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

2014 Critical Care Ultrasound Course – Open for Registration

The 5th annual Western University Critical Care Ultrasound Course is now open for registration! The 2 day course, directed by Dr. Rob Arntfield, is being held on August 21st and Aug 22nd, 2014 at University Hospital in London, Ontario and is the biggest, most comprehensive course of its kind offered in Canada.  It is ideal for any clinician involved in resuscitation, such as intensivists, emergency [...]

By | 2018-08-14T20:14:43+00:00 May 15th, 2014|Courses, Critical Care Ultrasound Course, Uncategorized|Comments Off on 2014 Critical Care Ultrasound Course – Open for Registration

Critical Care Ultrasound Course 2013 a Great Success

The 2013 Critical Care Ultrasound course was a tremendous success.  This 2 day course that took place over Aug 22-23 at CSTAR at University Hospital was regarded as the most successful course to date.  The sold out course lead 36 participants through lung and pleural ultrasound, vascular access and a full day of critical care echocardiography.  The course benefited from a deep roster of extremely [...]

By | 2018-08-14T20:14:27+00:00 August 25th, 2013|Courses, Critical Care Ultrasound Course, Events, Featured|Comments Off on Critical Care Ultrasound Course 2013 a Great Success

CCUS Course 2012!

The 2012 Critical Care Ultrasound Course at Western University was a resounding success. The 3rd annual CCUS course was held specifically to train the trainees of the premiere Critical Care Western training program in the fundamentals of point of care ultrasound for critically ill patients.  The course took place at the first rate CSTAR facility at University Hospital. Featuring a 2 participants to 1 machine/model [...]

By | 2012-08-26T23:14:04+00:00 August 26th, 2012|Courses, Critical Care Ultrasound Course, Education|Comments Off on CCUS Course 2012!

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