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Abstract Number: 880

POINT OF CARE ULTRASOUND DEFUSES A TICKING TIME BOMB: EARLY BEDSIDE EVALUATION OF INFECTIVE ENDOCARDITIS

Case Presentation: A 30 year-old female presented postpartum day 1 following a normal vaginal delivery from an outside hospital after chest CT angiography (CTA) identified a 2.5 cm pericardial effusion. Review of systems was positive [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:38:40+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on POINT OF CARE ULTRASOUND DEFUSES A TICKING TIME BOMB: EARLY BEDSIDE EVALUATION OF INFECTIVE ENDOCARDITIS

Abstract Number: 731

B-LINING IT TO A FLAWED FINISH LINE: THE PERILS OF COGNITIVE BIASES IN OVERLOOKING POINT-OF-CARE ULTRASOUND

Case Presentation: A 91 year-old woman with congestive heart failure (CHF), chronic kidney disease, and morbid obesity was admitted with subacute shortness of breath. The patient’s CHF history was significant for no prior emergency department [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:34:21+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on B-LINING IT TO A FLAWED FINISH LINE: THE PERILS OF COGNITIVE BIASES IN OVERLOOKING POINT-OF-CARE ULTRASOUND

Abstract Number: 391

GETTING HOSPITALISTS UP TO SPEED: A NOVEL HANDS-ON POCUS TRAINING PROGRAM

Background: Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) is nothing less than a paradigm shift in patient care. The technology has advanced rapidly and the competence in performing, interpreting and utilizing POCUS is extremely variable. There is often an [...]

By | 2019-03-27T09:27:38+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations, Technology in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on GETTING HOSPITALISTS UP TO SPEED: A NOVEL HANDS-ON POCUS TRAINING PROGRAM

Abstract Number: 386

INTEGRATED SONOGRAPHIC COMPETENCY AT NYU (I-SCAN): PROGRAM DESCRIPTION AND EARLY EVALUATION

Background: Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS), when integrated with a physical examination, increases accuracy of diagnosis and decreases procedural complications. The principal barrier to use by hospitalists is lack of training. We developed the Integrated Sonographic Competency [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:25:08+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Research, Technology in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on INTEGRATED SONOGRAPHIC COMPETENCY AT NYU (I-SCAN): PROGRAM DESCRIPTION AND EARLY EVALUATION

Abstract Number: 85

SOUNDS GREAT! DESIGNING A FACULTY DEVELOPMENT POCUS WORKSHOP SERIES FOR BUSY CLINICIANS

Background: The accelerating integration of point of care ultrasound (POCUS) training into UME and GME curricula puts academic faculty untrained in POCUS at a disadvantage. Educating providers in POCUS during the clinical day is challenging. [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:17:51+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Education, Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations|Comments Off on SOUNDS GREAT! DESIGNING A FACULTY DEVELOPMENT POCUS WORKSHOP SERIES FOR BUSY CLINICIANS

Abstract Number: 64

IMAGE INTERPRETATION SKILLS AND ATTITUDES OF INTERNAL MEDICINE RESIDENTS TOWARDS POINT-OF-CARE ULTRASOUND: DOES MEDICAL SCHOOL TRAINING MATTER?

Background: The role of point-of-care-ultrasound (POCUS) as a useful bedside tool for hospitalists is growing. Few studies examined residents’ attitude towards POCUS or compared POCUS image interpretation skills between residents with and without POCUS training [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:17:25+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Education, Hospital Medicine 2019, Research|Comments Off on IMAGE INTERPRETATION SKILLS AND ATTITUDES OF INTERNAL MEDICINE RESIDENTS TOWARDS POINT-OF-CARE ULTRASOUND: DOES MEDICAL SCHOOL TRAINING MATTER?

Abstract Number: 57

THE POCUS SUPERVISION SAFETY GAP: ATTENDING PHYSICIAN KNOWLEDGE IN POINT-OF-CARE ULTRASOUND LAGS BEHIND THAT OF INTERNAL MEDICINE RESIDENTS

Background: Point-of-Care-Ultrasound (POCUS) is increasingly recognized as a useful diagnostic tool in hospital medicine. US-based resident physicians are increasingly trained in the use of POCUS, but education and training for hospitalist attendings may lag behind [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:17:17+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Education, Hospital Medicine 2019, Research|Comments Off on THE POCUS SUPERVISION SAFETY GAP: ATTENDING PHYSICIAN KNOWLEDGE IN POINT-OF-CARE ULTRASOUND LAGS BEHIND THAT OF INTERNAL MEDICINE RESIDENTS

Abstract Number: 21

NATIONAL SURVEY OF CURRENT USE AND TRAINING NEEDS IN POINT OF CARE ULTRASOUND AMONG VA HOSPITALISTS

Background: Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS) is a goal-directed, bedside ultrasound examination performed by a healthcare provider to answer a specific diagnostic question or guide performance of an invasive procedure at the bedside. More hospitalists [...]

By | 2019-03-18T13:46:10+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Finalist Posters - Research, Hospital Medicine 2019, Research, Technology in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on NATIONAL SURVEY OF CURRENT USE AND TRAINING NEEDS IN POINT OF CARE ULTRASOUND AMONG VA HOSPITALISTS

Abstract Number: 5

TEACH THE TEACHER MODEL: AN INNOVATIVE METHOD FOR IMPLEMENTING A POINT OF CARE ULTRASOUND CURRICULUM WITHIN A LARGE ACADEMIC INSTITUTION

Background: Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS) is becoming an increasingly valuable tool in Internal Medicine. With the proper training, POCUS can provide insight into diagnostic dilemmas, resulting in expedited management and enhancing patient care. However, the ability [...]

By | 2019-03-18T13:20:09+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Education, Finalist Posters - Innovations, Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations|Comments Off on TEACH THE TEACHER MODEL: AN INNOVATIVE METHOD FOR IMPLEMENTING A POINT OF CARE ULTRASOUND CURRICULUM WITHIN A LARGE ACADEMIC INSTITUTION

HM2018 Abstract Number: 104

PULMONARY DRAIN PLACEMENT BY PROCEDURE-FOCUSED HOSPITALISTS

Background: Small-bore pulmonary drains (PD) have been proven effective at replacing the previous large-bore chest tubes for resolution of pneumothorax (PTX), and management of complicated (CPEs) and recurrent pleural effusions (RPEs). The placement of these [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:18:15+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Innovations, Other|Comments Off on PULMONARY DRAIN PLACEMENT BY PROCEDURE-FOCUSED HOSPITALISTS

HM2018 Abstract Number: 289

LACK OF TRAINING DRIVES GAPS BETWEEN DESIRED USE, CURRENT USE, AND PERCEIVED COMPETENCE IN POINT-OF-CARE ULTRASOUND IN HOSPITAL MEDICINE

Background: Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) is increasingly recognized as an important adjunctive diagnostic tool in hospital medicine (HM). The incorporation of POCUS into clinical decision-making has been shown to increase the speed and accuracy of initial [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:09:09+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Research, Technology in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on LACK OF TRAINING DRIVES GAPS BETWEEN DESIRED USE, CURRENT USE, AND PERCEIVED COMPETENCE IN POINT-OF-CARE ULTRASOUND IN HOSPITAL MEDICINE

HM2017 Abstract Number: 25

IMPACT OF A ONE MONTH POINT OF CARE ULTRASOUND ELECTIVE ON INTERNAL MEDICINE RESIDENT USE, KNOWLEDGE AND CONFIDENCE

Background: Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) is a diagnostic modality that can improve diagnosis, reduce cost, and increase patient satisfaction. POCUS is being increasingly utilized in internal medicine (IM), and IM residents desire training in POCUS. A [...]

By | 2017-04-20T18:36:24+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Education, Research Abstracts|Comments Off on IMPACT OF A ONE MONTH POINT OF CARE ULTRASOUND ELECTIVE ON INTERNAL MEDICINE RESIDENT USE, KNOWLEDGE AND CONFIDENCE