Nurses

Welcome to the Nurse Sonographers' page

The role of the Nurse Sonographer is ever expanding.  Many outpatient services depend on instant access to ultrasound diagnostics, which has enabled one-stop clinics to offer a safe and convenient service to patients.  Examples of such clinics are Early Pregnancy Units, Emergency Gynaecology Units, Menstrual Disorders Clinics and Post-Menopausal Bleeding Clinics.  Other clinics which depend heavily on instant access to ultrasound for diagnosis and management are Fertility clinics, including Assisted Conception Clinics.

Nurses are very well placed to perform high-quality ultrasound.  They are already highly skilled in history-taking and the holistic approach to patient care, as well as providing health care and advice.

Standardised training in ultrasound is essential to such independent practice.  The BSGI will provide a multi-disciplinary forum for nurses, midwives and other healthcare professionals to share best practice and support one another.  The society will also advise on how to obtain nationally accredited training, CPD and audit.

Case of the month

Ectopic pregnancy

Learning outcomes; On completing this case study, reading associated articles and answering related questions, you will;

  • Expand your knowledge on the spectrum of symptoms and signs of ectopic pregnancy ...

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Interested in a Professional Diploma in Practical Ultrasound?

Distance learning course. CPD Accredited
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Joint ESHRE campus: Ultrasound in assisted reproduction technologies (ART) and early pregnancy

This course will provide an overview of the clinical applications of ultrasound in infertility management
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BSGI Events

BSGE and BSGI joint meeting on Endometriosis

10th November 2017
This meeting will be an excellent opportunity to present and discuss all the latest developments related to the diagnosis, staging and management of endometriosis. This meeting is supported by Endometriosis UK.

AGM at the 10th Annual Scientific Meeting

5th May 2017
The next AGM will be held on Friday 5 May at the Nicolson Building, University of Birmingham. Send your agenda items to admin@bsgi.org.uk