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Hands-On, Expert Training

The University of South Carolina School of Medicine’s Ultrasound Institute offers point-of-care ultrasound training to all rural primary care practices in South Carolina.

The training program is led by a School of Medicine faculty physician who has been extensively trained in ultrasonography. Personalized, comprehensive training allows each physician to fully develop their ultrasound skills and integrate point-of-care ultrasound into their patient care.

Training Benefits

  • Web-based learning modules
  • Training at provider practice location once per month for up to 12 months
  • Practice training on procedures relevant to the clinic’s patient population
  • Protocols and patient selection criteria
  • Electronic portal for continued consultation
  • Loan of a portable laptop-size ultrasound unit for practice between trainings.

Expand Point-of-Care Procedures

Providers will learn to perform in-office screenings and exams to confirm physical diagnoses and provide early detection of:

  • Abdominal aortic aneurysm
  • Carotid artery stenosis
  • Deep vein thrombosis
  • Left ventricle wall thickening
  • Gall stones


Ultrasound in rural health can bring significant positive results. Invest a little time in the ultrasound training offered by the University of South Carolina School of Medicine and gain tremendous rewards in your practice.


Call or email for further information or to enroll in the training program.

803-216-3306 or robert.haddad@uscmed.sc.edu

University of South Carolina School of Medicine

Ultrasound Institute http://ultrasoundinstitute.med.sc.edu

The program has been made possible through a grant from the Duke Endowment.

The Ultrasound Institute also has ultrasound training programs for faculty and residents. For information on current training programs please click here.

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