Long Term Courses
Long term courses – for doctors who want to specialize in Fetal Ultrasound and Fetal medicine. These are full time on site and hands-on courses. Please note for this it is mandatory to have Karnataka Medical Council ( KMC) registration and name approved by the Appropriate authority governing BFMC under the PNDT Act.
The Trainee will be encouraged to present and publish research articles in various National and International Conferences and journals during this time. If keen, the trainees will be encouraged to attend short term Observership at our parent institution, i.e., Fetal Medicine Foundation, UK to further their knowledge and training.
- Obstetric Ultrasound Course: 1 year duration. This course will enable you to perform Fetal scans, including NT, Anomaly, Growth and Doppler scans with reasonable competency. This will enable you to procure the Fetal Medicine Foundation (FMF), UK certifications in appropriate scans. During this time, you will be exposed to counseling for fetal anomalies.
- Fetal Medicine Fellowship: 2 years duration. This will enable you to perform fetal scanning with competency, counseling and management of various fetal anomalies and exposure to numerous fetal interventional procedures performed in the unit. They will observe and actively assist in the management of a wide range of conditions. These will range from screening for fetal abnormalities to management of complex fetal problems diagnosed antenatally. The aim is that the trainees become competent in all aspects of fetal care and counseling. By the end of the Training Fellowship the doctor will have obtained the FMF, UK Certificates of competence in The 11-13 weeks NT scan, The 18-23 weeks Anomaly scan, Cervical assessment, Fetal echocardiography and Doppler ultrasound.