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Fetal Well-being Ultrasound - Master the fundamentals of fetal Doppler and fetal well-being assessment in the management of high-risk pregnancies.  


On completion of this one-day clinically focused ultrasound program, learners will be able to:
  • Use ultrasound system controls to optimise imaging for accurate diagnosis
  • Develop proficiency in probe manipulation to efficiently acquire diagnostic images
  • Describe the limitations and clinical integration of ultrasound in the assessment of foetal well-being.
  • Use a systematic approach to conduct ultrasound assessment of
    • Foetal presentation
    • Amniotic fluid volume
    • Umbilical artery Doppler
    • Middle cerebral artery Doppler
    • Foetal tone, breathing and movements

CME recognition 



  • Modules (total) 4
  • Skill level All
  • Duration (days) 1
  • Lectures (hours) 1.75
  • Scan time (hours) 5.0
  • Clinician No
  • Zedu redo Yes

Class times

Day 1: 0830 – 1700



Image optimisation – interactive practical session

  • Explore system controls
  • Understand the impact of optimisation on the image
  • Presets, frequency, depth, focus and gain
  • How to label the image
  • How to store and review images


Probe Manipulation

  • Probe care
  • Probe moves
  • Probe grip
  • Probe and screen orientation
  • 3D awareness of the anatomical position of the organs


Maternal Environment

  • Establish fetal presentation
  • Placental position
  • Measure cervical length

Scanning, scanning and more scanning on real women in their third trimester of pregnancy


Fetal Well-Being

  • Scan technique for AFI and fetal Dopplers
  • Measure AFI
  • Fetal tone, breathing and movements
  • Measure fetal heart rate
  • Umbilical artery Doppler and interpretation
  • Middle Cerebral artery Doppler and interpretation
  • Clinical utility and application
  • Limitations and pitfalls
  • Techniques to improve visualisation

Scanning, scanning and more scanning on real women in their third trimester of pregnancy

CME details


A great training course is only the beginning of your ultrasound learning journey

To help you master ultrasound and lasting change from training we engage you from the outset

Before your course:
There are pre course activities & access to preparatory learning resources to maximise your in-class experience

During your course:

  • Short, sharp information sessions to provide foundational knowledge and clinical context
  • Lots of hands-on practical sessions with real people to scan (including for TV and obstetric scans). Our standardised patients models vary in age, size, shape and mobility to make the transition to clinical reality easier.
  • Case studies led by practising clinicians to demonstrate clinical utility
  • A variety of different machines to learn on
  • At the conclusion of your course we’ll lead you to create a skills development action plan, creating a pathway that you can use to apply your newly acquired skills, promote clinical integration and ultimately reach your final objective – ultrasound competency

After your course:
The learning continues

  • We encourage self-directed learning in the workplace with structured active learning plans
  • A great selection of free access online medical ultrasound (FoamUS) learning resources
  • You can subscribe to the weekly wrap – a weekly curation of ultrasound related hot tips and journal articles
  • Be a part of our community of clever – Join our peer support network with our monthly “Coaching Corner” sessions. Send in your questions, join the live online meeting and have your questions answered.

The Zedu Redo – our commitment to you

We encourage you to refresh your training with us by taking up the opportunity to return within 12 months and do a complimentary redo of this course at no cost (subject to availability)

More Ways Zedu Can support your ultrasound skills development:

  • Image review – details here
  • Follow-up coaching with our Zedu coaches
  • Coaching corner – monthly webinar

Fetal Well-Being Ultrasound Course

Master the fundamentals of fetal Doppler and fetal well-being assessment in the management of high-risk pregnancies.

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