The Division of EM is once again pleased to host its annual course “Introduction to ED Point of Care Ultrasound” Date: July 5th, 2018. Target Audience: Course content is aimed at practitioners who are beginning their pathway to competence in point of care ultrasound. This course will emphasize fundamental techniques in image acquisition and interpretation of 7 applications of point of care ultrasound in the ED. Topics [...]
Rob Arntfield, MD, FRCPC and Atul Jaidka, MD, PGY2 takes us through the fundamentals of performing a transesophageal echocardiography (TEE). This video uses a live demonstration to introduce probe manipulation, how to obtain different views, and how to landmark for these different views. The techniques being presented will help you in performing goal-directed TEE in critically ill patients, whether it be for visualizing valvular [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
FOR THE TRAINEE Review this prior to your basic portfolio (aka "IP") training sessions. FOR THE TRAINER For basic portfolio (aka "IP") trainers this document will be your review material prior to a bedside training session.