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Online Lectures

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Congenital Heart Defects: Potential for Progression, Obstetric and Pediatric Perspectives
Point-Counterpoint Vascular Case Debate
Comprehensive Carotid Stenosis and Beyond
Vascular Double Jeopardy
New Horizons in Critical Care Ultrasound and Bench to Bedside: Incorporating Echocardiographic Principles Into Clinical Care
Doppler Faux Pas and Pitfalls
Advanced Carotid Ultrasound
Carotid Ultrasound: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
How to Approach the Transplant Recipient
How to Be an Effective Manuscript Reviewer for the Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine
Imaging Pitfalls and Great Calls
Interplay of Genetics and the Fetal Heart: Different Problems, Different Perspectives
Just Images: Cardiovascular Ultrasound
Noninvasive Testing for Peripheral Arterial Disease: Case-Based Presentations
Peripheral Arterial Disease: Consult Through Intervention and Follow-up Surveillance
Renal Doppler Ultrasound: How Far Can You Go?
Spectrum of Care and Evaluation of Chronic Venous Insufficiency
Transcranial Doppler Basics and Notes for Stroke
Vascular Jeopardy
Carotid and Upper Extremity Arterial Imaging: Challenges, Pitfalls, and Missed Diagnoses
Peripheral Arterial Imaging: How Doppler Ultrasound and Noninvasive Testing Impact Patient Care
Vascular Emergencies: Diagnostic Imaging & Interventions
Hemodialysis Vascular Access
Understanding Doppler Images and Quality Control of Image Acquisition

Educational Events

2019 AIUM Convention • April 6-10, 2019 • Orlando, FL
2020 AIUM Convention • March 21-25, 2020 • New York, NY
2021 AIUM Convention • April 10-14, 2021 • Orlando, FL


Fetal Arrhythmias: Approach to Diagnosis and Management
Strain Echocardiography - Getting It Done Right!
Understanding Occupational Musculoskeletal Injuries in Ultrasound Providers and Sonographers
A 3-Year Course: Implementation of POCUS Training Within Internal Medicine Residency Programs
Sideline Ultrasound
Penile Duplex Doppler Ultrasonography
PEARLS - A Physical Exam with Pocket Sized Ultrasound for Routine Use
How to Perform and Interpret Peripheral Arterial Doppler Examinations
Ultrasound to Manage Acute Dyspnea at the Bedside
Ultrasound Assessment of Native Renal Vessels
Ultrasound for Fluid Status
Accreditation Made Simple

Video Programs for CME

Acute Cardiac Ultrasound Cases
Common Congenital Heart Abnormalities: Prenatal, Postnatal, and Pathologic Correlations
Comprehensive Review of Major Congenital Heart Disease From a Multidisciplinary Perspective
Doppler Evaluation of the At-Risk Pregnancy
Medicolegal Issues in Obstetric Ultrasound
Performance of a Thyroid/Parathyroid Ultrasound Examination: Step-by-Step Tutorial
Practice Guideline for the Performance of a Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Examination: Step-by-step Video Tutorial for Performing Individual Examinations
Ultrasound Evaluation of Vascular Emergencies
Ultrasound Examination of the Abdomen and/or Retroperitoneum: Step-by-step Video Tutorial for Performing Individual Examinations

Journal CME Self-Study Tests

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Journal Articles

Cardiovascular 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