Canadian Recommendations for Critical Care Ultrasound Training and Competency

  • Arntfield R
  • Millington S
  • Ainsworth C
  • et al.
N/ACitations
Citations of this article
21Readers
Mendeley users who have this article in their library.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To achieve national consensus on standards of training, quality assurance and maintenance of competence for critical care ultrasound for intensivists and critical care trainees in Canada using recently published international training statements.DATA SOURCES: Existing internationally endorsed guidelines and expert opinion.DATA SYNTHESIS: In November 2013, a day-long consensus meeting was held with 15 Canadian experts in critical care ultrasound in which essential topics relevant to training ultrasound were discussed.CONCLUSIONS: Consensus was achieved to direct training curriculum, oversight, quality assurance and maintenance of competence for critical care ultrasound. In providing the first national guideline of its kind, these Canadian recommendations may also serve as a model of critical care ultrasound dissemination for other countries.

Cite

CITATION STYLE

APA

Arntfield, R. T., Millington, S. J., Ainsworth, C. D., Arora, R. C., Boyd, J., Finlayson, G., … Beaulieu, Y. (2016). Canadian Recommendations for Critical Care Ultrasound Training and Competency. Canadian Respiratory Journal, 21(6), 341–345. https://doi.org/10.1155/2014/216591

Register to see more suggestions

Mendeley helps you to discover research relevant for your work.

Already have an account?

Save time finding and organizing research with Mendeley

Sign up for free