GCUS Ultrasound Applications in Austere/Rural Medicine 2020 (VIDEOS)


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18 Videos

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Ultrasound Applications in Austere/Rural Medicine Online Course is intended for any medical professional involved with performing emergency medicine, critical care, or point-of-care ultrasound examinations in an austere and/or rural environment. This course is designed to provide a strong foundation to perform the core ultrasound applications as outlined in the ACEP ultrasound practice and WINFOCUS guidelines. Taught by leading emergency medicine ultrasound expert faculty. This self-directed course contains eighteen (18) interactive modules and includes online video lectures, case presentations, and post-activity quizzes. Enrollment is valid for 12 months (365 days) and begins the moment the participant is enrolled. Extend your online course access another 3 months with the addition of an onsite hands-on workshop at your facility, a private hands-on workshop at our facility, or blend your online course with a registration to attend a regularly scheduled GCUS scan workshop.


  • Increase participant’s knowledge to better perform and/or interpret emergency ultrasound examinations.
  • State the basic fundamentals of ultrasound physics and demonstrate appropriate optimization of system controls.
  • Perform ultrasound evaluation of the trauma patient (E-FAST exam) and pneumothorax.
  • Demonstrate scan protocols for focused evaluation of the abdomen, aorta, female pelvis and adult heart.
  • State an algorithm for uses of bedside ultrasound during cardiac arrest, shock & hypotension.
  • Outline protocol for focused evaluation of soft-tissue/MSK applications, and DVT.
  • Differentiate normal/abnormal image characteristics of the abdomen, female pelvis, first trimester OB, and ectopic pregnancy.
  • Demonstrate image orientation, transducer preparation, and scan protocols for performing use of ultrasound guidance for vascular access, pericardiocentesis, paracentesis, hemothorax, lumbar puncture, ET placement and nerve blocks.
  • Outline protocols for evaluation of scrotum.
  • Increase competence to incorporate protocols, scan techniques, and interpretation criteria into clinical practice.


Physicians, PA’s, sonographers and other medical professionals who will be involved with performing and/or interpreting emergency medicine ultrasound examinations in an austere and/or rural environment. Physicians may include (but is not limited to) emergency medicine, critical care internal medicine, primary care, family medicine.


  • Imaging Fundamentals
  • Emergency Ultrasound for Obstetrical and Gynecological Conditions
  • Ectopic Pregnancy
  • Spontaneous Abortion
  • PID and Masses
  • Ultrasound-Guided Vascular Access
  • Abdominal Scanning Fundamentals
  • Ultrasound in Trauma: FAST and E-FAST
  • Abdominal Cases in Emergency Medicine-Renal
  • Abdominal Cases in Emergency Medicine-Biliary and AAA
  • Focused Cardiac Ultrasound
  • Rapid Ultrasound for Shock and Hypotension
  • Ultrasound-Guided Emergency and Critical Care Procedures
  • Evaluation of DVT
  • Soft-Tissue/ MSK Ultrasound
  • Ultrasound-Guided Nerve Blocks for Emergency Medicine
  • Scrotal Ultrasound
  • Cases in Trauma Ultrasound

Date of Original Release: 4/20/2020

This edition valid for credit through: 4/20/2023

Delivery Method

you will receive download link of the course, the link will NOT expire and can be used anytime



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