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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 third 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 ACS Education and Training. When you visit ACS Education and Training, log in to see Member pricing in the cart. For non-members and first-time visitors, you will need to create an ACS web profile.

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