Point of Care Ultrasound


Start 30 November, 2019 at 8 AM

End 1 December, 2019 at 3 PM


1200 Main Street West




Centre for Simulation-Based Learning (CSBL-1G) McMaster University, HSC-1G

Contact Info

Natalie Park, CHSE Coordinator

Phone: 905-525-9140 ext. 20763

E-Mail: parkna@mcmaster.ca


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Staff Physicians, Residents, and Medical Students who use or plan to use point of care ultrasound in clinical practice.


By attending 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



A) Focused Echocardiography (Anatomy, Image Acquisition, and Diagnostics)

B) IVC Assessment and clinical applications

C) Lung and Pleural Ultrasound (Anatomy, Image Acquisition, and Diagnostics)

D) Ultrasound-Guided Vascular Access (central lines, peripheral lines and arterial lines) 

E) Identification of Abdominal Free Fluid

F) Abdominal Aorta Ultrasound

G) Deep Venous Thrombosis Ultrasound

H) Ultrasound Assisted Procedures

Physicians, Residents, Nurses and Other Health Professionals > $1550 +HST
Subsidy of $500 will be offered to Residents.

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