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ASUM continues to advocate for all ultrasound practitioners, whether providing comprehensive examinations or point of care ultrasound to drive clinical management of a patient, there is a role of both to work side by side. COVID-19 has highlighted this as cardiopulmonary ultrasound playing a key role which ASUM has emphasised to government, requesting investment to support those in critical care and emergency departments to better manage patient outcomes while reducing further risk to colleagues across multiple disciplines, or supporting triage of these patients to streamline the outcome for all.


In hearing from our critical care colleagues, they have confirmed some success with new ultrasound equipment supporting their care:

Letter of thanks from the College of Intensive Care Ultrasound Special Interest Group

Please refer to our latest updates on COVID-19, which included some reflections on the ethical dilemmas faced by health professionals and medical institutions.


Access the latest COVID-19 resources

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Get access to member benefits in a wide range of specialties and interests. Web-based CPD learning can be gained by:

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Leah Wright | Senior Echocardiographer for the Baker Institute

Leah Wright is a senior echocardiographer for the Baker Institute and will be presenting this one hour webinar on Optimising echocardiography in Pulmonary Hypertension.


Learning outcomes include:

  • Understanding  echocardiographic measures which are critical for a complete pulmonary hypertension assessment
  • Understanding the pros and cons of varying measures of right ventricular systolic function, among others.

Registration will be opening in the next week.

Did you miss these webinars?

1. POCUS in a Pandemic: Lung Ultrasound and COVID-19

Dr Daniel Kim | Sponsors - Clarius | Medistar

Vancouver doctor, Dr. Daniel Kim, Clinical Assistant Professor and the PoCUS Fellowship Director for the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of British Columbia, shares his ED experience with COVID-19.


What is covered during this webinar? Introduction to 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 for Clarius | Medistar for partnering with us for this webinar.


2. Ultrasound Report Writing

Martin Necas

Martin Necas focuses on the best-practice in ultrasound report writing and is suitable for all users who perform ultrasound scans and communicate the results to other healthcare professionals including: sonographers, radiologists and clinician-practitioners.


Learning outcomes include gaining the understanding of current trends in report structures, how to formulate diagnostic impressions, clinical prioritisation of diagnostic comments in reports, the importance of language, syntax, word choice and how radiology reports can be varied in the time of crisis.


Register today to listen at your own convenience.


3. COVID-19 with a focus on Cardiac Dysfunction and US

Prof. Michel Slama

Listen to Prof. Michel Slama as he presents this relevant COVID-19 webinar with a focus on cardiac dysfunction. Prof. Slama 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.


An informative 20 min Q&A session is included in the webinar.


Register today to listen at your own convenience.


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Q: What if I miss seeing the webinar live?
A: We will send all registrants (including absentee’s) a link to watch the webinar the day after the webinar has aired. This link will be valid for 4 weeks.


Q: I haven’t received my link to view the webinar
A: Please check your junk/spam mail folder in the email account that you used to register for the webinar. If you cannot locate the link please email

Q: Do I get a CPD Certificate of Attendance?
A: Yes


Q: When will I get my CPD Certificate of Attendance?
A: CPD certificates will be issued at the end of the month in which the webinar was aired.


Latest job vacancies

Sonographers – Advanced (MFM), Gold Coast Health, QLD

Sonographers – Advanced (MFM), QLD

You will take responsibility for performing advanced, independent real-time ultrasound examinations with an emphasis on pathology recognition, diagnosis and documentation of relevant measurements and images, either solely or within a team environment. Plus more...


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Sonographers, I-MED, Various locations

Sonographers, Australia wide

I-MED Radiology are currently recruiting Sonographers in Cairns, Darwin, Emerald, Gippsland, Gladestone, Mt Isa and Rockhampton.


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