Ultrasound training in resource poor settings

Investigator: Jeanne Noble, MD

Location(s): Mexico


Feasibility and impact of providing training in bedside ultrasound in resource poor settings. Ultrasound training courses conducted for staff physicians of Hospital San Carlos (Chiapas, Mexico) are assesed for uptake of training. The curriculum covers all the principal emergency medicine applications of bedside ultrasound, followed by a post-training examination and subsequent image review to ensure adequate skill acquisition.