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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

POCUS Hands-on Training Course for Beginners • November 15-16, 2019 • Laurel, MD
AIUM 2020 • March 21-25, 2020 • New York, NY
Point-of-Care & General Medicine Ultrasound Course • July 18-20, 2020 • Portland, OR
AIUM 2021 • April 10-14, 2021 • Orlando, FL
AIUM 2022 • March 12-16, 2022 • San Diego, CA


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
Emergent Pediatric Ultrasound
Getting a CLUE–Pearls and Pitfalls
AIUM Medical Student Lecture - Ultrasonology: The Study of Clinician-Performed Ultrasound
Pediatric Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
Ultrasound to Manage Acute Dyspnea at the Bedside
Ultrasound Assessment of Native Renal Vessels
Basic Abdominal POCUS for the General Internist

Video Programs for CME

Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound for the Point-of-Care Sonographer
Medicolegal Issues in Obstetric 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

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