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POCUS at CAEP 2015

May 30, 2015

Yours truly will be at ÉDU 2 CHUM in Montréal on June 1-2, so I’ll be missing out on the POCUS fun at CAEP. For those of you who will be there, here’s a summary of everything POCUS:

3 consecutive meetings on Monday, June 1, all in salon 6

Ultrasound practice committee, Ryan Henneberry, 930-1030 AM
Ultrasound education, Ryan Henneberry, 1030-1130 AM
POCUS research, Paul Atkinson, 1130-1230 PM

Bunch of abstract presentations, including some by a few EDE 1-2-3 instructors:

    Sunday, May 31
    Moderated posters, Assembly level foyer, Track 2

1110h, Dr Paul Atkinson,ULTRASIM: ULtrasound in TRAuma SIMulation: Does the Use of Ultrasound during Simulated Trauma Scenarios Improve Diagnostic Abilities?
1300h, Dr Terry Varshney, Characterization of Point-of-Care Lung Ultrasound in Young Children with Viral-Induced Wheeze in the Pediatric Emergency Department.
1350h, Dr Frank Myslik, The Utility of Point-of-Care Ultrasound in Detecting Distal Forearm Buckle Fractures in Pediatric Patients.
1530h, Dr Jacob Pace, Focus Transesophageal Echocardiography by Emergency Physicians for Critically Ill Patients.
1540h, Dr Collin Bell, Ultrasound Probe Motion Tracking As a Novel Tool for POCUS Competency Assessment.
1550 H, Dr Tom Klosek, Direct Contract Ultrasound Vs. the Water Bath Technique for Point-of-Care Ultrasound Localization of Small, Superficial, Soft-Tissue Foreign Bodies.
1600 H, Dr Catherine Varner, Assessing Future Fetal Viability Following ED Point of Care Ultrasound for Vaginal Bleeding in Early Pregnancy.
1610 H, Dr Fareen Zaver, International Scope of Emergency Ultrasound: Barriers to Utilizing Ultrasound to Guide Central Venous Catheter Placement by Providers in Kenya.
1620 H, Dr Alex Dong, Emergency Department Point-of-Care Ultrasound in Symptomatic Early Trimester Patients: a Description of Practice Management Patterns.

    Monday, June 1
    Oral presentations, Salon 11, Track 1

0930h, Dr Jordan Chenkin, Practice Makes Perfect: Defining the Learning Curve for Emergency Physicians Undertaking Point-of-Care Ultrasound for Confirming Endotracheal Tube Placement.
1010h, Dr Ashley Krywensky, A Qualitative Exploration of How to Integrate Point-of-Care Ultrasonography Training into the Emergency Medicine Clinical Clerkship.

    Tuesday, June 2
    Oral presentations, Hall C, Plenary

0845h, Dr Paul Atkinson, Sonography in Cardiac Arrest: Real-Time Assessment and Evaluation with Sonography – Outcomes Network (REASON)

    Tuesday, June 2
    Moderated posters, Assembly Level Foyer, Track 2

1350h, Dr Fraser MacKay, Medicus Doces Te Ipsum: A Study in Self-Directed Ultrasound Learning.
1440h, Dr Ian Buchanan, Procedural Learning Dynamics of a Point-of-Care Ultrasound Education Experience.
1610h, Dr Jacques Lee, Ultrasound Guided Regional Anesthesia in Older Hip Fracture Patients: Uptake of Regional Anesthesia in Randomly Selected Emergency Physicians.

    Wednesday, June 3
    Oral presentations, salon 10, Track 6

0930h, Dr Abdulaziz Alsadoon, Clinical Prediction Rule for Treatment Change Based on Echocardiogram Findings in Transient Ischemic Attack and Non-disabling Stroke.

    Poster Group 1, Assembly Hall Foyer
    Sunday, May 31: 0930-1000h, 1130-1300h, 1430-1500h
    Monday, June 1:1030-1100h, 1230-1400h

P043: Dr Claire Heslop, Teaching Thoracic Ultrasound for Trauma to Non-Ultrasound Trained Trauma Care Providers.

    Poster Group 2, Assembly Hall Foyer
    Tuesday, June 2: 1030-1100h, 1200-1330h, 1500-1530h
    Wednesday, June 3: 1030-1100h

Dr Gerrit Murray, Quality Assurance Analysis of Archived POCUS Studies in an Academic Tertiary Care and Emergency Department.
Dr Mike Romano. Optimizing the View of the Esophagus for Ultrasound-Assisted Intubation in the Emergency Department.

Apologies if we missed anyone!

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