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Case of the Week: October 1, 2018

Greetings POCUS people! The weather finally seems to have calmed down (this westcoast girl has been sweltering in the humidity - bring on the rain!), the leaves are turning, and the smell of pumpkin spice lattes fills the air. It's officially fall - a whole new season of POCUS goodness. The Case This is a 69-year old male post-PEA arrest admitted with [...]

By | 2018-10-02T23:47:08+00:00 October 2nd, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Case of the Week: October 1, 2018

Clip of the Week: June 14, 2018

CCW POCUS crew has been hard at work and would like to welcome this months' rotators Dr. Kimberley Lewis, Mo Dairi, and Steve Roy. They will be providing some of the COTW cases over the next few weeks (we hope!). This weeks case comes from Drs. Fulan Cui and Scott Anderson.  We'll leave the interpretation and critique of Andersons POCUS skills to you (but feel [...]

By | 2018-06-15T10:24:30+00:00 June 14th, 2018|Case of the Week, Cases, Uncategorized|1 Comment

Clip of the Week: May 15, 2018

Welcome to our newest rotators: Ali AlHarbi, Mike Beyea, and Zainab AlDuhalib who will be providing you with COTW material for Block 12. The Case:  Without any clinical context - can you guess what type of patient this clip might be from? What abnormalities can you spot? COTG: Same patient, what are we assessing for here? [...]

By | 2018-06-15T10:24:18+00:00 May 15th, 2018|Case of the Week, Cases, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Clip of the Week: May 15, 2018

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!

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

Emergency Medicine Ultrasound Fellowship

  The Division of Emergency Medicine at Western University is proud to offer a 1-year emergency ultrasound fellowship program. Our focus is on training future leaders in point of care ultrasound by developing advanced POCUS scanning skills combined with ultrasound teaching, research an administration. Graduates of this program will be equipped to function as directors in both academic and community ERs. Highlights include: Multi-disciplinary collaboration with Critical [...]

By | 2018-09-21T02:11:14+00:00 October 20th, 2016|Fellowships, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Emergency Medicine Ultrasound Fellowship

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

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

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