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Online Lectures

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Acute Bowel Pathology
Interesting Cases in Acute Care
Pediatric Point-of-Care Ultrasound: Unconventional Imaging and Literature Review
Afraid of the Dark? An Enlightening Guide to Pediatric Ultrasound After 5 PM
New Applications of "Wireless" Handheld Point-of-Care Ultrasound
Recent Advances in Point-of-Care Ultrasound Research and Technology
The Dare of Intensive Care: How Best to Use Ultrasound in Pediatric Intensive Care Units
New Horizons in Critical Care Ultrasound and Bench to Bedside: Incorporating Echocardiographic Principles Into Clinical Care
"I Can't Breathe!" Pediatric Chest Sonography in the Radiology and Emergency Departments
It's All About Safety

Educational Events

Virtual Point-of-Care Ultrasound Course: Learn, Scan, Collaborate • September 19-20, 2020 • Laurel, MD
AIUM 2021 • April 10-14, 2021 • Orlando, FL
AIUM 2022 • March 12-16, 2022 • San Diego, CA
AIUM 2024 • April 6-10, 2024 • Austin, TX


COVID-19: How to Prepare Yourself and Your Ultrasound Equipment During the Pandemic
Introduction to Artificial Intelligence in Ultrasound Imaging
Lung Ultrasound in Patients with COVID-19 Disease
Muscle Tears, Contusions and Heterotopic Ossification: Early Detection and Follow-up using MSKUS
COVID-19: Flatten the Curve with Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS)
Emergency Ultrasound Evaluation of the Male Genitalia
Lung Ultrasound and COVID-19: Protocol Standardization, Key Technical Aspects, and Clinical Use
COVID-19: Advanced Applications of Lung Ultrasound: Viral Pneumonia and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)
COVID-19: Transducer Cleaning and Personal Protective Equipment
Decoding Wrist and Hand Tendon Pathology with Ultrasound Imaging
Ultrasound Evaluation of Hernias
Point-of-Care Intestinal Ultrasound: It's not all AIR!!!
Monitoring Joint Health, Damage, and Disease Activity Using MSKUS: The MSKUS Experience in Hemophilic Arthropathy Management
Improving Clinical Outcomes: How to Integrate Ultrasound Into Your Musculoskeletal Shoulder Examination
Beyond Heads, Shoulders, Knees and Toes: Basic Pediatric Musculoskeletal Evaluation in the Acute Setting
Ultrasound Imaging of Skin Cancer
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
Neuromusculoskeletal Ultrasound for Peripheral Nerve Entrapment and Nerve Injuries
Pediatric Emergency POCUS - Targeting Intussusception
Pediatric Emergency POCUS - Targeting Appendicitis
PEARLS - A Physical Exam with Pocket Sized Ultrasound for Routine Use
Primary Care POCUS - Why it is Needed and Common Questions About Billing and Credentialing

Video Programs for CME

Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound for the Point-of-Care Sonographer
Medicolegal Issues in Obstetric Ultrasound
Point-of-Care Ultrasound Assessment of Acute Bowel Pathology

Journal CME Self-Study Tests

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Journal Articles

Point-of-Care 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