Guidelines

Emergency Medicine Society of South Africa guidelines for the training and credentialing in emergency point-of-care ultrasound

M Wells, LN Goldstein, C Beringer, Bridget Farham

Abstract


This is the second guideline from the Emergency Medicine Society of South Africa (EMSSA) on the use of emergency point-of-care ultrasound in South Africa. It supersedes and replaces the guidelines produced in 2009. This document contains information on the changes from the 2009 guidelines and details of the training and credentialing processes recommended by EMSSA. It also contains detailed information on the curricula of the Core Emergency Point-of-Care Ultrasound and Advanced Emergency Point-of-Care Ultrasound courses.


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M Wells, Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

LN Goldstein, Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

C Beringer, Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

Bridget Farham, HMPG

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South African Medical Journal 2021;111(5b):. DOI:10.7196/SAMJ.2021.v111i5b.15346

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Date submitted: 2021-05-03
Date published: 2021-05-03

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