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Ultrasound Training of the Female Reproductive Organs

Describe and demonstrate the protocol for sonographic scanning of the female pelvis, including transabdominal and endovaginal scanning. Identify and explain the anatomy and physiology of the female pelvis on diagrams and sonograms. Describe and demonstrate Doppler evaluation of the female pelvis, including uterus and ovaries. Identify on images, common abnormalities and pathologies of the uterus and adnexa, including fallopian tubes, ovaries, and the appearance and locations of the various types of intrauterine contraceptive devices. Describe the sonographic evaluation and follow-up of the infertile patient. Describe the interventional and post-operative uses of ultrasound. Differentiate the sonographic appearances of the female reproductive organs in relation to the menstrual cycle, the use of contraceptives and hormone replacement, and following chemotherapy.