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Postgraduate Diploma in Ultrasound Technology Applications

College
College of Medicine
Department
Medicine
Level
Higher Diplomas
Study System
Courses
Total Credit Hours
24 Cr.Hrs
Duration
9 Months
Intake
Fall & Spring
Location
Sharjah Main Campus
Language
English
Study Mode
Full Time

Postgraduate Diploma in Ultrasound Technology Applications

Introduction

The Postgraduate Diploma in Ultrasound Technology Applications (PGDUS) is a unique program, designed to address unmet needs of the Obstetrics and Gynecology (OBG) specialist and consultants to equip them with the core knowledge and skills in using ultrasound technology during pregnancy and interpreting fetal ultrasound images as well as US images of female reproductive pathologies. This program targets OBG specialists practicing in UAE and the region. It is based on best international and regional practice in similar programs. It takes into consideration the requirements to develop and update OBG skills in the discipline. The past practices in Sharjah clinical training center gave us excellent feedback on how to design an effective program in terms of the scientific and training content. The PGDUS program is modular structure comprising nine modules and a comprehensive assessment of knowledge, skills and professionalism. The faculty are renowned international and national fetal medicine and imaging specialists.


Program Objectives

  • Give the Candidate a background knowledge that enable them to start the clinical practice efficiently.
  • Develop candidates' ability to apply this knowledge & skills in everyday practice.
  • Basic Principles of Different modalities of Ultrasound Machine, probes & Using techniques in 1st trimester ultrasonography
  • Development of critical thinking, analytical abilities, life-long learning and Pursuing higher level training               

Program Structure

Module No.Module CodeModule TitleCredit Hrs
Module 10953501Fundamental Principles of Ultrasound and its Practice2
Module 20953502Early Pregnancy Scan2
Module 30953503Second and Third Trimesters2
Module 4
0953504Ultrasound of Fetal Brain, Spine, Head and Neck Anomalies3
Module 50953505Ultrasound of Fetal Thorax and Heart Anomalies3
Module 60953506Ultrasound of Fetal Abdomen and Skeleton3
Module 70953507Doppler in Obstetrics and Gynecology3
Module 80953508Ultrasound in Gynecology and Infertility3
Module 90953509Interventional and intra Partum Ultrasound3
Total Credit Hours 24
 

Study Plan

The sequence of modules will be as follows:

 
Semester 1

Module No.Module CodeModule TitleCredit Hours
Module 10953501Fundamental Principles of Ultrasound and its Practice2
Module 2
0953502Early Pregnancy Scan2
Module 30953503Second and Third Trimesters2
Module 40953504Ultrasound of Fetal Brain, Spine, Head and Neck Anomalies3
Module 50953505Ultrasound of Fetal Thorax and Heart Anomalies3
Total Credit Hours 12
 

Semester 2
 
Module No.Module CodeModule TitleCredit Hours
Module 6
0953506Ultrasound of Fetal Abdomen and Skeleton3
Module 70953507Doppler in Obstetrics and Gynecology3
Module 80953508Ultrasound in Gynecology and Infertility3
Module 90953509Interventional and intra Partum Ultrasound3
Total Credit Hours 12