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Online Lectures

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Top 5 Most Prevalent Pathologies in Each Joint
Cutting-edge Musculoskeletal Ultrasound: Peripheral Nerves
Ultrasound From Pediatrics to Adults
Rheumatologic Applications of Ultrasound
Cutting-edge Musculoskeletal Ultrasound: Most Prevalent Below-the-Belt Injuries
How to Be an Effective Manuscript Reviewer for the Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine
How to Be an Ultrasound Hipster: A Comprehensive Radiologist’s and Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon’s Approach to Groovy Hip Joint Imaging With Ultrasound
Just Images and Dynamics: Musculoskeletal Ultrasound–From Pediatrics to Adults
Just Images: Obstetrics
Musculoskeletal Elastography
Ultrasound-Guided Tendon Procedures: Techniques, Tips, and Tricks
Anatomy and Pathology of the Adolescent Hip
Musculoskeletal Ultrasound: Transition From Adults to Pediatrics

Educational Events

MSK Hands-on Training Course for Beginners • January 11-12, 2019 • Laurel, MD
2019 AIUM Convention • April 6-10, 2019 • Orlando, FL
4th Annual Hands on Diagnostic & Interventional MSK Ultrasound • May 30-June 2, 2019 • Gulf Breeze, FL
2020 AIUM Convention • March 21-25, 2020 • New York, NY
2021 AIUM Convention • April 10-14, 2021 • Orlando, FL


Optimizing Treatment of Rotator Cuff Related Shoulder Pain Using Diagnostic Ultrasound
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
Diagnostic Ultrasound of the Wrist and Hand
MSK Ultrasound Evaluation - Differentiation of Tendinopathy vs Tear in the Rotator Cuff with Case Studies
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
Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Assessment of Tendinopathy
Neuromusculoskeletal Ultrasound for Peripheral Nerve Entrapment and Nerve Injuries
Sports Ultrasound of the Plantar Hindfoot
Sport Ultrasound of the Forefoot
Sports Ultrasound of the Midfoot
Value of Ultrasound Imaging in Peripheral Nerve Pathology
The Sonographic Evaluation of Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome
Pediatric Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
Sports Ultrasound: Sonographic Evaluation of the Posterior Thigh
Introduction to Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
Lower Extremity Nerve Blocks: Targeted Pain Control for Lower Extremity Injuries in the Emergency Department
Accreditation Made Simple

Video Programs for CME

Comprehensive Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
Hand and Wrist Ultrasound
Interventional Musculoskeletal Ultrasound: Steroid Injections, Dry Needling, and Platelet-Rich Plasma Injections
Knee Ultrasound: Therapeutics and Pathology
Medicolegal Issues in Obstetric Ultrasound
MSK Ultrasound of the Hip and Pelvis
Musculoskeletal Elastography
Musculoskeletal Ultrasound of Sports Injuries and Hernias
New Ultrasound Applications in Soft Tissue Lesions: From Muscle to Skin
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
Shoulder Ultrasound: Pathology and Therapeutics
Ultrasound Examination of the Abdomen and/or Retroperitoneum: Step-by-step Video Tutorial for Performing Individual Examinations
Ultrasound of the Ankle and Foot
Ultrasound of the Elbow

Journal CME Self-Study Tests

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Journal Articles

Musculoskeletal 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