Workshops

WCUME 2017 is proud to offer a great variety of workshops allowing you to fine-tune your existing skills or learn new ones!
The reservation fee for each workshop is $50 CAD and each workshop is limited to 32 participants with the exception of Workshop 9 which is offered on a complimentary basis to the first 32 students who register.

To reserve your place at a workshop: The workshops are available on the registration form. You must be registered to the Congress in order to register for a workshop.

October 13, 2017

WS-1 – Lung

Time Workshop leader
11:00 – 12:30 Giovanni Volpicelli
Description
In this hands-on workshop participants are led by world experts on how to evaluate the patient with dyspnea using POCUS.

WS-2 – Echocardiography from Beginners to Advanced

Time Workshop leader
11:00 – 12:30 Hein Lamprecht
Description
For beginners to intermediate, this workshop introduces techniques for image generation of the common cardiac views, assessment of LV function, valves, and the pericardium.

WS-3 – Practical MSK

Time Workshop leader
11:00 – 12:30 Alessandra Bruns
Description
Practical MSK ultrasound for the outpatient setting.

WS-4 – Abdominal Ultrasound

Time Workshop leader
11:00 – 12:30 Greg Hall
Description
Review of practical applications of abdominal POCUS (biliary, renal/bladder, appendix).

WS-5 – FAMUS

Time Workshop leader
14:00 – 15:30 Peter Steinmetz
Description
A workshop highlighting common practical POCUS applications for the primary care physician working in the outpatient setting.

WS-6 – cPOCUS Boot Camp

Time Workshop leader
14:00 – 15:30 Chuck Wurster
Description
Participants will partake in an abbreviated version of the renowned cPOCUS bootcamp, where scans will count towards IP status! (subxiphoid cardiac, abdominal FF, aorta, first trimester pregnancy, lung)

WS-7 – Lung (cancelled)

Time Workshop leader
14:00 – 15:30 Giovanni Volpicelli
Description
In this hands-on workshop participants are led by world experts on how to evaluate the patient with dyspnea using POCUS.

WS-8 – Team-Based Learning

Time Workshop leader
14:00 – 15:30 David Resuehr/Russ Horowitz
Description
In this engaging workshop attendees will experience first hand how team-based learning principles and ultrasound can be used to teach anatomy, physiology and clinical skills.The instructors will lead attendees through small group exercises and hands-on ultrasound workshop training. The cardiovascular system will serve as a model to demonstrate these techniques. Additional organ systems and designs will be discussed which can be tailored to fit different medical school curricula and settings.

WS-9 – Near Peer Teachers

Time Workshop leader
14:00 – 15:30 Michael Richard
Description
In this free workshop, taught by advanced resident and student instructors, student and resident faculty will introduce POCUS to their peers and staff physicians in a pot pourri session for beginner to advanced techniques.

October 14, 2017

WS-10 – Practice with the Experts

Time Workshop leader
11:00 – 12:30 Chris Fox
Description
Dare to ask your wildest ultrasound questions of our international faculty! Practical workshop tailored to your practical or theoretical POCUS needs. Engage with all star faculty in this intimate POCUS encounter.

WS-11 – Hemodynamic Monitoring

Time Workshop leader
11:00 – 12:30 Andre Denault
Description
An interactive session: how to monitor hemodynamics using trans-thoracic and TEE. Participants will be able to practice beginner to advanced techniques in this workshop.

WS-12 – Transcranial Doppler

Time Workshop leader
11:00 – 12:30 Robert Chen
Description
TC doppler: an introduction to this little used but fascinating ultrasound technique.

WS-13 – Simulated Learning

Time Workshop leader
11:00 – 12:30 Beatrice Hoffman
Description
An interactive session reviewing techniques used in simulated ultrasound learning. Hands-on workshop using state-of-the-art ultrasound simulators.

WS-14 – Pediatric POCUS

Time Workshop leader
14:00 – 15:30 Sasha Dubrovsky
Description
A workshop exploring practical POCUS techniques for the pediatric ED or outpatient setting.

WS-15 – Procedures

Time Workshop leader
14:00 – 15:30 Rhein
Description
A hands-on workshop where participants will practice ultrasound guided procedures on state-of-the-art simulators: central line, thoracentesis, paracentesis, peripheral line access.

WS-16 – Teaching Anatomy and Physiology

Time Workshop leader
14:00 – 15:30 Irene Ma
Description
Teaching anatomy and physiology using ultrasound. A primer that will interest both clinical instructors and trainees. How ultrasound brings physiology and anatomy to life.