CAPA 2015 – Pre-Conference Workshop – Point-of-Care – Ultrasound – Thursday, 22 October, 2015

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Date(s) - 22/10/2015
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

45 The Esplanade
Toronto, Ontario, M5E 1W2

Pre-Conference Workshop: Point-of-Care – Ultrasound

Presented by Dr. Lloyd Gordon, MD and Jack Buchanan, CCPA.
Equipment has been generously donated by GE Healthcare.

At the conclusion of this session, the participant will be able to:
• Reflect on good governance in PoCUS practice
• Define what Point-of-Care ultrasound (PoCUS) training should entail and what it does not
• Explain the basic operation of the ultrasound machine and the related theoretical principles of ultrasound
• Describe the PoCUS Basic Applications in specific clinical settings such as cardiac arrest, assessing for pericardial effusion, thoraco-abdominal trauma, early pregnancy, abdominal aortic aneurysm, and central vascular access

*Please note that more advanced topics may be added if time and interest allows.

*Disclaimer: This workshop does not provide a qualification / certification to perform the skills reviewed within the workshop. Those participating wishing to further their skills are recommended to take a recognized training program.

This workshop takes place on Thursday, October 22, 2015. Maximum capacity is 30 people. This workshop will be repeated on Sunday, October 25, 2015 with a maximum capacity of 20 people. Registrations are not transferable to another workshop. Be sure to indicate your date preference upon registering.

Workshop Registration Fee Registration Period
Point-of-Care Ultrasound $200.00 Jul 21 – Oct 22 2015

***All rates are subject to 13% HST

***Cancellations will only be accepted in writing.  There will be a $50.00 administrative charge for all cancellations.  No refunds will be issued for cancellations requested after September 30th.  Please make your requests for refunds in writing to the National Office by email ( or fax (613-521-2226). CAPA reserves the right to cancel a workshop and refund all monies paid, due to insufficient registrations.

CAPA will take photographs and some video at the CAPA 2015 Annual Conference and utilize them in CAPA news or promotional material whether in print, electronic, or other media, including the CAPA website. By participating in CAPA 2015, you grant CAPA the right to use your name and photograph for such purposes.


Bookings are closed for this event.