Institute in Limited Obstetric Ultrasound
A Course for Pregnancy Resource Medical Clinics —
Nurses, Medical Personnel and Executive Directors
Purpose of Course
The course is designed to equip the leadership and staff of pregnancy resource medical clinics to achieve excellence in the provision of ultrasound services
The course is three days with two tracks, medical and management, to address both medical and administrative concerns. Day one, both tracks meet together. Days two and three, the focus is on workshops designed specifically for
Clinical Directors, Executive Directors, Board Members and CEOs
Workshops include: fundraising ideas, client marketing, recruitment and supervision of medical teams, clinical infrastructures, corporate strategies, policies and procedures, and risk management issues. Click here
RNs, PA-Cs, Medical Directors, Midwives and Nurse Practitioners
Workshops include: legal guidelines, obstetric fundamentals, nursing accountability, ultrasound physics, ultrasound instrumentation, documenting fetal cardiac activity and documenting fetal biometry. And best of all, there is hands-on, live OB scanning in different stages of pregnancy. Click here
Medical Course Content
This course follows the guidelines from the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) for training in limited obstetric ultrasound. NIFLA is an approved continuing education provider (California Board of Registered Nursing provider #14563). This three day course is approved for 18.4 contact hours and is transferable to
The NIFLA Institute in Limited Obstetric Ultrasound Course is approved to offer up to 16 CMEs for any RDMS in attendance.
NOTE: This three-day course is the first step of training for nurses to become competent in providing limited ultrasound at Pregnancy Resource Medical Clinics. It consists of two days didactic training and one day of live ultrasound scanning. The standards of medical practice require that to become competent in providing this service a nurse must have, in addition to the instruction at this course, 50-75 supervised scans overseen by an RDMS and the medical director for the Pregnancy Resource Medical Clinic.
In order to provide this additional on site training NIFLA endorses the training program of Sound View Imaging. For more information go to www.soundviewimaging.org.
If your center has arranged for additional on-site scanning training through Sound View Imaging your nurses may be eligible for a two-day training (Thursday-Friday) at a reduced cost. This two day course is approved for 16.4 contact hours. Registration online is NOT AVAILABLE for this special two-day training. Should you need further assistance or to register for a two-day course, please contact NIFLA's Administrator/Conference Director, Sarah Jennings, at (540)-372-3930, Monday-Friday from 8:00-4:00 ET.
Note: This course is the beginning of training for nurses to gain competency in performing limited obstetric ultrasound scans. NIFLA recommends that after this training each nurse should perform an additional 50-75 supervised scans. Information on on-site and other training opportunities is presented at