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2014 | January-March | Volume 8 | Issue 1

EDITORIAL

Sanja Kupesic Plavsic

Editorial

[Year:2014] [Month:January-March] [Volume:8] [Number:1] [Pages:1] [Pages No:0 - 0]

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RESEARCH ARTICLE

Vaneesha Vallabh-Patel, Melissa Mendez

The Importance of Multimodality Pelvic Ultrasound Simulation in Teaching of Obstetrics and Gynecology Residents

[Year:2014] [Month:January-March] [Volume:8] [Number:1] [Pages:5] [Pages No:1 - 5]

Keywords: Transabdominal ultrasound,Transvaginal ultrasound,Pelvic ultrasound,Pelvic ultrasound simulation,Pelvic examination simulation,Clinical sonographic correlation,Residency training

PDF  |  DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10009-1326  |  Open Access |  How to cite  | 

Abstract

Objective

The use of transabdominal and transvaginal ultrasound is the test of choice in many Obstetrics and Gynecology practices. The objective of our study is to demonstrate how simulated ultrasound teaching could improve residents’ knowledge between PGY1 and PGY2 years in the area of (1) the ability to perform an accurate transabdominal and transvaginal ultrasound in a sensitive manner, (2) to identify and describe normal and abnormal female pelvic sonographic findings for interpretation and (3) to demonstrate clinical sonographic correlation of the most common clinical presentations on pelvic ultrasound.

Materials and methods

A total of 24 residents participated in this course during their usual scheduled training period from July 2011 to July 2013. Twelve of the 24 residents had previously taken the course 1 year prior and were used to compare changes in their level of understanding of the subject matter. An introductory lecture with a precourse knowledge assessment was initially provided to the residents prior to simulation training. The residents were then randomized into four groups of 2 to 3 residents and provided 45 minutes of training at each simulation station.

Results

Overall, the mean score for all three stations was noted to be 81.1 and 88.9%, respectively, between PGY1 and PGY2 residents during the 3 years.

Conclusion

The results of both high fidelity and low fidelity simulations have improved when comparing the increase in scores between the PGY1 and the same learners as PGY2s in the following year. We have shown that of the 12 residents who were able to repeat the course during concurrent years, there was an increase in the post evaluation scores each year.

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Vallabh-Patel V, Mendez M, Kupesic Plavsic S. The Importance of Multimodality Pelvic Ultrasound Simulation in Teaching of Obstetrics and Gynecology Residents. Donald School J Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2014;8(1):1-5.

RESEARCH ARTICLE

Is Ian Donald Inter-University School of Medical Ultrasound Ready for Distance Learning?

[Year:2014] [Month:January-March] [Volume:8] [Number:1] [Pages:5] [Pages No:6 - 10]

Keywords: Distance Learning,Computer technology,On-line teaching,Learning management system,Distance education support services

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Abstract

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Kupesic Plavsic S. Is Ian Donald Inter-University School of Medical Ultrasound Ready for Distance Learning? Donald School J Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2014;8(1):6-10.

REVIEW ARTICLE

Strategies for Teaching and Assessing Obstetrics and Gynecology Ultrasound Skills: Donald School Model

[Year:2014] [Month:January-March] [Volume:8] [Number:1] [Pages:5] [Pages No:11 - 15]

Keywords: Point of care ultrasound,Obstetrics and gynecology ultrasound curriculum,Professionalism,Liability for negligence,Ethics of ultrasound scanning,Life-long learning

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Abstract

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Kupesic Plavsic S. Strategies for Teaching and Assessing Obstetrics and Gynecology Ultrasound Skills: Donald School Model. Donald School J Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2014;8(1):11-15.

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Melissa Mendez, Michael S Cardwell

Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Ultrasonography Program Curriculum

[Year:2014] [Month:January-March] [Volume:8] [Number:1] [Pages:6] [Pages No:16 - 21]

Keywords: Obstetrics and gynecology ultrasound residency curriculum,Accreditation council for graduate medical education,Ultrasound technical skills,Ultrasound interpretive skills

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Abstract

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Cardwell MS, Mendez M. Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Ultrasonography Program Curriculum. Donald School J Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2014;8(1):16-21.

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Sanja Kupesic Plavsic, Jorge Sarmiento, Kevan Stewart, Jorge Aguila, Arya Bagherpour

Pelvic Ultrasound Simulation Training Models and Case Scenarios

[Year:2014] [Month:January-March] [Volume:8] [Number:1] [Pages:9] [Pages No:22 - 30]

Keywords: Pelvic ultrasound,Ultrasound simulator,Ultrasound simulation,Mannequin,Training,Case scenarios

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Abstract

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Sarmiento J, Stewart K, Aguila J, Bagherpour A, Kupesic Plavsic S. Pelvic Ultrasound Simulation Training Models and Case Scenarios. Donald School J Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2014;8(1):22-30.

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Jennifer Molokwu

Obstetrics and Gynecology Ultrasound Topics in Family Medicine Resident Training

[Year:2014] [Month:January-March] [Volume:8] [Number:1] [Pages:4] [Pages No:31 - 34]

Keywords: Family medicine,Obstetrics,Ultrasound,Residency education

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Abstract

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Molokwu J. Obstetrics and Gynecology Ultrasound Topics in Family Medicine Resident Training. Donald School J Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2014;8(1):31-34.

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Veronica L Greer, Matthew W Brosseit

Obstetrics and Gynecology Ultrasound Topics in Emergency Medicine Resident Training

[Year:2014] [Month:January-March] [Volume:8] [Number:1] [Pages:9] [Pages No:35 - 43]

Keywords: Goal-directed focused pelvic ultrasound,Pelvic pain,Vaginal bleeding,First trimester images,Ultrasound milestones,Emergency medicine residency program

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Abstract

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Greer VL, Brosseit MW. Obstetrics and Gynecology Ultrasound Topics in Emergency Medicine Resident Training. Donald School J Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2014;8(1):35-43.

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Sanja Kupesic Plavsic, Hana Teissler, Claudia Lozano

The Use of Ultrasonography for the Guidance of Epidural Analgesia in Obstetric Anesthesia

[Year:2014] [Month:January-March] [Volume:8] [Number:1] [Pages:8] [Pages No:44 - 51]

Keywords: Ultrasound for epidural analgesia,Ultrasound guidance for obstetric analgesia and anesthesia,Ultrasound for neuraxial blocks,Teaching of ultrasound imaging and technical skills in anesthesiology,Role of ultrasound in regional anesthesia

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Abstract

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Teissler H, Lozano C, Kupesic Plavsic S. The Use of Ultrasonography for the Guidance of Epidural Analgesia in Obstetric Anesthesia. Donald School J Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2014;8(1):44-51.

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Ulrich Honemeyer, Paul Sungler, Diana Grobler, Lorraine Natasha John

Obstetrics and Gynecology Ultrasound Fellowship: Experience of Dubrovnik International University Fellowship Program in Dubai

[Year:2014] [Month:January-March] [Volume:8] [Number:1] [Pages:8] [Pages No:52 - 59]

Keywords: Master's degree,Advanced ultrasound obstetrics and gynecology,Fellowship program,Welcare Mediclinic Dubai,Dubrovnik International University

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Abstract

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Kurjak A, Honemeyer U, Sungler P, Grobler D, John LN. Obstetrics and Gynecology Ultrasound Fellowship: Experience of Dubrovnik International University Fellowship Program in Dubai. Donald School J Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2014;8(1):52-59.

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Ivica Zalud, Shelby Wong, Tod C Aeby

Current Trends in Obstetrics and Gynecology Ultrasound Continuing Medical Education

[Year:2014] [Month:January-March] [Volume:8] [Number:1] [Pages:5] [Pages No:60 - 64]

Keywords: Ultrasound,Continuing medical education (CME),Women's health

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Abstract

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Aeby TC, Wong S, Zalud I. Current Trends in Obstetrics and Gynecology Ultrasound Continuing Medical Education. Donald School J Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2014;8(1):60-64.

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Continuous Medical Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology Ultrasound: Asian Experience

[Year:2014] [Month:January-March] [Volume:8] [Number:1] [Pages:7] [Pages No:65 - 71]

Keywords: Ultrasound education,Ultrasound,Ian Donald,Asia,Japan

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Abstract

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Pooh RK. Continuous Medical Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology Ultrasound: Asian Experience. Donald School J Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2014;8(1):65-71.

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Michele A Manting

Interprofessional Education and Obstetric Ultrasound

[Year:2014] [Month:January-March] [Volume:8] [Number:1] [Pages:5] [Pages No:72 - 76]

Keywords: Interprofessional education,Obstetric ultrasonography,Collaborative practice,Medical error prevention,Interdisciplinary collaboration,Teamwork

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Manting MA. Interprofessional Education and Obstetric Ultrasound. Donald School J Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2014;8(1):72-76.

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Hoi Ho, Lorenzo Aragon

Obstetrics and Gynecology Ultrasound and Evidence-based Medicine in Medical Education

[Year:2014] [Month:January-March] [Volume:8] [Number:1] [Pages:6] [Pages No:77 - 82]

Keywords: Ultrasonography,Ultrasound,Evidence-based medicine (EBM),Competency-based training,Preclinical curriculum,Medical education,Under graduate medical education,Postmenopausal bleeding (PMB)

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Abstract

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Aragon L, Ho H. Obstetrics and Gynecology Ultrasound and Evidence-based Medicine in Medical Education. Donald School J Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2014;8(1):77-82.

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Hoi Ho, Jorge Sarmiento, Dolgor Baatar, Jesus Peinado

Development of a Competency-based Training in Obstetrics and Gynecology Ultrasound for Undergraduate and Graduate Medical Education

[Year:2014] [Month:January-March] [Volume:8] [Number:1] [Pages:4] [Pages No:83 - 86]

Keywords: Clinical competence,Competency-based education,Obstetrics and gynecology education,Internship and residency,Ultrasonography,Undergraduate medical education,Graduate medical education

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Abstract

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Baatar D, Peinado J, Sarmiento J, Ho H. Development of a Competency-based Training in Obstetrics and Gynecology Ultrasound for Undergraduate and Graduate Medical Education. Donald School J Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2014;8(1):83-86.

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Oscar Noriega, Hoi Ho, Justin Wright

The Application of Hand-Held Ultrasound Scanner in Teaching of Telemedicine and Rural Medicine

[Year:2014] [Month:January-March] [Volume:8] [Number:1] [Pages:5] [Pages No:87 - 91]

Keywords: Hand-held ultrasound,Hand-carried ultrasound,Telemedicine,Rural medicine,Quality and accuracy of handheld ultrasound,Physical examination,Clinical competence

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Wright J, Noriega O, Ho H. The Application of Hand-Held Ultrasound Scanner in Teaching of Telemedicine and Rural Medicine. Donald School J Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2014;8(1):87-91.

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Hoi Ho, Blanca Garcia, German T Hernandez, Gurjeet S Shokar

How to Effectively Mentor Junior Faculty?

[Year:2014] [Month:January-March] [Volume:8] [Number:1] [Pages:5] [Pages No:92 - 96]

Keywords: Outcome-driven mentoring,Career development,Faculty mentoring,Mentor,Mentee,Faculty development

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Garcia B, Hernandez GT, Shokar GS, Ho H. How to Effectively Mentor Junior Faculty? Donald School J Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2014;8(1):92-96.

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Kathryn V Horn

Gender Bias in Academic Medicine

[Year:2014] [Month:January-March] [Volume:8] [Number:1] [Pages:3] [Pages No:97 - 99]

Keywords: Faculty,Medical/organization and administration,Physicians,Women,Gender bias,Prejudice,Sexism,Career choice

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Horn KV. Gender Bias in Academic Medicine. Donald School J Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2014; 8(1):97-99.

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Hoi Ho, Michael S Cardwell, J Hector Aranda, Rene Hernandez

Empowering Your Presentation Skills

[Year:2014] [Month:January-March] [Volume:8] [Number:1] [Pages:5] [Pages No:100 - 104]

Keywords: PowerPoint,Ultrasonography,Presentation skills,Effective teaching

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Abstract

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Cardwell MS, Aranda JH, Hernandez R, Ho H. Empowering Your Presentation Skills. Donald School J Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2014;8(1):100-104.

CASE REPORT

Christopher M White, Harvey Greenberg, Brian R Davis

Giant Hemorrhagic Adrenal Pseudocyst in Pregnancy

[Year:2014] [Month:January-March] [Volume:8] [Number:1] [Pages:4] [Pages No:105 - 108]

Keywords: Adrenal pseudocyst,Abdominal pain,Pregnancy,Preterm labor,Ultrasound,Color Doppler ultrasound

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Abstract

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White CM, Greenberg H, Davis BR, Kupesic Plavsic S. Giant Hemorrhagic Adrenal Pseudocyst in Pregnancy. Donald School J Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2014;8(1):105-108.

RESEARCH ARTICLE

Ritsuko Pooh, Andrew Matthys, Maria Teresa Ambat

Psychotropic Medication Use during Pregnancy and Lactation: Role of Ultrasound Assessment

[Year:2014] [Month:January-March] [Volume:8] [Number:1] [Pages:13] [Pages No:109 - 121]

Keywords: Psychotropic medication,Pregnancy,Birth defects,Teratogens,Ebstein's anomaly,Withdrawal,SSRIs,TCAs,Anticonvulsants,Valproate,Valproic acid,Carbamazepine,Lamotrigine,Antipsychotics,Haloperidol,Olanzapine,Benadryl,Lithium

PDF  |  DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10009-1345  |  Open Access |  How to cite  | 

Abstract

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Matthys A, Ambat MT, Pooh R, Kupesic Plavsic S. Psychotropic Medication Use during Pregnancy and Lactation: Role of Ultrasound Assessment. Donald School J Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2014;8(1):109-121.

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