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Online Lectures

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Avoiding Traps in the Evaluation of Liver Vasculature
Interesting Transplant Images
Transplant Imaging
Ultrasound Evaluation of Acute Abdominal and Pelvic Pain
"My Tummy Hurts!" Ultrasound of the Gastrointestinal Tract in Pediatric Patients
Pediatric Breast Ultrasound: What Do We Need to Know?
Vertebral Imaging, Pathologies, and Transcranial Doppler Ultrasound: Direct or Indirect?
The Hemodialysis Access Patient
Pelvic Floor Ultrasound: Practical Applications
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
Vascular Emergencies: Diagnostic Imaging & Interventions

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
2020 AIUM Convention • March 21-25, 2020 • New York, NY
2021 AIUM Convention • April 10-14, 2021 • Orlando, FL

Webinars

Improving Clinical Outcomes: How to Integrate Ultrasound Into Your Musculoskeletal Shoulder Examination
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

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
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-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

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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