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Table 2 Educational methods and materials in use for curricular delivery

From: Critical care ultrasound training: a survey exploring the “education gap” between potential and reality in Canada

Educational materials
Textbooks 9 (82%)
Training simulator 8 (73%)
Websites 8 (73%)
Locally produced E-learning 7 (64%)
ICCU (CAE)© E-learning 6 (55%)
Sonosim® interactive learning 0
No additional resources provided 2 (18%)
Educational methods Mandatory Elective Not available
Academic half-days 11 (100%) 0 0
As part of ICU service 7 (64%) 4 (36%) 0
Weekend/multiday courses 2 (18%) 6 (60%) 2 (20%)
Dedicated cardiology-based echo rotation 2 (18%) 7 (64%) 2 (18%)
Dedicated ICU-based US rotation 2 (18%) 3 (27%) 6 (55%)
Dedicated radiology-based US rotation 0 4 (36%) 7 (64%)
Subspecialty collaboration
Cardiology 6 (55%)
Anesthesia 6 (55%)
Emergency medicine 3 (30%)
Internal medicine 1 (10%)
Radiology 1 (10%)