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Table 2 Participant pre- and post-training evaluation of FAST confidence and skill

From: Perceived confidence in the FAST exam before and after an educational intervention in a developing country

Survey question Pre-workshop confidence Post-workshop confidence p value
Overall confidence using FAST scan on a trauma patient 3.3 4.5 0.007
Ability to choose correct probe 3.9 4.6 0.011
Ability to choose correct probe orientation 3.9 4.6 0.008
Ability to adjust depth and gain 3.1 4.4 0.001
Ability to find subcostal view 3.3 4.9 <0.001
Ability to find RUQ view 3.2 4.6 <0.001
Ability to find LUQ view 3.2 4.4 0.001
Ability to find pelvic view 3.2 4.5 <0.001
Confidence in making clinical decisions based on FAST scan 3.5 4.5 0.016
  1. RUQ right upper quadrant, LUQ left upper quadrant