Overview

By the end of this program, the participant should be able to:

  • Discuss the clinical importance of screening the first trimester fetus for ventricular septal defects (VSD).
  • Recall techniques to improve the detection rate of VSD.
  • Employ the physical concepts of axial and lateral resolution in daily scanning.
  • Assess standard views in screening the first trimester fetus for VSD.
  • Recognize the importance of Doppler techniques when screening the first trimester fetus for VSD.

COURSE LENGTH:  1 Hour
ACCREDITATION TYPE:  ASRT - Category A+
CREDIT HOURS:  1 

 

Target Audience

This program specifically targets ultrasound technologists and sonologists performing first trimester fetal examinations. Registered radiologist assistants and other imaging professionals also may benefit from viewing this program.