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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

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!

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 | 2018-08-14T20:14:56+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

CCUS 2014 Course: This Week!

In a few short days, CCUS 2014 will be underway at University Hospital and CSTAR, boasting: -the biggest course of its kind in Canada -top names in the field as faculty -2:1 participant to faculty ratio -flipped classroom format permitting 10hrs over 2 days of practical instruction -60 participants from multiple disciplines (CCM, IM, EM, anesthesia, cardiac surgery) Faculty: Course Director: Rob Arntfield Be sure [...]

By | 2014-08-18T13:16:06+00:00 August 18th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on CCUS 2014 Course: This Week!

CAEP Lecture – Ultrasound for Sepsis in the ED

Watch Rob Arntfield's lecture on how and why ultrasound for use in Sepsis is as essential in 2014 as it has ever been.  In the wake of the PROCESS trial, protocols are de-emphasized and smart, good resuscitation is the name of the game.   [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S0ULeMplfpQ&w=640&h=480]  

By | 2014-06-27T09:37:44+00:00 June 27th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on CAEP Lecture – Ultrasound for Sepsis in the ED

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

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!

Ultrasound Recap Jan 2014

We hold our monthly ultrasound rounds ("UltraRounds") on the last Monday of each block where we review interesting cases from the month.  As the timing and location does not work for all, I have attempted to do a brief recap of some of our discussion and interesting cases yesterday.  Enjoy and hope to see you at the next session on March 10, 2014. [wpvideo w2JptpyL]

By | 2014-02-11T12:14:51+00:00 February 11th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Ultrasound Recap Jan 2014

TEE in the Emergency Department

The transesophageal approach echocardiography has numerous advantages for those providing resuscitation to the critically ill, including those with cardiac arrest.  While the transthoracic approach is often quite useful, quality images in ventilated patients are more challenging.  Thus, the reliable, high quality image acquisition of TEE is very attractive for the resus room.  It is, however, the continuous nature of TEE - due to the probe [...]

By | 2013-11-14T22:54:51+00:00 November 14th, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off on TEE in the Emergency Department