Webinars

 

On-Demand Point-of-Care Ultrasound Webinars

Point-of-Care Echocardiography: Part 3 - Transesophageal Echocardiography

On Demand Presentation / Robert Arntfield, MD presents a webinar focusing on transesophageal echocardiography. He compares TTE and TEE, reviews the questions that can be answered by using TEE, discusses logistical aspects of getting started using TEE, describes safety and training methods, outlines a starting point for a TEE protocol, and reviews case examples.

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Alternatives for Opioids for Pain Management in the Emergency Department

On Demand Presentation / Alexis LaPietra, D.O. presents novel medications and modalities for the management of acute pain in the emergency department. She discusses ultrasound guided regional anesthesia and its importance in managing the pain associated with fractures and dislocations. Additionally, she presents evidence to support the use of trigger point injections and a multi-modal analgesic approach for musculoskeletal pain.

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Ultrasound in Hemodialysis: Assessment and Ultrasound-guided Cannulation for Dialysis Nurses

On Demand Presentation / Dianne DuToit, Clinical Nurse Consultant in Dialysis and Vascular Access, presents Ultrasound in Hemodialysis: Assessment and Ultrasound-guided Cannulation for Dialysis Nurses. In this webinar, she discusses the basic ultrasound principles, describes the benefits of ultrasound use in the dialysis setting, identifies anatomic structures on an ultrasound image, creates a “map” of the AVF and AVG utilizing ultrasound, and shows how to successfully insert a dialysis needle into a “phantom” arm using ultrasound guidance.

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A Four-Year Undergraduate Ultrasound Curriculum

On Demand Presentation /Dr. Peter Steinmetz, Director of Undergraduate Bedside Ultrasound Teaching at McGill University presents this webinar to describe how ultrasound helps students learn anatomy and improve their clinical assessment, demonstrate how to start and integrate ultrasound into an already-full curriculum, and outline ways to develop faculty and resources to support an ultrasound curriculum in a four-year undergraduate program.

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