Point of Care Ultrasound

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ATTITUDES, KNOWLEDGE, AND CLINICAL APPLICATION OF POINT OF CARE ULTRASOUND: A NEEDS ASSESSMENT OF INTERNS IN INTERNAL MEDICINE

Background: Point of care ultrasound (POCUS) significantly augments physical exam and improves medical management, and many medical schools across the United States are implementing undergraduate POCUS curricula. As a result, internal medicine (IM) residency programs [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:44:08+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Education, Research, Uncategorized|Comments Off on ATTITUDES, KNOWLEDGE, AND CLINICAL APPLICATION OF POINT OF CARE ULTRASOUND: A NEEDS ASSESSMENT OF INTERNS IN INTERNAL MEDICINE

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

CAN MULTIPLE PROVIDERS RELIABLY TRACK THE INFERIOR VENA CAVA ACROSS HANDOFFS WITH POINT-OF-CARE ULTRASOUND?

Background: Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) of the inferior vena cava (IVC) can help to noninvasively predict the effectiveness of treatment for volume-sensitive conditions, such as acute heart failure and shock. Recently POCUS-IVC has also been used [...]

By | 2019-03-12T15:49:23+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Oral Presentations, Other, Research|Comments Off on CAN MULTIPLE PROVIDERS RELIABLY TRACK THE INFERIOR VENA CAVA ACROSS HANDOFFS WITH POINT-OF-CARE ULTRASOUND?

ESTABLISHMENT OF AN INNOVATIVE CREDENTIALING POLICY AND PROCEDURE IN HOSPITAL MEDICINE POINT OF CARE ULTRASOUND

Background: Though the use of point of care ultrasound (POCUS) has increased over the last decade, hospitalists may still find it difficult to gain formal hospital credentialing for POCUS.  National organizations have not yet published [...]

By | 2017-04-20T17:42:32+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Innovations Abstracts, Technology in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on ESTABLISHMENT OF AN INNOVATIVE CREDENTIALING POLICY AND PROCEDURE IN HOSPITAL MEDICINE POINT OF CARE ULTRASOUND

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

HOSPITALIST-LED POINT-OF-CARE ULTRASOUND CURRICULUM FOR UNDER-GRADUATE MEDICAL STUDENTS AND POST-GRADUATE YEAR RESIDENTS

Background: Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) has become a ubiquitous tool in clinical care. However, the optimal timing and methods of POCUS integration into medical education remains unknown. We aim to identify and evaluate the baseline competency, [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:17:34+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Education, Hospital Medicine 2019, Research|Comments Off on HOSPITALIST-LED POINT-OF-CARE ULTRASOUND CURRICULUM FOR UNDER-GRADUATE MEDICAL STUDENTS AND POST-GRADUATE YEAR RESIDENTS

IMPROVEMENT IN POINT-OF-CARE ULTRASOUND IMAGE INTERPRETATION SKILLS IS SIMILAR FOR NOVICE FACULTY VS. TRAINEES AFTER BRIEF TRAINING COURSE

Background: Few studies have compared the effectiveness of brief training courses on point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) skill acquisition of novice faculty vs. trainees. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the change in POCUS image [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:11:34+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Education, Hospital Medicine 2018, Research|Comments Off on IMPROVEMENT IN POINT-OF-CARE ULTRASOUND IMAGE INTERPRETATION SKILLS IS SIMILAR FOR NOVICE FACULTY VS. TRAINEES AFTER BRIEF TRAINING COURSE

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

Point of Care Ultrasound Improves Shared Diagnostic Understanding Between Patients and Providers

Background: Point of care ultrasound (POCUS) has become an integral part of the physical examination and a valuable diagnostic tool. POCUS is unique among medical technologies in that it requires physical co-location of the provider [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:44:35+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Research, Technology in Hospital Medicine, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Point of Care Ultrasound Improves Shared Diagnostic Understanding Between Patients and Providers

POINT OF CARE ULTRASOUND REVEALS A LARGE MITRAL VEGETATION; AN UNEXPECTED CHANGE IN MANAGEMENT

Case Presentation: 53-year-old man with end-stage renal disease on hemodialysis, hypertension, and COPD presented to the emergency department (ED) with acute shortness of breath. Patient was in his usual state of health at home when [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:57:48+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on POINT OF CARE ULTRASOUND REVEALS A LARGE MITRAL VEGETATION; AN UNEXPECTED CHANGE IN MANAGEMENT

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

TRAINING THE TRAINER: IMPLEMENTATION OF A FACULTY POINT-OF CARE- ULTRASOUND CURRICULUM WITH A PATH TO COMPETENCY

Background: Recently coined the “fifth pillar to the bedside physical exam” in a 2018 JAMA article, a growing number of physicians have started incorporating point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) into their clinical assessments. Many medical schools have [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:17:32+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Education, Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations|Comments Off on TRAINING THE TRAINER: IMPLEMENTATION OF A FACULTY POINT-OF CARE- ULTRASOUND CURRICULUM WITH A PATH TO COMPETENCY

ULTRASOUND-GUIDED BEDSIDE CORE NEEDLE BIOPSY – AN INPATIENT MEDICAL PROCEDURE TEAM’S EXPERIENCE

Background: Tissue pathology plays an integral role in the diagnosis of various conditions, especially malignancy. Traditionally biopsy procedures, including core needle biopsy (CNB), have been performed by specialists under imaging guidance. They are traditionally done [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:15:09+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Other, Research|Comments Off on ULTRASOUND-GUIDED BEDSIDE CORE NEEDLE BIOPSY – AN INPATIENT MEDICAL PROCEDURE TEAM’S EXPERIENCE