Product Innovations & New Features 2020

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At SonoSim, we’re proud to support healthcare professionals and students during COVID-19 and beyond. See the latest SonoSim products and ultrasound education innovations from 2020!

New Topics Launched

Access 6 new ultrasound-guided procedure topics with peer-reviewed courses, knowledge assessments, and real-patient scanning cases. Topics include:

  • Ultrasound-Guided Paracentesis
  • Predialysis Vascular Mapping
  • Ultrasound-Guided Thoracentesis
  • Glenohumeral Joint Injection & Aspiration
  • Ultrasound-Guided Pericardiocentesis
  • Subacromial-Subdeltoid Bursa Injection & Aspiration

New pathologies include pericardial effusions, cardiac tamponade, pleural effusions, lung adhesions, pulmonary fibrosis, and alveolar interstitial syndrome.

See all Ultrasound Procedure Content

Expanded Pediatric Content

Expanded pediatric content includes Advanced Neonatal & Infant Neurosonography and SonoSim LiveScan® Package. Learn the fundamentals of neonatal and infant neurosonography, clinical indications for sonographic examination, and common pathologic conditions including:


  • Ventriculomegaly
  • Periventricular venous infarction
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Grade IV periventricular hemorrhage
  • Intraventricular hemorrhage
  • Porencephalic cyst
  • Germinal matrix hemorrhage
  • Extra-axial CSF collections
  • Subependymal hemorrhage

    See all Ultrasound Procedure Content

DMS Protocol Cases & Assignments

Customized DMS Training features GYN DMS Protocol Cases & Assignments align with AIUM’s practice parameters. Scan and practice limited and comprehensive exams:


  • GYN DMS Protocols
  • OB DMS Protocols
  • Upper Extremity Arterial DMS Protocols 
  • Upper Extremity Venous DMS Protocols
  • Cerebrovascular DMS Protocols

See all the DMS protocols

Enhanced gain functionality provides a realistic scanning experience.

Gain Enhancements

Test Medical Decision-Making

Run remote and in-person high-stakes ultrasound simulations to test medical decision-making with 10 new SonoSim LiveScan Ocular cases:


  • Elevated intracranial pressure
  • Pseudotumor cerebri
  • Intraocular foreign body
  • Retinal detachment
  • Papilledema vs pseudopapilledema
  • Vitreous hemorrhage
  • Papillitis
  • Vitreous syneresis

SonoSim LiveScan

New CaseBuilder Pathologies

The new CaseBuilder Pathology filter allows easy finding of unique pathologies that are now highlighted. Create unique scanning cases with 200 new pathologies added to SonoSim CaseBuilder including:

  • Cardiac: Asystole, dilated cardiomyopathy, tamponade, severe pericardial effusion
  • Gastrointestinal: Large-volume ascites, exophytic highly vascularized gastric mass
  • Genitourinary: Renal transplant, bladder carcinoma
  • Hepatobiliary: Cholelithiasis, splenomegaly
  • OB/GYN: Complex left adnexal cyst, hydrosalpinx, uterus didelphys with likely IUP
  • Pediatrics: Asystole, moderate hydronephrosis
  • Pulmonary: Large-volume pleural effusion, subcutaneous emphysema
  • Vascular: Bi-lobed fusiform aortic aneurysm, infrarenal fusiform aneurysm

SonoSim LiveScan Casebuilder Pathologies

Challenge Cases Launched

Test your knowledge with Challenge Cases and unique pathologies added to the SonoSimulator®:

  • Abdominal aortic aneurysm
  • Abdominal mass
  • Acute cholecystitis; cholelithiasis
  • Appendicitis
  • Bladder calculus
  • Bladder carcinoma
  • Bladder diverticulum
  • Bladder/renal calculus
  • Bony lesion
  • Buckle fracture
  • Carotid plaque
  • Gallstones
  • Grade III hydronephrosis
  • Hydronephrosis/hydroureter
  • Hydropneumothorax
  • Hypovolemia
  • Infrarenal fusiform aneurysm
  • Left femur fracture
  • Mild hydronephrosis
  • Pseudopapillitis (elevated optic disc)
  • Pediatric volume status estimation
  • Renal transplant
  • Right-sided pleural effusion
  • Ruptured Achilles tendon
  • Scrotal cellulitis
  • Small bowel obstruction
  • Thyroid nodules
  • Upper arm DVT; PICC line

Challenge Cases

New Look, Same Great Courses​

All 70+ SonoSim Courses have a new look and enhanced features including:

  • Mobile-optimized content accessible across PCs, tablets, & phones
  • Instant progress tracking and scoring across courses
  • Standardized and updated Core Clinical courses
  • A “Search” feature to help locate key terms or topics
  • A “Notes“ feature to support customized note-taking

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Making Assessment Easier with SonoSim Performance Tracker

Faster Speed & Easier Functionality

  • Loading speeds up to 3x faster
  • Save unlimited images for every SonoSimulator® case
  • Easier navigation & a new interface for curriculum integration tools

New Reporting Feature

  • New data metrics, including Time Spent in Course & All Mastery Test Attempts
  • Immediate access to reports without needing to download
  • Filter course progress, mastery test scores, & saved images by date

The Case Features Tool allows you to find SonoSimulator® patient cases with key features such as Doppler. It’s now easier to manage learner accounts! Add multiple users directly and easily including the addition of subgroups.

The Curriculum Mapper helps instructors integrate SonoSim Modules into their curriculum and rotation.

Industry recommendations serve as ultrasound training roadmaps that align SonoSim Modules to consensus-based learning objectives compiled by leading professional societies including AIUM, ACEP, ACOG, AAFP, CAAHEP, CIMUS, National Ultrasound Curriculum for Medical Students (US & Canada) and SCCM.

Performance Tracker

Download SonoSimulator® Cases On-Demand


  • Members no longer need to have 30GB available on PCs
  • Download and delete SonoSimulator cases on demand
  • Faster and more reliable installation process

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