$50 – $500

2nd Annual Vancouver POCUS Symposium 2020

Event Information

Share this event

Date and Time

Location

Location

Vancouver General Hospital

899 West 12th Avenue

Vancouver, BC V5Z 1M9

Canada

View Map

Refund Policy

Refund Policy

Refunds up to 30 days before event

Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

Event description
An update on what's new and exciting in the world of point of care ultrasound (POCUS)!

About this Event

The 2nd annual Vancouver Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS) Symposium provides an update on the most recent trends in Resuscitative, Diagnostic and Procedural POCUS and features a panel discussion with a variety of specialties. This is followed by an afternoon workshop for those who want more hands on practice with local experts in the field. We will also feature a demo station for conference attendees to trial out new handheld ultrasound devices!

Morning Topics

Resuscitation

  • The Future is Here: TEE in Cardiac Arrest (Dr. Katie Wiskar, Internal Medicine)
  • Critical Care POCUS: An Ultrasound Approach to Resuscitation (Dr. Adam Thomas, Emergency Medicine and Critical Care)
  • Under Pressure - Echo in Cardiac Tamponade (Dr. Neil Long, Emergnecy Medicine)

Procedural

  • Ultrasound Guided Pericardiocentesis for Beginners (Dr. Kevin Ong, Cardiology)
  • Nerve Blocks Made Easy (Dr. Ray Tang, Anesthesia)
  • You Can Block That? Novel Blocks You Should Know (Dr. Chris Prabhakar, Anesthesia)

Augment Your Physical Exam

  • Venous Congestion for Dummies (Dr. Barry Chan, Internal Medicine)
  • Debate: The IVC Is Useless (Dr. Shane Arishenkoff, Internal Medicine and Dr. Ken Kaila, Cardiology and Critial Care)
  • Optic Nerve Sheath Diameter - Fact or Fiction? (Dr. Marg Zhang, Emergency Medicine)

Clinical Integration

  • Top 10 POCUS Papers of 2019 (Dr. Justin Ahn and Dr. Dan Kim, Emergency Medicine)
  • POCUS Saves the Day! (Dr. Karine Badra, Emergency Medicine)
  • Is POCUS the Standard of Care? (Panel Discussion with Dr. Karine Badra, Dr. Shane Arishenkoff, Dr. Ken Kaila and Dr. Chris Prabhakar)

Coffee Breaks

  • Comparison of hand held ultrasound devices from Butterfly, Clarius, Philips Lumify and Sonosite iViz!

Afternoon Workshops (Now Full - Waiting List Only)

  • Cardiac POCUS
  • Lung POCUS
  • Volume Assessment with POCUS
  • Procedural Guidance
  • Ocular & Optic Nerve Sheath Diameter
  • DVT

Continuing Professional Development

  • This program was co-developed with UBC Department of Emergency Medicine and the VGH Department of Emergency Medicine and was planned to achieve scientific integrity, objectivity and balance.
  • Morning lectures eligible for 4.25 MOC Section 1 Group Learning credits with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and 4.25 Mainpro+ Group Learning credits with the College of Family Physicians of Canada.
  • Afternoon workshop eligible for 3.0 MOC Section 3 Simulation hours with the Royal College of Physicians and of Canada and 3.0 Mainpro+ Assessment credits with the College of Family Physicians of Canada.

Accommodations

  • Special discounted conference rates are available at the Holiday Inn Vancouver Centre on 711 Broadway, Vancouver approx 7 min. walk from Vancouver General Hospital
  • Contact the hotel directly at 604-707-1939 or info@hivancouver.com and use the group name "2020 Vancouver POCUS Symposium" when booking your rooms
Share with friends

Date and Time

Location

Vancouver General Hospital

899 West 12th Avenue

Vancouver, BC V5Z 1M9

Canada

View Map

Refund Policy

Refunds up to 30 days before event

Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

Save This Event

Event Saved