Skip to Main Content

++

This chapter presents some important issues related to training and competence in critical care ultrasonography. The field is likely to undergo rapid growth in the next few years. Intensivists should be aware of some of the challenges they will face in achieving competence in bedside ultrasonography and the potential solutions to those challenges. This chapter will present a discussion of some of the issues related to training in critical care ultrasonography and will describe a more concrete and prescriptive approach to the issue of training, developed and implemented for our own trainees, which serves as a model for ensuring that the knowledge and skills can be applied to the care of the patient. Table 4.1 provides a list of common terms that are important to the discussion of training.

++
Table Graphic Jump Location
Table 4.1. Common Terms Important in Discussing Training 
++

United States

++

Critical care ultrasonography is a relatively new application of a well-established technology. In the United States, there is not yet a means for the intensivist to become formally certified in the field, and the relevant professional societies have not yet developed a ...

Want remote access to your institution's subscription?

Sign in to your MyAccess profile while you are actively authenticated on this site via your institution (you will be able to verify this by looking at the top right corner of the screen - if you see your institution's name, you are authenticated). Once logged in to your MyAccess profile, you will be able to access your institution's subscription for 90 days from any location. You must be logged in while authenticated at least once every 90 days to maintain this remote access.

Ok

About MyAccess

If your institution subscribes to this resource, and you don't have a MyAccess profile, please contact your library's reference desk for information on how to gain access to this resource from off-campus.

Subscription Options

AccessAnesthesiology Full Site: One-Year Subscription

Connect to the full suite of AccessAnesthesiology content and resources including procedural videos, interactive self-assessment, real-life cases, 20+ textbooks, and more

$995 USD
Buy Now

Pay Per View: Timed Access to all of AccessAnesthesiology

24 Hour Subscription $34.95

Buy Now

48 Hour Subscription $54.95

Buy Now

Pop-up div Successfully Displayed

This div only appears when the trigger link is hovered over. Otherwise it is hidden from view.