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Acquiring POCUS Equipment: Considerations and Advice

Date: October 6, 2022
Time: 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm (ET)

This webinar will provide general advice on purchasing ultrasound equipment, detailed information about specific machines, including pocket sized devices and cart-based units, and recommendations on strategies for funding equipment and scaling equipment to meet unique needs.

Upon completion of this webinar, learners will be able to:

  • Identify important considerations when acquiring POCUS equipment.
  • Describe features of pocket and cart-based POCUS devices most relevant to the Internal Medicine physician.
  • Recognize pitfalls the busy clinician may encounter when purchasing POCUS equipment and employ strategies to avoid frustration.

This webinar is free to ACP members.

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Presenter

Michael Wagner, MD, FACP, FAIUM
Director of Internal Medicine Ultrasound
Division of Hospital Medicine
Prisma Health–Upstate
Associate Professor of Medicine
University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville

Michael Wagner, MD, FACP, FAIUM
Director of Internal Medicine Ultrasound
Division of Hospital Medicine
Prisma Health–Upstate
Associate Professor of Medicine
University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville

Michael Wagner, MD, FACP, FAIUM, is a general internist for Prisma Health-Upstate and an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine in Greenville, SC.  As the Director of Internal Medicine Ultrasound, he is responsible for coordinating and overseeing POCUS activities in the department of medicine across 6 medical campuses at the CME, GME, and UME level.  Dr. Wagner is helping advance the field of IMPOCUS nation-wide through speaking engagements, hands-on workshops, online resources, publications, and serving in leadership positions for numerous medical organizations.  Other professional areas of interest include physical diagnosis and clinical reasoning, simulation and bedside teaching.