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Point of-care ultrasound training on icu- an analysis of accreditation programmes worldwide

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Comparison of critical care ultrasound accreditation programmes

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Point of-care ultrasound training on icu- an analysis of accreditation programmes worldwide

  1. 1. Point-of-Care Ultrasound Training on ICU: An Analysis of Accreditation Programmes Adrian Wong, UK Laura Galarza, Spain Olusegun Olusanya, UK
  2. 2. Background  Point-of-care ultrasound part of critical care practice  Diagnostic  Procedural  Appropriate training and governance systems crucial  Guidelines from multiple professional organisations vary  Lack of standardised training pathways/programmes
  3. 3. Methodology  Analysis of Critical Care POCUS accreditation programmes  Information/Accreditation packs of programmes from:  USA, Europe, Australia, Canada, Misc  Thematic analysis  Modalities  Training delivery  Training requirements  Assessment
  4. 4. Results
  5. 5. Is Point-of-Care ultrasound incorporated into the ICM training program in your country?
  6. 6. ACCP ESICM Canadian SCCM UK Theoretical programme 2 courses + 1 online module 10 hrs Echo 10 hrs GCCUS As per ESICM 20 hours 1 day echo 1 day GCCUS Basic TTE 10 (50 images) 30 fully supervised scans 30 30 (5 procedural) 50 Lung 4 (12 images) ? 20 20 (5 procedural) 50 Abdomen 4 (16 images) ? Free fluid – 10 Renal* – 25 Aorta* -25 20 (5 procedural) 20 Vascular access ? ? 10 20 (10 procedural) 5 DVT 3 (24 images) ? 25* As above Not specified yet
  7. 7. Conclusion  POCUS training/accrediation programmes for critical care variable  Training delivery  Training requirements  Assessment  Modalities  Lack of evidence-based ‘goal-standard’ for best way to acquire skills  Vast majority of accreditation programmes do not address issue of maintaining competencies

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