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Pediatric Ultrasound
Diagnose pediatric patients through ultrasound
  • 4.75 AMA PRA category 1 CME Credits
  • Printable Diploma
  • 10 chapters
  • More than 4 hours of video content
  • 10 lectures



With the Pediatric Ultrasound BachelorClass you will learn to rapidly assess pediatric patients and make immediate and informed decisions. Numerous illustrative cases and applications from across the field will help you to diagnose your young patients’ pathologies.

After completing the Pediatric Ultrasound BachelorClass, you will be able to rapidly assess pathologies in pediatric patients with ultrasound and make rapid diagnostic decisions.

The Pediatric Ultrasound BachelorClass is an accredited self-paced online course spanning 10 high-quality video chapters that will be the gamechanger for your clinical career.

This BachelorClass covers all primary applications of pediatric ultrasound and pediatric emergency ultrasound. You will begin your journey learning about the origins of pediatric ultrasound and the relevant physics that guide image acquisition. Within the following chapters, you will gain knowledge about all applications of pediatric ultrasound, from trauma scans to bedside cardiac ultrasound, with a special focus on critical care ultrasound. Furthermore, you will be exposed to this ever-expanding field of ultrasound as a whole.

The course covers the most common fields in pediatric examinations, guiding you through online chapters concerning: Vascular Access, Abdomen & Retroperitoneum, Appendicitis, Soft Tissue, MSK, Pediatric Cardiac Ultrasound and Pulmonary Ultrasound.

All lectures are packed with real-life cases, illustrative videos, and best practices from international lecturers.


  • Critical Care Physicians
  • Emergency Physicians
  • Internists
  • Pediatricians
  • Pediatric Intensive Care Providers
  • Primary Care Physicians





In this chapter, we present a brief history of ultrasound and discuss the emerging field of non-traditional sonographers who simultaneously scan and treat their patients at the bedside. This module represents the first step towards an expertise in the sonographic evaluation of pediatric...


Ultrasound Physics


In this chapter, you will learn the basics of ultrasound physics; enough to maximize your sonographic imaging, but not so much as to take the fun out of point-of-care pediatric ultrasound. From frequency and resolution to sonographic artifacts, you will have a firm understanding of ultrasound...


Vascular access


In this chapter, you will learn the tips and tricks to capably perform an ultrasound-guided peripheral or central venous line. This indispensable skill-set will impress your nurses and help your patients.


Trauma ultrasound


In this chapter, we discuss ultrasound imaging in the pediatric trauma victim. As part of the FAST (Focused Assessment with Sonography for Trauma) scan, you will learn to recognize blood in the peritoneal cavity, pericardial sac, and thoracic space.


Abdomen & retroperitoneum


In this chapter, we focus on the inferior vena cava (with pediatric-specific considerations), liver and biliary structures, the spleen, and the kidneys/bladder.


Appendicitis, Intussusception & Pyloric Stenosis


In this chapter, we provide a step-wise approach to the appendix; how to find it and how to determine if it is pathologic.


Soft Tissue & Musculoskeletal


In this chapter, we cover a range of soft tissue pathology and the sonographic appearance of everything “under the skin”. We also discuss the musculoskeletal system, including the sonographic evaluation of fractures, the elbow, the shoulder, the knee, and the hip.


Cardiac Ultrasound


In this chapter, we evaluate the pediatric heart from a variety of “windows” and “views”.


Pulmonary Ultrasound


In this chapter you will learn about pulmonary scanning - one of the newest and most exciting areas of pediatric ultrasound.


Critical Care Ultrasound


In this chapter, we evaluate shock by assessing for left ventricular dysfunction, central venous pressure, and intra-peritoneal or pulmonary pathology.


Thomas Cook - MD USA

Palmetto Health / University of South Carolina

Patrick Hunt - MD USA

Palmetto Health / University of South Carolina

Geoffrey E. Hayden, MD

Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine Associate Director, JeffDESIGN, The Sidney Kimmel Medical College Thomas Jefferson University