Observership Courses


NT, Anomaly, Doppler scans & Invasive procedures (all inclusive)

Duration: 2 weeks

About the course
These are specifically meant for imaging specialists who already have some degree of competency in scanning and who want to improve their skills specifically in Nuchal Translucency (NT) , Anomaly and Doppler scanning with interpretation. You will have exposure to the NT scans and counseling performed extensively in the unit. This course will enable you to perform the NT and Doppler scans to the competency required of such a scan, subject to your prior scanning skills.

At BFMC, we specialise in performing CVS, Amniocentesis, Fetal blood sampling, fetal blood transfusions, fetal shunt insertions and fetoscopic laser ablation of placental vessels. The candidate will be given theoritical guidance on how and why these procedures are performed. In adddition, they will be able to witness any such procedures happening in the unit during their period of observation, subject to the patient’s approval.

Clinical Genetics

Duration: 2 weeks

About the course
This would entail 4-full day clinic sessions covering prenatal diagnosis and paediatric Genetics, including chromosomal and single gene disorders, counseling and ethical issues. 6 days based in Genetic laboratory for prenatal and postnatal testing of chromosomes and DNA based tests. This course is open to doctors with a minimum of MBBS qualification.

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  • Fetal and Gynae Imaging (FGi) is dedicated to providing world class training in fetal imaging techniques and diagnosis of fetal anomalies. The goal is to bring about a significant improvement in the standards of fetal imaging, early detection of fetal anomalies and in understanding management issues based on current scientific evidence. It has been introduced by Bangalore Fetal Medicine Centre (BFMC) in collaboration with Fetal Medicine Foundation (India).

  • FGi brings together specialists in fetal imaging from across the globe under one umbrella to provide a combination of face to face training coupled with self-paced online curriculum with faculty assessment in a blended learning format. All training material is reviewed by the officers of the advisory board who define, moderate and administer the policies of FGi. This includes the selection and invitation of additional faculty members to provide training and other materials on the platform. FGi can help faculty members in developing training content through its partners. Current faculty members are from BFMC and FMF. The details are given in the faculty list on the FGi site.

  • Blended learning is described as ‘a learning solution that incorporates a mix of online and face-to-face elements’ The format of “blended learning” is an educational model which involves a combination of the delivery of Academic content with interactive tutorials, assessment and use of multimedia online, together with face-to-face hands on instruction for specified periods during the duration of the study to satisfy the clinical and practical requirements.

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