Point-of-Care Ultrasound Curriculum Guidelines

IFEM has developed this document on point-of-care ultrasound (PoCUS) training
programs and practice governance as part of an effort to provide structure and
suggested guidelines for best practice. It was developed as a consensus document
drawing on regional and national guidelines already in practice around the world. It
is not meant to be prescriptive,

Pandemic Flu Guidelines for Emergency Medicine

The response to any disease outbreak must be an integrated effort involving the entire
medical community. The (Emergency Department) ED environment presents its own
unique set of variables, owing to the diverse mixture of often non-specific signs and
symptoms, a high risk of exposure from resuscitative and other invasive procedures,
and the EDs vital role in limiting transmission by maintaining a high index of suspicion,

IFEM Curriculum in Emergency Medicine for Undergraduates

There is a critical and growing need for emergency physicians and emergency medicine resources worldwide. To meet this need, physicians must be trained to deliver time sensitive interventions and life-saving emergency care. Currently, there is no internationally recognized, standard curriculum that defines the basic minimum standards for emergency medicine education. To address this deficit, the International Federation for Emergency Medicine (IFEM) convened a committee of international physicians,