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Table 3 First and second year medical student ultrasound curriculum as part of a longitudinal program at wake forest

From: Scoping review of implementing a longitudinal curriculum in undergraduate medical education: The wake forest experience

MS 1 Ultrasound curriculum
Course learning objective Method of assessment (if applicable): Institutional objective domain Institutional objective subdomains Entrustable professional activities (EPA)
1. Anatomy I—Intro to Ultrasound: Describe the basic scientific principles of diagnostic ultrasound
Describe the basic principles of ultrasound image acquisition
Identify the median nerve, tendons of the forearm muscles, and the carpal tunnel
AM09: Multisource Assessment
AM12: Participation
AM17: Self-Assessment
AM19: Exam – Institutionally Developed, Laboratory, Practical
1.Knowledge for Practice
2. Interpersonal and Communication Skills
3. Patient Care
4. Professionalism
1.0
1.1
2.0
2.4
3.0
3.4
4.0
EPA 1
EPA 3
EPA 10
EPA 12
2. Anatomy II—The Heart:
Identify the major chambers of the heart
Identify the aortic, tricuspid, and mitral valves
Correlate the heart sounds with valve motions
AM09: Multisource Assessment
AM12: Participation
AM17: Self-Assessment
AM19: Exam–Institutionally Developed, Laboratory, Practical
1. Knowledge for Practice
2. Interpersonal and Communication Skills
3. Patient Care
4. Professionalism
1.0
1.1
2.0
2.4
3.0
3.4
4.0
EPA 1
EPA 3
EPA 10
EPA 12
3. Anatomy III – The Abdomen and Pelvis:
Obtain images of and identify the liver, spleen and kidneys in two anatomic planes (1.0, 1.1)
Identify the major potential spaces in the abdomen (1.0. 1.1)
Image and identify the uterus, prostate, bladder (1.0, 1.1)
Identify the pelvic potential space (1.0, 1.1)
AM09: Multisource Assessment
AM12: Participation
AM17: Self-Assessment
AM19: Exam – Institutionally Developed, Laboratory, Practical
1. Knowledge for Practice
2. Interpersonal and Communication Skills
3. Patient Care
4.Professionalism
1.0
1.1
2.0
2.4
3.0
3.4
4.0
EPA 1
EPA 3
EPA 10
EPA 12
4. Anatomy IV – The Neck:
Identify the trachea, thyroid gland, common carotid artery, and internal jugular vein
Describe the characteristics of simple cysts
AM09: Multisource Assessment
AM12: Participation
AM17: Self-Assessment
AM19: Exam–Institutionally Developed, Laboratory, Practical
1. Knowledge for Practice
2. Interpersonal and Communication Skills
3. Patient Care
4. Professionalism
1.0
1.1
2.0
2.4
3.0
3.4
4.0
EPA 1
EPA 3
EPA 10
EPA 12
5. Anatomy V – Musculoskeletal/Shoulder:
Identify the biceps tendon
Describe the sonographic appearance of muscle, tendon, and bone
Identify the major components of the rotator cuff
AM09: Multisource Assessment
AM12: Participation
AM17: Self-Assessment
AM19: Exam–Institutionally Developed, Laboratory, Practical
1. Knowledge for practice
2. Interpersonal and communication skills
3. Patient care
4. Professionalism
1.0
1.1
2.0
2.4
3.0
3.4
4.0
EPA 1
EPA 3
EPA 10
EPA 12
6. Neuroscience–Carotid: Perform color Doppler imaging of common carotid flow. (1.0, 1.1)
Brain: Image the MCA with transcranial Doppler techniques. (1.0, 1.1)
AM09: Multisource Assessment
AM12: Participation
AM17: Self-Assessment
AM19: Exam – Institutionally Developed, Laboratory, Practical
1. Knowledge for practice
2. Interpersonal and communication skills
3. Patient care
4. Professionalism
1.0
1.1
2.0
2.4
3.0
3.4
4.0
EPA 1
EPA 3
EPA 10
EPA 12
7. Gastroenterology—Biliary Anatomy:
Assess liver span and correlate with palpation of the liver edge (1.0, 1.1)
Identify the portal vein and vena cava (1.0, 1.1)
Measure the size of the gallbladder (1.0, 1.1)
Identify the common bile duct (1.0, 1.1)
AM09: Multisource Assessment
AM12: Participation
AM17: Self-Assessment
AM19: Exam–Institutionally Developed, Laboratory, Practical
1. Knowledge for practice
2. Interpersonal and communication skills
3. Patient care
4. Professionalism
1.0
1.1
2.0
2.4
3.0
3.4
4.0
EPA 1
EPA 3
EPA 10
EPA 12
8. Pulmonology – Lung:
Assess lung slide (1.0, 1.1)
Assess diaphragm – excursion (1.0, 1.1)
Identify diaphragm in ultrasound image (1.0, 1.1)
AM09: Multisource Assessment
AM12: Participation
AM17: Self-Assessment
AM19: Exam–Institutionally Developed, Laboratory, Practical
1. Knowledge for Practice
2. Interpersonal and communication skills
3. Patient care
4. Professionalism
1.0
1.1
2.0
2.4
3.0
3.4
4.0
EPA 1
EPA 3
EPA 10
EPA 12
9. Cardiopulmonary – The Heart I
Identify and Assess mitral valve motion (1.0, 1.1)
Identify diastole and systole on echocardiographic images (1.0, 1.1)
Associate heart sounds with cardiac motion (1.0, 1.1)
AM09: Multisource Assessment
AM12: Participation
AM17: Self-Assessment
AM19: Exam – Institutionally Developed, Laboratory, Practical
1. Knowledge for practice
2. Interpersonal and communication skills
3. Patient care
4. Professionalism
1.0
1.1
2.0
2.4
3.0
3.4
4.0
EPA 1
EPA 3
EPA 10
EPA 12
10. Cardiopulmonary – Cardiac Functional Assessment:
Measure the E-point septal separation (1.0, 1.1)
Measure the ejection fraction in the LV 2 chamber view and the Apical 4 chamber view (1.0, 1.1)
AM09: Multisource Assessment
AM12: Participation
AM17: Self-Assessment
AM19: Exam – Institutionally Developed, Laboratory, Practical
1. Knowledge for practice
2. Interpersonal and communication skills
3. Patient care
4. Professionalism
1.0
1.1
2.0
2.4
3.0
3.4
4.0
EPA 1
EPA 3
EPA 10
EPA 12
11. Renal – The urinary tract:
Identify the right and left kidneys (1.0, 1.1)
Measure the size of a kidney (1.0, 1.1)
Measure the volume of the bladder (1.0, 1.1)
Identify ureteral jets in the bladder (1.0, 1.1)
AM09: Multisource Assessment
AM12: Participation
AM17: Self-Assessment
AM19: Exam – Institutionally Developed, Laboratory, Practical
1. Knowledge for practice
2. Interpersonal and communication skills
3. Patient care
4. Professionalism
1.0
1.1
2.0
2.4
3.0
3.4
4.0
EPA 1
EPA 3
EPA 10
EPA 12
12. Endo—Thyroid:
Identify the thyroid gland (1.0, 1.1)
Identify the trachea (1.0, 1.1)
Measure the volume of the thyroid gland (1.0, 1.1)
AM09: multisource assessment
AM12: Participation
AM17: Self-Assessment
AM19: Exam – Institutionally Developed, Laboratory, Practical
1. Knowledge for Practice
2. Interpersonal and communication skills
3. Patient care
4. Professionalism
1.0
1.1
2.0
2.4
3.0
3.4
4.0
EPA 1
EPA 3
EPA10
EPA 13
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