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Carl Henman

NIPT and its Impact on Obstetric US Examinations


22 July 2020

19.00-20.00 AEST

Dr Carl Henman is a GP Obstetrician and O&G sonologist and spent 10 years in medical imaging before studying medicine at UNSW.


Dr Henman will present on how NIPT has altered the face of modern-day fetal assessment, its significant effect on screening ultrasound examinations and its place in fetal anomaly detection.


Learning outcomes for the webinar include:

  • When is NIPT best used or avoided
  • How does NIPT alter what needs imaging at the morphology scan
  • The impact of NIPT on the combined first trimester assessment

Secure your spot today!


View the webinar live or the recording and earn yourself 1 CPD Point.

Marilyn Zelesco

Sonography of the gastro-intestinal tract


6 August 2020

19.00 - 20.00 AEST

Marilyn Zelesco, Lead Sonographer at the Fiona Stanley Hospital in Perth, will present this interesting webinar on bowel ultrasound.


Uncertainty persists concerning the accuracy of bowel ultrasound as a primary imaging procedure in patients with suspected bowel disease.  This talk introduces the audience to the basics of gut sonography, as well as a range of pathologies that can be visualized by ultrasound.

Learning outcomes:

  • Recognise the gut signature on US
  • Develop an appropriate technique for visualisation of gut
  • Learn essential criteria for the diagnosis of common gut pathologies.

View the webinar live or the recording for 1 CPD Point.

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


Register Here

Virtual Conference - Endometriosis Ultrasound Credential


Do not miss your chance to register for the Virtual Conference this August. 


Where: Online

When: 1 August 2020

Time: 9am – 3:30pm (AEST)

CPD: 5 points


We have a strong faculty of experts, both medical and sonographer, sharing their knowledge to greatly improve the diagnosis for those patients suffering from endometriosis. Speakers include Dr Karen Mizia, Dr Sofie Piessons, Bridget Sutton, A/Prof George Condous, Dr Matthew Leonardi, Rebecca Long, Rowena Gibson & Dr Valeria Lanzarone.


Enjoy chatting with experts online, have your burning questions answered and test your knowledge.

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Dr Mathew Leonardi is a Surgeon and Sonologist at McMaster University, Canada

Hear from Mathew currently based in Canada as he discusses the IDEA terminology.  Mathew is currently finishing his PhD focused on the utility of ultrasound in the diagnosis and surgical management of endometriosis.

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Rowena Gibson – ASUM Australasian Sonographer of the Year 2019

What should a Sonographer be looking for?  Rowena has over 20 years’ experience and always looks for improving methods for scanning of Endometriosis, while helping others gain more knowledge. Hear from Rowena, a Sonographers perspective.

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New Zealand 2020 Conference

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3-4 October 2020

Attend or live stream


New Zealanders have done such a great job,and we're thrilled to be back holding a face-to-face event again!


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.


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$

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Still time to register and learn!


Did you know? If you register for and attend an ASUM Webinar you will receive a CPD certificate of attendance from us.


For Webinar FAQs re CPD certificates, links and other queries please scroll down.

Dr Jocelyn Basseal

Safe Scanning Practices during COVID-19 and Beyond


Register for this webinar compliments of ASUM!

Dr Jocelyne Basseal is a consultant for the World Health Organisation (Western Pacific Region) for the COVID-19 response.


In this informative and useful webinar, Dr Basseal covers the following:

  • Overview of the SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19
  • Transmission based precautions
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and hand hygiene
  • Preparation before the patients’ visit
  • Precautions during the ultrasound examination
  • Cleaning and disinfection
  • Latest WHO guidelines and resources


Earn yourself 1 CPD Point by viewing this webinar.


Register today!





A/Prof George Condous

Endometriosis Ultrasound Taster


Available for registration and viewing until 17 July

If you missed this live webinar, register to view the recording before 17 July, at which point the webinar will be taken down.


A/Prof George Condous presented an extremely informative webinar on Endometriosis - The IDEA Consensus and Practical Applications of Ultrasound in Women with Endometriosis.


As the lead investigator for the International Deep Endometriosis Analysis (IDEA) group, A/prof Condous coordinates and manages IDEA phase I with centres from 11 countries facilitating data collection through the secure Clinical Data Miner (CDM) interface.


Those who view this webinar can expect to learn the following:

  • Understand terms and definitions when doing ultrasound for endometriosis
  • Understanding and appreciation of anatomical locations of deep endometriosis
  • Understanding of practical applications of ultrasound in diagnosis of endometriosis

Register and watch this on-demand webinar at your own convenience before 17th July 2020.

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Ultrasound of the Difficult Breast


Did you miss this webinar last night?


Don't worry, you still have time to register for it! 


Available for registration and viewing until

9 August.


Hear from experienced sonographer and presenter Louise Worley as she takes you through ultrasound of the difficult breast, including techniques and cases as well as working up camouflaging lesions.


Learning outcomes include:

  • Understanding why and when lesions can camouflage by identifying ultrasound anatomical change
  • How to optimise for different pathological presentations
  • How to use varying probe techniques for challenging cases

This webinar aims to give the attendee techniques and strategies to recognise and systematically define, enhance and optimise (work up) for more accurate interpretation while performing an ultrasound of the challenging breast.


Earn yourself 1 CPD Point and register today!


Register here

COVID-19 related webinars

Complimentary registration

Dr Daniel Kim

POCUS in a Pandemic: Lung Ultrasound and COVID-19


Dr. Daniel Kim is a Clinical Assistant Professor and the PoCUS Fellowship Director for the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of British Columbia.


In this complimentary webinar, courtesy of ASUM and Clarius | Medistar Dr Kim covers lung ultrasound; normal sonographic lung, pathologic sonographic findings, sonographic features of COVID-19 and clinical application of lung ultrasound in COVID-19.


Register today to listen at your own convenience.

Thank you Clarius | Medistar for partnering with us for this webinar.


April and May viewers should have received their CPD Certificate of Attendance already. June CPD certificates will be sent in early July. Please check your junk folder if you think you have not received it yet.

Prof Michel Slama

COVID-19 With a Focus on Cardiac Dysfunction and US

Prof. Slama presented from Amiens, France where he is head of the medical ICU, Chairman of Critical Care Medicine and is also a Co-chairman of an INSERM unit (research team). He is one of the founders of critical care echocardiography in France and in the world.


What is covered during this webinar?

Prof. Michel Slama focuses on COVID-19 cardiac dysfunction, followed by an informative 20 min Q&A session.


Register today and learn at your own convenience.


April and May viewers should have received their CPD Certificate of Attendance already. June CPD certificates will be sent in early July. Please check your junk folder if you think you have not received it yet.

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.


Monthly Membership Direct Debit starts Wednesday!


Members that have not yet renewed can still renew online or switch to paying your membership monthly via Direct Debit.


Submit your Direct Debit Request form by COB on Tuesday 14 July to ensure you pay the lowest monthly fee. Medical Members pay just $45.95 p/m and Sonographer Members pay $39.21. Please check the website for fees for all member categories.

Click here to renew your membership

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Listen here! We have just the podcasts for you…


Did you know ASUM has launched a library of recommended podcasts especially for you? Not only are these podcasts great listening, but listening to them also counts towards your CPD points (don’t forget to log these in your CPD program).


New podcasts are uploaded regularly to the site, with the most recent episodes from FOCUS for POCUS and Ultrasound G.E.L. (see links below)

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ASUM would love to hear more on what podcasts you have been listening to and if you have any insightful ultrasound related podcasts to recommend and share with other ASUM members.


If you have a podcast to share, it will not even take 1 minute to update. Simply log in to myASUM, select the Resources tab > Podcasts, and enter your recommendation. Additional member resources not located within our learning centre are located under the Resources tab in myASUM.

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Don't forget to nominate for Council

Council nominations

ASUM members can now nominate to serve as a Councillor on the ASUM Board. Nominations will close Friday 31 July at 5pm AEST.


There are currently two positions, one medical and one sonographer, to be made available for appointment via the process of nomination and general election.


The position will be a three-year term commencing after the annual general meeting on Tuesday 3 November 2020.


If you have any questions prior to submitting your nomination form, you can email


Click here for more information

ASUMCare4U - Edition Eight

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ASUM's Samantha gives an insight in to how she has been staying connected with friends during lockdown by swapping the traditional board games for fun to use, digital versions. 



Latest job vacancies


Vascular Sonographer, Shire Vascular Services, Miranda, NSW

We are seeking a part time vascular sonographer to join our practice.



Sonographer, Waitakere, Auckland, New Zealand

We are seeking Sonographers with a passion for teaching, learning and working in a team environment.



Qualified Sonographer, OMNI Ultrasound, Penrith, NSW

OMNI Ultrasound is seeking a qualified sonographer to work on a causal basis in our Penrith rooms.



Cardiac Investigations Director, CQ Health, QLD

Utilise your advanced expertise to manage and coordinate: Clinical Practice; Human, financial and material resources; and Technological activities



Click here for all vacancies

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