Emergency Medicine Courses : ‘Introduction to POCUS’ & ‘Introduction to Extended Applications’ Ring in the 2017 Academic Year

The Division of Emergency Medicine 2017-2018 academic year has kicked off with our annual educational showcase in POCUS. With 32 participants from across Canada, including undergraduates from several institutions, resident trainees in EM, Peds EM and Vascular Surgery, as well as local community physicians, the day was bound to be great. Concentrating on the fundamental applications, and this year's addition of thoracic POCUS, attendees experienced a flipped [...]

By | 2017-07-12T06:19:27+00:00 July 12th, 2017|Courses, ED Ultrasound Course, Events|Comments Off on Emergency Medicine Courses : ‘Introduction to POCUS’ & ‘Introduction to Extended Applications’ Ring in the 2017 Academic Year

Introduction to ED Point of Care Ultrasound 2017

  The Division of Emergency Medicine is once again pleased to host its annual “Introduction to ED Point of Care Ultrasound” course on July 6th, 2017. This course will emphasize  fundamental techniques in image acquisition and interpretation and  7 indications of point of care ultrasound in the ED. Course content is aimed at practitioners who are beginning their pathway to competence […]

By | 2017-11-22T16:20:17+00:00 January 23rd, 2017|ED Ultrasound Course, Events, Featured, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Introduction to ED Point of Care Ultrasound 2017

A Scanning Extravaganza at the Emergency Medicine POCUS Course 2016

The 2016 iteration of the Emergency Medicine - Introduction to POCUS Course  was another resounding success. With 30 amazing participants ranging from resident trainees in EM, Peds EM and Vascular surgery, community physicians and undergraduate students from across Canada, the day was bound to to be great. Concentrating on the fundamental applications, a flipped classroom and a 2:1 participant:instructor ratio allowed maximal probe time for [...]

By | 2016-07-08T10:29:19+00:00 July 8th, 2016|Courses, ED Ultrasound Course, Education, Events|Comments Off on A Scanning Extravaganza at the Emergency Medicine POCUS Course 2016

Introduction to ED Point of Care Ultrasound 2017

  The Division of Emergency Medicine is once again pleased to host its annual "Introduction to ED Point of Care Ultrasound" course on July 6th, 2017. This course will emphasize  fundamental techniques in image acquisition and interpretation and  7 indications of point of care ultrasound in the ED. Course content is aimed at practitioners who are beginning their pathway to competence in point of care ultrasound. Topics covered will be: Abdominal [...]

By | 2017-12-28T18:56:10+00:00 April 3rd, 2016|ED Ultrasound Course, Events, Featured, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Introduction to ED Point of Care Ultrasound 2017

Introduction to Point of Care Ultrasound 2015

The Division of Emergency Medicine is pleased to announce the 2015 iteration of its annual introductory course in ED point of care ultrasound.  This course will emphasize the “Fundamental 4″ views and 5 indications of point of care ultrasound in the ED and is aimed at practitioners who are beginning their pathway to competence in point of care ultrasound. The “Fundamental 4″ are: Abdominal : Presence [...]

By | 2015-03-23T13:23:49+00:00 March 23rd, 2015|ED Bedside Training, ED Ultrasound Course, Featured|Comments Off on Introduction to Point of Care Ultrasound 2015

Emergency Intro Course – Basic Applications Pocketcard

This pocketcard is handed out at our annual emergency medicine ultrasound course held each July. It highlights key points in scans for AAA, abdominal free fluid, pericardial effusions and the confirmation of intrauterine pregnancies. Pocketcard - Emergency Basic Applications                     If you wish to use non-digitally, I suggest you print double sided on to medium card stock [...]

By | 2014-07-21T21:20:24+00:00 July 21st, 2014|Basic Applications, Bedside Training, Downloads, ED Bedside Training, ED Ultrasound Course|Comments Off on Emergency Intro Course – Basic Applications Pocketcard

ED – POCUS Introductory Course – 2014

July 10th marked the third iteration of the ever-popular POCUS Introductory Course, hosted by the Division of Emergency Medicine. Featuring multi-disciplinary attendees from Emergency Medicine (CCFP, FRCP and Peds), General Surgery, Vascular Surgery and Family Medicine, the scan-packed day was a great success. This year brought some new pre-course material and a revised format geared towards maximizing hands-on-probe time. Helmed by Dr. Behzad Hassani and [...]

By | 2014-07-12T07:44:36+00:00 July 12th, 2014|Bedside Training, Courses, ED Bedside Training, ED Ultrasound Course, Education, Events|Comments Off on ED – POCUS Introductory Course – 2014

Basic Applications – FAST Exam – Part II

Dr. Hames has recorded a second chapter for the FAST component of our Point of Care Ultrasound Series. This screencast spends more time on identifying potential errors leading to false negative and false positive studies.

By | 2014-06-20T16:53:33+00:00 June 20th, 2014|Basic Applications, Bedside Training, ED Bedside Training, ED Ultrasound Course, Education, Lectures, Tutorials|Comments Off on Basic Applications – FAST Exam – Part II

ED Ultrasound Course 2013 – The bar has been raised!

This years iteration of the ED POCUS - Introductory Course was a smashing success. We were pleased to see an extended range of trainees this year, including incoming residents and faculty from the Departments of Emergency Medicine, General Surgery, Pediatric Emergency Medicine and Family Medicine. Paired with over 15 faculty and resident bedside trainers, the instructor to student ratio was ideal and hands on probe [...]

By | 2013-07-30T10:00:44+00:00 July 30th, 2013|ED Ultrasound Course, Events|Comments Off on ED Ultrasound Course 2013 – The bar has been raised!

ED Ultrasound Course

The Division of Emergency Medicine is please to now be providing an annual course in fundamentals of ED point of care ultrasound.  This course will emphasize the "classic 4" views and 5 indications of point of care ultrasound in the ED and is aimed at practitioners who are beginning their pathway to competence in point of care ultrasound. The "Classic 4" are: -Abdominal assessment for [...]

By | 2012-05-16T23:24:20+00:00 May 16th, 2012|Courses, ED Ultrasound Course, Education|Comments Off on ED Ultrasound Course