The 11-13 weeks scan

Internet-based course

This course covers all the important aspects of first-trimester screening for chromosomal abnormalities, the diagnosis of major fetal defects and screening for preeclampsia.

The course is compulsory for all sonographers wishing to obtain the FMF Certificates of competence in the measurement of nuchal translucency, assessment of the nasal bone, assessment of ductus venosus flow and assessment of tricuspid flow.

  • The course is free of charge
  • It is available in 20 languages
  • It is available in two versions: one for patients, which lasts for about one hour and another for health care personnel, which lasts for three hours
  • It does not need to be covered in a single session

If you are a patient and you want to attend the course please click here.

If you are a health care practitioner and you want to attend the course you need to login first.


Book on the 11-13 weeks scan

This book, which is free of charge, summarizes all aspects of screening for chromosomal and structural abnormalities by the 11-13 weeks scan

Three Continuing Medical Education credits

After completing the course you can obtain a CME certificate. For the terms and conditions please click here.


List of registrants

To view the list of health care professionals who have completed the internet based course on the 11-13 weeks scan please click here.



Registration by country

The course was attended by 60610 health care professionals from 196 countries. The most frequent were:

United States 9292
United Kingdom 6053
India 3990
Russian Federation 3767
Italy 2912
Canada 2852
Brazil 2415
Germany 1697
Spain 1613
Poland 1434
Argentina 1177
Mexico 1065
Viet Nam 997
Colombia 969
Turkey 850
Australia 716
Romania 706
Iran 675
China 675
Portugal 670
Netherlands 666
Chile 620
Greece 592
Egypt 585
Austria 576
Peru 557
Czech Republic 520
France 493
New Zealand 450