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LAST CHANCE – Award Nominations close next Friday!

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ASUM’s award program recognises and rewards outstanding achievement. Awards up for nomination are:


- Life Member

- Honorary Fellow

- Sonographer of the Year

- Sonologist of the Year

- Award for Humanitarian Service

- Tutor / Trainer of the Year


Awards are presented at the virtual AGM in November.


Closing date for this year's nominations is 5pm (AEST), Friday 18 September 2020.


Click here to nominate online

Click here for the awards criteria

Call for Outreach volunteers

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The Ampilatwatja Health Centre Aboriginal Corporation have recently received an ultrasound system, kindly donated by the Medical Repurposing Network to provide their community with access to ultrasound services. As part of this, ASUM is calling out to members who may be willing to volunteer their time, skills or educational resources to provide initial training to the nurses at the health centre to support;

• Vascular access

• Obstetrics (POCUS)


The Ampilatwatja Health Centre Aboriginal Corporation is committed to the promotion of health, wellbeing and disease prevention without discrimination. Their specific goal is to provide and to be recognised as providing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples with high quality, appropriate, efficient and effective primary health care and related services.


Whether you are able to support virtual or onsite initial Ultrasound training to the nurses, please contact with the potential support you can provide.


A huge thank you to the team at Canon Medical who are supporting the applications training.


SonoCPD have recently launched their online course ‘Ultrasound Guided Peripheral Intravenous Vascular Access’. Training is comprehensive and will be a great start for our Outreach support, and anyone else starting out in ultrasound looking for online content.


MSK Masterclass - ASUM Member discount 

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Online Event: Hip to Knee Ultrasound Masterclass


Friday 9th October 5:30pm-8:00pm

Saturday 10th October 8:30am-12:00pm


Join us for this UNIQUE LIVE and INTERACTIVE ONLINE learning experience as we explore a clinically driven, practical approach to the sonographic assessment of the Hip and Knee.


High quality lecture content, didactive live scanning and open forum Q&A all from the comfort of your own home.


6 hours of quality, practical CPD over 2 sessions. Discounted registration for ASUM members of only $165 plus booking fee – Simply enter the discount code: ASUM2020 at checkout.


Click here to register

AJUM August issue out now

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AJUM August issue may just challenge your thinking! Have you ever considered what a pilot and clinician have in common? Is a ‘normal’ abdominal report from a sonographer sufficient for patient care?


POCUS for Crohn’s disease – does minimum training result in quality health outcomes? and the use of simulation in ultrasound education – where is the biggest impact? Inspiration for your research journey as you consider the review of ultrasound parameters in carpal tunnel syndrome.


Full member access here

Non-member access here

ISUOG Virtual World Congress


ISUOG’s Virtual World Congress on ultrasound in obstetrics and gynaecology (16-18 October 2020) is created and delivered by leading clinicians in the field.


Register today to join us to learn, exchange ideas, meet peers and find out more about the latest research in the field, as well as visit the ASUM virtual booth

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Second Edition of Ultrasound Physics textbook released

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The Physics and Technology of Diagnostic Ultrasound: A Practitioner’s Guide second edition, authored by Dr Robert Gill, is now complete.


The first edition, published in 2012, was successful beyond expectations, with more than 5,000 copies sold. This edition brings the content up to date, while retaining the style and chapter structure of the first. Many sections have been rewritten, new material has been introduced and some outmoded material removed. As before, a Study Guide has been developed to complement the text.


The new editions will be available very shortly in paperback and ebook formats from Amazon, Apple, Google, other online bookshops, university bookshops and also directly from the website.

Upcoming webinar

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Perth Urogenital Ultrasound Study Day



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 preparation 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 


Is US the Stethoscope of the MSK Clinical Examination?

Thursday 24th September 2020


Live stream only


Start time: 19.30 (AEST)


Finish time: 20.30 (AEST)


Musculoskeletal conditions are common and if not properly diagnosed can result in significant morbidity including osteoarthritis and reduced mobility.


Ultrasound is an important modality for injections and minimally invasive therapies in sports and pain management, and rheumatology.


Learning outcomes:

1. Understand the role and applications of ultrasound in musculoskeletal medicine.

2. Understand the indications, benefits and limitations of ultrasound in diagnosis and management of musculoskeletal conditions


Register here

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


Register Here

New Zealand 2020 Conference - Live stream or attend

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3-4 October 2020


There is still time to join your colleagues and friends at Christchurch Art Gallery where NZ202 is being held on 3-4 October, or why not form a group and network at your workplace if you're not able to attend in person? Group discounts available!


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 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 programme while adapting to multiple changes along the way!


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$

Latest job vacancies


Senior Sonographer, North Shore Women's Imaging, St Leonards, NSW

North Shore Women’s Imaging is seeking a senior O & G sonographer to join our team. The ideal applicant will be required to work 4 days a week (negotiable).



Cardiac Sonographer/Echocardiographer, Gold Coast

Small but growing cardiac diagnostic group looking for an enthusiastic person to join our team on a permanent part time basis.



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.



Click here for all vacancies

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