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Intern Ultrasound Rotation Requirements


 

Welcome to the Emergency Ultrasound Rotation! You will be spending three weeks with us living and breathing emergency ultrasound. By the end of these three weeks, you will acquire the skills necessary to perform vital emergency ultrasound exams to take excellent care of your patients.n. 
 

There are three different levels of ultrasound certification that you will complete during residency. During your intern rotation, you will complete “Level 1” certification. The requirements of the Intern US Rotation encompass 4 areas. You will need to complete each of the 4 elements to obtain “Level 1” certification and complete the rotation. Those elements are as follows

Didactics:

1. 3rd Rock US modules 1-10

2. 3rd Rock Cases 1-6

3. Vandy Peripheral IV insertion

4. Vandy Hydronephrosis

5. Vandy LVEF estimation

6. Vandy Lung

7. Vandy FAST (upper quadrant and pelvic views)




Complete the following scans:

1. EFAST = 25

2. Basic ECHO: 25

3. Renal = 25

4. Lung = 25

5. Aorta =15

6. Trans abdominal Pregnancy: 10

7. DVT =5

8. PIV insertions: 10


Image Review with Ultrasound Faculty:

1. Trauma

2. Renal

3. Basic ECHO

4. Lung


Testing:

1. Written

2. Oral 

3. OSUE

   

Click below to download the packet for the ultrasound component of the intern rotation 

 

Ultrasound Component Packet 

 

Click below to download the packet for the OSUE Packet 

 

OSUE Packet 

 

Click below to download the packet for the US Certification Levels 

 

US Certification Levels