University of Florida

Site Qualification Requirements

1. Is the ultrasound machine used for fellowship training fully owned by the Emergency Department?

YES

2. Is the ultrasound machine used for fellowship training available 24 hours/7 days/week?

YES

3. Does the ultrasound machine used for fellowship training have the necessary transducers to perform cardiac, transabdominal, endovaginal and superficial examinations?

YES

4. Does at least one other emergency medicine faculty member (aside from the fellowship director) have hospital credentials for emergency ultrasound at the primary facility for all of the applications listed?

YES

5. Is quality assurance (QA) review documented for all ultrasound examinations performed by the emergency ultrasound fellow(s)?

YES

6. Does the ED ultrasound director maintain a quality assurance log of all ultrasound examinations performed in the ED?

YES

7. Does the emergency ultrasound fellow work less than or equal to 20 clinical (direct patient care) hours/week?

YES

8. Is the EUS fellowship a minimum of 12 months?

YES

9. Does the EUS fellow perform a minimum of 5 scanning shifts/month, with direct supervision during scanning shifts especially early in the fellowship?

YES

10. Does a formal fellowship evaluation process exist with at least 3 meetings and an opportunity for the fellow and fellowship director to meet during the fellowship’s course?

YES