Title

Tools for Measuring Clinical Ultrasound Competency: Recommendations From the Ultrasound Competency Work Group

UMMS Affiliation

Department of Emergency Medicine

Publication Date

2020-02-01

Document Type

Article

Disciplines

Emergency Medicine

Abstract

Competency in clinical ultrasound is essential to ensuring safe patient care. Competency in clinical ultrasound includes identifying when to perform a clinical ultrasound, performing the technical skills required for ultrasound image acquisition, accurately interpreting ultrasound images, and incorporating sonographic findings into clinical practice. In this concept paper, we discuss the advantages and limitations of existing tools to measure ultrasound competency. We propose strategies and future directions for assessing competency in clinical ultrasound.

DOI of Published Version

10.1002/aet2.10368

Source

Damewood SC, Leo M, Bailitz J, Gottlieb M, Liu R, Hoffmann B, Gaspari RJ. Tools for Measuring Clinical Ultrasound Competency: Recommendations From the Ultrasound Competency Work Group. AEM Educ Train. 2020 Feb;4(Suppl 1):S106-S112. doi: 10.1002/aet2.10368. PMID: 32072114; PMCID: PMC7011402. Link to article on publisher's site

Journal/Book/Conference Title

AEM education and training

Related Resources

Link to Article in PubMed

PubMed ID

32072114

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