Pelvic ultrasound simulation training models and case scenarios

Jorge Sarmiento, Kevan Stewart, Jorge Aguila, Arya Bagherpour, Sanja Kupesic Plavsic

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Abstract

Pelvic ultrasound simulation training using high-fidelity mannequins can provide a safe and controlled learning environment to foster the ultrasound education of medical students, residents and faculty. The instruction can be tailored to the specific needs of the learners. Topics for instruction range from teaching basic anatomy and ultrasound scanning techniques to common and advanced obstetrics and gynecology disease presentations and pathological processes. Simulation can closely approximate patient encounters using case based scenarios which will aid in developing knowledge and skills that can be transferred to the clinical environment. The goal of simulation is to help the learners to become more confident and competent to care for their patients.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)22-30
Number of pages9
JournalDonald School Journal of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Volume8
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 2014

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Geriatrics and Gerontology

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