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Table 5 Training Preference

From: Identifying barriers to the use of ultrasound in the perioperative period: a survey of southwestern Ontario anesthesiologists

  N (%)
I have received the following training in ultrasound use:
 • None 0 (0)
 • Residency training 33 (50)
 • Fellowship training 20 (30)
 • Peer-to-peer 38 (58)
 • Single day workshop 36 (55)
 • Multiple day workshop 32 (49)
 • Electronic format- internet based 36 (55)
 • Printed material (textbook, brochures, pamphlets, etc) 36 (55)
I would like to receive ultrasound training:
 • Yes 47 (72)
 • No 18 (28)
I would benefit from participating in ultrasound training via E-learning modules (only to “yes” on above question):
 • Strongly Agree 12 (40)
 • Agree 9 (30)
 • Somewhat Agree 9 (30)
 • Somewhat Disagree 0 (0)
 • Disagree 0 (0)
 • Strongly Disagree 0 (0)
I plan to undertake ultrasound training (additional or for the first time) in the next 12 months:
 • Yes 30 (46)
 • No 36 (55)
I am NOT planning to undertake training in the use of ultrasound because:
 • I have sufficient training 14 (21)
 • There is no time or resources available for training 10 (15)
 • It is not needed for my practice 3 (5)
 • I have no interest in ultrasound training 0 (0)
 • Not answered 29 (44)
I do NOT see the benefit to ultrasound training:  
 • Strongly Agree 0
 • Agree 0
 • Somewhat Agree 0
 • Somewhat Disagree 9 (14)
 • Disagree 17 (26)
 • Strongly Disagree 40 (61)
Ultrasound guidance is an important skill for all anesthesiologists to have:
 • Strongly Agree 50 (76)
 • Agree 10 (15)
 • Somewhat Agree 5 (8)
 • Somewhat Disagree 1 (2)
 • Disagree 0 (0)
 • Strongly Disagree 0 (0)