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Le livre ÉDU est maintenant sur iBooks

May 6, 2018 0 Comments
Le livre ÉDU est maintenant sur iBooks

Tel que promis l’automne passé, nous avons publié le livre ÉDU sur iBooks. Tout comme la version anglaise du livre numérique, « L’essentiel de l’échographie ciblée » ajoute ses fonctionnalités : • des questionnaires • plus que quarante vidéos • des références avec des hyperliens à PubMed • des liens au contenu sur le Blogue […]

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EM Update in Toronto, Week of April 23

February 1, 2018 0 Comments
EM Update in Toronto, Week of April 23

Lots of POCUS stuff will be happening at EMU this year. EDE and EDE 2 take place prior to the conference. EDE Master Instructors Jordan Chenkin and Rob Simard from Sunnybrook/U of T as well as Greg Hall (EDE 3/Brantford/McMaster) and myself will be running POCUS workshops during the conference. POCUS will even be on […]

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EM POCUS Fellowships in Canada

October 20, 2017 0 Comments
EM POCUS Fellowships in Canada

It’s coming up on 10 years since we started our POCUS fellowship in Sudbury. Dr Andrew Skinner was our first fellow who we conned accepted into the fellowship 🙂 Andrew went onto start the fellowship at St Paul’s in Vancouver. Since then, the number of Canadian EM POCUS has grown significantly. Among them are fellowships […]

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Le livre ÉDU/The EDE Book

September 7, 2017 4 Comments
Le livre ÉDU/The EDE Book

The English version follows the French… J’ai grandi dans les années 1970 à Laval. Pour ceux qui sont d’un certain âge, vous savez que ce furent des temps tumultueux au Québec et au Canada. La crise du FLQ, la première victoire électorale du PQ, le projet de loi 101 et le premier référendum sur la […]

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World Congress Ultrasound in Medical Education, October 12-15, 2017, Montréal

March 15, 2017 0 Comments
World Congress Ultrasound in Medical Education, October 12-15, 2017, Montréal

Have you ever been to this conference? I went to the first one in South Carolina a few years ago. Really useful for educators looking to bring POCUS into the undergraduate curriculum. This is the first one taking place in Canada. The conference website is wcume2017.org. SUSME (Society of Ultrasound in Medical Education) is the […]

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EDE 2 at EMU and new course format

January 4, 2017 0 Comments
EDE 2 at EMU and new course format

  Just a quick announcement to let everyone know that we have posted the courses on the EDE 2 website that will take place prior to the EMU conference. The course taking place on Monday, May 1 is open to everyone. As for the course on Tuesday, May 2, those spots are reserved for conference […]

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2016 updated version of Essentials of Point-of-Care Ultrasound e-book on iBooks NOW LIVE!

May 9, 2016 3 Comments
2016 updated version of Essentials of Point-of-Care Ultrasound e-book on iBooks NOW LIVE!

The 2016 updated version of the Essentials of Point-of-Care Ultrasound e-book on iBooks has now gone live. It includes updates to all chapters. The most significant updates are to the Renal, IVC, and Thoracic chapters. The Renal chapter provides a more incisive way to determine the grade of hydronephrosis. The IVC chapter contains the latest […]

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EDE 2 adds Paul O’s edus2 simulator

May 9, 2016 0 Comments
EDE 2 adds Paul O’s edus2 simulator

The focus of EDE 2 (like EDE 1) has always been on image generation and interpretation. We have always mentioned the indications for doing the scan and present at least one clinical scenario for each type of scan, but the cognitive aspect of helping participants remember to do the scan has been relatively neglected. Although […]

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EDE 3 Course at Sun Peaks

November 20, 2015 0 Comments
EDE 3 Course at Sun Peaks

Sun Peaks EDE 3 was sold out but we have been able to get some more instructors and more machines so we have opened a few new places at the course Feb 4-5th 2015. Feb 4-5   2016 The biggest single course of its kind is getting ready to go!  15 Instructors, 15 machines, 40 […]

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Advanced application certification update

August 5, 2015 0 Comments
Advanced application certification update

So you have been using the core POCUS applications for a while.  You have your CEUS IP certification and you supervise scans for students and colleagues when you have the chance. But you aren’t content with your core skill mastery.  You attended an advanced application course like EDE 2 and are using many of these new scans […]

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