Pragmatic POCUS for Urgent and Primary Care: Diagnosing Renal, Gallbladder and Aortic Pathology
Join emergency physician Dr. Oron Frenkel and primary care physician Dr. Virginia Robinson as they teach practical ultrasound techniques that can save lives.
In this 1-hour webinar, you’ll learn just how easy and effective it is to use POCUS to visualize and diagnose common pathology. You’ll learn how to:
- Use ultrasound as the ultimate diagnostic tool for renal pathology
- Quickly identify if patients with abdominal pain have gallbladder disease
- Save patient lives from an abdominal aorta aneurysm rupture
Urgent and Primary Care POCUS experts will show you how handheld ultrasound is improving patient satisfaction, enhancing triage, diagnostic efficiency and value for physicians and their patients from the ER to the clinic, and everywhere in between.
In this era, in-person time between physicians and their patients comes at a high premium. Why do we rely on a 200 year-old instrument for our initial diagnostics? It’s time to acknowledge the limitations of the stethoscope.
Handheld POCUS is disrupting the urgent and primary care world by enabling healthcare practitioners to SEE and diagnose many patient conditions without requiring additional testing. Quick and succinct answers enable physicians to make the decisions that matter in their patients’ lives while generating value for both them and their patients.
Join emergency physician Dr. Oron Frenkel and primary care physician Dr. Virginia Robinson as they teach POCUS skills to scan and diagnose renal pathology, gallbladder disease and an abdominal aorta aneurysm. You’ll gain confidence in scanning and visualizing the kidneys, gallbladder and aorta using the latest advancements in handheld wireless ultrasound. By comparing healthy to abnormal anatomy, Dr. Robinson will help you hone your ultrasound interpretation skills to more quickly and accurately diagnose common pathologies.
Advances in technology have made ultrasound more affordable and accessible than ever before. You’re no longer required to learn complex systems with knobs and buttons to capture high quality imaging. Now, with the miniaturization of high-definition ultrasound and advances in artificial intelligence, learning and using handheld ultrasound imaging is fast, affordable and easy. Register today to explore 5 reasons to add POCUS to your practice and learn how to apply it to three common applications that save lives.
Primary Care Physician
Virginia Robinson began her career working in the remote Cree community of Chisasibi, northern Quebec 25 years ago. She subsequently spent several years working in a high volume urban emergency room in Kitchener, Ontario. At one time, a keen mountaineer, she served as the physician for the Canadian Everest team in 2000. For the last 15 years, Virginia has practiced maternity and emergency medicine in Fernie and Cranbrook. She is an instructor for both the HOUSE EM and HOUSE OB courses and presently leads the Intelligent Network for POCUS project for RCCbc. Virginia enjoys mountain biking, skiing, and gardening.
Oron Frenkel, M.D., M.S.
Dr. Oron Frenkel completed his MS and MD simultaneously at the University of California Joint Medical Program in Berkeley and San Francisco, completing his residency in Emergency Medicine followed by a fellowship in Point-of-Care Ultrasound at Alameda County Medical Center in Oakland, California. He moved to British Columbia with the goal of increasing use of point-of-care ultrasound across the province, especially among rural practitioners. An avid educator, Dr. Frenkel is constantly evaluating the best teaching methods for disseminating this technology, how to measure competency in its practice, and its effects on outcomes for individual patients. Dr. Frenkel serves as Chairman of the Clarius Medical Advisory Board.
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