Critical Care Ultrasound Education

Part of the Respiratory Medicine book series (RM)

Abstract

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.

Keywords

Catheter Pneumothorax 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep MedicineWarren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Miriam Hospital and Rhode Island HospitalProvidenceUSA
  2. 2.Department of Emergency MedicineWarren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Miriam Hospital and Rhode Island HospitalProvidenceUSA

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