FOAMed Ultrasound Curriculum

This curriculum is entirely FOAMed based! That means that all the education provided by these links is free. These resources are from the best of the best in ultrasound, so the education is some of the highest quality available. The curriculum is broken down into sections (like cardiac or procedures) with modules containing a collection of resources for a particular scan. This is by far the most useful SonoMojo resource and my favorite part of the site, so please enjoy! And as always, feedback is welcome!

Ultrasound Basics

Orientation & Ultrasound Resources Module

  • Essential iBooks & Web Resources, Intro to Bedside Ultrasound, Knobology, & Basic Physics

Intro to Bedside Ultrasound Module

  • Physics, Transducers, Modes, Orientation & Resolution, & Artifacts

Focused Ultrasound Exam Modules

Abdominal Ultrasound Module

  • Renal, Appendix,Small Bowel Obstruction, Gallbladder, Liver, Spleen, Bladder, Hernia

Trauma Ultrasound Module

  • eFAST, Advanced Trauma, & SUSS IT

Fluid Responsiveness Module

  • IVC, Carotid VTI, & Integrated Approach

Soft Tissue Ultrasound Module

  • Soft Tissue Infections & Foreign Bodies

Vascular Ultrasound Module

  • DVT, Aorta, & IVC

 Lung Ultrasound Module

  • Lung, Dyspnea, & PE

Cardiac Ultrasound Module

  • Basic Views, LV Function, Wall Motion Abnormalities, Diastology, Pericardial Tamponade, & Transesophageal Echo

Ocular Ultrasound Module

  • Basics, Lens Dislocation, Globe Rupture, Retinal Detachment, Vitreous Hemorrhage, Retrobulbar Hemorrhage, & Optic Nerve Sheath Diameter

RUSH Protocol Module

  • Rapid Ultrasound for Shock and Hypotension (RUSH) Protocol (5 quick scans in a couple minutes for lots of answers… when time counts!)

Female Pelvic Ultrasound Module

  • Basics, First Trimester, Intrauterine Pregnancy Assessment, & Transvaginal Ultrasound

Small Parts Ultrasound Module

  • Testicular, Peritonsilar Abscess, & Thyroid

Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Module

  • Basics, Hips, Shoulder, Fractures, & Joint Injections

Pediatric Ultrasound Module

  • Basics, Peds ECHO, Pyloric Stenosis, & Intussusception

Useful Ultrasound Protocols Module

  • RUSH Protocol, Echo-Guided Life Support, & Focused Sonography for HIV-Associated TB (FASH) Protocol

Ultrasound Guided Procedure Modules

Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access Module

  • Peripheral IVs, Central Lines, & Arterial Lines

Ultrasound Guided Nerve Blocks Module

  • Brachial Plexus, Upper Extremity, & Lower Extremity Blocks

More Ultrasound Guided Procedures Module

  • Airway, LPs, Thoracentesis, Paracentesis, & Pericardiocentesis

More Topics in Ultrasound Modules

Ultrasound in Medical Education Module

  • Ultrasound in Medical Education

Knowing Your Stuff Module

  • Preventing Errors & Advanced Physics

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