Rural Emergency Room Simulation Teaching and Education Resource

Below is a list of upcoming CME Events on Vancouver Island and elsewhere.

ACLS: Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Provider Course April 20 & 21, 2017

Provider Course May 18 & 19, 2017

Update Course June 21, 2017

Provider Course June 22 & 23, 2017

All courses are at RJH 4 West rooms unless otherwise stated

To register go to the ACLS link on the intranet https://intranet.viha.ca/departments/emergency/Pages/ACLSInfo.aspx

PALS: Pediatric Advanced Life Support

April 27,28
May 18,19
June 22,23
Sept 28,29
Oct 26,27
Nov 23,24

All courses are held at the Sim Centre at RJH. Cost is $450 and includes the updated manual. After registering, please contact Kim.Johnson@viha.ca  to provide payment details.

TNCC: Trauma Nursing Core Course

May 13/14 in Nanaimo. Interested parties to contact Kitty below     

https://prneducation.ca/collections/trauma-nursing-core-course-tncc                

EDE Courses : Emergency Department Echo

Courses are held at the Best Western Dorchester Hotel in Nanaimo. Special room rates available.

All courses include coffee, snacks, lunch and, most importantly, lots of learning and fun!!

April 6, 2017 - The EDE Introductory Emergency Ultrasound Course. This one-day course will teach cardiac scanning for pericardial effusion / cardiac activity, abdominal scanning for free fluid (FAST), scanning of the aorta for AAA, first trimester scanning for intrauterine pregnancy AND lung scanning for pneumothorax and hemothorax. Course costs are $1600 for staff and $1200 for residents. Eligible for Royal College Section 1 OR CCFP Mainpro+ credits.

April 27, 2017 - The EDE Introductory Emergency Ultrasound Course. This one-day course will teach cardiac scanning for pericardial effusion / cardiac activity, abdominal scanning for free fluid (FAST), scanning of the aorta for AAA, first trimester scanning for intrauterine pregnancy AND lung scanning for pneumothorax and hemothorax. Course costs are $1600 for staff and $1200 for residents. Eligible for Royal College Section 1 OR CCFP Mainpro+ credits.

April 29 to May 1, 2017 - 3 Day Complete Independent Practitioner Certification / Scanning Workshop: This three day intensive workshop will allow participants to obtain all of the required observed scans PLUS complete the three part examination series towards CORE Independent Practitioner certification with the Canadian Point of Care Ultrasound Society (formerly the Canadian Emergency Ultrasound Society). This includes the addition of basic lung (hemothorax and pneumothorax) certification. There will be many instructors, ultrasound machines and many many models available while you are here. Pre-requisite is an appropriate introductory ultrasound course.  Cost for the 3 day workshop is $4800 and space is limited to only 10 participants. Eligible for Royal College Section 3 OR CCFP Mainpro+ credits.

If you are interested in attending any of these courses please email Natalina DiCredico at natalinadicredico@gmail.com.