Evaluation of an instructional model for emergency ultrasonography.

  title={Evaluation of an instructional model for emergency ultrasonography.},
  author={R Lanoix and William E. Baker and Jennifer M Mele and Lekshmi Dharmarajan},
  journal={Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine},
  volume={5 1},
OBJECTIVE To evaluate a 4-hour ultrasonography course in the setting of an emergency medicine (EM) training program. METHODS EM residents and faculty at a large urban center were provided a 4-hour emergency ultrasonography course. Then, during an 18-month period, a nonconsecutive sample of ultrasonographic examinations were videotaped and later reviewed. The interpretations of the emergency, physician examinations were compared with the following reference standards: 1) an official ultrasound… CONTINUE READING