This is the on demand version of the pre-congress course in October 2023. It will provide a comprehensive overview of how genomics interacts with ultrasound.

Overview

Course name: Ultrasound meets genomics in obstetrics and prenatal care
Duration of course: 6 hours 
Length of access for each course: 3 months
Certificates: 6 CME credits and ISUOG Certificate of Completion
Access: On demand lectures, learn at your own pace.  
Education level: Advanced 
Program language: English

Suitable for: Practicing obstetricians and gynecologists, trainees, fellows, residents, midwives, nurses, radiographers, sonographers, GPs and healthcare professionals providing antenatal care and performing ultrasound scans. 

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Members receive a discounted price for this course.

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Why do this course?

This course, will allow learners to receive a full view of genomics and its relevance for all ultrasound professionals. Hearing directly from leading researchers in the area with in-depth lectures and discussions that will enhance learners knowledge bring you up to date with recent developments in integrating imaging and genomics for prenatal diagnosis, CfDNA application in prenatal diagnosis and beyond, Reproductive Genomics and emerging applications in genomic screening. This course is for all ultrasound professionals who want a full view of genomics and its relevance in ultrasound.

Course description

This is the on demand version of the pre-congress course in October 2023. It contains the following lectures:

  • Early diagnosis of fetal anomalies - Jehan Karim (United Kingdom)
  • 1st trimester prediction of pregnancy complications - Fabricio da Silva Costa (Australia)
  • Ultrasound meets Genomics - Interesting cases - Simon Meagher (Australia)
  • Expanded cfDNA test - Daniel Rolnik (Australia)
  • CfDNA test for spontaneous miscarriage - Antoni Borrell (Spain)
  • CfDNA test and maternal health - Britton Rink (USA)
  • Exome sequencing in FGR/Skeletal dysplasia - Fionnuala Mone (United Kingdom)
  • Exome sequencing for routine prenatal diagnosis - Mary Norton (USA)
  • Unlocking the Genome: Exploring Cases of Prenatal Whole Genome and Whole Exome Sequencing - Britton Rink (United States) and Mary Norton (United States)
  • Cell-free DNA virome - Mar Gil (Spain)
  • Cell-based NIPT - Francesca Grati (Italy)
  • Carrier screening - Yuval Yaron (Israel)

Learning objectives

  • Understand the interplay between non-invasive prenatal testing and ultrasound markers in early and late pregnancy
  • Discuss most suitable options for testing and management in pregnancy according to the ultrasound finding
  • Describe the uses and limitations of chromosomal microarray analysis (CMA) and next-generation sequencing (NGS)
  • Define possibilities and screening performance of cbNIPT
  • Implement preeclamsia screening using ultrasound and parameters from maternal blood
  • Understand the importance of expanded carrier sceening in different ethnic groups

 

Prices

Prices for ISUOG members

ISUOG member  £70     
ISUOG member - with trainee/sonographer discount  £35
ISUOG member in middle-income setting  £35
ISUOG member in lower-resource setting  £10
 

Purchase this course as a member

Members receive a discounted price for this course.


Prices for ISUOG non-members*

Non-member £80   
Non-member - with trainee/sonographer discount  £40
Non-member in middle-income setting  £40
Non-member in lower-resource setting  £15

* Prices for non-members does NOT include ISUOG membership. Join as an ISUOG member first for discounted prices to our online training courses (allow 24 hours for systems to update).

Purchase this course as a non-member

If you are not a member you can purchase this course if you subscribe to our newsletter.


Trainees/residents and sonographers/radiographers

Proof of status: All trainees, residents, sonographers and radiographers will need to submit proof of their trainee, resident, sonographer or radiographer status by way of a letter from their Department or Institution. The letter must be in English and dated within the last 3 months and submitted by email to [email protected] along with the name of the course you wish to purchase.

Sonographer definition: A sonographer is a non-physician medical imaging professional who performs diagnostic medical sonography, or diagnostic ultrasound.

Trainee/resident definition: A trainee is a medical professional who is not yet fully qualified or practicing without supervision within their chosen specialty and in accordance with the relevant national regulatory authorities; a resident is in residency training which leads to specially or subspecialty) certification.

Low resource country discount

ISUOG's mission is to disseminate the highest quality education to the broadest audience. To support this aim, we have ensured that attendees from low resource countries have the lowest purchase costs. ISUOG's low resource country list can be viewed here https://www.research4life.org/access/eligibility/.

No other discounts can be used in conjunction with this rate. These rates will appear automatically in the ISUOG Academy based on your membership details, or registered details. Please make sure these details are up to date.

Middle income country discount

ISUOG's mission is to disseminate the highest quality education to the broadest audience. To support this aim, we have ensured that attendees from middle income countries have access to reduced purchase costs. ISUOG has identified the following countries whose economies fall within the middle income category as defined by the World Bank: American Samoa, Argentina, Brazil, Bulgaria, China, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic , India, Indonesia, Iran, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Mexico, Philippines, Russia, Serbia, South Africa, Thailand, Turkey, Turkmenistan.

No other discounts can be used in conjunction with this rate. These rates will appear automatically in the ISUOG Academy based on your membership details, or registered details. Please make sure these details are up to date.

 

Further information

Accreditation and CME Credits

CME credits
The European Accreditation Council (EACCME) accredits this online course for Continuing Medical Education (CME). European CME credits (ECMEC®) will be awarded on successful completion of this course. Through an agreement between the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS) and the American Medical Association (AMA), physicians may convert EACCME credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Information on the process to convert EACCME credit to AMA credit can be found at www.ama-assn.org/go/internationalcme.

CME Subcommittee
The CME Subcommittee oversees the CME requirements for our CME accredited courses.

Conflict of Interest
No commercial support has been accepted related to the development or publication of this course. This course underwent peer review in line with the standards of editorial integrity and publication ethics maintained by the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology (ISUOG). Conflicts of interest have been identified and resolved in accordance with EACCME guidelines.

You can find out how we adhere to the essential criteria for EACCME accreditation requirements here.

Technical Requirements

You can study on your phone, tablet or laptop. To participate and access this activity you will need a good internet connection and an up to date browser:

  • MS Internet Explorer 11 (Not including compatibility modes)
  • MS Edge
  • Mozilla Firefox version 60 Extended Support Release (ESR)
  • Google Chrome 73
  • Safari 10 auf OS X
  • Mobile Browser Android >4 and iOS > 9
  • Current versions of Adobe Reader plugin

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