CCH PGY1 Curriculum



PGY 1 Requirements

The focus of your first rotation is to become familiar with the machines, probes and practice basic ultrasound skills. During this rotation you should focus on abdominal applications, with a goal to get close to completing your required number of scans by the end of your two weeks. 

Applications to focus on: 
  • eFAST (goal of 25)
  • Renal (goal of 25)
  • Gallbladder (goal of 25)
  • Gyne (goal of 10)
  • OB (as many as you can find)
  • Peripheral IV Insertion (goal of 5 during rotation)

Independent Study and Requirements
Most of your independent study will be based on SonoSim modules, listed below. You should also download the free Introduction to Bedside Ultrasound iBook by Mallin and Dawson, which is a fantastic resource and we highly recommend. 
 
Required Material: 
1)SonoSim Fundamentals of Ultrasound Module and Test 
Supplemental Material: Ultrasound Ninja Physics and Knobs Page especially the indicated chapters in Introduction to Bedside Ultrasound 

Required Material: 

1)ACEP Imaging Compendium pgs 41-46
2)SonoSim Core Clinical eFAST Module and Test
Supplemental Material: Ultrasound Ninja Trauma Page, especially the indicated chapters in Introduction to Bedside Ultrasound

 

Required Material: 
1)ACEP Imaging Compendium pgs 12-15
2)SonoSim Core Clinical Renal Module and Test
Supplemental Material: Ultrasound Ninja Renal Page, especially the indicated chapters in Introduction to Bedside Ultrasound

Required Material: 
1)ACEP Imaging Compendium pgs 26-29
2)SonoSim Core Clinical ObGyn Module and Test
Supplemental Material: ACEP Point-of-Care Ob US, free ibook by Jones and Goldstein as well as Ultrasound Ninja Pelvic Page, especially the indicated chapters in Introduction to Bedside Ultrasound

Required Material: 
1)ACEP Imaging Compendium pgs 30-34
2)SonoSim Core Clinical Intestinal/Biliary Module and Test 
Supplemental Material: Ultrasound Ninja Biliary Page especially the indicated chapters in Introduction to Bedside Ultrasound 

All iBooks are free to download and are available on the Red Team Conference Room iMac if you do not have access to an apple product at home. Use the 'ultrasound' user with the password: ultrasound.

All tests must be completed by the end of your rotation.