Do you want to take your POCUS game to the next level? Then look no further than the Ottawa POCUS Symposium. This symposium will offer some of the best POCUS teachers in Ottawa and Nationwide. 

Who should attend this conference? Staff and resident physicians and other practitioners who take care of acutely unwell patients.  

Plenary Talks:

Early Pregnancy POCUS: Is it time to evolve?
Dr Gillian Sheppard

POCUS in Cardiac Arrest
Dr Frank Myslik

Choose 4 of 6 selectives:

How to assess the patient in shock. The RUSH exam
Dr. Sophia-Maria Giannakakis

Advanced Diagnostics- Thromboembolic disease. The diagnosis of PE and DVT with POCUS
Dr Rajiv Thavanathan

Nerve blocks for the acutely injured patient. Rib fractures, Shoulder Dislocations, Boxer’s Fractures, Foot lacerations
Dr Michael Woo

Assessing the acutely short of breath patient. Left ventricle assessment and lung ultrasound
Dr Rory Connolly

Making your procedures safer and slicker: LP, Chest tubes, Paracentesis
Dr Nathan Hecht

Simulation and POCUS: (High fidelity SIM session followed by expert lecture on POCUS findings of SIM case)
Dr Paul Pageau


Fees: Staff physicians: $1000, Residents and other healthcare workers $550

More information: Rory Connolly or @OttawaPocus on Twitter