Lung Ultrasound Workshop

Advanced course & workshop on Neonatal Lung Ultrasound, NIRS & Integrated Hemodynamics

Invited speaker and workshop facilitator
Dr. Yasser Elsayed, MD, PhD
Director of the Hemodynamics, targeted neonatal echocardiography, and point of care program
Assistant professor of Pediatric and child health
Max Rady College of Medicine, Rady Faculty of health sciences, University of Manitoba, CANADA
Staff Neonatologist at Health Sciences Centre and St Boniface Hospital, Winnipeg, CANADA
Registered echo-cardiologist in Manitoba


Course Offering for 2017-2018

The Neonatal Perinatal Medicine Program at McMaster University will be offering a 2-day advanced course and workshop on Neonatal Lung Ultrasound, and NIRS Integrated Hemodynamics. The course is $400.00 and open to all subspecialty fellows and faculty in Division of Neonatology, McMaster University. However, since we have only limited spots available for this course, we would prefer those participants who could attend the whole course. You can enrole for this course by registering through the link below. Once we have received your registration the committee will review and confirm your spot by email on or before August 11, 2017. REGISTRATION HAS NOW CLOSED. THANK YOU.

Please note: The registration portal closes by 5:00pm, August 11, 2017

If you have not already done so, please pay your fees. Cheques should be made payable to ‘McMaster Neonatal Education’ and can be delivered to Kelly Binkle not later than Friday, September 8, 2017.

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Course Agenda

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 – CSBL 1G (Red section of hospital)
0830 – 0900 Light breakfast and refreshments (room 4N52A)
0900 – 0930 Introduction to workshop and Pretest
0930 – 1030 Basics of Ultrasound physics
1030 – 1130 Neonatal trans thoracic ultrasound – protocols and case scenarios
1130 – 1230 Hands on simulation – Lung ultrasound
1230 – 1400 Lunch Break (room 2J14)
1400 – 1630 Hands on workshop – Real patients (NICU)

Thursday, September 14, 2017 – CSBL 1M (Blue section of hospital)
0800 – 0900 Comprehensive assessment of hemodynamics and oxygen delivery in critically ill infants Grand Rounds (MDCL 3020)
0900 – 0930  Light breakfast and refreshments (room 4H1)
0930 – 1030  Applying integrated evaluation of hemodynamics in Neonatal care
1030 – 1130  Hands on simulation – Focused cardiac assessment
1130 – 1230  Integrating NIRS to hemodynamics assessment, End organ oxygen indices
1230 – 1330  Lunch Break (room 2J14)
1330 – 1530  Case scenarios discussion
1530 – 1630  Small group discussion – Research opportunities

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