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Table 1 Course content of interprofessional point-of-care ultrasound workshop

From: Building a bigger tent in point-of-care ultrasound education: a mixed-methods evaluation of interprofessional, near-peer teaching of internal medicine residents by sonography students

POCUS Exam Content
Exam preparation • Room set-up: machine placement, bed positioning, dimming lights
• Machine set-up: patient information, probe selection, exam-type
• Patient set-up: communication, positioning, maintaining modesty
Right kidney • Pre-scanning: labeling, probe positioning, site survey, techniques to aid image acquisition
• Scanning: image optimization (depth, gain, centering), fanning organ in long and short axis, saving video loops
• Anatomy identification: liver, hepatorenal recess, renal cortex, medullary pyramids, renal sinus
Left kidney • Pre-scanning: labeling, probe positioning, site survey, techniques to aid image acquisition
• Scanning: image optimization, fanning organ in long and short axis, saving video loops
• Anatomy identification: liver, splenorenal recess, renal cortex, medullary pyramids, renal sinus
Bladder • Pre-scanning: labeling, probe positioning, site survey
• Scanning: image optimization, fanning organ in long and short axis, freezing image, measuring bladder dimensions, saving images
• Bladder volume calculation
Gallbladder • Pre-scanning: labeling, probe positioning, site survey, techniques to aid image acquisition
• Scanning: image optimization, fanning organ in long and short axis, saving video loops
• Anatomy identification: liver, gallbladder body and neck, main lobar fissure, portal vein