This curriculum  is an advanced  ultrasound  teaching  curriculum designed for the UNM  MFM  Fellows to complete over the course of their 3 year fellowship.

The curriculum designs contains  multiple obstetrical ultrasound resources on one site . It  contains major guidelines and educational materials from the medical societies pertinent to Maternal Fetal Medicine, such as SMFM/ACOG, and AIUM. It also contains  e books,ultrasound teaching tools, landmark Ob ultrasound articles, and other resources.   

The curriculum is set up as an online curriculum that can be accessed through the UNM Moodle via  any computer.

This curriculum is  designed to complement the fellow in-person didactic sessions as well as their  hands-on scanning sessions .

 

This curriculum is designed for first year Ob Gyn residents. It is  incorporated into the MFM rotation , divided into two halves. The ob ultrasound objectives will be progressive over the course of the curriculum.

You will rotate with  Dr. Chong for  Gynecologic ultrasound for  the PGY1. You will rotate with Dr. Kennedy for benign breast diseases  and Dr. Fine for Breast Cancer.   Your readings for  ultrasound, both Ob and Gyn, as well as readings for benign breast disease are in this Moodle. Dr. Fine will provider her own references

The goal is to provide the foundations of ob gyn ultrasound , and allow to you function in Ob Triage, the OB  wards and clinic. You will build on this foundation during your second and third year. 

This curriculum is adapted from the publication by the American Institute of Ultrasound of Medicine ( AIUM)  called “ Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology , Report of a Multi-specialty Task Force on Ultrasound Training Curriculum and Competency Assessment in Residency Programs “

The rotations consists of five  components :

1.       Objectives

2.       Reading materials.

All will be available on the Moodle site, or via e book, link to the UNM Library

Some of these resources will also be available to read in the MFM reading rooms at both UMN Women’s Imaging and the Eubank office

3.       Hands on scanning sessions  

4.       MFM  Didactics   on Thursday afternoon

5.       Teaching Gynecologic  and early OB ultrasound  with Dr. Chong

6.       Objectives and readings as per Dr. Fine

This curriculum is intermediate,  designed for second year  Ob Gyn residents. It is a natural extension of the curriculum performed in the first year.  It will be incorporated into the MFM rotation.  The objectives  will be progressive over the weeks of the curriculum, as well as  the next curriculum in the third year.

This curriculum is adapted from the publication by the American Institute of Ultrasound of Medicine ( AIUM)  called “ Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology , Report of a Multi-specialty Task Force on Ultrasound Training Curriculum and Competency Assessment in Residency Programs “

The rotations consists of 4  components :

1.       Objectives

2.       Reading materials.

All will be available on the site, or via e book, link to the UNM Library

3.       Hands on scanning sessions  

4.       MFM Didactics  Thursday afternoon

This is an advanced curriculum for Obstetric and Gynecologic ultrasound  for the third year Ob Gyn residents. It is  incorporated into the MFM rotation . The objectives are  progressive over the weeks of the curriculum .

This curriculum is adapted from the publication by the American Institute of Ultrasound of Medicine ( AIUM)  called “ Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology , Report of a Multi-specialty Task Force on Ultrasound Training Curriculum and Competency Assessment in Residency Programs “

GOAL:

At the conclusion of the  curriculum ,  it is expected that the resident can perform a basic “standard “ ob ultrasound and gynecologic ultrasound study. It is also expected that the resident will be familiar with common  variants and abnormalities of the pregnant and non-pregnant pelvis.

 These skills can then be incorporated into the final  scope of one’s career choice, whether it is performance and interpretation of one’s own studies, reviewing images and reports performed by others, or both.   

COMPONENTS:

The rotations consists of four basic  components over 8 weeks  :

1.       Objectives

2.       Reading materials.

All will be available on the curriculum, via on line links to the UNM Library, or via e book.

Some of these resources will also be available to read in the MFM reading rooms at both UMN Women’s Imaging and the Eubank office

3.       Hands on scanning sessions  

4.       Thursday afternoon  didactics

GOAL:

To facilitate standardized resident and medical student learning on L&D based on evidence based practice guidelines in line with established UNM OB/GYN departmental and CREOG learning objectives. 

 

STRUCTURE:

The curriculum is divided into a fall and spring cycle with a total of 16 topics per academic year. The L&D day team will participate in a Monday noon conference, where all assigned house officer levels (HO1-HO4) will present on a given topic. The L&D float team will be expected to follow the same reading assignments as the day team. Friday at am board sign out, there will be proctored quiz on the weekly material. 

RESIDENT RESPONSIBILITY:

All residents on L&D have required reading. Participation both in the noon conference (L&D day team) and in the weekly quiz (L&D day and Float teams) are required.

FACULTY RESPONSIBILITY:

Faculty will proctor Monday noon conference and facilitate weekly quizzes.

EVALUATION:

Quizzes will be available weekly via Moodle and expected no later than Friday.