Thursday, 29 November 2012

Tips to Improve your Ultrasound Teaching

Ever wonder how to teach point-of-care ultrasound?  Sure, YOU know what to do but you just can't seem to explain why your student is struggling.  Check out this video for some teaching tips:

Wednesday, 21 November 2012

Elliot Stansfield, uOttawa MSY3 has won 1st place in the UGME Education Summer Studentship Poster presentation competition for his summer project titled: Designing a multi-disciplinary comprehensive undergraduate ultrasonography curriculum. His supervisors were Dr. Michael Woo (Emerg), Dr. Ron Tam (Pediatrics), and Dr. Stan Hamstra (AIME). Congratulations!!
Pictured from left to right Dr. Susan Humphrey-Murto (Associate Director, AIME), Elliot Stansfield, Dr. Melissa Forgie (Associate Dean, UGME), Dr. Stan Hamstra (Acting Assistant Dean, AIME)

Monday, 5 November 2012

Journal club article

9:15 on Wednesday morning, EM conference room.

The ultrasound-guided superficial cervical plexus block for anesthesia and analgesia in emergency care settings

American Journal of Emergency Medicine (2012) 30, 1263–1267    

Andrew A. Herring MDa,⁎, Michael B. Stone MDa,b, Oron Frenkel MDa, Annie Chipman MDa, Arun D. Nagdev MD