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Online Lectures

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Just Images: Missed Cases
Abdominal Jeopardy
Clinical Applications of Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound: Case-Based Approach
Just Images: Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound
Liver Ultrasound
Symptom-Based Ultrasound
Doppler Faux Pas and Pitfalls
It's All About Safety
Clinical Applications of Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound in Liver Disease
Male Reproductive Imaging
Becoming an Evidence-Based Practitioner
Breast Lumps in Teenagers: The “Black Hole” of Pediatric Radiologists
Elastographic Imaging Application and Uses: Part 1
Evaluation and Follow-up of the Chronic Kidney Disease Patient With a Renal Mass
How to Approach the Transplant Recipient
How to Be an Effective Manuscript Reviewer for the Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine
Just Images: Cardiovascular Ultrasound
Just Images: Interventional/Intraoperative Ultrasound
Knobology and the Basics of Gynecologic Ultrasound
Medicolegal Issues in Obstetric Ultrasound
Pediatric Oncologic Ultrasound: Liver, Renal, and Retroperitoneal Tumors
Point-of-Care Ultrasound Assessment of Acute Bowel Pathology
Research Elastography
Should You Change Your Current Practice of Hepatic Sonography?
Sonography Teaching Master Class: Physician Experts Discuss How to Orchestrate Sonography Teaching for Physicians That Leads to Standing Ovations and Encores
The Fetal Abdomen: Beyond the Basics
Tricks and Physics: How to Improve Your Imaging of the Fetal Heart
Ultrasound Evaluation of the Abdominal Wall and Associated Structures
Ultrasound of the Patient With a Thyroid Nodule: Basic Anatomy and Preoperative and Postoperative Evaluation
Unknown Film Panel: General/Abdominal
Advanced Liver and Renal Doppler Ultrasound:
Best Teaching Cases I Have Seen
Breast Ultrasound
Doing the Right Moves for Living Pain Free
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
Vascular Emergencies: Diagnostic Imaging & Interventions
Abdominal and Pelvic Pain in the Emergency Room Patient
Breast Ultrasound
Missed Cases: General and Abdominal
Transplant Imaging
Ultrasound of the Head and Neck

Educational Events

42nd Annual Advanced OB-GYN Ultrasound Seminar • February 20-23, 2019 • Lake Buena Vista, FL
2019 AIUM Convention • April 6-10, 2019 • Orlando, FL
Point-of-Care & General Medicine Course • July 20-22, 2019 • Portland, OR

Webinars

Imaging of the Pediatric Thyroid - Practical Tips and Newer Technologies
Understanding Occupational Musculoskeletal Injuries in Ultrasound Providers and Sonographers
A 3-Year Course: Implementation of POCUS Training Within Internal Medicine Residency Programs
Sideline Ultrasound
Ultrasound-Guided Dry Needling
Pediatric Emergency POCUS - Targeting Intussusception
Pediatric Emergency POCUS - Targeting Appendicitis
PEARLS - A Physical Exam with Pocket Sized Ultrasound for Routine Use
How to Perform and Interpret Peripheral Arterial Doppler Examinations
Emergent Pediatric Ultrasound
Ultrasound to Manage Acute Dyspnea at the Bedside
Ultrasound Assessment of Native Renal Vessels
Basic Abdominal POCUS for the General Internist
Point of Care Ultrasound: Ocular Applications
System-Dependent Factors Influencing Shear Wave Speed Measurements for Liver Fibrosis Characterization
GI Sonography in the Pediatric Patient
Contrast Ultrasound of the Liver and Kidney, The Time has Finally Come
Accreditation Made Simple

Video Programs for CME

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
AIUM Practice Parameter for Ultrasound Examination of the Neonatal Head, Spine, and Hip: Step-by-step Video Tutorial for Performing Individual Examinations
Clinical Applications of Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound in Liver Disease
Evaluation of Pelvic Pain: Can Ultrasound Do It All?
Male Reproductive Imaging
Medicolegal Issues in Obstetric Ultrasound
Pediatric Head and Neck Ultrasound
Performance of a Thyroid/Parathyroid Ultrasound Examination: Step-by-Step Tutorial
Point-of-Care Ultrasound Assessment of Acute Bowel Pathology
Practice Guideline for the Performance of a Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Examination: Step-by-step Video Tutorial for Performing Individual Examinations
Thyroid and Parathyroid Neck Imaging
Ultrasound After 5 PM
Ultrasound Evaluation of the Abdominal Wall and Associated Structures
Ultrasound Examination of the Abdomen and/or Retroperitoneum: Step-by-step Video Tutorial for Performing Individual Examinations
Ultrasound-Guided Evaluation and Intervention in the Thyroid and Neck Lectures

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

AIUM members may submit their tests online for free; nonmembers are charged a fee.

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Journal Articles

Abdominal Ultrasound

Publications

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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