Why learn clinical ultrasound? This 12-minute video will change how you practice medicine forever. It covers the history of ultrasound and how it has been integrated into medical specialties beyond traditional users. Finally, you will see why you can not safely practice clinical medicine today without bedside ultrasound skills.
22:07 1.75 credits Chapter 2
Physics can be intimidating and frustrating. Do not worry! This 22-minute module is a practical and simplified explanation of how medical ultrasound works. Very little math, and concepts that are easy to understand.
24:50 1.5 credits Chapter 3
Ultrasound equipment appears complicated and difficult to use. However, this 25-minute module introduces the difference components of all ultrasound systems and how they effect the image on the screen. It’s easier than it looks
Abdominal & Retroperitoneal Anatomy
15:14 2 credits Chapter 4
Do you really remember how all the parts fit together in the abdomen? In just 15 minutes this module will take you back to your anatomy class while showing how organs of the intraperitoneal cavity and retroperitoneum look when visualized by ultrasound. You will be surprised by how easy it is.
Abdominal & Retroperitoneal Pathology
37:00 2.75 credits Chapter 5
Abdominal pain is one of the most frequent reasons for patients to present for your care, and the differential for their problem is often long and complicated. With just three short lectures, we will empower you with the ability to diagnose and correctly manage common and dangerous pathologies.
Ultrasound guided Vascular Access
29:23 1.75 credits Chapter 6
All clinicians encounter patients with difficult venous access. What do you do if you cannot administer intravenous medications in critically ill patients? This module will teach you how to place intravenous catheters under ultrasound guidance. Both central and peripheral venous access techniques are discussed. Video length is 30 minutes.
Basic Cardiac Ultrasound
21:50 1.75 credits Chapter 7
The patient is gasping for air. Is it their heart? This 22-minute video teaches you all the basic views of the heart while introducing you to the critical diagnoses of congestive heart failure and pericardial effusion.
Female Pelvic Anatomy
14:47 1 credit Chapter 8
How does pelvic anatomy all fit together? It is much easier than you think with ultrasound. This 15-minute module covers basic female pelvic anatomy and gets you ready to change the way you evaluate and manage female reproductive pathology forever.
17:48 1.5 credits Chapter 9
Evaluating and managing female pelvic pain can be difficult and frustrating. Often you are left “guessing” what is going on. With this 18-minute video, you will see how easy it is to identify and manage a number of non-pregnant pelvic pathologies.
1st Trisemster Pregnancy
23:33 1.75 credits Chapter 10
This is a 23-minute module on how to evaluate and manage patients by ultrasound during the first trimester of pregnancy. The video introduces all the critical structures that appear during a normal intrauterine pregnancy. Then it covers the ultrasound appearance of abnormal intrauterine and ectopic pregnancy. Finally, the module gives you a management strategy to safely manage these patients in your practice.
29:35 1.5 credits Chapter 11
Trauma patients cause a lot of anxiety. Is something dangerous going on? This 30-minute video will show how to find nearly every life-threatening injury in trauma and help you make the right management decisions.