Emergency Ultrasound

Bedside ultrasound imaging has become an integral aspect of emergency care over the past few decades. From resuscitation of trauma patients to evaluation of acute dyspnea, bedside imaging allows the clinician a rapid and often life-saving view of pathology. Clinicians, researchers and educators have continued to develop both diagnostic and procedural bedside imaging in order to improve patient care.

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January 20, 2023

Chair's Letter

Welcome to the first newsletter of 2023! It is my privilege and honor to serve as the new ACEP Emergency Ultrasound Section Chair.

January 20, 2023

Oh, the Places You'll Go: System-Wide Point of Care Ultrasound

Are you incessantly getting asked by other specialties to help them set up the well-oiled machine that is your EM POCUS program? Hospital administrators asking how the ED built an accountable and sust...

January 20, 2023

Motion of the HOCean: A Clinical Case of Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy (HOCM)

An otherwise healthy 18-year-old male presents to the emergency department (ED) via ambulance after a syncopal episode while playing basketball this morning.

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Our ACEP Section started in 1996. We promote Advocacy, Education, Guidelines, Policy, and Training in Point-of-Care Ultrasound. Over 1700 members. #ACEPeus

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Education and Training

ACEP CME Ultrasound Education 

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Running a Program

From Program Creation to Workflow

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POCUS in COVID Town Hall Recording

An international discussion on the role, implementation, and concerns regarding POCUS in COVID

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