologic patient care and imaging techniques; clinical
assessment of obstetrical patient; normal first trimester; uterine and extrauterine assessment during the first trimester; first trimester
complications; prudent use; and performance standards and documentation.