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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 | 2018-05-08T00:40:43+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

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

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

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

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

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

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