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Grant: Visual Anatomic Guidance to Facilitate Ultrasound Image Acquisition

Sheehan FH, Ricci MA, Murtagh C., Expert visual guidance of ultrasound for telemedicine.

J Telemed Telecare 2010; 16:77-82

Sheehan FH, Otto CM, Freeman RV. Echo simulator with novel training and competency testing tools. Stud Health Technol Inform 2013; 184:397-403

Skinner A, Sheehan FH, Freeman R.
Quantitative feedback facilitates acquisition of skills in focused cardiac ultrasound. Sim Healthcare 2016;11:134-8

Grant: Achievement of Competence in 3D Transesophageal Echo by simulator Training

Zierler RE, Leotta DF, Sansom K, et al. Development of a duplex ultrasound simulator and preliminary validation of velocity measurements in carotid artery models. Vasc Endovasc Surgery 2016;50:309-316

Winter R, Linqvist P, Sheehan FH. Test of simulator-based assessment of psychomotor skill in trans thoracic echo. Clin Physiol Functl Imag 2018; 38:994-999

McConnaughey S, Freeman R, Kim S, Sheehan FH. Integrating scaffolding and deliberate practice into focused cardiac ultrasound training: A simulator curriculum. MedEdPortal 2018; 14:10671

Sheehan FH, Zierler RE . Simulation for competence assessment in vascular and cardiac ultrasound. Vascular Medicine 2018; 23:172-180

Leotta DF, Zierler RE, Sansom K, Aliseda A, Anderson MA, Sheehan FH. Evaluation of examiner performance using a duplex ultrasound simulator: Flow velocity measurements in dialysis access fistula models. Ultrasound Med Biol 2018;44:1712-1720

Sheehan FH, McConnaughey S, Freeman R, Zierler RE. Formative assessment of performance in diagnostic ultrasound using simulation and quantitative and objective metrics. Military Med 2019;184 (Suppl 1):386-391. PMCID: PMC6433213.

Elison DM, McConnaughey S, Freeman R, Sheehan FH. Focused cardiac ultrasound training in medical students: Using an independent, simulator-based curriculum to objectively measure skill acquisition and learning curve. Echocardiography 2020;37: 491-496.

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