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Diagnostic Medical Sonography (Ultrasound): Multimedia

Streaming Videos

  • New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) videos -- Videos on clinical medicine and more
  • Kanopy -- Popular, and world films and documentaries
  • Open Educational Resources created by BC post-secondary faculty and staff Open Access -- Available at BCcampus
  • Criterion on demand -- Criterion-on-Demand is a streaming video collection that includes a large number of feature film producers, including, but not limited to: Paramount Pictures, Paramount Vantage, Mongrel Media, Sony Pictures Classics, Alliance Films, Miramax Films, Warner Brothers, Lionsgate Films, The Weinstein Company, as well as a smaller number of independent producers. The title selections include 1920 classics, new releases, foreign films, literary adaptations, documentaries, animated titles, and independent features.   Permissions include - in-class showings; making clips, linking and embedding in the Learning Hub.   Not available for social showings outside of class. Individual viewing only.
  • Films on Demand collection. -- Nursing streaming videos
  • ProQuest Nursing and Allied Health: -- Contains a diverse mix of resources, including clinical training videos.
  • Health Videos: MedlinePlus Open Access -- "These animated videos show the anatomy of body parts and organ systems and how diseases and conditions affect them."
  • Indigenous Studies Streaming Playlist - First Contact -- First Contact takes six Canadians on a 28-day journey intended to challenge these attitudes and shed a light on the true Indigenous experience. The travelers, all with strong opinions about Indigenous people, have been invited to leave their everyday lives behind and embark on a unique journey, travelling deep into the Indigenous communities throughout Canada.
  • Medcom, Inc. A series of short videos on a wide range of topics from wound care to assessment of respiratory distress to the fundamentals of hand washing.
  • Safetyhub -- SafetyCare streamed video covering a wide selection of topics


  MEDCOM streaming videos --  A series of short videos on a wide range of topics from wound care to assessment of respiratory distress to the fundamentals of hand washing.  (1998 to 2015)

Free Resources for Medical Images

If you are using images in your assignments:

  • Reference images appropriately, like any other source you use in your paper.
  • Use the style required for your assignment. 
  • Keep track of where you found each one. Copy the website or database link so that you can locate your images again.
  • Search for something that you can reference, instead of a social media feed which usually has no creator information.

Remember: Images found online need proper attribution

MedPix® (National Library of Medicine) is a free online database "of medical images, teaching cases and clinical topics, integrating images and textual metadata including over 19,000 patient case scenarios and nearly 54,000 images. Our primary target audience includes physicians and nurses, allied health professionals, medical students, nursing students and others. Imaging modalities include x-ray, CT, MRI, and ultrasound.
The collection is searchable by keywords, image types, authors, and many other search options." Ultrasound images - The site features images from a wide variety of modalities including ultrasound. Ultrasound images are accompanied by associated images in other modalities and quizzes.

Cancer Imaging Archive - online image archive that consists of CT scans, X-Rays, Mammography, Sonograms, and more of numerous cancers and related diseases.


Eurorad - The online database of the European Association of Radiology. Images can be searched by subspecialties, level of difficulty, or type of case.

History of Medicine collection

Images for Human Anatomy

HEAL - Health Education Asset Library

Public Health Image Library