The Curbsiders Internal Medicine Podcast

#108: Point-of-care Ultrasound for the Internist

August 13, 2018
61 min

Point-of-care Ultrasound AKA POCUS ain’t no hocus. Dr. Renee Dversdal (@ReneeDversdal) Director of the Oregon Health & Science University Point of Care Ultrasound and General Medicine Ultrasound Fellowship Director, joins The Curbsiders to discuss her craft. Topics include: Defining POCUS, the value POCUS adds to the physical exam, training pathways and the appropriateness of billing. This episode is sponsored for CME-MOC credit by the American College of Physicians. ACP members can claim free credit at (goes live at 9am on release date). Follow this link to read the ACP’s statement in support of POCUS in Internal Medicine.

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  • Written by: Christopher Chiu MD and Renee Dversdal MD
  • Produced and CME questions by: Christopher Chiu MD
  • Edited by: Matthew “Mike” Watto MD
  • Hosts: Matthew Watto MD, Stuart Brigham MD, Christopher Chiu MD
  • Guest Expert: Renee Dversdal MD

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