EMERGENCY AND CRITICAL CARE ULTRASOUND
EMERGENCY AND CRITICAL CARE ULTRASOUND 

The ECCU1 Course

An Introduction to Emergency and Critical Care Ultrasound

This CEUS approved one day course is aimed at clinicians wanting to introduce point-of-care ultrasound into their clinical practice.

This course has been designed for all doctors in acute care e.g Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Surgery. It provides the core knowledge for CEUS Core IP and is applicable to other 'Acute Care' specialties.

The ECCU 1 Course is fully recognized by The Canadian Emergency Ultrasound Society (CEUS).
Attending a recognized introductory Emergency Ultrasound course is a required first step in attaining the status of
Independent Practitioner (IP).

This Canadian Emergency Ultrasound Society (CEUS), Royal College of Emergency Medicine, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons and College of Family Physicians of Canada approved one day course is aimed at clinicians wanting to introduce ultrasound into their clinical practice.

This course has been designed for all doctors in acute care e.g. Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine, Intensive Care, Surgery. It provides the core knowledge for the CEUS IP training and is applicable to other 'Acute Care' specialties.

During the day, we will cover

  • How to use an ultrasound machine
  • Aortic and IVC ultrasound
  • Trauma eFAST ultrasound
  • Cardiac & Thoracic ultrasound
  • Vascular access
  • Pelvic/Obstetric ultrasound
  • Training and certification

Using a combination of pre-reading, interactive lectures, and hands-on workstations, this course will teach the basics of Emergency & Critical Care Ultrasound, and give you the confidence to start practicing.

 

 

This course includes high fidelity PoCUS simulation with the CAE Vimedix Simulator (CAE Vimedix Simulator)

Coming of age: emergency point of care ultrasonography in Canada

Coming of age: emergency point of care ultrasonography in Canada
CJEM ECCU POCUS Editorial
CJEM_POCUS+Paper.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [138.3 KB]

Interactive Lectures

Practical Skills

Hands-on Workstations
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