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The Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute
Train & Get Certified with the Best!

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CytoVive® is proud to connect our clients with the world class team at Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute® for multi-specialty ultrasound training. The Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute is recognized as the world-wide leader in continuing medical education (CME) within the ultrasound medical community. Since 1985 Gulfcoast Ultrasound has been the leader in ultrasound education for over 160,000 medical professionals across multiple specialty practices. Gulfcoast Ultrasound offers the largest scope of live educational activities and self-directed CME resources for all levels of experience.

Continuing Medical Education (CME) opportunities include live, comprehensive hands-on ultrasound programs, (some with cadaver workshops), registry preparation programs, Scan only workshops, Interpretation seminars, online interactive courses, webinars, online articles (CME Vitals), and blended-education programs (combination of online course(s) and scan only workshop(s). Gulfcoast Ultrasound also offers customized private, one-on-one blended education providing the individual the ultimate learning hands-on scanning experience. Customized onsite education programs are also conducted by request for groups of medical professionals offering convenience, flexibility, cost-effective education, and most importantly consistency in training to successfully integrate ultrasound protocols into the clinical setting. Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute conducts its regularly scheduled and customized private programs in a state‑of‑the‑art education facility located in vibrant downtown St. Petersburg, Florida. The education facility has the latest in audio-visual web-stream, and ultrasound technology. All programs are taught by leading ultrasound experts and the 3:1 participant to instructor ratio is the lowest in the industry offering the most hands-on skills training available. Gulfcoast Ultrasound receives a consistent 99% satisfaction rating for meeting or exceeding over-all educational objectives and > 90% successful registry exam pass rate.

  • Live Courses and Blended Courses Available

  • Combined Live and Blended Courses

  • Virtual Conferences

  • Private Hands on Courses

  • Online Courses

  • POCUS Academy Certification Online Courses

  • P.A.S.S. Registry Review Packages

  • Workbooks, Flashcards, Mock Exams

  • Training Videos

  • CME Vitals

  • MSK Ultrasound Registry Review Courses

  • Textbooks, Protocol Manuals, Accessories and More!

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Live Lectures with Hands On Instruction

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Regularly scheduled Musculoskeletal (MSK) Ultrasound Live Courses are held at a state of the art facility in the heart of downtown St. Petersburg, Florida. Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute’s Musculoskeletal (MSK) Ultrasound Live Courses offer comprehensive training and feature a mixture of didactic lectures being presented by leading industry expert faculty, interactive case studies, hands-on scanning, and human cadaver workshops.

Because the hands-on experience is such an integral part of a successful ultrasound training experience, Gulfcoast Ultrasound courses never exceed a 3:1 participant to instructor ratio during the scanning sessions. The hands-on scanning portion of the Musculoskeletal (MSK) Ultrasound Live Courses is always conducted on pre-scanned and approved live models for maximum optimal views. You will also receive scanning checklists and case logs signed by GCUS instructors for your use (if needed) for hospital credentialing, etc.

Additionally included in your Musculoskeletal (MSK) Ultrasound Live Course tuition is Lifetime Access to the Digital Course Syllabus which affords you with the ability to highlight, bookmark, and make any annotations for your use as a great reference tool in the future.

While at the live Musculoskeletal (MSK) Ultrasound course, take advantage of the Gulfcoast Ultrasound product library and check-out a product to use overnight or during lunch/breaks of your course. Faculty are always eager to interact personally with participants to answer any questions and share their wealth of Musculoskeletal (MSK) Ultrasound knowledge with course participants. 

Blended Courses

(Online Course + Hands-On)


The Blended Musculoskeletal (MSK) Ultrasound Courses offered by Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute also offer a comprehensive training experience, but in a combination of an online, self-paced course format. Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute’s Blended Musculoskeletal (MSK) Ultrasound Courses include 15 months of unlimited access to the applicable Online Course (which would cover the same topics as the corresponding traditional live course) plus a Hands-on Scanning Workshop at the Gulfcoast Ultrasound facility.


The Musculoskeletal (MSK) Ultrasound Online Courses include structured modules with video lectures, case presentations and post-module quizzes. Upon completion of the Online Course, you will attend a regularly scheduled hands-on workshop (the length of the workshop depends on the particular course you are enrolled in, but most hands-on scanning workshops are usually 1-2 days (6-12 total hours).


For the most effective learning experience with this format, completion of the Online Course is required before attending the hands-on workshop. This education format is also a popular for group education and private hands on courses (Custom onsite training by Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute is also available).

Virtual Conferences

Virtual Conferences are no longer the future of education but a necessity, and very likely part of the “new normal” in the world of CME. Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute has been offering live web streamed CME courses for years, and are constantly striving to develop innovative and effective learning formats for all learners. We are excited to offer medical professionals around the world, a Virtual Conference platform that will allow you to attend Gulfcoast Ultrasound Live Courses of all specialties from the comfort and convenience of your home, while maintaining the interactive feel you would have if you were attending a live conference. When you register for a Virtual Conference, on the specific date(s) the conference occurs, you will gain access to the live streamed video lectures, course materials, and the ability to interact and ask questions of expert faculty just as you would if you were here in person attending a live course. The only difference between a Live Course and a Virtual Conference is the Hands-on Training, which if needed, is always available at a later date either during a scheduled hands-on scanning workshop at Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, a private one-on-one hands-on session at Gulfcoast, or custom group onsite workshops at your facility. Virtual Conferences by Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute are easy to use and available on any computer, or mobile device with an internet connection, giving you flexibility without sacrificing on the live conference learning experience many medical professionals prefer versus a self-directed online course. See the GCUS schedule of Virtual Conferences on this page or on any of the specific ultrasound specialty pages on the Gulfcoast Ultrasound website. More Virtual Conference dates will continue to be added so check back for more offerings, or you can always contact GCUS staff via the Website Chat Feature, at (727)363-4500 or with any questions about GCUS Virtual Conferences.

Training Videos, Online Resources and More!


Training Videos on virtually any specific Musculoskeletal (MSK) Ultrasound and Ultrasound Guided Regenerative Medicine topics are available at Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute. These are video lectures recorded in high definition and are available for purchase in either Online or DVD format.


Online Videos include lifetime access from any device with an internet connection (Computer, laptop, tablet or phone). 


These training videos are a great tool for individuals, educators or healthcare facilities that need assistance or a refresher in a specific topic. Group discounts/access is also available (Contact Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute for more info).

Schedule Your Next CME Training with Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute Today!

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