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United Hospital John Nasseff Medical Center

333 Smith Ave N

St. Paul, MN 55102

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This course is primarily designed for OB-GYN and Family Medicine Physicians, Certified Nurse Midwives, and Sonographers. All other obstetric related health care providers are invited to attend.


Join our maternal-fetal medicine care team along with pediatric specialists to discuss utilization of ultrasound to enhance early identification and management of fetal and maternal conditions of pregnancy. The afternoon provides education for the management of complex conditions as well as offering hands-on experience to improve image quality, enhance fetal echo and fetal doppler skills, and identify images critical to optimal evidence based screening.

Learning Objectives

• Recognize fetal anomalies utilizing ultrasound and identify appropriate follow up that may include referrral for futher evaluation.
Identify required OB images that meet AIUM/ACOG guidelines for obstetric ultrasound.
Demonstrate improved skills in obtaining critical screening images.
Identify current treatment and management options for a variety of fetal anomalies.


7-7:40 Registration

GENERAL SESSION (3.75 credits)

7:40 Welcome and introduction

7:45 The OB Ultrasound: Key role in screening & evaluation. Required Images for AIUM/ACOG (Sonographer)

8:45 Cleft lip and palate - Robert Tibesar, MD

9:30 Cervical Assessment: Who Needs Cervical Evaluation? What does a short cervix mean? (Meiling Parker, MD)

10:00 Break

10:30 GU – (Heidi Thorson, MD)

11:00 Genetic Screening: Utilization of ultrasound and current screening practices (Kristi Borowski, MD)

12:00 Lunch

AFTERNOON BREAKOUT 1 - Didactic (3.25 credits)

1:00 Fetal Intervention: Twins/MMC (Saul Snowise, MD)

2:00 Fetal Cardiology – (Lisa Howley, MD)

2:45 Break

3:00 Placenta: What are we looking for and when to be concerned? (Matthew Loichinger, DO)

3:45 Abdomen/GI (Donald Wothe, MD)

4:30 Adjourn

BREAKSOUT 2 - Afternoon hands on (2.75 credits)

1:00 Basic biometry/Knobology, optimizing image quality

1:45 Break

2:00 Continuation of basic biometry/Knobology

2:30 Break

2:45 Basic Cardiac View/Dopplers

3:30 Break

3:45 General Imaging – (write in suggestions/need at registration)

4:30 Adjourn

***Early registration is recommended as space is limited for the afternoon hands-on skill building session.

Conference Day Includes

Educational credits, materials, free parking, light continental breakfast, lunch and afternoon snack. To ensure a comfortable environment, attendance my be capped; early registration is recommended.


Allina Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Allina Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
NOTE: Hand on sessions is available for 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.

This activity has been designed to meet the Minnesota Board of Nursing continuing education requirements for 7 hours of credit. However, the nurse is responsible for determining whether this activity meets the requirements for acceptable continuing education.
NOTE: Hand on sessions is available for 6.5 hours of credit.

Individuals representing other professional disciplines may submit course materials to their respective professional associations for 7 hours of continuing education credit.
NOTE: Hand on sessions is available for 6.5 hours of credit.

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