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Ultrasound Train the Trainers Course in Zambia

Philips Medical Systems and the Ministry of Health (MOH) in Zambia have contracted MeduProf-S to train new users in Ultrasound between 2011 and 2014.
The programme started with a Train the Trainers course from June 27 – July 1.
On behalf of MeduProf-S, Mrs. Wilma de Groot trained 8 experienced Zambian sonographers to become the local trainers for this 4-year programme.
The training for new users will consist of 2 modules of 2 weeks per year. Between the modules the participants to the new user modules will have to work on their portfolio’s which includes scanning the different abdominal organs and obstetric cases, taking pictures of these examinations and pasteing them into their portfolio’s.
The objective of module 1 was to train the users how to examine the normal abdominal organs, how to scan a pregnancy in the 1st, 2nd and 3rd trimester and how to scan the male and female pelvis.
Module 2 is more advanced and the participants will be exposed to pathology of all organs , all possible foetal anomalies and small parts ultrasound. Both in theory and practise.
The 2 modules will be jointly taught by a MeduProf-S expert and the local team.

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