After completing this course, you will be able to

  • Identify when advanced POCUS applications are needed and will help you improve care for your patients.
  • Choose the appropriate ultrasound transducer, mode, and settings.
  • Perform advanced applications and acquire images.
  • Interpret common normal and abnormal findings in important applications, including pulmonary, cardiac, airway, gastrointestinal, and musculoskeletal POCUS.
  • Appreciate the limitations of POCUS studies, and know when to select a complementary test.
  • Communicate effectively with patients, taking into consideration language, culture, and / or age, to improve diagnostic accuracy and mitigate against misdiagnosis due to miscommunication.
Chapter 1

Airway ultrasound

Learn how to use ultrasound to manage airway emergencies with greater safety and confidence. This chapter will cover endotracheal tube placement and preparing for cricothyrotomy.
4 Lessons (13m 01s)
Chapter 5

Vascular ultrasound

Learn how to use ultrasound to evaluate vascular structures and make diagnoses, including aortic dissection, aneurysm, upper extremity DVT, and to confirm central line placement.
7 Lessons (28m 24s)
Chapter 7

Scrotal ultrasound

Here, you’ll learn an approach to evaluating the acute scrotum with ultrasound, helping you diagnose testicular torsion and other scrotal pathologies, like hydrocele and orchitis.
5 Lessons (16m 37s)
Chapter 8

Volume status and fluid responsiveness

Wrap up this course by learning how to make ultrasound-guided evaluations of fluid tolerance and responsiveness. You’ll cover cardiac output estimation, IVC measurements, and more.
7 Lessons (32m 55s)