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Table 2 Learning modules

From: An integrated ultrasound curriculum (iUSC) for medical students: 4-year experience

Physics
Topics
 History of ultrasound
 Introduction to ultrasound
 Introduction to ultrasound transducers
 Modes of diagnostic ultrasound
 Image orientation and resolution
 Introduction to ultrasound artifacts
 Bio-effects of ultrasound
Instrumentation
Topic
 Instrumentation (LOGIQe)
Abdomen
Topics
 Liver ultrasound
 Gall bladder and biliary tree ultrasound
 Spleen ultrasound
 Renal ultrasound
 Ureter and urinary bladder ultrasound
 Abdominal aorta ultrasound: assessment for AAA
 Inferior vena cava and volume assessment
Pelvic
Topics
 Female pelvic ultrasound (transabdominal)
 Urinary bladder ultrasound
Cardiac
Topics
 Left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH) screening in patients with systemic hypertension
 Introduction to echocardiography and parasternal long axis view of the heart
 Parasternal short axis views of the heart
 Subcostal view of the heart
 Apical views of the heart