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CRUS Course 2017 – Expanding POCUS Horizons

    A sold out CRUS 2017 brought new teaching strategies and continued legacy of training cutting edge point-of-care ultrasound techniques to a broad cross section of physicians.  Residents and consultants from 8 different specialties took to University Hospital in the middle of August to begin the journey to ultrasound mastery in point-of-care techniques such as lung, cardiac and abdominal ultrasound. This course marked the [...]

By | 2017-12-28T03:05:30+00:00 October 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on CRUS Course 2017 – Expanding POCUS Horizons

Canadian Resuscitative Ultrasound Course – Registration OPEN!

The 8th Annual Canadian Resuscitative Ultrasound Course is now OPEN for registration. www.resus.us The 2 day course (with the option of a 3rd half-day) is being held on August 16th, 17th (and 18th) 2017 at the sophisticated CSTAR facility at University Hospital in London, Ontario.  This is the biggest and most comprehensive course of its kind offered in Canada. It is ideal for any clinician [...]

By | 2017-11-22T15:34:18+00:00 February 24th, 2017|Courses, Critical Care Ultrasound Course, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Canadian Resuscitative Ultrasound Course – Registration OPEN!

2016 Canadian Resuscitative Ultrasound Course – A Resounding Success

With 72 learners, 25 faculty and 2.5 days of high intensity, resuscitative ultrasound training, the 2016 CRUS course outdid itself even this year.  In addition to the usual features of the course like a flipped classroom curriculum (eliminating lectures altogether), 5 hours a day of practical training and a 2:1 learner to trainer bedside ratio, this course offered a new general simulation station (ultrasound integrated, [...]

By | 2016-08-26T14:59:27+00:00 August 26th, 2016|Courses, Critical Care Ultrasound Course|Comments Off on 2016 Canadian Resuscitative Ultrasound Course – A Resounding Success

Critical Care Ultrasound Fellowship: Dr. Vincent Lau

Critical Care Western and the Critical Care Ultrasound Program are extremely pleased to announce that Dr. Vincent Lau, FRCPC (internal medicine and critical care) is the new critical care ultrasound fellow! Dr. Lau will embark on a 6 month fellowship here at Western designed to position him as a national leader in the performance and oversight of critical care ultrasound.  In particular, Dr. Lau will focus on: [...]

By | 2018-03-25T03:46:22+00:00 July 8th, 2016|Critical Care Ultrasound Elective, Education|Comments Off on Critical Care Ultrasound Fellowship: Dr. Vincent Lau

Canadian Resuscitative Ultrasound Course 2016

The 7th annual Canadian Resuscitative Ultrasound Course (formerly Critical Care Ultrasound Course) is now open for registration! (download the brochure for the course here) The 2 day course (with the option of a 3rd half-day) is being held on August 18th, 19th (and 20th) 2016 at the sophisticated CSTAR facility at University Hospital in London, Ontario.  This is the biggest and most comprehensive course of [...]

By | 2017-12-28T18:54:04+00:00 January 27th, 2016|Courses, Critical Care Ultrasound Course, Education, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Canadian Resuscitative Ultrasound Course 2016

Energized Participants and Expert Faculty Make CCUS 2015 Another Winner

Critical Care Western's highly successful, annual critical care ultrasound course was held on August 20th and 21st 2015.  The 6th iteration of the course offered a record-breaking 72 participants the opportunity to be trained in the application of critical care ultrasound and critical care echocardiography.  Using a flipped classroom approach, where 5 hours of lecture content is given ahead of time (online), the course offers [...]

By | 2015-08-30T20:21:29+00:00 August 30th, 2015|Courses, Critical Care Ultrasound Course, Education|Comments Off on Energized Participants and Expert Faculty Make CCUS 2015 Another Winner

2015 Critical Care Ultrasound Course – Open for Registration

The 6th annual Western University Critical Care Ultrasound Course is now open for registration! The brochure for the course can be found here CCUS 2015 The 2 day course, directed by Dr. Rob Arntfield, is being held on August 20th and Aug 21st, 2015 at University Hospital in London, Ontario and is the biggest, most comprehensive course of its kind offered in Canada. It is ideal [...]

By | 2015-04-07T09:50:40+00:00 April 7th, 2015|Courses, Critical Care Ultrasound Course, Education, Uncategorized|Comments Off on 2015 Critical Care Ultrasound Course – Open for Registration

Case #5: What a difference a day makes

In this case you will see 2 echos from the same patient only 1 day apart.  The patient had raging septic shock from a skin source and was requiring significant hemodynamic support.  You can appreciate the cardiac dysfunction from a 2D point of view but also from a quantitative point of view.  The next day - you will see significant changes, now off inotropes (epinephrine, milrinone [...]

By | 2018-02-24T23:20:03+00:00 December 17th, 2014|Cases|Comments Off on Case #5: What a difference a day makes

Point-of-Care Ultrasound Featured on TV

The innovation and leadership of Western University's and LHSC's Point-of-Care Ultrasound program recently garnered regional media attention.  With leading programs in emergency medicine and critical care and emerging programs in anesthesia, internal medicine and surgery, the collaborative, interdisciplinary vision of our POCUS program is being actualized to the betterment of the patient and physician experience.  See the news piece below or the full news story [...]

By | 2014-11-07T16:52:58+00:00 November 7th, 2014|News|Comments Off on Point-of-Care Ultrasound Featured on TV

CCUS 2014: Biggest, best ultrasound course of its kind in Canada

As far as critical care and resuscitative ultrasound courses go - this is the most state of the art, progressive and star-studded faculty-loaded course of its kind in Canada and, dare we say, North America.  2 full days of critical care ultrasound with a flipped classroom format, minimal lecture time and, for those short lectures we did include, high tech 3 screen display.  The course also [...]

By | 2014-08-23T21:53:47+00:00 August 23rd, 2014|Courses, Critical Care Ultrasound Course, Uncategorized|Comments Off on CCUS 2014: Biggest, best ultrasound course of its kind in Canada