Step 8 (3 hours):
Mayo, Paul H., et al. “American College of Chest Physicians/La Societe de Reanimation de Langue Francaise statement on competence in critical care ultrasonography.” CHEST Journal 135.4 (2009): 1050-1060.
Neri, Luca, Enrico Storti, and Daniel Lichtenstein. “Toward an ultrasound curriculum for critical care medicine.” Critical care medicine 35.5 (2007): S290-S304.
Eisen, Lewis A., et al. “Barriers to ultrasound training in critical care medicine fellowships: a survey of program directors..” Critical care medicine 38.10 (2010): 1978-1983.
In order to move onto the next section, please complete the following:
- (From Mayo Article): Basic CCE aims to answer a limited number of clinical questions and favors ______ over sensitivity. Definite findings will lead to changes in patient management, whereas uncertain findings require consultation or more traditional complete ultrasounds.
- (From Neri Article): In maintenance of skills, critical care physicians performing ultrasound should continue to perform at least ____ exams per year at the basic level 1.
- (From Eisen Article): Barriers to ultrasound training include fellow turnover, ______, financial constraints, and political/administrative reasons.