Bedside ultrasound education in Canadian medical schools: A national survey.

@article{Steinmetz2016BedsideUE,
  title={Bedside ultrasound education in Canadian medical schools: A national survey.},
  author={Peter Steinmetz and Octavian Dobrescu and Sharon Oleskevich and John D. Lewis},
  journal={Canadian medical education journal},
  year={2016},
  volume={7 1},
  pages={e78-86}
}
BACKGROUND This study was carried out to determine the extent and characteristics of bedside ultrasound teaching in medical schools across Canada. METHODS A cross-sectional, survey-based study was used to assess undergraduate bedside ultrasound education in the 17 accredited medical schools in Canada. The survey, consisting of 19 questions was pilot-tested, web-based, and completed over a period of seven months in 2014. RESULTS Approximately half of the 13 responding medical schools had… CONTINUE READING