Focused Acute Medicine Ultrasound - FAMUS

Focused Acute Medicine Ultrasound (FAMUS) is the point of care ultrasound standard created specifically for Acute Medicine physicians to aid the management of the acutely unwell adult patient. It is endorsed by the Society for Acute Medicine and recognised by the AIM training committee as a specialist skill.

Please see the links on the right (Related Pages) for relevant documents, and the following pages for information on how to register, how to accredit and useful information about the training. We recommend you download and read the curriculum pack which outlines the accreditation process in detail.

If you have any queries not covered by the following pages, please see our FAQ section with answers to the most common queries. If you are still unclear, please contact  and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

How to accredit

FAMUS supervisors

FAMUS courses

FAMUS theory module

FAMUS thoracic module

FAMUS Abdominal/renal module

FAMUS DVT/peripheral vascular module

FAMUS useful documents and links

FAMUS frequently asked questions (FAQs)

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