Image Interpretation – Obstetric Ultrasound: Applications of Doppler Ultrasound

This micro skills course considers the use of Doppler ultrasound to investigate and monitor those pregnancies at risk of perinatal morbidity and mortality due to utero-placental insufficiency.

Delivery Mode
Online - Self Paced
Course Duration
30-60 minutes
Course Type
Yes, on completion
Course Code
Content Provider
College of Radiographers

What will I learn?

  1. By the end of this session you will be able to:
  2. Outline the main applications of Doppler ultrasound in obstetrics
  3. Explain the principles underlying the Doppler technique
  4. Describe the utero-placental and feto-placental anatomy
  5. Discuss the Doppler ultrasound techniques for examining the utero-placental, feto-placental and fetal circulations
  6. Give examples of spectral Doppler waveforms and discuss their clinical implications

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  • This micro skills course may contain references to UK laws, regulations, policies and practice guidelines.
  • You should apply the lessons within the context of your local environment.
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