Ultrasound Fundamentals

Goals and Objectives

  • Understand the basic physics of ultrasonography
  • Understand the which probe (linear, phased array, or curve linear) for each organ system
  • Understand the different imaging modes (2D, m-mode, and color)
  • Demonstrate basic manipulation of the common setting of the ultrasound
    • Gain
    • Depth
    • Exam type
    • Saving images
  • Demonstrate how to properly clean and maintain the ultrasound and probes
  • Demonstrate how to save and download images
  • Understand the limitations of POCUS

Additional Reading