Education Center Catalog

AIUM offers live and on-demand webinars in a variety of specialty areas. Please refer to each webinar for information on learning objectives and credits (where applicable). AIUM members can access and submit the CME test free of charge. Sonographers/Nonmembers can access and submit the CME test for a fee of $30 for nonphysicians, $60 for physicians.

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RegisterWebinar1.0 Muscle Tears, Contusions and Heterotopic Ossification : Early Detection and Follow-up using MSKUS

Speaker(s): Speakers: Bruno U.K. Steiner, PT, DPT, LMT, RMSK & Mark A. Krimmel, PT, DPT
Date: Tuesday, June 2, 2020 @ 1:00 PM-2:00 PM ET

Objective:
At the conclusion of this webinar, participants should be able to:
- Differentiate between normal and abnormal echotexture of muscle tissue;
- Recognize, detect and differentiate between muscle contusions, tears and Heterotopic Ossification;
- Appreciate the value of longitudinal serial MSKUS imaging of muscle injuries and Myositis Ossificans Traumatica;
- Recognize the advantages and disadvantages of MSKUS vs. MRI and Radiography for Muscle Injury and Heterotopic Ossification, and;
- Appreciate the role of MSKUS in the guidance of activity management during rehabilitation and the return to prior functional levels.
RegisterWebinar0.0Lung Ultrasound in Patients with COVID-19 Disease

Speaker(s): Speaker: Dirk-André Clevert, MD
Date: Thursday, June 4, 2020 @ 12:00 PM-1:00 PM ET

Objective:
This collaborative webinar with Siemens will provide first-hand experiences in contributing to the fight against COVID-19 with point-of-care portable lung ultrasound to better detect patterns of a virus-pneumonia, outlined as follows:
- COVID-19 situation overview;
- Bedside ultrasound to reduce the number of contacts and save time to diagnosis;
- Basics of lung ultrasound examinations;
- Transducer selection and settings;
- Examination procedure (patient positioning, views, scanning protocol);
- COVID-19 patient monitoring case examples from healthy lungs to recovery phase;
- CT – Ultrasound Fusion examples; and
- Summary of COVID-19 ultrasound examination and follow-up.

This program is a non-CME educational activity in collaboration with Siemens.
RegisterWebinar1.0Non-immune Hydrops

Speaker(s): Speaker: David E. Abel, MD
Date: Wednesday, June 17, 2020 @ 1:00 PM-2:00 PM ET

Objective:
At the conclusion of this webinar participants will be able to:

• Recognize the possible etiologies of non-immune hydrops, and

• Develop a systematic approach to aid in determining the diagnosis when non-immune hydrops is suspected.

RegisterWebinar1.0 Introduction to Artificial Intelligence in Ultrasound Imaging

Speaker(s): Speaker: Lior Drukker, MD
Date: Thursday, June 18, 2020 @ 1:00 PM-2:00 PM ET

Objective:
At the conclusion of this webinar, participants will be able to:
- Understand the basic concepts of artificial intelligence in medical imaging;
- Use the key terms of Artificial Intelligence Imaging;
- Have realistic expectations from artificial intelligence ultrasound technologies, and;
- Discuss the current and future applications of artificial intelligence in ultrasound.
View the Recording and TestWebinar1.0COVID-19: Flatten the Curve with Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS)

Speaker(s): Speaker: David Schrift, MD, RDMS
Date Aired: 5/28/2020

Objective:
At the conclusion of this webinar, participants will be able to manage a patient with COVID-19 with Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS) and understand how to use POCUS to reduce the transmission risk of COVID-19.
View the Recording and TestWebinar1.0Risk Stratification of Thyroid Nodules and Diffuse Thyroid Disorders

Speaker(s): Speaker: Jennifer Sipos, MD
Date Aired: 5/27/2020

Objective:
At the conclusion of this webinar, participants will be able to:
- Stratify thyroid nodules using the various sonographic classification systems;
- Discuss the limitations of each system; and
- Identify the various patterns of diffuse thyroid disorders.
View the Recording and TestWebinar1.0Emergency Ultrasound Evaluation of the Male Genitalia

Speaker(s): Speaker: Bruce R. Gilbert, MD, PhD
Date Aired: 5/6/2020

Objective:
Speaker: Bruce R. Gilbert, MD PhD

At the conclusion of this webinar, participants will be able to:
- Describe the indications for emergency evaluation of the phallus and testis;
- Discuss how penile duplex ultrasound can differentiate between low-flow and high-flow priapism;
- Discuss the ultrasound evaluation of penile pain;
- Describe the findings and challenges in the ultrasound diagnosis of testicular torsion; and
- Discuss the importance of a survey scan in the emergency evaluation of the male genitalia.

View the Recording and TestWebinar1.0Lung Ultrasound and COVID-19: Protocol Standardization, Key Technical Aspects, and Clinical Use

Speaker(s): Panelists: Richard G. Barr, MD, PhD, FAIUM, FSRU, FACR; Libertario Demi, PhD; Riccardo Inchingolo, MD, PhD; and Andrea Smargiassi, MD, PhD
Date Aired: 5/5/2020

Objective:
At the conclusion of this webinar participants will be able to:
- List the optimal probes and settings for lung ultrasound;
- Describe specific safety constraints when performing lung ultrasound;
- Be able to interpret B-lines;
- Discuss the benefits of lung ultrasound in the current COVID-19 pandemic; and
- List optimal locations for performing lung ultrasound with COVID-19.
View the Recording and TestWebinar1.0COVID-19: Advanced Applications of Lung Ultrasound: Viral Pneumonia and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)

Speaker(s): Speakers: Keith R. Barron, MD, FACP, and Michael Wagner, MD, FACP
Date Aired: 4/29/2020

Objective:
At the conclusion of this webinar attendees will be able to:
- Describe findings of viral pneumonia, and COVID-19 in particular, on lung ultrasound;
- Describe the findings of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) on lung ultrasound; and
- Distinguish findings of COVID-19 pneumonia from other causes of respiratory failure (eg, cardiogenic pulmonary edema, bacterial pneumonia) on lung ultrasound.
View the Recording and TestWebinar1.0Decoding Wrist and Hand Tendon Pathology with Ultrasound Imaging

Speaker(s): Speaker: Mohini Rawat, DPT, MS, ECS, OCS, RMSK
Date Aired: 3/3/2020

Objective:
At the conclusion of this collaborative webinar with the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), participants will be able to:
- Understand normal sonoanatomy of wrist and hand tendons;
- Recognize different types of tendon pathology and other soft tissue pathology in a wrist and hand that may mimic tendon pathology; and
- Know the role of ultrasound in the differential diagnosis, assessment, and localization of wrist and hand pathology.
View the Recording and TestWebinar1.0A Practical Guide to Elbow Sonography

Speaker(s): Speakers: Joseph S. Augustyn, BA, RDCS, RDMS, RMSKS, RVT, and Jag Dhanju, RDMS, DMS
Date Aired: 2/18/2020

Objective:
At the conclusion of this collaborative webinar with SDMS, participants will be able to:
- Understand the clinical indications and protocols used for elbow ultrasound examinations;
- Know elbow anatomy and the sonographic appearances of elbow structures;
- Perform proper elbow scanning techniques; and
- Recognize common elbow pathologies.
View the Recording and TestWebinar1.0Sonography of the Quadrilateral Space

Speaker(s): Speakers: Jacob L. Sellon, MD, and Jay Smith, MD
Date Aired: 12/20/2019

Objective:
At the conclusion of this collaborative webinar with the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM), participants will be able to recognize relevant sonographic anatomy about the quadrilateral space and describe a safe and accurate approach for ultrasound-guided quadrilateral space injections.
View the Recording and TestWebinar1.0Optimizing Treatment of Achilles Tendon Injuries Using Ultrasound Imaging

Speaker(s): Speaker: Karin Grävare Silbernagel, PT, ATC, PhD
Date Aired: 12/5/2019

Objective:
At the conclusion of this collaborative webinar with the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), participants should be able:
-Recognize the sonographic signature of healthy and injured Achilles tendon (both midportion and insertion);
-Evaluate and measure Achilles tendon structure and affiliated muscles;
-Explain how ultrasound imaging can help in treatment planning and progression;
-Understand how ultrasound imaging can help with differential diagnosis in patients with Achilles injury; and
-Recognize how shear wave elastography ultrasound imaging is used in tendon injury.
View the Recording and TestWebinar1.0Saving Lives With Ultrasound: How to Improve Antenatal Detection, Risk Stratification, and Placenta Accreta Spectrum Management

Speaker(s): Speaker: Karin A. Fox, MD, MEd
Date Aired: 11/18/2019

Objective:
At the conclusion of this webinar, participants will be able to:
- Use learned tools to standardize antenatal screening, detection, and reporting for placenta accreta spectrum (PAS) at their sites;
- Optimize imaging to improve antenatal detection with scheduling, positioning, and technique to determine when referral for an expert second opinion or magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) may be helpful;
- Develop a means to receive feedback from the clinical/surgical team to correlate antenatal images with clinical findings for continuous quality improvement; and
- Discuss gaps in knowledge, resources, and education for future focus.
View the Recording and TestWebinar1.0Ultrasound Evaluation of Hernias

Speaker(s): Speaker: Levon Nazarian, MD, FAIUM, FACR
Date Aired: 11/13/2019

Objective:
At the conclusion of this webinar, participants should be able to describe techniques for the evaluation of abdominal hernias and discuss the diagnostic criteria for identifying hernias.
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