General and Abdominal Ultrasound

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Online Lectures

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Advanced Liver and Renal Doppler Ultrasound:
Best Teaching Cases I Have Seen
High-Frequency Ultrasound Imaging: Dermatologic Applications
Peripheral Arterial Imaging: How Doppler Ultrasound and Noninvasive Testing Impact Patient Care
Quantitative Ultrasound
Ultrasound of the Thyroid: Guidelines and Controversies in the Management of Incidental Thyroid Nodules
Ankle-Brachial Index and Pulse Volume Recording
Basics of Ultrasound Workflow: Protocol Design, Quality Control, and Efficiency
Calf Veins: To Do or Not To Do--No
Calf Veins: To Do or Not To Do--Yes
Complications of Hepatic and Multivisceral Transplantation
Doppler Imaging: Normal and Abnormal
Doppler Ultrasound of Peripheral Arteries
First Trimester, Abnormal
First Trimester, Normal
For Symptomatic Patients, Unilateral Lower Extremity DVT Scans are Appropriate and Sufficient
Grading Carotid Stenosis: Which Chart to Use
Grayscale Appearance of Common Abnormalities
Knobology and Physics
Noninvasive Follow-up Following Lower Extremity Interventions
Normal Anatomy and Complications of Renal Transplantation
Normal Anatomy of Hepatic and Multivisceral Transplantation
Normal Structures: Grayscale Appearance and Threshold Values
Pediatric Vascular Sonography
Renal Artery Stenosis: The Case of Ultrasound Screening
Renovascular Hypertension
Sonography of Hernias
Sonography of Lymph Nodes
Ultrasound of Superficial Palpable Lumps
Why Every Venous Exam Should Be Bilateral

Educational Events


AIUM Webinar: ATTENTION: ALARA is Important - An Update on the Bioeffects of Ultrasound
AIUM Webinar: Pediatric Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
AIUM/AMSSM Webinar: Sports Ultrasound: Sonographic Evaluation of the Posterior Thigh
AIUM/ACP/SUSME Webinar: Ultrasound to Manage Acute Dyspnea at the Bedside
AIUM Webinar: Ultrasound-Based Complete Evaluation of the Infertile Patient in a Single Visit
AIUM Webinar: Ultrasound Assessment of Native Renal Vessels
AIUM Webinar: Lower Extremity Nerve Blocks: Targeted Pain Control for Lower Extremity Injuries in the Emergency Department
AIUM/ACP/SUSME Webinar: Basic Abdominal POCUS for the General Internist
AIUM Webinar: Point of Care Ultrasound: Ocular Applications
AIUM / SDMS Webinar: GI Sonography in the Pediatric Patient
AIUM Webinar: Practical Approach to the Sonographic Evaluation of Adnexal Cysts
AIUM Webinar: Accreditation Made Simple
AIUM/ACP/SUSME Webinar: Primary Care Office-Based Ultrasound

Video Programs for CME

AIUM Practice Parameter for the Performance of a Thyroid and Parathyroid Ultrasound Examination: Step-by-step Video Tutorial
AIUM Practice Parameter for the Performance of Ultrasound Examination in the Practice of Urology: Step-by-Step Video Tutorial for Performing Individual Examinations
AIUM Practice Parameter for the Performance of Ultrasound Examinations of the Head and Neck: Step-by-Step Video Tutorial for Performing Individual Examinations
Clinical Applications of Ultrasound Contrast: Part 1 and 2
Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound in Pediatrics
Elastography: Just Cases
Hand and Wrist Ultrasound
Head and Neck Ultrasound
Knee Ultrasound: Therapeutics and Pathology
MSK Ultrasound of the Hip and Pelvis
Musculoskeletal Ultrasound of Sports Injuries and Hernias
Principles of Sonography and Doppler Ultrasound
Shoulder Ultrasound: Pathology and Therapeutics
The Abdominal Aorta: Imaging Before and After Endovascular Interventions
Ultrasound After 5 PM
Ultrasound Examination of the Abdomen and/or Retroperitoneum: Step-by-step Video Tutorial for Performing Individual Examinations
Ultrasound of the Ankle and Foot
Ultrasound of the Elbow

Educational Programs

Breast Elastography in Routine Clinical Practice

Breast Density: Implications, Controversies, and the Role of Ultrasound

Breast Imaging: Where Are We Going?

Journal CME Self-Study Tests

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View all tests and corresponding articles.

Journal Articles

Abdominal Ultrasound


AIUM Consensus Report on Potential Bioeffects of Diagnostic Ultrasound

How to Interpret the Ultrasound Output Display Standard for Higher Acoustic Output Diagnostic Ultrasound Devices: Version 2

Medical Ultrasound Safety, Third Edition

Recommended Ultrasound Terminology, Third Edition

Routine Quality Assurance for Diagnostic Ultrasound Equipment


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