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Ultrasound in the First Trimester: An Update
Speaker: Eric Blackwell, MD

Department: Obstetrics and GynecologyRoom: 1C 125A
Directly Provided: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Time: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Campus: Lubbock

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Upon the completion of this activity the participant should be able to:
  • Describe and discuss at least four ways that first trimester ultrasound can provide important information for the optimal management of pregnancy
  • List the reasons for choosing transvaginal or transabdominal ultrasound (or both) in first trimester obstetrical imaging
  • Explain why the use of some ultrasound modes, including color and power Doppler, should usually be avoided in the first trimester
  • Identify at least three ways in which an ectopic pregnancy may be distinguished from a corpus luteum cyst of pregnancy
Accreditation: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.