Bedside echo for chest pain: an algorithm for education and assessment

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http://hdl.handle.net/10150/614977
Title:
Bedside echo for chest pain: an algorithm for education and assessment
Author:
Amini, Richard; Stolz, Lori; Kartchner, Jeffrey; Thompson, Matthew; Stea, Nicolas; Joshi, Raj; Adhikari, Srikar; Hawbaker, Nicolaus
Affiliation:
Univ Arizona, Med Ctr, Dept Emergency Med
Issue Date:
2016-05
Publisher:
DOVE MEDICAL PRESS LTD
Citation:
Bedside echo for chest pain: an algorithm for education and assessment 2016:293 Advances in Medical Education and Practice
Journal:
Advances in Medical Education and Practice
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© 2016 Amini et al. This work is published and licensed by Dove Medical Press Limited. The full terms of this license are available at https://www.dovepress.com/terms. php and incorporate the Creative Commons Attribution – Non Commercial (unported, v3.0) License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/).
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Abstract:
Background: Goal-directed ultrasound protocols have been developed to facilitate efficiency, throughput, and patient care. Hands-on instruction and training workshops have been shown to positively impact ultrasound training. Objectives: We describe a novel undifferentiated chest pain goal-directed ultrasound algorithm-focused education workshop for the purpose of enhancing emergency medicine resident training in ultrasound milestones competencies. Methods: This was a cross-sectional study performed at an academic medical center. A novel goal-directed ultrasound algorithm was developed and implemented as a model for teaching and learning the sonographic approach to a patient with undifferentiated chest pain. This algorithm was incorporated into all components of the 1-day workshop: asynchronous learning, didactic lecture, case-based learning, and hands-on stations. Performance comparisons were made between postgraduate year (PGY) levels. Results: A total of 38 of the 40 (95%) residents who attended the event participated in the chest pain objective standardized clinical exam, and 26 of the 40 (65%) completed the entire questionnaire. The average number of ultrasounds performed by resident class year at the time of our study was as follows: 19 (standard deviation [SD]=19) PGY-1, 238 (SD=37) PGY-2, and 289 (SD=73) PGY-3. Performance on the knowledge-based questions improved between PGY-1 and PGY-3. The application of the novel algorithm was noted to be more prevalent among the PGY-1 class. Conclusion: The 1-day algorithm-based ultrasound educational workshop was an engaging learning technique at our institution.
ISSN:
1179-7258
DOI:
10.2147/AMEP.S103083
Keywords:
point-of care ultrasound; algorithm education; education; chest pain; bedside ultrasound; POCUS
Version:
Final published version
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https://www.dovepress.com/bedside-echo-for-chest-pain-an-algorithm-for-education-and-assessment-peer-reviewed-article-AMEP

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dc.contributor.authorAmini, Richarden
dc.contributor.authorStolz, Lorien
dc.contributor.authorKartchner, Jeffreyen
dc.contributor.authorThompson, Matthewen
dc.contributor.authorStea, Nicolasen
dc.contributor.authorJoshi, Rajen
dc.contributor.authorAdhikari, Srikaren
dc.contributor.authorHawbaker, Nicolausen
dc.date.accessioned2016-06-29T00:07:26Z-
dc.date.available2016-06-29T00:07:26Z-
dc.date.issued2016-05-
dc.identifier.citationBedside echo for chest pain: an algorithm for education and assessment 2016:293 Advances in Medical Education and Practiceen
dc.identifier.issn1179-7258-
dc.identifier.doi10.2147/AMEP.S103083-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10150/614977-
dc.description.abstractBackground: Goal-directed ultrasound protocols have been developed to facilitate efficiency, throughput, and patient care. Hands-on instruction and training workshops have been shown to positively impact ultrasound training. Objectives: We describe a novel undifferentiated chest pain goal-directed ultrasound algorithm-focused education workshop for the purpose of enhancing emergency medicine resident training in ultrasound milestones competencies. Methods: This was a cross-sectional study performed at an academic medical center. A novel goal-directed ultrasound algorithm was developed and implemented as a model for teaching and learning the sonographic approach to a patient with undifferentiated chest pain. This algorithm was incorporated into all components of the 1-day workshop: asynchronous learning, didactic lecture, case-based learning, and hands-on stations. Performance comparisons were made between postgraduate year (PGY) levels. Results: A total of 38 of the 40 (95%) residents who attended the event participated in the chest pain objective standardized clinical exam, and 26 of the 40 (65%) completed the entire questionnaire. The average number of ultrasounds performed by resident class year at the time of our study was as follows: 19 (standard deviation [SD]=19) PGY-1, 238 (SD=37) PGY-2, and 289 (SD=73) PGY-3. Performance on the knowledge-based questions improved between PGY-1 and PGY-3. The application of the novel algorithm was noted to be more prevalent among the PGY-1 class. Conclusion: The 1-day algorithm-based ultrasound educational workshop was an engaging learning technique at our institution.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherDOVE MEDICAL PRESS LTDen
dc.relation.urlhttps://www.dovepress.com/bedside-echo-for-chest-pain-an-algorithm-for-education-and-assessment-peer-reviewed-article-AMEPen
dc.rights© 2016 Amini et al. This work is published and licensed by Dove Medical Press Limited. The full terms of this license are available at https://www.dovepress.com/terms. php and incorporate the Creative Commons Attribution – Non Commercial (unported, v3.0) License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/).en
dc.subjectpoint-of care ultrasounden
dc.subjectalgorithm educationen
dc.subjecteducationen
dc.subjectchest painen
dc.subjectbedside ultrasounden
dc.subjectPOCUSen
dc.titleBedside echo for chest pain: an algorithm for education and assessmenten
dc.typeArticleen
dc.contributor.departmentUniv Arizona, Med Ctr, Dept Emergency Meden
dc.identifier.journalAdvances in Medical Education and Practiceen
dc.description.collectioninformationThis item from the UA Faculty Publications collection is made available by the University of Arizona with support from the University of Arizona Libraries. If you have questions, please contact us at repository@u.library.arizona.edu.en
dc.eprint.versionFinal published versionen
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