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Gynecologic ultrasound in general practice

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Learning Outcomes

On completion of the course the student should have the following learning outcomes defined in terms of knowledge, skills and general competence:


The student

  • has theoretical knowledge of medical diagnostic ultrasound
  • knows the indications and limitations of the three diagnostic procedures


The student

  • may handle the abdominal ultrasound apparatus (VSCAN)
  • may estimate bladder volume; identify an empty bladder or volume > 100-150 ml
  • may identify a vital intrauterine pregnancy from week 6-7 (1st trimester)
  • may determin whether the fetus lays in a head or breech position (3rd trimester)

General competence

The student

  • may use this knowledge and skills in treatment of patients while working as general practitioner

Required Previous Knowledge

Basic theory of gynecology and obstetrics from 9th semester


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