Fundamental Principles of Sonography and Doppler Ultrasound

Learning Objective(s)
At the end of this course, you should be able to

  • Explain the interaction of sound waves and tissue;
  • Describe the components of ultrasound transducers;
  • Describe the 4 major components within the sonographic system;
  • Identify artifacts frequently seen in ultrasound images;
  • Explain the basic Doppler principles;
  • List the 2 mechanisms of interaction between ultrasound and human tissue; and
  • Apply the ALARA principle to obstetrical imaging.

Faculty: Frederick W. Kremkau, PhD, FAIUM

Available Credit: 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.

AIUM Member: $199
Nonmember: $299

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Your fee includes access to the content and CME credit.

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Release Date: 10/17/2022
Expiration Date: 10/17/2025

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

The American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The AIUM designates this other activity for a maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AIUM Ultrasound Practice Accreditation

This activity can be used to meet part of relevant AIUM Training Guidelines and/or maintenance credits for accreditation purposes. Learn more about AIUM Ultrasound Practice Accreditation here.

Additional Credit Information

American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS). The ARDMS accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CME Credit(s)™.

Documenting CME Credits
All participants who complete the mini course components will have access to a CME certificate. The AIUM will submit credits to the ARDMS for active AIUM membership accounts with a valid ARDMS ID number. It is the participant’s responsibility to ensure credit accuracy and adherence to any audit requests.

Disclosure Policy

In accordance with the ACCME’s Standards for Commercial Support of Continuing Medical Education, all individuals in control of content must disclose any financial relationship(s) or other relationship(s) held within the past 24 months. The AIUM implements a mechanism to identify and resolve all conflicts of interest prior to delivering the educational activity to learners.

Disclosures for this Activity

  • Frederick W. Kremkau, no relevant financial relationships to disclose
  • Paula Woodward, no relevant financial relationships to disclose