Introducing the first definitive training guide to point-of-care ultrasound
Whether you're a medical student or other health professional, this complete, one-stop tutorial takes you through everything you need to know about ultrasound scanners and their use across the full range of medical settings. Here, you'll get an incisive, step-by-step overview of the physical principles of ultrasound with detailed explanations of how each control works and why it's needed.
Point-of-Care Ultrasound Fundamentals is the one clinical resource that will take your familiarity with portable ultrasound to the next level. No other sourcebook goes further to help you master ultrasound tools and techniques--so you can maximize the quality of diagnostic information obtained during the examination while ensuring patient safety and observing ergonomically-sound scanning techniques.
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No matter which type of course you purchase, (complete course, download test, fax or online) you can take your test through our on-line testing site.
If you order any of the "Test Only" options, it DOES NOT INCLUDE THE BOOK.
10.0 ASRT Category A Credits
California Accepted: No
California X-ray Supervisor/Operator: No
California fluoroscopy permit requirement accepted: No
California Digital requirement accepted: No
Texas: Direct Credit
Florida: Technical Credit
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Accepted by NMTCBAccepted by ARDMS
Registered Nurse: Approved for 10.0 Contact Hours
All of our courses are accepted by the State Nursing Boards, except for the following states:
Delaware, Georgia, Minnesota and Utah
Our Nursing provider number is: California Nurse Provider #CEP13196
On completion of this course the participant should be able to:
1. Describe the relationship between acoustic velocity, wavelength and frequency.
2. List at least three types of transducers.
3. Name two functions that an ultrasound transducer must perform.
4. Explain the term spatial compounding and describe how the frames combine into a single image.
5. List the components of the Doppler spectral wareform.
6. Explain the term “laminar flow”.
7. Name three uses for a linear array transducer.
8. List five factors that affect Doppler shift frequency.
9. Name three features that a scanning table should have.
10. List three interactions by which an ultrasound can cause damage.
This test is a multiple choice, open book test and contains 120 questions.
This is a soft cover book and has 10 chapters and 162 pages.
When you order a complete course, you will receive a text book, question booklet and answer sheet. Your order will ship within 24 hours of receipt of order and you should receive your order by mail in 3-5 business days.
When you order a test only for mailing, you will receive a test booklet and an answer sheet. Your order will ship within 24 hours of receipt of order and you should receive your order by Fedex within the timeframe for the shipping option you chose. Please note that if you order the test only option you will NOT receive a course book.
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If you would like to choose the download test option, you will log in to your account profile and download the test booklet and answer sheet. For further information, please view our instructional video.
If you plan to take the test online, please be sure you have the course book, as the online testing option does not include the course book. For further information, please view our instructional video.
If you would like to have this test faxed to you, please be sure that you have the textbook and question booklet. You will receive your test the same day.
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