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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April 27, 2023

Chair's Letter

Spring is beginning soon (and eventually the weather will catch up). This is the season of growth as we see flowers bloom and leaves growing on trees.

April 27, 2023

The AEMUS Focused Practice Designation: Updates and Lessons Learned

From March 7-11, 2022, the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) administered the first focused practice designation (FPD) examination in Advanced Emergency Medicine Ultrasonography (AEMUS). The...

April 27, 2023

Advanced Critical Care Echocardiography: An Expiring Pathway to Certification for Emergency Physicians

The scope of cardiovascular ultrasound in Emergency Medicine (EM) has evolved considerably over the past few decades.

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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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