To successfully complete the Lung module a minimum of 25 accurate examinations of the lung must be performed. At least 50% of these examinations must be clinically indicated and at least five should demonstrate significant pathology e.g. pneumothorax, effusion, pneumonia, interstitial syndrome.
These scans should be recorded in your logbook and saved images should be reviewed and signed off by your supervisor.
The logbook is available here for download or for copying to your google drive (if logged in via your google account).
Minimum Imaging Set and Supervisor Auditing Guide
The minimum imaging set and image auditing guide is available here.
Formative and Summative Assessments
2 Formative and a final summative assessment must be completed.
Ongoing Skills Maintenance Requirements
To maintain his/her credentials, the emergency medicine sonologist must undertake at least three hours of ultrasound training per year and and at least 50% of minimum logbook number of scans per year ongoing.