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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

Introduction to ED Point of Care Ultrasound 2017

  The Division of Emergency Medicine is once again pleased to host its annual “Introduction to ED Point of Care Ultrasound” course on July 6th, 2017. This course will emphasize  fundamental techniques in image acquisition and interpretation and  7 indications of point of care ultrasound in the ED. Course content is aimed at practitioners who are beginning their pathway to competence […]

By | 2017-11-22T16:20:17+00:00 January 23rd, 2017|ED Ultrasound Course, Events, Featured, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Introduction to ED Point of Care Ultrasound 2017

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

POCUS Staff Sessions : Thoracic Module

We are excited to have our inaugural ED staff training module in Thoracic POCUS off to a great start! Over a dozen of our ED faculty have already participated in our mini hands on and image interpretation sessions, with more sessions to come. Armed with their new skills in lung sonography, our ED faculty trainees are now off scanning thoraces with online feedback and guidance [...]

By | 2016-06-17T02:30:13+00:00 June 17th, 2016|ED Bedside Training, Education, Events, Lung Ultrasound|Comments Off on POCUS Staff Sessions : Thoracic Module

Introduction to ED Point of Care Ultrasound 2017

  The Division of Emergency Medicine is once again pleased to host its annual "Introduction to ED Point of Care Ultrasound" course on July 6th, 2017. This course will emphasize  fundamental techniques in image acquisition and interpretation and  7 indications of point of care ultrasound in the ED. Course content is aimed at practitioners who are beginning their pathway to competence in point of care ultrasound. Topics covered will be: Abdominal [...]

By | 2017-12-28T18:56:10+00:00 April 3rd, 2016|ED Ultrasound Course, Events, Featured, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Introduction to ED Point of Care Ultrasound 2017

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

Nerve Blocks, Lumbar Punctures and the Probe

A fun filled educational day with our colleagues in Regional Anesthesia here @westernsono. A great opportunity for our keen POCUS Faculty and Senior learners to be introduced to the topics of nerve blocks and POCUS-facilitated lumbar punctures. A special thanks to Dr. Su Ganapathy and Dr. Rakesh Sondekoppam for imparting some pearls of wisdom, augmented learning with gross anatomy dissections and help identifying the important [...]

By | 2015-02-10T19:04:49+00:00 February 10th, 2015|Events, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Nerve Blocks, Lumbar Punctures and the Probe

The 2014 Western Medical Student Ultrasound Symposium: A Repeat Success!

It is hard to believe that only one year ago we celebrated the success of the first ever Western Medical Student Ultrasound Symposium. This year’s symposium took place the weekend of August 23rd & 24th and was bigger and better than ever. […]

By | 2014-09-06T23:24:08+00:00 September 6th, 2014|Events, Featured, Medical Student Meetings, Medical Student Ultrasound Symposium, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on The 2014 Western Medical Student Ultrasound Symposium: A Repeat Success!

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

Registration open for 2nd Annual Western Medical Student Ultrasound Symposium!

Following its inaugural success, the Point of Care Ultrasound Interest Group is pleased to announce that the 2nd Annual Western Medical Student Ultrasound Symposium will be held August 23-24th, 2014 at the state of the art Canadian Surgical Technologies and Advanced Robotics facility in London, Ontario. […]

By | 2014-05-01T21:34:36+00:00 May 1st, 2014|Education, Events, Medical Student Meetings, Medical Student Ultrasound Symposium, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Registration open for 2nd Annual Western Medical Student Ultrasound Symposium!