Template Developer

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​If you use Point-of-Care (POC) medical ultrasound at least weekly, join a team of your peers and ARDMS staff to set the standards for assessing the competency of POC practitioners.

ARDMS is developing an innovative assessment that will allow POC practitioners to demonstrate their proficiency in a simulated clinical environment.  .

As a Template Developer, you will work in a small group to draft, review, and edit the knowledge and decision-making skills needed to practice a particular kind of POC ultrasound (e.g., DVT, lung, cardiac). The templates you create will be used as a framework for writing realistic clinical scenarios with assessment questions injected at critical decision points.

All information will be shared among group members electronically and most group meetings will be conducted online.

 WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT AS A POINT-OF-CARE TEMPLATE DEVELOPER

​     • Online training in these areas:
          O Orientation to ARDMS
          O Template Developer How-To Guide
          O Additional training, if necessary
     • Recognition as an ARDMS Volunteer
     • Pride in knowing that you play a key role in ensuring that POC ultrasound users around the world
       can demonstrate their skills and knowledge and continue to provide quality patient care.
     • Support and feedback throughout your volunteer experience from your ARDMS Staff Liaison.

 ​WHAT WE EXPECT FROM OUR POINT-OF-CARE TEMPLATE DEVELOPERS

     • Signed ARDMS Volunteer and Confidentiality Agreement
     • Proficiency in reading and writing English
     • Comfort in sharing/debating professional opinions in a group setting
     • Availability to meet for web-based meetings, and/or in-person meetings
     • Review of self-paced Template Developer How-to Guide
     • A computer with Internet and a common and updated web browser
     • Comfort working on computers with limited technical support