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Online Lectures

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Response to Therapy and Ultrasonic Monitoring, Including Cavitation Imaging
Clinical Applications of Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound: New Horizons
Little Bubbles in Little People: Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound and Other Cutting-edge Technology in Pediatrics
Contrast Agents for Clinical and Preclinical Photoacoustics
Clinical Applications of Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound: Case-Based Approach
Just Images: Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound
Just Images: Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound in Pediatrics
Clinical Applications of Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound in Liver Disease
Advances in Photoacoustic Imaging
How to Be an Effective Manuscript Reviewer for the Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine
Should You Change Your Current Practice of Hepatic Sonography?
Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound in Remote and Under-Resourced Areas: Implementation Challenges and Potential Benefits
Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound in Pediatrics: What Have We Learned and How Can We Apply It?

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


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
Contrast Ultrasound of the Liver and Kidney, The Time has Finally Come
Accreditation Made Simple

Video Programs for CME

Clinical Applications of Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound in Liver Disease
Introduction to Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound
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 Examination of the Abdomen and/or Retroperitoneum: Step-by-step Video Tutorial for Performing Individual Examinations

Journal CME Self-Study Tests

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

View all tests and corresponding articles.

Journal Articles

Contrast-Enhanced 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