Emergency Department Echo II
2 day course
- emergency department physicians having already completed EDE course
Accreditation: up to 18.0 MainPro-C | up to 16.0 Section 1 credits
Format: hands-on course with didactic materials
Based on: EDE
Equipment used: –
This course travels to major cities and conferences across Canada
Advanced emergency ultrasound
- Identify and recognize the indication(s) for an EDE scan.
- Perform the EDE scan when indicated.
- Recognize when determinate images are obtained.
- Recognize when indeterminate images are obtained.
- Recall techniques to generate determinate images.
- Interpret the determinate images generated with the possible findings of positive, negative, or inconclusive for the finding sought.
- Integrate information gained from determinate images into clinical decision-making along with other clinical data points.
Procedural skills learned:
- Identify and recognize the indication(s) for ultrasound guidance of an indicated procedure.
- Evaluate the relevant area with EDE.
- Recognize the area that will be the target of the procedure.
- Recognize structures that are to be avoided.
- Recall the advantages and disadvantages of static vs. real-time guidance and select the most appropriate option.
- Employ sterile probe technique when real- time guidance is selected.
- Assess the image and employ techniques to optimize the image for the purpose of procedure guidance.
- Perform the procedure with ultrasound guidance.
EDE II Course coordinators: Andrea Ennis, Tammy Small, Cheryl Wurster
UBC Continuing Professional Development (UBC CPD) – This course is offered at the St. Paul’s Emergency Update conference