EDTU X Resuscitation and Diagnostics

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EDTUx Toronto 13Nov18 – 13/11/2018
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EDTUx Ottawa 23Nov18 – 23/11/2018
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EDTUx is an advanced point of care ultrasound course for those who have completed and consolidated their basic ultrasound skills. A broad range of modules, including resuscitative, diagnostic, and procedural applications, have been combined into a comprehensive one-day course. This course is relevant for emergency physicians, critical care physicians, internists, family physicians, and residents in these specialties.

Like EDTU, EDTUx maximizes hands-on instruction time by using a high instructor to participant ratio as well as a flipped classroom model where instructional lectures are accessed by participants prior to the start of the course. EDTUx also emphasizes the appropriate clinical integration of point of care ultrasound findings into actual patient management with the use of case-based scenarios.

EDTUx encompasses advanced point of care ultrasound applications for problems you encounter on every shift.

Applications Covered

  • Advanced echo
    • Parasternal long axis, parasternal short axis, apical 4 chamber, and subixphoid views
    • Pericardial effusion and cardiac tamponade
    • Left ventricular systolic function
    • Right ventricular strain
  • Inferior vena cava
  • Lung
    • Pneumothorax
    • Pleural effusion
    • Interstitial edema
    • Pneumonia
  • Gallbladder
    • Cholelithiasis
    • Cholecystitis
  • Renal
    • Hydronephrosis
    • Nephrolithiasis
  • Ocular
    • Retinal detachment
    • Posterior vitreous detachment
    • Vitreous hemorrhage
  • Soft tissue
    • Abscess
    • Cellulitis
    • Foreign body
  • Deep vein thrombosis
  • Central venous catheterization

Learning Objectives

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Credits

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Faculty

Dr. Louise Rang is an attending emergency physician at Kingston General Hospital in Kingston, ON and an assistant professor at Queen’s University. She completed a one year emergency ultrasound fellowship at Advocate Christ Medical Centre in Chicago in 2004. Louise has been involved with the EDTU course since its inception, and she has taught courses across the country. Additionally, Louise sits on the CEUS board and is involved with the CAEP emergency ultrasound interest group.

Dr. Daniel Kim is a Clinical Assistant Professor and the Point of Care Ultrasound Fellowship Director for the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of British Columbia. He is also a Staff Emergency Physician at Vancouver General Hospital. He completed his emergency medicine residency training at the University of Toronto and an emergency ultrasound fellowship at Denver Health Medical Center. His interests include point of care ultrasound, medical education, and strategies to make emergency medicine easier.

Dr. Justin Ahn is an attending emergency physician at the Royal Columbian and Eagle Ridge Hospitals and Clinical Instructor with UBC. He is his department’s director of point of care ultrasound and site director for the UBC emergency ultrasound fellowship. He completed his emergency medicine residency at Western University and point of care ultrasound fellowship at Denver Health Medical Centre. Academic interests include knowledge translation and medical education and he has organized and taught at numerous utrasound courses in Canada and the USA.

Dr. Donna Lee MD is an emergency physician at Vancouver General Hospital and a clinical assistant professor at UBC medical school. She is also the director of the emergency ultrasound program at VGH Emergency Department. She completed her emergency residency at Queen’s University and completed advanced ultrasound training both at the University of Ottawa and at Queen’s University.

Dr. Conor McKaigney is a clinical assistant professor at the University of Calgary and attending emergency physician with the Calgary Zone Department of Emergency Medicine. He completed a 1-year ultrasound fellowship at Denver Health Medical Center in Denver, Colorado in 2012. He has taught ultrasound at multiple ultrasound courses in North America, including both CAEP and ACEP. His area of research interest is in the competency based evaluation of emergency ultrasound.

Dr. Mark Mensour is an Associate Professor with the Northern Ontario School of Medicine.  His research interests include Procedural Sedation and Analgesia as well as Acute Myocardial Infarction management.  Nationally he is a course developer and speaker with CAEP’s EDTU team.  Provincially he is an ACLS advisor representing for the Heart and Stroke foundation of Ontario.  Most recently his interest in adult education has led him to the co-development of Evidence Based Resuscitation, a course for Emergency Health Care Practitioners. Dr. Mensour is also the Director of CPD for CAEP.

Dr. Paul Pageau began his medical training at the “free-range” McMaster medical school of the 1990’s and completed his emergency medicine training at the University of Western Ontario in 2002.  He then spent his early years at a busy community teaching hospital in the GTA, incorporating US into emergency clinical practice since 2003.  He obtained his CEUS independent practitioner status in 2008.  In addition to discovering the slopes and trails near his new hometown of Ottawa he plans to develop the advanced uses of EMUS at the University of Ottawa and beyond through education and research. Dr. Pageau is also the current President of CAEP.

Dr. Hugo Viladevall is an Emergency Doctor and Intensivist at Saint Mary’s Hospital Centre in Montreal. He studied Medicine and did his residency training at McGill University.

Dr. Paul Atkinson

Dr. Ryan Henneberry is a full-time Emergency Medicine specialist and Sports Medicine physician from Halifax. His primary practice is at the QEII Health Sciences Centre, a tertiary care hospital affiliated with Dalhousie Medical School. He is the Director of PoCUS at the QEII HSC Emergency Department. Ryan is also the chair of the CAEP PoCUS Committee and a Speaker on the CAEP EDTU course. He has previously taught at the EDE course, the ECCU course and the ICCU course as well. He has been an examiner for the CCFP(EM) qualifying exam for eight years and is the team physician for the Halifax Mooseheads Junior Hockey Club.

Fees

Physician Member Physician Non-Member Resident Member Resident Non Member
Registration Fee $1700 $2000 $1500 $2000
Late Registration Fee
(Launched 6 weeks prior to course date.)
$1800 $2100 $1600 $2100

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Program Partners

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GE Healthcare provides transformational medical technologies and services to meet the demand for increased access, enhanced quality and more affordable healthcare around the world.GE (NYSE: GE) works on things that matter – great people and technologies taking on tough challenges. From medical imaging, software & IT, patient monitoring and diagnostics to drug discovery, biopharmaceutical manufacturing technologies and performance improvement solutions, GE Healthcare helps medical professionals deliver great healthcare to their patients.

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ZONARE Medical Systems Canada is located in the heart of Central Ontario; we are committed to ultrasound excellence through our innovative, software-based, next-generation technology, and putting customers and employees first. Since 1999, ZONARE has been solely dedicated to expanding the potential of ultrasound. In fact, we invest 12% of our revenue into R&D, and have over 6,000 systems installed in over 70 countries. Zonare Medical Systems was recently acquired by Mindray in 2013.

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