Point-of-Care Ultrasound Hands-on Course

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KAFP is thrilled to offer a one-day POCUS workshop! In collaboration with the Point-of-Care Ultrasound Certification Academy and the Global Ultrasound Institute, the course will offer mentoring of learners at various levels, live scanning with ultrasound devices, and low instructor-to-learner ratios for a practical hands-on educational experience. The course will include on-site training, access to POCUS certification opportunities, pre-course materials, and 25 CME credit hours of post-course online learning modules.

We have limited availability and registration closes Oct. 11, or when all seats are filled. Download the course brochure here.

Registration cost:

  • Resident – $300
  • Physician Member – $685
  • Physician Non-Member – $785
  • Allied Health Professional – $785

This event is happening Saturday, Oct. 14, 2023 at the University of Kansas Medical Center, School of Medicine-Salina Health Education Center, 138 N. Santa Fe in Salina, KS. 

Clinical topics and protocol covered

  • Early OB – 1st Trimester
  • Transabdominal and EV Scanning
  • Musculoskeletal Shoulder and Knee
  • Soft Tissue Evaluation
  • Abdominal Aorta – AAA
  • Lower Extremity DVT

Additional educational materials included in GUSI POCUS Essentials online course that can be accessed after the hands-on workshop, over a 12-month period.

  • 13 learning modules (inclusive of the above required 5)
  • Qbank
  • Path Gallery
  • Scan Portfolio
  • Performance Dashboard and Learning Metrics
  • 25 CME Credits


7:30 a.m. Breakfast, Registration Check-in 30
8:00 a.m. Introduction to POCUS 15
8:15 a.m. Ultrasound Fundamentals 20
8:35 a.m. AAA & OB 1st Trimester Evaluation 30
9:05 a.m. AAA & OB 1st Trimester – Lab 85
10:30 a.m. Break 15
10:45 a.m. DVT Evaluation 15
11:05 a.m. DVT – Lab 70
12:15 p.m. Lunch 45
1:00 p.m. MSK Shoulder Evaluation 30
1:30 p.m. MSK Shoulder – Lab 80
2:50 p.m. Break 15
3:05 p.m. MSK Knee Evaluation 20
3:25 p.m. MSK Knee – Lab 40
4:05 p.m. Soft Tissue/Procedures Evaluation 20
4:25 p.m. Soft Tissues/Procedures – Lab 35
5:00 p.m. Rapid Fire Images, Open Scanning, Q&A 15
5:15 p.m. End of Session

This CME content is made available in part through a grant from the KAFP Foundation. Support the Foundation at kafponline.org/give

CME Information: The AAFP has reviewed GUSI’s Essentials Course in Point of Care Ultrasound and deemed it acceptable for up to 25.00 Enduring Materials, Self-Study AAFP Prescribed credit. Term of Approval is from 06/01/2023 to 06/01/2024. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  AAFP Activity #101262.

Additional Opportunities:

The Kansas Center for Rural Health will hold its inaugural Rural Maternal Health Symposium on Friday, Sept. 29, 2023. Click here for registration and event information.