Point-of-care Ultrasound in Acute Care Medicine

“Point-of-care ultrasound: A Space Odyssey”

The present and future of point-of-care ultrasound for anesthesia and critical care medicine

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An innovative and educational course incorporating brief didactic lectures and small group hands-on practical sessions! Hands-on sessions will feature live models and high-fidelity simulators in a small group format (1 instructor : 4 participants ratio)

Targeted to clinicians with limited or no experience in point-of-care ultrasound, the wide range of covered topics and the small group format make this workshop also suitable for more experienced practitioners.

This course will be have four Sessions.  Session 1 and 2 will be held at the Sheraton Centre during CCCF on Friday, November 9, 2018.  Session 3 and 4 will be held at MaRS Auditorium on Saturday, November 10 and Sunday, November 11, 2018.  You can register for the Seventeenth Annual Toronto Perioperative TEE Symposium

Friday, November 9, 2018

SESSION 1: “The Fifth Element” – The future of point-of-care ultrasound in acute care medicine

13:30-13:50 The Future of Point-of-Care Ultrasound in Perioperative Medicine
13:50-14:10 The Future of Echocardiography in Critical Care
14:10-14:30 The Future of Lung Ultrasound in Critical Care
14:30-14:50 Precision Medicine in Sepsis Resuscitation: An ultrasound-guided approach
14:50-15:00 Q&A
15:00-15:30 Coffee Break
15:30-15:50 Artificial Intelligence & POCUS
15:50-16:05 PRO: Resuscitative ultrasound is an essential skill for the management of critically ill patients.
16:05-16:20 CON: Resuscitative ultrasound is not so essential for the management of critically ill patients.
16:20-16:30 PRO-CON Q&A
16:30-17:00 POCUS CASES
17:00-17:30 Break


SESSION 2 – Willow Room, Mezzanine level
“A Hard Day’s Night” – Principles & practice of whole body ultrasound

Basic TTE Advanced TTE Airway, lung and diaphragm Beyond the FAST exam Ultrasound & the brain Vascular US
17:30-18:00 The Basic (LEC) The Basic (LEC) Airway US (HOT) FAST (1) Basic Doppler Interpretation
18:00-18:30 Diaphragmatic US (HOT) FAST (2) TCD Principles
18:30-19:15 Dinner
19:15-19:45 TTE Practice (HOT) TTE Practice (HOT) LUS – Principles & Practice Liver TCD Practice
19:45-20:15 Renal Venous US
20:15-20:45 Aorta & Vessels Arterial US
20:45-21:15 Coffee Break
21:00-21:30 Case Review Case Review Case Review Case Review Procedural US

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