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Ultrasound for Residents: The Complete Course

The Ultrasound for Residents: The Complete Course provides surgical residency programs with a comprehensive course in ultrasound that can be conducted at their institution. Beginning with the Ultrasound for Surgeons: A Basic Course, 3rd edition online course, surgical residents are introduced to the basic concepts in the physics of ultrasound, instrumentation and scanning techniques, and clinical applications. Following completion of the Ultrasound for Residents: A Skills Companion online course, this preparatory skills instruction provides an overview of ultrasound related to breast, vascular, thyroid and parathyroid, and abdominal applications. The ultrasound techniques discussed in Skills Companion online course will be demonstrated in a live skills workshop setting. Together, these online courses provide the surgical resident with a strong foundation in ultrasound.

Verification of Completion

This course bundle does not provide AMA PRA Category 1 CME Credit ™. A certificate of completion will provided upon conclusion of the course including pre-/post-test requirements.

Pricing Information

Purchase of the ultrasound course package is based on an annual subscription. The annual subscription allows for unlimited access to the content of the course for an unlimited number of surgical residents for one year. The subscription year term starts from the date of purchase.

Two purchase options:

1.  The Complete Course = $750 + $100 per Resident and $150 per faculty. The Complete Course includes:

  • One account access to  the Ultrasound for Surgeons: A Basic Course, 3rd Edition online course
  • One copy of the Ultrasound for Residents: A Skills Companion online course
  • Online administration of pretests and posttests and report of scores
  • Instructors Manual detailing course agenda, skills station layout and equipment, and skills report card
  • Administrative guide
  • Online administrative access to course materials

2.  Content only = $750

Content only provides one copy of the Ultrasound for Residents: A Skills Companion online course and one account access to the Ultrasound for Surgeons: A Basic Course, 3rd Edition online course.

Purchase and Registration Forms

Purchase of the Ultrasound for Residents: The Complete Course is available only to medical residency programs, which must have at least one NUF instructor.

To purchase, please complete the form below and submit to skillscourses@facs.org or fax to 312-202-5029.

Contact information

For more information, please contact the Skills Course Administrator at 312-202-5262 or e-mail skillscourses@facs.org.