McMaster University

McMaster University

Faculty of
Health Sciences

Course Schedule

  • 2016

2016

Point of Care Ultrasound

Date: October 22 - 23
Time: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Type: Course
Location: Centre for Stimulation-Based Learning (CSBL-1G), McMaster University, HSC-1G, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON L8S 3Z5

Speakers:

Craig Ainsworth, MD, Bsc, FRCPC, FACC
Khalid Azzam, MBBS, FACP, FRCPC, CPE
Rohin Malhotra, MD, AB, FRCPC

Description:

At the end of this learning activity, the participants will be able to:

• To develop an understanding of the utility and application of bedside point of care ultrasound.
• Through hands-on instruction and practice, learn the skills of image acquisition in basic bedside ultrasound for lung and pleura, echocardiography, vascular access, abdominal free fluid, aorta and deep venous thrombosis.
• Through clinical case review, learn to diagnose conditions commonly identified at the bedside using point of care ultrasound.
• To acquire skills in real-time ultrasound-guided vascular access for central vessels (internal jugular vein, subclavian vein and femoral veins), peripheral veins, radial artery and femoral artery.

Who Should Attend: Staff physicians, residents and medical students who use or plan to use point of care ultrasound in clinical practice.

Registration: Required. Fees are $1550 CAD for physicians, residents and other health professionals. A subsidy of $500 CAD will be offered to McMaster residents only.
Link: Conference Brochure

Contact Name: Natalie Park
Phone: Ext. 20763
Email: parkna@mcmaster.ca

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