Ultrasound Physics – 1 CE Credit

Ultrasound Physics Continuing Education (CE) Credits

An interactive online ultrasound physics course that covers the physical principles of ultrasound and will fulfill your CE credits requirements


Ultrasound Physics – 1 CE Credit

$2.50

  Approved by the ASRT (American Society of Radiologic Technologists) for 1 Category A CE Credit
  Subscription duration: 6 months from purchase date
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Meets the CE requirements of the following states: Texas, Florida, Kentucky, Massachusetts, and New Mexico
Meets ARRT® CE reporting requirements
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Description

Ultrasound Physics Continuing Education (CE) Credits

Our online Ultrasound Physics CE course provides you with a better understanding of the nature and limitations of ultrasound and of the different parameters that are essential for artifacts correction in sonography. This course covers the basics of physics, image formation, and resolution and highlights different ultrasound modes and artifacts imaging with an overview of machine functions and manipulation. In addition, this course introduces the Doppler Effect, ultrasonic velocimetry, the physical principle behind harmonic imaging and its advantages, and presents some clinical examples.
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This online Ultrasound Physics CE course is approved by the ASRT for 1 Category A CE credit and is accepted by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT), the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB), and the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS). This course also meets the CE requirements of the following states: Texas, Florida, Kentucky, Massachusetts, and New Mexico.

Audience and Objectives

Objectives

  • Understand the use of ultrasound in medicine and biology
  • Understand the basic physics of ultrasound
  • Introduce the principle of image formation and resolution
  • Identify the different ultrasound modes and artifacts imaging
  • Understand and provide the machine functions and manipulation
  • Introduce the Doppler effect and ultrasonic velocimetry
  • Understand the physical principle behind harmonic imaging and its advantages
  • Provide some clinical examples
Target Audience

  • Technologists
  • Radiology Residents
  • Nurses
  • Radiologists

Topics Covered

  • Introduction
  • Piezoelectric Effect
  • Probes/Transducers
  • Propagation of Ultrasound
  • Attenuation of Ultrasound
  • Principle of Image Formation
  • Image Resolution
  • Ultrasound Imaging Modes
  • Artifacts in Ultrasound Imaging
  • Hands On
  • Doppler Effect
  • Ultrasonic Velocimetry
  • Non-Linear Propagation
  • Reverberation Artifacts
  • Tissue Aberrations
  • Clinical Advantages and Examples

CQR Credits Distribution

DisciplineMajor content category & subcategoriesCE Credits provided
BS-2016Image Production
Basic Principles of Ultrasound and Equipment0.25
Image Formation0.50
Evaluation and Selection of Representative Images0.25
SON-2016Image Production
Basic Principles of Ultrasound and Equipment0.25
Image Formation0.50
Evaluation and Selection of Representative Images0.25
SON-2019Safety
Basic Principles of Ultrasound0.25
Image Formation0.50
Evaluation and Selection of Representative Images0.25
VS-2016Safety
Basic Principles of Ultrasound and Equipment0.25
Image Formation0.50
Evaluation and Selection of Representative Images0.25
VS-2020Safety
Basic Principles of Ultrasound0.25
Image Formation0.50
Evaluation and Selection of Representative Images0.25