2022 Advances in First Trimester Ultrasound Imaging - A CME Teaching Activity

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AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™: 11.0

Keywords: Radiology OBGYN CME Ultrasound Imaging Gynecology Obstetrics

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This CME activity is structured as a practical, clinically oriented review of recent advances in first trimester ultrasound.

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About This CME Teaching Activity
This CME activity is structured as a practical, clinically oriented review of recent advances in first trimester ultrasound.  A mix of topics including comprehensive normal fetal anatomy along with abnormalities of major organ systems in the first trimester will be discussed. Guidelines and indications for imaging in the first trimester are discussed so participants can expand their clinical practices. Tips, images, and pitfalls provide balance to the program.

Target Audience
This program is designed for obstetricians and gynecologists, maternal-fetal medicine physicians, radiologists, family medicine physicians, genetic counselors and sonographers, who order, perform and interpret ultrasound examinations in obstetrics and gynecology. The goal of this educational activity is to bring the level of practice for the health practitioners to a higher degree of proficiency in obstetric sonography.

Educational Objectives

At the completion of this CME teaching activity, you should be able to:
  • Assess normal fetal anatomy in the first trimester.
  • Explain the indications and national guidelines for first trimester ultrasound.
  • Optimize scanning parameters and techniques of the first trimester ultrasound examination.
  • Review major fetal malformations that can be diagnosed in early gestation.
  • Discuss the use of ultrasound in screening for fetal aneuploidy in the first trimester.
No special educational preparation is required for this CME activity.

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Physicians: Educational Symposia is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Educational Symposia designates this enduring material for a maximum of 11.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

All activity participants are required to complete the credit application in order to be awarded credit. Course participants will also have the opportunity to critically evaluate the program as it relates to practice relevance and educational objectives.

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM for this activity may be claimed until August 31, 2025.

This program is planned and organized by Educational Symposia, a leader in accredited continuing education since 1975.

This activity was planned and produced in accordance with the ACCME Essential Areas and Elements.

Alfred Abuhamad, M.D.
Professor and Chairman
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Vice Dean for Clinical Affairs
Eastern Virginia Medical School
Norfolk, VA
Reem S. Abu-Rustum, M.D., FACOG, FACS, FAIUM
Associate Professor 
Director of Ultrasound Education and Research
Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL
Bernard Benoit, M.D.
Assistant Manager
Department Obstetrics and Gynecology Princess Grace Hospital
Monaco, Monaco

Bryann Bromley, M.D.
Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, Part time
Massachusetts General Hospital
Harvard Medical School
Diagnostic Ultrasound Associates, Partner
Boston, MA
Rabih Chaoui, M.D.
Center for Prenatal Diagnosis and Human Genetics
Berlin - Germany
Elena Sinkovskaya, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Director of Ultrasound Research & Education
Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Eastern Virginia Medical School
Norfolk, VA

Session 1

First Trimester Ultrasound: Pregnancy Dating & Elements of Failed Pregnancy
Bryann Bromley, M.D.
Fetal and Embryonic Sonographic Anatomy Before 11 Weeks
Bernard Benoit, M.D.
How to Get the Best Ultrasound Image in the First Trimester
Alfred Abuhamad, M.D.
The New "Detailed First Trimester Ultrasound": National Guidelines
Bryann Bromley, M.D.

Session 2

The Role of First Trimester Ultrasound in the Evaluation of Multiple Pregnancies
Reem S. Abu-Rustum, M.D., FACOG, FACS, FAIUM
First Trimester Ultrasound: The Fetal Brain
Elena Sinkovskaya, M.D., Ph.D.
Diagnosing Spina Bifida in the First Trimester
Rabih Chaoui, M.D.
First Trimester Ultrasound: The Fetal Face
Rabih Chaoui, M.D.

Session 3

Case Presentation 1
Elena Sinkovskaya, M.D., Ph.D.
First Trimester Ultrasound: The Fetal Heart
Reem S. Abu-Rustum, M.D., FACOG, FACS, FAIUM
First Trimester Ultrasound: the Fetal GI Tract
Elena Sinkovskaya, M.D., Ph.D.
First Trimester Ultrasound: The Fetal Genitourinary Tract
Alfred Abuhamad, M.D.
Case Presentation 2
Bryann Bromley, M.D.

Session 4

Skeletal Anomalies: Can We Diagnose in the First Trimester?
Rabih Chaoui, M.D.
Ultrasound Signs of Aneuploidies at 11-14 Weeks
Bernard Benoit, M.D.
Case Presentation 3
Reem S. Abu-Rustum, M.D., FACOG, FACS, FAIUM
Screening for Fetal Malformations in Early Gestation: The Role of the Midsagittal Plane
Alfred Abuhamad, M.D.
The Use of 3D in the 11-14 Weeks Ultrasound Examinations
Bernard Benoit, M.D.

Session 5

First Trimester Ultrasound in the Diagnosis of Common and Rare Syndromic Conditions
Rabih Chaoui, M.D.
The Placenta & Umbilical Cord in Early Gestation
Elena Sinkovskaya, M.D., Ph.D.
Placenta Accreta Spectrum: Sonographic Markers in Early Gestation
Bryann Bromley, M.D.
Congenital Mullerian Malformations: Role of 3D Ultrasound in Diagnosis
Bernard Benoit, M.D.
Adnexal Masses in Pregnancy: Who Should I Send to Surgery?
Alfred Abuhamad, M.D.