Introduction to Point-of-care Ultrasound (POCUS)

Synopsis

This module provides an introduction to point of care ultrasound. It uses survey data and a case study to motivate students to understand the value in using ultrasound at the point of care.

Audience

This module is suitable for all healthcare professionals.

Prerequisites

None. This module is the starting point for our ultrasound training materials.

Author

We are lucky to have Dr. Chris Moore, Associate Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the Yale University School of Medicine as our lead contributor and author. Dr. Moore is fellowship trained in emergency ultrasound and has founded and directed the Section of Emergency Ultrasound and the Yale Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship over the last fifteen years.