Vancouver POCUS19

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The 1st annual Vancouver Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS) Symposium took place on Saturday April 6, 2019 in the Sherbrooke Building at Royal Columbian Hospital. The morning provided a series of lectures about cutting edge POCUS and ended with a panel discussion about POCUS in clinical practice with experts from anesthesia, internal medicine, and emergency medicine. The afternoon workshops provided participants a chance to practice advanced cardiac scanning, thoracic ultrasound, femoral nerve blocks, and central venous catheterization.

Morning Talks

Procedures Track
0810: POCUS for LP - Tips and Tricks – Dr. Jen Chao, emergency medicine [slides]
0830: Airway POCUS - Fact or Fiction? – Dr. Lauren Arthurs, emergency medicine [slides]
0850: Femoral Nerve Block in Hip Fractures – Dr. Tommy Merth, emergency medicine [slides]

Resuscitation Track
0935: POCUS for PE - To Lyse or Not to Lyse? – Dr. Margaret Zhang, emergency medicine [slides]
0955: What’s the Deal With Fluid Responsivness? – Dr. Véronique Dion, emergency medicine [slides]
1015: POCUS in the Crashing Trauma Patient – Dr. Grahame Quan, emergency medicine [slides]

Clinical Integration Track
1100: Top 10 POCUS Papers of 2018 – Dr. Justin Ahn & Dr. Daniel Kim, emergency medicine [slides]
1130: POCUS Saves the Day! – Dr. Karine Badra, emergency medicine [slides]
1150: Panel Discussion: POCUS in Practice – Dr. Shane Arishenkoff, internal medicine, Dr. Chris Prabhakar, anesthesia & Dr. Grahame Quan, emergency medicine

Royal Columbian Hospital

Sherbrooke Lecture Theater
330 East Columbia St, New Westminster

Saturday, April 6, 2019