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Online Lectures

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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
Design Updates for Nontraditional Applications of Point-of-Care Ultrasound
How to Be an Effective Manuscript Reviewer for the Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine
Institutional Point-of-Care Ultrasound
Just Images: Point-of-Care Ultrasound
Point-of-Care Ultrasound Assessment of Acute Bowel Pathology
Point-of-Care Ultrasound: Recent Advances in Research and Technology
Ultrasound in Global Health Lecture Series: Bringing Ultrasound to the World
New Horizons in Critical Care
Abdominal and Pelvic Pain in the Emergency Room Patient
Difficult Diagnosis in Emergency and Critical Care: Can Ultrasound Help?
Teaching and Assessing Point-of-Care Ultrasonography

Educational Events

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


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
Point of Care Ultrasound: Ocular Applications
Ultrasound for Fluid Status
IMpocus - A Weekend on the Wards
GI Sonography in the Pediatric Patient
Ultrasound of the Lung: What Is It and How Do I Use It On My Patient
Accreditation Made Simple

Video Programs for CME

Acute Cardiac Ultrasound Cases
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
Ultrasound After 5 PM
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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View all tests and corresponding articles.

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