Training of Physicians in Critical Care Ultrasonography (CCUS)


  • Study type

  • Study IDs

  • Describes the nature of a clinical study. Types include:

    • Observational study — observes people and measures outcomes without affecting results.
    • Interventional study (clinical trial) — studies new tests, treatments, drugs, surgical procedures or devices.
    • Medical records research — uses historical information collected from medical records of large groups of people to study how diseases progress and which treatments and surgeries work best.
  • Site IRB
    • Rochester, Minnesota: 09-004867
    Sponsor Protocol Number: 09-004867

About this study

The purpose of this study is to assess the improvement in physician’s knowledge and skill sets in ultrasonography after the implementation of simulation-based educational program.  

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. If you need assistance understanding the eligibility criteria, please contact the study team.

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Inclusion Criteria:       

  • Critical care physicians including fellows and staff

Exclusion Criteria:      

  • Participants who are not willing to sign the research authorization form

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact us for help.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Kianoush Kashani, M.D., M.S.

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Contact information:

Kianoush Banaei Kashani M.D., M.S.


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