Critical Care Ultrasound Education
As the use of goal-directed ultrasound becomes widespread in the ICU, properly educating and training providers is crucial to ensuring quality care. The continued development of effective standardized program requirements and curriculums is very important, as is further developing and defining issues of certification and accreditation. All educational efforts should incorporate a variety of different modalities, including web-based curriculums, didactic training, the use of medical simulation, and image review by teachers experienced in critical care ultrasound. Ongoing review processes should be in place to ensure continued quality.
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