Emergency Department Echo

Course providers

1 day course (8 hours)

Intended for:

  • emergency department physicians

Accreditation: 10.0 MainPro-C | 10.0 Section 1 credits

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Format: didactic material beforehand

Based on: building on emergency department ultrasound techniques

Equipment used:

This course travels to communities across Canada

Topics covered:

Emergency ultrasound

Learning objectives:

To help the learner acquire a basic understanding of ultrasound image generation and interpretation

Procedural skills learned:

Using ultrasound to be able to detect:

  • Unexplained hypotension
  • Pericardial tamponade
  • Intra-abdominal hemorrhage
  • AAA and ectopic pregnancy

Affiliated with:
email Ray Wiss (Course Director) –
Northern Ontario School of Medicine

UBC Continuing Professional Development (UBC CPD) – This course will be offered at the St. Paul’s Emergency Update