Learn How to Use this Revolutionary Tool Online Now!

Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS) is a revolutionary tool that anyone can learn to use. All PAs, NPs and doctors working in urgent care, emergency medicine, hospitalist medicine and primary care can use this portable handheld device to make better diagnosis. Medical students are already learning this as part of their curriculum. Now it's your turn to learn this new skill!

This course will review common uses of POCUS that can be done easily at bedside.  Taught by Dr. Danielle Matilsky, a Master Clinician from Johns Hopkins Emergency Medicine, she will go over the topics such as E-Fast Exam, Renal/Bladder, basic Echocardiography, Skin/Soft Tissue, and procedural guidance.

 Worth 5 CME Credit (AMA PRA Category 1 CME ).

Explore Our POCUS Topics

1. Introduction to Physics and Basic Scanning Principles

How does ultrasound work? This brief introduction and background will help give you the foundation to understand this useful tool.

2.  Introduction to the E-FAST 

Quickly evaluate your patients for traumatic injuries with the E-FAST exam. Master this scanning technique and learn the indications and limitations of the E-FAST exam. 

3. Introduction to Point-of-Care Echocardiography

Learn the basic principles of cardiac echo. In this course you will learn the appropriate indications, proper positioning and identify basic cardiac anatomy.

4. Advanced Applications of Point-of-Care Echocardiography

This next installment of cardiac echo focuses on the pathology and who echo can help you narrow your differential. 

5. "Eye"-Yi-Yi Scanning Through Some Pesky Eye Complaints

Review the relevant eye anatomy and proper scanning technique. This course will review common eye complaints that can be evaluated

6. "I Just Can't Get Comfortable, Doc"-Ultrasound for the Renal Colic

Learn how to evaluate flank pain, hematuria, urinary symptoms, acute urinary retention and post-void residuals untiling ultrasound. 

7. The "Skin"ny on Soft Tissue Ultrasound

Learn the proper scanning technique when evaluating for common skin complaints such as identifying abscess, cellulitis and foreign bodies. 

8. Digging Deep: POCUS for the Lower Extremity DVT

Learn how to utilize POCUS when evaluating for lower extremity DVT. This course will review the anatomy, technique. 

9. Ultrasound Guided Peripheral IV Placement

Learn the foundations of peripheral IV placements on difficult patients utilizing POCUS. 

  • Urgent Care, Hospitalist, & Emergency Medicine

    Understanding which cases require emergent intervention or need urgent referrals can reduce medical errors and improve patient outcomes. Learn from a top expert in emergency ultrasound at Johns Hopkins.

  • Learn at Your Own Pace

    This CME course combines video podcasts and audio/video slide recordings. We understand that education takes time - so complete the course at your own pace and refer back to our material for review anytime. Worth a total of 5 CME hours.

  • Pre/Post Test & CME certificate

    Answer the pre/post test along with the evaluation form after completion of the course to generate your CME certificate.

Our Master Clinicians Mentor

Master the Art of Medicine by Learning from the Best!

Danielle Matilsky, MD, FACEP

Johns Hopkins Medical Center Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine Director of Ultrasound

Danielle Matilsky is a board certified Emergency Medicine physician. She completed her medical training at Stony Brook School of Medicine and residency at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital in Manhattan. Dr. Matilsky’s interest in medicine matured during her tenure as a US Fulbright Scholar in Malawi, Africa, where she ran a clinical trial focused on the treatment of severe malnutrition. With an ongoing passion for providing healthcare in resource limited settings, she pursued fellowship in Point-of-Care Ultrasound and Global Health at the University of Pennsylvania. She developed skills as an educator, moving into the role of Director of Point-of-Care Ultrasound for Undergraduate Medical Education at Thomas Jefferson University, and helped develop and implement an ultrasound training program in Zanzibar, Tanzania. Dr. Matilsky is currently faculty at Johns Hopkins University, in the division of emergency ultrasound. She has lectured nationally and internationally in her areas of expertise and has published in several academic journals and textbooks. Outside of medicine, she is passionate about health, fitness and nutrition. She continues to practice gymnastics, yoga, skiing, distance running, and competes in the NPC bikini division of bodybuilding.

Continuing Medical Education

Accreditation: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Oakstone Publishing and Master Clinicians, LLC. Oakstone Publishing is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

Credit Designation per lecture: Oakstone Publishing designates this enduring material for a maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Point of Care Ultrasound Mastery Workshop On-Demand

9 topics | 5 CME credits. Lifetime access granted. *10% proceeds go to charity. Details below.

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10% of your purchase will go to a Healthcare Charity

Since early 2020, Master Clinicians has donated ten percent of quarterly sales to local and national charities to support the healthcare community. The tradition continues. If you have a healthcare related charity that would be a great candidate for our donations, please reach out and let us know! Email us at [email protected]

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