Comparison of learning outcomes for teaching focused cardiac ultrasound to physicians: A supervised human model course versus an eLearning guided self‐ directed simulator course

  title={Comparison of learning outcomes for teaching focused cardiac ultrasound to physicians: A supervised human model course versus an eLearning guided self‐ directed simulator course},
  author={David Jeffrey Canty and Jennifer Barth and Yang Yang and Nathan Peters and A J Palmer and Alistair G. Royse and Colin Royse},
  journal={Journal of Critical Care},
Purpose: Focused cardiac ultrasound (FCU) training in critical care is restricted by availability of instructors. Supervised training may be substituted by self‐directed learning with an ultrasound simulator guided by automated electronic learning, enabling scalability. Materials and methods: We prospectively compared learning outcomes in novice critical care physicians after completion of a supervised one‐and‐a‐half‐day workshop model with a self‐guided course utilizing a simulator over four… Expand

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