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Ultrasound for Surgeons: The Basic Course, 3rd Edition Online Course

The National Ultrasound Faculty of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) has developed Ultrasound for Surgeons: The Basic Course, 3rd Edition online 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.

The 3rd edition:

  • Is online, on-demand, and mobile friendly
  • Features an updated design with state-of-the-art animations and updated content
  • Identifies techniques and differentiates challenges associated with surgeon performed ultrasound
  • Illustrates the possibilities and limitations of ultrasound in clinical applications
  • Develops enabling strategies to improve surgeon ultrasound skills
  • Fulfills the prerequisite needed for ACS Ultrasound Skills Courses
  •  Offers the opportunity to earn AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ and claim Self-Assessment credit

Clinical Examples Supplemental Videos

Please click and review the following supplemental videos as additional reference to the Ultrasound for Surgeons: The Basic Course, 3rd Edition online course. You may click to view each video below.

Clinical Example: Abdomen

Clinical Example: Breast

Clinical Example: Critical Care

Clinical Example: Foreign Object

Clinical Example: Fractures

Clinical Example: Vascular


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

To purchase the Ultrasound for Surgeons: the Basic Course, 3rd edition, online course, please visit the ACS E-Store.

ACS Members
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Non-ACS Members
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