Day in the Life of a Bug in the Ultrasound Suite


What causes HAIs? How can you help reduce the spread of infection in ultrasound? View the webinar to learn more.

Approved for 1.0 CME Credit by SDMS

If you already received SDMS CE credit for this topic from the 2021 SDMS Virtual Conference (Approval ID 6008735), you are not eligible for SDMS CE credit at this event.


  • The ways "bugs" can enter ultrasound gel and multiply
  • Paths that "bugs" can enter patients' bodies and ways to prevent it
  • How "bugs" can survive the high-level disinfection process and how to help prevent this from happening

    Emily AB Smith, BS, RDMS, RVT, is a Clinical Marketing Specialist at CIVCO Medical Solutions. Emily has 25 years of experience as a practicing Sonographer and is board certified in OB/GYN, ABD, PS, and Vascular Sonography. She has been a member of the SDMS for over 10 years. For the last 19 years of her professional career, she has had the privilege of educating Radiology residents, physicians, and sonographers through active scanning and didactic platforms.

    Webinar Recorded February 2021