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Abstracts for Ultrasound and ED Systems, Free Paper Session, Thursday 17 September 12.00–12.45, Pippard Lecture Theatre
Medical student emergency ultrasound: a prospective study of focused ultrasound training and assessment for aortic scanning
  1. I. Wong,
  2. T. Jayatilleke,
  3. R. Kendall,
  4. P. Atkinson
  1. Addenbrooke's

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    The College of Emergency Medicine (CEM) expects all trainees to achieve level 1 competency in emergency ultrasound. It is unclear how much training is required to pass the triggered assessment.


    To assess the ability of a 2 h training package to allow medical students with no previous experience of ultrasound to achieve level 1 competency in scanning the …

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