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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 | 2018-08-14T19:40:12+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 | 2018-08-14T20:13:48+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

POCUS in Fractures

A brief introduction to the use of POCUS in the management of fractures. Your new favorite tool makes it easy to identify them, adds certainty to your hematoma blocks and prevents the dreaded 'inadequate reduction' after your plaster has been applied. Highly recommended application! https://youtu.be/9Dd25I1b4_I

By | 2015-11-05T15:32:50+00:00 November 5th, 2015|Education|Comments Off on POCUS in Fractures

2015 Western Student Ultrasound Symposium

Once again, students from across Canada came to London's own CSTAR facility for the 3rd Annual Western Student Ultrasound Symposium. Focusing on basic principles and techniques of Point-of-Care Ultrasound, the Western Student Ultrasound Symposium strives to provide medical students with exposure and training with beside ultrasound. The highlight of the weekend was once again the SonoGames, where our participants showed off their new-found abilities in [...]

By | 2015-10-02T12:15:27+00:00 October 2nd, 2015|Events, Medical Student Ultrasound Symposium|Comments Off on 2015 Western Student Ultrasound Symposium

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 | 2018-08-14T20:15:19+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 | 2018-08-14T20:15:08+00:00 April 7th, 2015|Courses, Critical Care Ultrasound Course, Education, Uncategorized|Comments Off on 2015 Critical Care Ultrasound Course – Open for Registration

2015 Critical Care Ultrasound Course – Registration Now Open

The 2015 Critical Care Ultrasound Course will be offered August 20-21, 2015. This annual course is offered as the official course of our Critical Care training program and is attended by all critical care fellows.  Further, it will be the most comprehensive course offered in the country for the intensivist or resuscitative physician who seeks to acquired fundamental skills in the assessment of: -Thoracic and lung [...]

By | 2015-03-23T13:45:51+00:00 March 23rd, 2015|Courses, Critical Care Ultrasound Course, Education|Comments Off on 2015 Critical Care Ultrasound Course – Registration Now Open