EFSUMB minimum training requirements for rheumatologists performing musculoskeletal ultrasound

Ultraschall Med. 2013 Oct;34(5):475-7. doi: 10.1055/s-0033-1335143. Epub 2013 May 21.


In order to optimize and standardize musculoskeletal ultrasonography education for rheumatologists, there is a need for competency assessments addressing the required training and practical and theoretical skills. This paper describes how these competency assessments for rheumatologists were developed and what they contain.

Publication types

  • Consensus Development Conference
  • Practice Guideline

MeSH terms

  • Clinical Competence*
  • Cross-Cultural Comparison
  • Curriculum / standards
  • Europe
  • Humans
  • Musculoskeletal Diseases / diagnostic imaging*
  • Rheumatology / education*
  • Societies, Medical*
  • Specialty Boards
  • Ultrasonography / standards*