Diagnostic Generalist Ultrasound Certification

How It Works


Initial Home Video Study
Hands on Conference
Remote Review of your Studies From Your Practice
Remote Final Exam


Increased Diagnostic and Therapeutic Capabilities to Enhance Your Patient Care


Certification as a "General Ultrasound Clinician" by CEURF
May choose "a la cart" for a few limited subjects and obtain limited credit




120 AAFP credits for completion of the entire program. Application for other certification pending.

Specialized Tracts

All Tracts
All tracts will cover these topics:
  • Getting Started
  • Knobology
  • Artifacts
  • Physics
  • Cardiac Arrest Care
  • Ultrasound Guided Procedures
  • Legal Considerations of Point of Care Ultrasound
Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medicine will cover these additional topics:
  • Emergency Care Expanded
  • CV and Pulmonary Expanded
  • OB/GYN for Emergency Medicine
  • Respiratory Tract Evaluation
    • Pulmonary Edema
    • Pneumothorax
    • Pulmonary Embolus
    • Pneumonia
  • Pending Cardiovascular Collapse
  • Ambulatory DVT
  • Ambulatory Cardiology
  • Ambulatory Abdominal Exam
    • Gall Bladder
    • Renal
    • Aorta
Primary Care
Primacy Care will cover these additional topics:
  • Ambulatory Cardiology
  • Musculoskeletal
  • Obstetrics - First Trimester
  • Obstetrics - Second and Third Trimester
  • Point of Care Gynecology
  • Ambulatory Abdominal Exam
    • Gall Bladder
    • Renal
    • Aorta
  • DVT - Ambulatory Evaluation
Hospitalist
Hospitalist will cover these additional topics:
  • Critical Care Monitoring
  • Ultrasound Evaluation of Fever
  • Respiratory Tract Evaluation
    • Pulmonary Edema
    • Pneumothorax
    • PE
    • Pneumonia
  • Pending Cardiovascular Collapse
  • Evaluation of DVT in the Critically Ill
  • Ambulatory DVT
  • Ultrasound Abdominal Considerations in the Critically Ill
    • Acute Abdomen
    • Aorta
    • Renal Ultrasound

Interviews

How we began with clinician sonography in the ICU - Dr. Daniel Lichtenstein

Issues of ultrasound curricular development for Intensivists – Dr. Vieillard-Baron

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