Ultrasound-Guided Procedures Introductory Training

Learn the basic principles of performing ultrasound-guided procedures. Develop the requisite hands-on psychomotor skills and cognitive task awareness required to optimally perform ultrasound-guided procedures. Included SkillBox scanning cases provide risk-free cognitive task training opportunities.
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Price US$599.00
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How it Works

Each SonoSim module contains:

  • A Didactic, Cloud-Based, Multimedia Course
  • Real-Time Knowledge Checks & a Mastery Test
  • A Series of Hands-On, Real Patient Scanning Cases Accessed with the SonoSimulator® Ultrasound Probe

The SonoSimulator Ultrasound Probe is a one-time purchase and is your access key to the SonoSim modules you license annually. License to each module is purchased in the first year, and maintained with an annual membership fee. Keep scanning and maintain all your member benefits, including annual access to all your modules, with your low annual membership fee of $295 (complimentary in your first year).

Course Highlights

SonoSim cloud-based, multimedia, didactic courses are created by leading ultrasound experts, and are internet accessible immediately after purchase, on any device. There are knowledge checks with real-time feedback throughout each course, as well as a Mastery Test that is automatically graded.

The course in this module covers topics including:

  • Procedure Indications and Contraindications
  • Site Selection
  • Sonography Anatomy & Characteristics
  • Transducer Selection & Settings
  • Ergonomic Considerations
  • Patient Positioning
  • Infection Prevention
  • Survey Scan & Procedure Steps
  • Doppler-Mode Imaging
  • Tips, Pitfalls, & Complications

SonoSimulator Scanning Cases

The SonoSimulator® helps develop and maintain the critical visuomotor and visuospatial skills that are central to image acquisition and interpretation with real patient imagery, expert tutorials on-demand, and real-time feedback on success.

The 10 SkillBox scanning cases in this module include:

  • 20 Knowledge Check Questions
  • Real Time Assessment & Feedback
  • A 20 Question Mastery Test

Continued Medical Education

This Ultrasound-Guided Procedures Introductory Module will provide you with an in-depth understanding of the basic principles of how to perform ultrasound-guided procedures. This didactic knowledge is assessed with in-module questions and an end-module mastery test. The patented SonoSimulator® coupled with SonoSim® SkillBox cases will help you develop the requisite hands-on psychomotor skills and cognitive task awareness required to optimally perform ultrasound-guided procedures.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American College of Emergency Physicians, the Illinois College of Emergency Physicians, and SonoSim, Inc. The American College of Emergency Physicians is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American College of Emergency Physicians designates this enduring material for a maximum of 3.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Approved by the American College of Emergency Physicians for a maximum of 3.25 hours of ACEP Category I credit.