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Table 1 Number of cases required for logbook depending upon accreditation already held by applicant.

From: Echocardiography practice, training and accreditation in the intensive care: document for the World Interactive Network Focused on Critical Ultrasound (WINFOCUS)

Accreditation already held Access to TTE and TEE Access only to TTE Access only to TEE
Standard TTE 125 (min 50 TTE + 50 TEE) 125 TTE 125 TEE
Standard TEE 125 (min 50 TTE + 50 TEE) 125 TTE 125 TEE
ICU TTE 75 (min 50 TEE) N/A N/A
ICU TEE 75 (min 50 TTE) N/A N/A
Nil 250 (min 100 TTE + 100 TEE) 250 TTE 250 TEE
  1. TTE = trans-thoracic echocardiography; TEE = trans-oesophageal echocardiography; Nil = no accreditation held; min = minimum number required; Access = availability/access of echocardiographic modality and training to the applicant in training. N/A = not applicable