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Have you placed your vote for the ASUM Council?

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ASUM has received three outstanding nominations for medical representation on ASUM Council. All full voting medical, sonographer and scientific members will have will have received a notification to vote, including a statement and biography from each nomination. We ask that you consider the best nomination to represent you and drive the strategy for ASUM in to the future.


Voting closes on the 28th August.

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Thank you to all the members who have renewed their membership

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We hope you feel supported in the year to come and maximise the use of all our online offerings during these challenging times.


If you have not had a chance to renew your membership you can still do so online or through one of the other payment options like monthly direct debit. The monthly Direct Debit and Membership fees will be updated here throughout the year, so that you can easily reinstate your membership at any time. If you are experiencing financial hardship but would like to continue your membership, please email


ASUMCare4U Library


We welcome you to our ASUMCare4U Library. Throughout recent months, ASUM team have been sharing some of their ideas with each other and we hope by sharing them with you there may be an idea that resonates to provide a little ‘selfcare’ and kindness for you and those close to you.


Whether quiet reflection is your medicine of choice or learning a Bollywood dance to brighten your day, we truly hope this is helpful and inspires you to find time for you with a little extra support from the ASUM team.

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Launch of the Endometriosis Ultrasound worksheet


At our Virtual Conference on 1 August, we launched an Endometriosis Ultrasound worksheet which is now accessible on our website via Standards of Practice page to use in your practice.


Endometriosis is a common disease estimated to affect 176 million girls and women globally. This means 1 in 10 Australian and New Zealand women will have endometriosis. This may cause debilitating pain and infertility, and we need to do a better job at diagnosing this condition earlier. 


ASAR CPD program – Triennium 01/01/2018-31/12/2020


During the COVID-19 pandemic ASAR understands that many practitioners have engaged in additional professional development activities, creating a range of unique learning opportunities. As a result, The Australian Sonographer Accreditation Registry (ASAR) has taken the following position:

• Sonographers whose CPD triennium concludes 31st December 2020 will be recognised as having met their CPD obligations

• Sonographers in their first or second year of Triennium will be given further consideration at the time of their triennium’s conclusion 31/12/2021 and 31/12/2022

• Sonographers on the annual ASAR CPD Default program will need to have met their point requirement

• All Sonographers will be encouraged to continue to do CPD that is relevant to scope of practice


For more information click here

Upcoming webinar

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The Utility of Hand-Held US - a Review of Cases

Thursday 10th September 2020


19.00 (AEST) - 20.00 (AEST)


Dr Allan Whitehead presents on why you should have your own hand-held ultrasound and what you should consider when choosing to use a hand-held ultrasound. For example in performing a POCUS scan versus a laptop or cart ultrasound machine.


After participating in this webinar you will have an understanding of the advantages and disadvantages of hand-held US devices and you will be able to recognise which types of scans can typically be performed effectively with hand-held US devices.You will also gain an insight into how you may begin to use a hand-held US device routinely in your clinical practice in the future.


Gain 1 CPD point by Registering here




Perth Urogenital Ultrasound Study Day   

Saturday 12 September 2020


Attend or live stream


Start time: 9:00 (AWST), 11:00 (AEST), 13:00 (NZST)


Finish time: 12:30 (AWST), 14:30 (AEST), 16:30 (NZST)


Introducing the first face-to-face event in months, this event will be held at Cliftons in Perth and live streamed to the region. Earn yourself 3 CPD Points.


Comprehensive ultrasound examinations can answer most clinical questions of the urogenital tract with minimal patient preperation and without the use of ionising radiation. Learn about Varicoceles - new criteria and intervention, Sonography in acute flank pain, Intraoperative sonography and more.


View the program here


All registrants will receive a link to view the recording for 30-days following the event.


Register here 

See below for FAQ re: CPD certificates and other queries.


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New Zealand 2020 Conference

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3-4 October 2020


Attend or live stream


Join your colleagues and friends at Christchurch Art Gallery for the rescheduled ASUM New Zealand 2020 Conference taking place 3-4 October.


Those attending can enjoy Saturday night's Gala Dinner being held at The Tannery where you can network, socialise, let your hair down and dance like no one's watching to the sounds of an excellent local band.


A full programme (see draft here) featuring local and international presenters including Drs Thomas Moritz, Lantham Berry and Karen Mizia as well as Martin Necas, Andrew Graham and others will be covering a range of specialities and topics over 1.5 days.


A huge thank you to Penny Cain and the New Zealand Conference Committee for their enthusiasm and work in creating a fantastic program while adapting to multiple changes along the way!


Early registrants may want to take the opportunity to register for one of the workshops running concurrently to the main programme (limited places available).


Attend or live stream the entire event.

Pay in NZ Dollars  to attend or live stream

Pay in AU Dollars to live stream if you're outside NZ


Registrants will get 30-days access to the content following the event.


ASUM - Delivering quality continuing ultrasound education...

Wherever you want, whenever you want.



Register here in NZ$

Register here in AU$

Webinar FAQ's


Q1: What if I miss watching the webinar live?

A: If you registered before the live webinar we will send you a link 24-hours after it flighted to watch the recording, whether or not you viewed it live.
If you registered after the live webinar started: on completing Step 2 the webinar recording will be launched automatically.


Q2: Can I still register and watch the recording after the webinar has run?
A: Yes. If you register after the live webinar started on completing Step 2 the webinar recording will be launched automatically.


Q3: I watched the webinar recorded session, but I have not received a confirmation of my registration or of my attendance certificate.
A: Once the live webinar has passed you will not receive a registration confirmation. See Q4 for CPD certificates.


Q4: Do I get / When will I get my CPD Certificate of Attendance?
A: Yes, ASUM will send your Certificate of Attendance via email to you:
     a) For paid webinars 30 days after it airs live
     b) For COVID-19 webinars on the last day of the month in which you watched the webinar, or within the first business days following month end.


Q5: Do I need to view the webinar using the email address I registered with?

A) Yes, this will ensure you receive your CPD certificate.


Latest job vacancies


Vascular Sonographer, I-MED, Central Coast, NSW

An exciting opportunity for a Vascular Sonographer to join our friendly and supportive team based predominantly at our Erina clinic.



Sonographer, I-MED, Albany, WA

This Sonographer position will predominantly be based at Albany, base hospital and the private rooms in the CBD. 



Sonographer, I-MED, Darwin, NT

We are recruiting a Sonographer to join our wonderful team in Darwin. You will have exposure to an interesting case mix and high-end equipment, allowing rapid development in your career in Sonography. Although based mainly in Darwin, you will also have the opportunity to participate in remote ultrasound clinics, flying with a portable ultrasound machine to remote Top End communities.



Sonographer, I-MED, Perth, WA

The position will predominantly be based at St John of God, Healthcare Campus, with some mobile service and on-call requirements.



Sonographer, Wellington Hospital, NZ

This is an full-time fixed term opportunity until June 2021, to work closely with both Radiologists and MFM specialists in a tertiary setting. In both services we undertake regular training/upskilling in subspecialist areas (e.g. MFM, Vascular, MSK).



Vascular Sonographer, St Vincent's Clinic Vascular Laboratory, Sydney, NSW

Position available for a full or part time Vascular Sonographer. You will be working with and supported by a team of skilled Vascular Sonographers in a friendly and busy practice located within the St Vincent’s Campus in Darlinghurst in Sydney.



Click here for all vacancies

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