45th Annual Advanced OB-GYN Ultrasound Seminar

46th Annual Advanced OB&GYN Ultrasound Preseminar

Principles of Sonography and Doppler Ultrasound

Continuing Medical Education (CME) Information

Course Description

This course covers the major topics involved in how modern ultrasound imaging and Doppler ultrasound work. It provides an introduction for participants who are new to the field, as well as a review for practicing physicians, sonographers, and other healthcare professionals.

Target Audience

Participants who are new to the field of ultrasound as well as practicing physicians, sonographers, and other health professionals who are interested in a review of the basic fundamentals.

Learning Objective(s)

After participating in the activity, you should be able to:

  • Explain how ultrasound interacts with tissue;
  • Discuss how transducers work;
  • Identify how sonographic and Doppler instruments produce displays from echoes;
  • Recognize and manage common artifacts; and
  • Practice QA and safety.

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

The American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement

The AIUM designates each activity for the number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ listed below. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Principles of Sonography and Doppler Ultrasound

Live activity, 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

Principles of Sonography and Doppler Ultrasound Live Steam

Internet live activity, 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

AIUM Ultrasound Practice Accreditation

This activity can be used to meet part of relevant AIUM Training Guidelines and/or maintenance credits for accreditation purposes.  Learn more about AIUM Ultrasound Practice Accreditation here.

ARRT Category A Credit

The AIUM is a Recognized Continuing Education Evaluation Mechanism (RCEEM) for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). The AIUM is the owner and sponsor of this activity. This activity is approved by the AIUM for 6 ARRT Category A credits. This CE activity may be available in multiple formats or from different CE sponsors. ARRT does not allow CE activities (e.g., Internet courses, home study programs, directed readings, live lectures) to be repeated for CE credit in the same CE biennium.

Additional Credit Information

  • American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS). The ARDMS accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CME Credit(s)™.

Disclosure Policy

In accordance with the ACCME’s Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, all individuals in control of content must disclose any financial relationship(s) or other relationship(s) held within the past 24 months. The AIUM implements a mechanism to identify and mitigate all conflicts of interest prior to delivering the educational activity to learners.

Disclosures for this Activity

  • Danielle Delanko, no relevant financial relationships to disclose
  • Frederick W. Kremkau, no relevant financial relationships to disclose
  • Heidi Pamplin, no relevant financial relationships to disclose

Documenting CME Credits

The AIUM provides CME certificates to those who have participated in an AIUM educational activity. The AIUM does not submit credits to regulating bodies or certifying organizations on behalf of the participant. It is the participant’s responsibility to submit proof of credits on his or her own behalf.