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UFJF is first in Latin America to have ultrasound clinical curriculum

In the method implemented by Federal, ultrasound is used in the query and not as a complementary test

 
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The Faculty of Medicine of the Federal University of Juiz de Fora (UFJF) will be the first in Latin America to incorporate ultrasound clinic to course curriculum.

The class that opens the college semester, held on Monday (13), with the presence of Professor at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Richard Hoppmann, pioneer in the implementation of ultrasound in medical education.

The head of the Department of Clinical Medicine UFJF Marcos Bastos explains that the method proposed by Richard, ultrasound is already used in the query and not as a complementary test done by another professional, as is usual so far. Appear to be increasingly fast ultrasound apparatus cheaper and more compact, which facilitates the use of the method.

Hoppmann also highlights the experience that is underway in the North of Minas Gerais in the rescue ambulances are equipped with ultrasound and the device is used in emergency response. Bastos said this is the first program in the world to use this form of care in the public health system.

Contact with the research and the method proposed by Hoppmann, on a visit to the University of South Carolina School of Medicine made by Bastos, was proposed to implement a discipline to teach the students to deal with ultrasonography in healthcare.

From the second semester of 2013, which will start in late September, students in the fourth period of medical school will already have access to discipline Ultrasound Clinic. The rector of the University, Henry Duke, has already released the amount of approximately U.S. $ 450,000 for the purchase of three portable ultrasound machines and dolls simulation imported to start teaching method. The intention is to cause a revolution in teaching and research because of the potential of this educational tool, explains the proponent of the discipline, Marcos Bastos.

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