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UltraSound Essentials for Surgeons (USES) Course

The National Ultrasound Faculty of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) has developed the UltraSound Essentials for Surgeons (USES) Course for physicians and medical professionals in ultrasound imaging. This online, on-demand course provides the learner with basic education and training in ultrasound imaging as a foundation for specific clinical applications. It fulfills the prerequisite needed for ACS Ultrasound Skills Courses and offers the opportunity to earn AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ and claim Self-Assessment credit.

The USES course features:

Introduction to UltraSound Essentials for Surgeons
David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS

Welcome to UltraSound Essentials for Surgeons
Ajit K. Sachdeva, MD, FACS, FRCSC, FSACME

UltraSound Essentials for Surgeons
Ellen Hagopian, MD, FACS

Overview of Ultrasound
Ellen Hagopian, MD, FACS

Introduction to Ultrasound History
Scott A. Dulchavsky, MD, PhD, FACS

Physics of Ultrasound
William R. Fry, MD, FACS, and Russell B. Smith, MD, FACS

Instrumentation and Knobology
R. Stephen Smith, MD, FACS, and Russell B. Smith, MD, FACS

Scanning Techniques and Artifacts
Scott A. Dulchavsky, MD, PhD, FACS and Russell B. Smith, MD, FACS

Clinical Examples Supplemental Videos

Pricing

Fellows: $275
Associates: $130
Resident Members: $130
Affiliate MD/DO Members: $275
Medical Students Member: $65
Non-Members: $350

To purchase the UltraSound Essentials for Surgeons Course, please visit ACS Education and Training. When you visit ACS Education and Training, log in to see Member pricing in the cart. For non-members, if you have made a purchase with the ACS before, log into your ACS web profile. First-time visitors will need to create an ACS web profile.

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Contact Us

For questions regarding our e-learning programs and products, please contact the E-Learning Team at 312-202-5400 (9:00 am–5:00 pm CST, Monday–Friday) or at elearning@facs.org.