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Renew your membership by EOFY | NZ: Sonographer training and workforce | WFUMB 2019 Congress - 1 Day Rego CPD | Studies: Cardiac Sonography + Obstetric Ultrasound...


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New Zealand: Sonographer training and workforce


Dr Martin Chadwick, the Chief Allied Health Professions Officer with the Ministry of Health, New Zealand, is currently working with a small group of stakeholders from the sector to address training requirements and workforce issues facing New Zealand sonographers.
We will continue to keep you updated as more plans and information are available.


WFUMB 2019 Congress - one day registration CPD points

One Day WFUMB 2019 Congress CPD Points

Even if you can only attend one day of the WFUMB 2019 Congress this September, the CPD points for one day registerations have now been released. Check out the program to plan the right day for you to register. The daily CPD allocation is:

  • Friday 6 Sept - 5.25 CPD points (also register for the Welcome Reception)
  • Saturday 7 Sept - 7 CPD points (also register for the Gala Dinner)
  • Sunday 8 Sept - 6.5 CPD points
  • Monday 9 Sept - 5.5 CPD points

Delegates that attend the full four days earn 24.25 CPD points.

WFUMB 2019 Congress




6 - 9 September 2019




The World Federation for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology (WFUMB) and the Australasian Society for Ultrasound in Medicine (ASUM) invite you to the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre for the 17th World Federation for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology Congress.


Click here to register


Educators and Clinical Supervisors – have you booked yourself into the Clinical Educators Course coming up in Sydney next month? If you are in Perth, you will have the opportunity to attend this event via video conference.


Plan your CPD in advance, see our events webpage for further details and secure your spot today!

Sydney Clinical Educators’ Course

Perth Vascular Workshop

Saturday 27 July 2019

Join vascular tutor, James Macko and vascular surgeon’s Dr Altaf and Dr Tosenovsky at this half day event and earn yourself 4 CPD Points.

Topics covered include What features matter in Plaque and IMT, How ultrasound stenosis grading developed and how to apply grading to any examination and What surgeons need to know from your arterial and venous scans. Live scanning sessions are also included.


Click here for more information

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Research Grants EOI now open

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Research Studies and Surveys


Perceptions of transabdominal cervical length images survey


Do you perform or report obstetric ultrasound? Please support this current PhD research into “State wide implementation of cervical length screening for the prevention of preterm birth” by completing the survey. It should not take more than 10 minutes.


This survey is looking at the perception of imaging providers and consists of 50 transabdominal images of the maternal cervix. 


Women and Newborn Health Service HREC approval number 2015028EW.


Click here to complete the survey

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Diagnostic assessment in cardiac sonography - online study


You are invited to participate in an online study being conducted by Macquarie University examining factors that are associated with diagnostic assessment in cardiac sonography, as well as visual working memory. If you decide to participate the study will take no longer than 30 minutes and you will go into the draw to win an iPad. Participation is voluntary and all information is kept anonymous and confidential. No information regarding study participation or study results are shared back into your organisation.


This research is being conducted by:

This research project is supported by the ASAR. CPD points (0.5) can be claimed under Category 4. On study completion, Dr Ann Carrigan will send out a certificate.


Eligibility Requirements: Participants can be either a student or qualified cardiac sonographer.


If you are interested in participating, please send your expression of interest to:

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