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Emergency Medicine Ultrasound Fellowship

The Division of Emergency Medicine is pleased to announce we are offering a 1-year fellowship in point-of-care ultrasound and currently accepting applications. The Westernsono Ultrasound group decided it was time to share our enthusiasm in POCUS with the world and elevate our program to the next level. With a group of wide experience from both Canada and US based training, we aim to combine the best of [...]

By | 2017-11-28T14:39:55+00:00 October 20th, 2016|Fellowships, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Emergency Medicine Ultrasound Fellowship

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 | 2018-08-14T20:13:48+00:00 August 26th, 2016|Courses, Critical Care Ultrasound Course|Comments Off on 2016 Canadian Resuscitative Ultrasound Course – A Resounding Success

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 | 2018-08-14T20:15:19+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 | 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

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

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

Lung Ultrasound – Interpreting the lung and pleural “signatures”

In follow up to the tutorial on lung ultrasound image acquisition, this tutorial reviews the essential "signatures" of lung and pleural ultrasound that guide image interpretation. Go ahead - take 20 minutes and unlock the power of lung ultrasound through this review of the 5 essential findings: 1.  Lung sliding (along with lung pulse, lung point) 2.  A lines 3.  B lines 4.  Consolidation 5. [...]

By | 2013-10-12T15:41:53+00:00 October 12th, 2013|Lung Ultrasound, Tutorials|Comments Off on Lung Ultrasound – Interpreting the lung and pleural “signatures”

Critical Care Grand Rounds: Rob Arntfield

March 22 2013 at Critical Care Western's citywide grand rounds, had their own Rob Arntfield speak about critical care ultrasound in his talk: Critical Care Ultrasound: Revolution to Adolescence.  Covering a broad array of topics related to CCUS, discussion over history and content of CCUS, the national and local approach to advancing CCUS and an in depth discussion on quality and safety, featuring some local [...]

By | 2013-03-22T13:18:32+00:00 March 22nd, 2013|Lectures|Comments Off on Critical Care Grand Rounds: Rob Arntfield