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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

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

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

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

Introduction to Point of Care Ultrasound 2015

The Division of Emergency Medicine is pleased to announce the 2015 iteration of its annual introductory course in ED point of care ultrasound.  This course will emphasize the “Fundamental 4″ views and 5 indications of point of care ultrasound in the ED and is aimed at practitioners who are beginning their pathway to competence in point of care ultrasound. The “Fundamental 4″ are: Abdominal : Presence [...]

By | 2015-03-23T13:23:49+00:00 March 23rd, 2015|ED Bedside Training, ED Ultrasound Course, Featured|Comments Off on Introduction to Point of Care Ultrasound 2015

Point-of-Care Ultrasound Featured on TV

The innovation and leadership of Western University's and LHSC's Point-of-Care Ultrasound program recently garnered regional media attention.  With leading programs in emergency medicine and critical care and emerging programs in anesthesia, internal medicine and surgery, the collaborative, interdisciplinary vision of our POCUS program is being actualized to the betterment of the patient and physician experience.  See the news piece below or the full news story [...]

By | 2014-11-07T16:52:58+00:00 November 7th, 2014|News|Comments Off on Point-of-Care Ultrasound Featured on TV

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