Recommendations for POCUS Training, Education & Certification

In recent years, an increase use of Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS) has made it essential as bedside quick diagnostic tool preoperatively and in Critical care settings. What are the tools and resources, as well as, certification process, that are available and needed for an Anesthesiologist to become competent to make decisions based on the scans obtained?

Canadian Anesthesiologists’ society (CAS) and the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine (ASRA) have recently published their recommendations to establish a framework to further improve on the development of a proper pathway to guide Anesthesiologists to acheive competence in POCUS applications.

A presentation by invited speaker Kris Abbas, Assistant professor, McMaster University / Anesthesiologist, St. Joseph’s Hospital, Hamilton, Canada.

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Kris Abbas is invited speaker at the 2022 edition of POCUS Conference.

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