Physician training requirements in sonography: how many cases are needed for competence?

@article{Hertzberg2000PhysicianTR,
  title={Physician training requirements in sonography: how many cases are needed for competence?},
  author={Barbara S. Hertzberg and M. A. Kliewer and J. L. Bowie and B. Carroll and David Delong and Lisa Gray and R. C. Nelson},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  year={2000},
  volume={174 5},
  pages={1221-7}
}
OBJECTIVE Physician competence in the performance of sonographic studies was assessed after their involvement in predetermined increments of cases to determine whether the case volumes currently required by the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine and the American College of Radiology for training in sonography can be lowered substantially. MATERIALS AND METHODS Sonographic competence tests were administered to 10 first-year diagnostic radiology residents after their involvement in… CONTINUE READING

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