Beginning nearly three years ago, Survival Flight, the University of Michigan’s medical transport programs flight nursing staff, embarked on a journey to provide point of care ultrasound for patients during transport.
Since designing and implementing their program, they have increased their knowledge base, usage, skill sets and education in relation to Point of Care Ultrasound. Their team recently presented a paper at the American College of Emergency Physicians’ meeting regarding the educational aspect of their training, and recently submitted a scientific paper for review and possible inclusion in the AirMed Journal. Their team is also presenting at the SAEM conference in Las Vegas in May of 2019.
But how did they get started down their journey to POCUS?
Read more to learn about how they began.