Evaluation of an Obstetric Ultrasound Curriculum for Midwives in Liberia.

  title={Evaluation of an Obstetric Ultrasound Curriculum for Midwives in Liberia.},
  author={Suzanne K Bentley and Braden J Hexom and Bret P. Nelson},
  journal={Journal of ultrasound in medicine : official journal of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine},
  volume={34 9},
OBJECTIVES Point-of-care ultrasound is an effective tool for clinical decision making in low- and middle-income countries, but lack of trained providers is a barrier to its utility in these settings. In Liberia, given that midwives provide most prenatal care, it is hypothesized that training them in prenatal ultrasound through an intensive condensed training course is both feasible and practical. METHODS This quantitative prospective study of preobservational and postobservational assessment… CONTINUE READING

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