Gulfcoast: Genetic Screening in the First & Second Trimester

 

Overview

Genetic Screening in the First and Second Trimester Training Video is designed to provide a comprehensive overview of the use of ultrasound for genetic screening in the first and second trimester exams. A review of the key components to include in a genetic sonogram and correlation with associated lab tests.

Topics

  • Reason for Ultrasound Genetic Screening
  • Components of a Genetic Screening Sonogram
  • Components of a Genetic Screening Sonogram
  • Nuchal Translucency Screen
  • Targeted vs Standard Ultrasound Scan (AIUM guidelines)
  • Major and Minor Markers to Identify
  • Features of Downs Syndrome, Edwards Syndrome, Patau Syndrome, Turner’s Syndrome
  • Features of Triploidy
  • Abnormal Cases: Cystic hygroma, CPC, ventriculomegaly, brachycephaly, neural tube defects, cardiac defects, limb defects, omphalocele, renal abnormalities, duodenal atresia, trisomy 18,13, 21 and more.

Objectives

  • Demonstrate the  participants knowledge to perform and/or interpret OB ultrasound examinations.
  • Implement genetic screening in the first and second trimester.
  • Explain the components of normal and abnormal nuchal translucency in the first trimester.
  • Cite minor and major markers with T-13, T-18, T-21 and Triploidy.
  • Identify common anomalies seen in genetic ultrasound scans.
  • Apply protocols for a systematic evaluation and screening for aneuploidy.

Audience

Sonographers, physicians, nurse practitioners, PAs, and other medical professionals who are involved with performing and/or interpreting OB ultrasound examinations. Physicians may include (but are not limited to) those involved with: obstetrics, family medicine, and primary care.

Price : $ 15

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