Ultrasound Training For Simulation Centers

SonoSim partners with Simulation Centers for in-person and remote ultrasound education. Access an ecosystem of products including 65+ peer-reviewed courses applicable to all medical specialties, real-patient scanning cases, performance tracking, and high-stakes simulation.

Hands-On Scanning

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Along with foundational courses, learners can access unlimited scanning of hundreds of cases and pathologies with the SonoSimulator. Using ultrasound data from real patients, a built-in tutor provides immediate guidance and feedback to help develop image acquisition and interpretation skills.

Flexible Simulation

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SonoSim LiveScan with CaseBuilder provides in-person and remote ultrasound simulation to teach and assess how well learners integrate ultrasound findings towards medical decision-making. Transform live volunteers or manikins into ultrasound training cases with real pathologies.

For All Specialties and Levels

Access the industry’s most comprehensive ultrasound library of 65+ SonoSim Modules and over 200 hours of ultrasound education and training*. Provide a diverse group of learners with standardized education and scanning of real-patient cases and pathologies.

Sample Course Outlines

Breast: Anatomy & Physiology Module

Fundamentals of Ultrasound: Core Clinical Module

  • Lesson: Introduction
    • Disclosure to Learners
    • Introduction to Fundamentals of Ultrasound
    • Fundamentals of Ultrasound
    • Ultrasound Instrumentation & Image Acquisition
  • Lesson: Basic Ultrasound Physics
    • Sound Wave Characteristics
    • Pulsed- & Continuous-Wave Signals
    • Ultrasound Wave Transmission
    • Echogenicity
    • Ultrasound Coupling Agents
    • Ultrasound Contrast Agents
  • Lesson: Transducer Basics
    • Transducer Frequency
    • Convex Array
    • Linear Phased-Array
    • Linear Sequential-Array
  • Lesson: Imaging Conventions
    • Transducer Indicator
    • Sagittal View
    • Transverse View
    • Coronal View
    • Imaging Axes
    • Confirming Transducer Orientation
    • Procedure Preparation
    • Ergonomic Considerations
  • Lesson: Imaging Artifacts
    • Imaging Artifacts
    • High Attenuation (Clean Shadowing)
    • Low Attenuation (Increased Through-Transmission)
    • Gas Scatter (Dirty Shadowing)
    • Refraction
    • Edge Artifact (Lateral Cystic Shadowing)
    • Reverberation (Multople Equidistantly Spaced Reflections)
    • Comet-Tail & Ring-Down Artifacts
    • Speckle
    • Mirror Image
    • Beam-Width Artifact
    • Side- & Grating-Lobe Artifacts
    • Speed Displacement
    • Doppler Ultrasound
    • Signal Aliasing
    • Color Doppler Aliasing
    • Color Doppler Artifacts
  • Lesson: Imaging Modes
    • 2D- or B-Mode
    • M-Mode
    • Color-Flow Doppler
    • Power-Flow Doppler
    • Pulsed-Wave Doppler
  • Lesson: Doppler Mode Imaging
    • Doppler Effect
    • Doppler Shift
    • Doppler Equation
    • Intercept Angle
    • Doppler Instruments
    • Color Doppler
    • Color Doppler Physics
    • Color Doppler Imaging
    • Color Doppler and Power-Flow Doppler Imaging
    • Spectral Doppler Instruments
    • Spectral Doppler Graph
    • Spectral Waveform
    • Pulsed-Wave Doppler Imaging
    • Continuous-Wave Doppler Imaging
    • Comparison of Doppler Imaging Modes
  • Lesson: Ultrasound System Operation
    • System Controls: Depth
    • System Controls: Gain
    • Image Optimization
    • System Controls: Focal Zone
    • Spatial Resolution
    • Temporal Resolution
    • Focal Zones vs. Temporal Resolution
  • Lesson: Infection Control & Biosafety
    • Low-Level Transducer Disinfection
    • High-Level Transducer Disinfection
    • Sterilization
    • Ultrasound Bioeffects & Safety
    • Ultrasound Energy Output-Display Standards
    • Ultrasound Bioeffects & Safety
  • Lesson: Summary
    • Course Summary
Focused Cardiac Ultrasound (FoCUS) – Part I: Advanced Clinical Module

Focused Cardiac Ultrasound (FoCUS) - Part II: Advanced Clinical Module

  • Lesson: Introduction
    • Introduction to Focused Cardiac Ultrasound
    • Course Objectives
    • Nomenclature
    • Focused Cardiac Ultrasound Indications
    • Comprehensive Echocardiographic Examination
    • Indications for Comprehensive Echocardiography
  • Lesson: Anatomy & Physiology
    • Ventricular Systole
    • Cardiac Diastole
    • Cardiac Valves
    • Left Heart vs. Right Heart
    • Aortic-Valve Anatomy
    • Mitral-Valve Anatomy
    • Tricuspid-Valve Anatomy
  • Lesson: Transducer Selection & Machine Settings
    • Transducer Selection
    • Doppler Controls
    • Flow-Velocity Measurement & ECG Gating
  • Lesson: Echocardiographic Technique
    • Echocardiographic Imaging Views
    • Aortic Valve: Parasternal Window
    • Apical Five-Chamber View
    • Aortic Valve: Apical Five-Chamber View
    • Apical Five-Chamber View: Imaging Technique
    • Apical Two-Chamber View
    • Apical Two-Chamber View: Imaging Technique
    • Apical Three-Chamber View
    • Aortic Valve: Apical Three-Chamber View
    • Apical Three-Chamber View: Imaging Technique
    • Apical Three-Chamber View: Flow Measurement
    • Right Ventricular Inflow View
    • Right Ventricular Inflow View: Imaging Technique
    • Right Ventricular Inflow View: Tricuspid Regurgitation
    • Right Ventricular Outflow View
    • Suprasternal-Notch Window
    • Suprasternal-Notch Window: Long-Axis View
    • Suprasternal-Notch Window: Long-Axis View Imaging Technique
    • Suprasternal-Notch Window: Imaging Tips
    • Assessment of Cardiac Chamber Size & Function
    • Left-Ventricular Volume & Ejection-Fraction Assessment
  • Lesson: Doppler Imaging
    • Color Doppler
    • Color Doppler Physics
    • Spectral Doppler Instruments
    • Spectral Doppler Time-Velocity Graph
    • Spectral Waveform
    • Spectral Doppler Time-Velocity Curve Morphology
    • Pulsed-Wave vs. Continuous-Wave Doppler
    • Spectral Doppler: Left Ventricular Outflow
    • Spectral Doppler: Left Ventricular Inflow
    • Spectral Doppler: Right Ventricular Outflow
    • Spectral Doppler: Right Ventricular Inflow
    • Color-Flow Doppler: Introduction
    • Color-Flow Doppler: Variance
    • Color-Flow Doppler: Imaging Recommendations
    • Color-Flow Doppler: Left and Right Ventricular Outflow
    • Color-Flow Doppler: Left and Right Ventricular Inflow
  • Lesson: Valvular Regurgitation
    • Background
    • Fluid Dynamics
    • Pathophysiology
    • Echocardiographic Examination
    • Color-Flow & Spectral Doppler Imaging
    • Color-Flow Doppler Imaging
    • Vena Contracta Width
    • Flow-Convergence Zone
    • Color Doppler Imaging Optimization
    • Pitfalls of Color-Flow Doppler Assessment
    • Planimetry
    • Chamber Size & Function
    • Cardiac-Chamber Analysis
    • Physiologic Valvular Regurgitation
    • Management
  • Lesson: Aortic Regurgitation
    • Background
    • Aortic Regurgitation: Pathophysiology
    • Aortic Regurgitation: Anatomic Inspection
    • Aortic Regurgitation: Doppler Examination
    • Aortic Regurgitation: Left-Ventricular Chamber Examination
    • Severity Classification: Mild Aortic Regurgitation
    • Severity Classification: Moderate-to-Severe Aortic Regurgitation
    • Holodiastolic Flow Reversal & Reverse Doming of the Mitral-Valve Leaflet
    • Severity Classification: M-Mode Imaging
    • Severity Classification of Aortic Regurgitation: Spectral Doppler Graph
    • Aortic Valve Replacement Criteria
  • Lesson: Mitral Regurgitation:
    • Background
    • Mitral Regurgitation: Classification
    • Mitral Regurgitation: Hemodynamics
    • Mitral-Valve Prolapse
    • Mitral Regurgitation: Role of Echocardiography
    • Mitral Regurgitation: Echocardiographic Examination
    • Mitral Regurgitation: Severity Classification
    • Severity Classification of Mitral Regurgitation: Vena Contracta Measurement
    • Mitral Regurgitation: Alternative Quantitative Techniques
    • Mitral Regurgitation: Management
  • Lesson: Tricuspid Regurgitation:
    • Background
    • Tricuspid Regurgitation: Etiology
    • Tricuspid Regurgitation: Echocardiographic Examination
    • Tricuspid Regurgitation: Imaging Windows
    • Tricuspid Regurgitation: Severity Classification
    • Physiologic Tricuspid Regurgitation
    • Tricuspid Regurgitation: Severity Classification
    • Tricuspid Regurgitation: Alternative Diagnostic Techniques
    • Tricuspid Regurgitation: Peak Pulmonary-Pressure Determination
    • Tricuspid Regurgitation: Right Atrial Pressure Estimation
    • Tricuspid Regurgitation: Inferior Vena Cava Imaging
    • Tricuspid Regurgitation: Management
  • Lesson: Pulmonic Regurgitation:
    • Background
    • Pulmonic Regurgitation: Echocardiographic Assessment
  • Lesson: Valvular Stenosis
    • Background
    • Fluid Dynamics
    • Normal Physiologic Findings
    • Management
  • Lesson: Aortic Stenosis:
    • Background
    • Aortic Stenosis: Etiology
    • Bicuspid Aortic Valve
    • Aortic Stenosis: Physiology
    • Aortic Stenosis: Role of Echocardiography
    • Aortic Stenosis: Transthoracic Echocardiographic Examination
    • Aortic Stenosis: Imaging & Measurement Techniques
    • Aortic Stenosis: Jet-Velocity Curve
    • Aortic Stenosis: Mean Transaortic Pressure Gradient
    • Aortic Stenosis: Valve Area
    • Aortic Stenosis: Chamber Size & Function
    • Aortic Stenosis: Imaging Tips & Pitfalls
    • Aortic Stenosis: Differential Diagnosis
    • Aortic Stenosis: Severity Classification
    • Aortic Stenosis: Clinical Implications
  • Lesson: Mitral Stenosis:
    • Background
    • Mitral Stenosis: Classification
    • Mitral Stenosis: Echocardiographic Examination
    • Mitral Stenosis: Severity Classification
    • Mitral Stenosis: Chamber Size & Function
    • Mitral Stenosis: Management
  • Lesson: Tricuspid Stenosis:
    • Background
    • Tricuspid Stenosis: Evaluation & Management
  • Lesson: Pulmonic Stenosis
    • Pulmonic Stenosis
  • Lesson: Summary
    • Summary
GYN Ultrasound of Nonpregnant Normal Uterus: Advanced Clinical Module

GYN Ultrasound Normal Adnexa: Advanced Clinical Module

  • Lesson: Introduction
    • Introduction to Gynecologic Ultrasound of Normal Adnexa
    • Advantages of Ultrasound
  • Lesson: Adnexal Anatomy
    • Female Pelvis Anatomy: Coronal View
    • Female Pelvis Anatomy: Axial View
    • Ovary Histology
    • Ovary Dimensions
    • Fallopian Tubes
    • Reproductive-Tract Ligaments
    • Reproductive-Tract Vasculature
  • Lesson: Female Pelvis Physiology
    • Uterus Histophysiology
    • Histophysiology: Menstrual Cycle
    • Histophysiology: Ovarian Cycle
    • Nomenclature
    • Physiologic Free Fluid
  • Lesson: General Considerations
    • Overview
  • Lesson: Sonographic Imaging Techniques
    • Introduction to Adnexal Ultrasound
    • Imaging Techniques
    • Transabdominal Technique
    • Transvaginal Technique
  • Lesson: Sonographic Anatomy
    • Normal Ovary
    • Normal Ovary: Follicular Phase
    • Normal Ovary: Luteal Phase
    • Corpus Luteum
    • Ovary with Adjacent Free Fluid
    • Ovary & Internal Iliac (Hypogastric) Vein
    • Fallopian Tube
    • Broad Ligament
  • Lesson: Sonographic Examination
    • Evaluating the Ovary
    • Echogenic Foci within the Ovary
    • Ovary: Size & Location
    • Ovary: Power & Color-Flow Doppler Inspection
    • Ovary: Pulsed-Wave Doppler
    • Evaluating the Fallopian Tubes
    • Sonographic Examination of the Adnexa: Localization
    • Sonographic Examination of the Adnexa: Right Ovary
    • Sonographic Examination of the Adnexa: Left Ovary
    • Postmenopausal Ovary
  • Lesson: Case Studies
    • Common Adnexa Masses
    • Case Study: Normal Follicle
    • Case Study: Simple Ovarian Cyst
    • Case Study: Hemorrhagic Cyst
  • Lesson: Summary
    • Course Summary

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