Physician Assistants and Point-of-Care Ultrasound
Advanced Providers are on the rise, so is the need for point-of-care ultrasound
Workplace evolution has led to traditional tasks and roles formerly reserved for physicians being transitioned to advanced practice providers, such as physician assistants, nurse practitioners, certified nurse midwives, clinical nurse specialists, and certified registered nurse anesthetists. Healthcare providers who perform a physical examination coupled with point-of-care ultrasound are uniquely empowered to better understand patient anatomy and detect pathologic conditions.
Physician Assistants and Ultrasound Training
Barriers to Physician Assistant POCUS Education
Lack of access to ultrasound machines and to trained faculty are some of the biggest challenges to integrating ultrasound into physician assistant programs. Physician assistant programs also face content challenges, like access to pathologic cases. This is where SonoSim can help.
The SonoSim Difference
SonoSim assists PAs with ultrasound education to perform ultrasound-guided procedures, assist in surgeries, and meet training program and job-specific ultrasound proficiency requirements.
Novice to advanced learners can learn ultrasound online with the largest peer-reviewed content library of 80+ medical topics. With the ability to uniformly train and assess any number of learners, the SonoSim Ultrasound Training Solution provides standardized education that matches AIUM’s Practice Parameter for the Performance of Point-of-Care Ultrasound Examinations.
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