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Point of Care Ultrasound

Saturday November 30 & Sunday December 1, 2019


Target Audience
Staff Physicians, Residents, and Medical Students who use or plan to use point of care ultrasound in clinical practice. 
Learning Objectives
At the end of this activity participants will be able to:
  • Describe the utility and application of bedside point of care ultrasound

  • Demonstrate the skills of image acquisition in basic bedside ultrasound for lung and pleura, echocardiography, vascular access, abdominal free fluid, aorta and deep venous thrombosis, through hands-on instruction and practice

  • Diagnose conditions commonly identified at the bedside using point of care ultrasound, through clinical case review

  • Obtain real-time ultrasound-guided vascular access for central vessels (internal jugular vein, subclavian vein and femoral veins), peripheral veins, radial artery and femoral artery

View the Session Specific Learning Objectives

This program has two components:
  1. Pre-Learning Material – Online lectures to complete independently prior to attendance at the in-person program

  2. In-person Program – A two day, hands-on skill development course 


Centre for Simulation-Based Learning (CSBL-1G)
McMaster University, HSC-1G
1200 Main Street West
Hamilton, ON L8S 3Z5

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Natalie Park, CHSE Coordinator

Continuing Health Sciences Education

McMaster University

905-525-9140 ext. 20763

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