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Table 3 Barriers identified to be hindering curricular development and implementation

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

  Critical barrier Major barrier Minor barrier No barrier
Lack of time for an educator 3 (27%) 4 (36%) 3 (27%) 1 (9%)
Lack of academic support 3 (27%) 1 (9%) 6 (55%) 1 (9%)
Difficulty identifying a local expert 1 (9%) 3 (27%) 3 (27%) 4 (36%)
Inadequate ability to supervise 1 (9%) 6 (55%) 1 (9%) 3 (27%)
Collaboration with others 1 (9%) 1 (9%) 3 (27%) 6 (55%)
Lack of formal curriculum 0 2 (18%) 4 (36%) 5 (45%)
Lack of fellow time 0 1 (9%) 5 (45%) 5 (45%)
Number of scans required 0 1 (9%) 4 (36%) 6 (55%)
Lack of equipment 0 1 (9%) 0 10 (91%)