CME Credit Information

Number of Credits: 2 CME Credits

Credit Type:


Course Objectives

1.      Understand proper ultrasound machine settings and transducer selection for ultrasound of the lungs.
2.      Know the anatomical lung zones and the 10 basic signs of lung ultrasound
3.      Recognize the ultrasound findings in pneumonia ,ARDS and COVID-19
4.      Apply the utility of lung ultrasound to the COVID-19 pandemic.
5.      Employ a protocol for disinfection of the ultrasound machine and transducers


Joshua Jacquet MD RDMS FACEP
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
Northeast Ohio Medical University
Emergency Ultrasound Director
Cleveland Clinic - Akron General
Akron, Ohio


The Institute for Advanced Medical Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Institute for Advanced Medical Education designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

These credits are accepted by ARDMS/APCA, CCI, Sonography Canada and most other credentialing bodies.

For information on applicability and acceptance of continuing education credit for this activity, please consult your professional licensing board or other credentialing organization.

Target Audience

Physicians, sonographers and others who perform and/or interpret diagnostic ultrasound.

System Requirements

In order to complete this program you must have a computer with a recent browser version. You must also have the capability to display and print PDF files in order to view and print out your certificate. (Note: Your CME certificate is stored in your account and is available at any time.)

For any questions or problems concerning this program or for problems related to the printing of the certificate, please contact IAME at 802-824-4433 or

Instructions for Participation and Credit

This activity is designed to be completed within the time designated. To successfully earn credit, participants must complete the activity during the valid credit period. To receive AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™, you must receive a minimum score of 70% on the post-test.

Follow these steps to earn CME credit:

  • Read the target audience, learning objectives, and author disclosures.
  • Study the educational content online or printed out.
  • Take the CME quiz. Choose the best answer to each test question. To receive a certificate, you must receive a passing score of 70%. We encourage you to complete the Activity Evaluation to provide feedback for future programming.

Your CME credits will be archived in the account you create and can be accessed at any time.

Estimated Time for Completion: approximately 2 hours
Date of Release and Review: June 16, 2020
Expiration Date: June 15, 2023


In compliance with the Essentials and Standards of the ACCME, the author of this CME tutorial is required to disclose any significant financial or other relationships they may have with commercial interests.

Joshua Jacquet MD discloses the following relationships with commercial interests:
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No one at IAME who managed the content of this activity has relationships with commercial interests.