Fall ECCU Festival

Fall ECCU Festival Conference 2016

September 30th – October 1st 2016

The Algonquin Resort in St. Andrews by-the-Sea, New Brunswick, Canada

 

Atlantic Canada’s top PoCUS event

 

Update

The ECCU 2 course and conference is now FULL

ECCU Fest 2017 will be announced in the new year

 

Call For Abstracts

 


Feedback from ECCU Fest 2015

“Thanks for being such great hosts! Gentle and patient teachers. Much appreciated!!”

“Excellent venue- I love it!! Usually I go to conferences just to learn etc… but here in this resort- incredible.”

“Excellent balance between practice and lectures”

“Workshops – excellent, lots of time + feedback”

“I will now be able to do a wrist nerve block and rapidly diagnose SBO”


Click below to apply for either full 2-day Fall ECCU Festival or the 1-day Conference:

Application for the Fall ECCU Festival (2-day) – Conference and ECCU2 Advanced Apps Course – FULL – Click to add name to reserve list

Application for the Fall ECCU Festival (1-day) – Conference Only – Places available


What is Fall ECCU Fest?

The Fall ECCU Festival incorporates, over 2 days, the  ECCU Conference, with cutting edge Point-of-care Ultrasound (PoCUS) research, current hot topics and a top keynote and the ECCU2 Advanced Apps Course

Places are strictly limited for the ECCU2 Advanced Apps Course so please book early to avoid disappointment.

There are two booking options:

  1. The 2 Day Fall ECCU Fest (2 days) – includes Conference and ECCU2 Advanced Apps Course
  2. The ECCU Conference (1 day) – includes the Conference and IP2 Resuscitation stream lectures

Who should attend?

The ECCU Conference is aimed at all clinicians with an interest in point-of-care ultrasound (PoCUS). It is open to all current users of ultrasound, those who are considering starting using ultrasound and anyone who is just interested, no matter what specialty or at what stage of learning you are. We welcome submissions of your ultrasound related scientific work for either an oral or poster presentation.

What is the ECCU Conference?

The ECCU Conference is being held in conjunction with the ECCU2 Advanced Applications Course in order to provide those attending the course and other delegates with an opportunity to access an update in the hottest clinical PoCUS topics. The focus will be on presenting the best emerging evidence, strategies for developing a local PoCUS program and developing competencies.

Includes:

  • International PoCUS experts
  • Clinical PoCUS hot topics
  • Shock, Gastrointestinal, MSK, Lung, Normology
  • Top PoCUS research
  • IP2 Resuscitation stream lectures

Conference delegates will have access to the first lecture session of the ECCU2 Advanced Applications Course, which will include an introduction to CEUS IP2 credentialing and the overview lectures for the resuscitation stream.

 

What is the ECCU2 Advanced Applications Course?

The ECCU2 Advanced Applications Course is an advanced PoCUS course. It covers all the requirements for IP2 and beyond.

The Resuscitation module includes advanced cardiac (4 views, form and function, etc), lung (pneumothorax, pleural fluid and interstitial fluid, etc), ivc ( shock, etc).

The Diagnostic module includes biliary, renal, DVT and ocular.

The MSK/Needle guidance module includes PocUS assessment of upper and lower limb (joints and soft tissues), fracture/dislocation assessment and ultrasound guided vascular access / nerve blocks.

Workshops will include access to model patients, a wide range of PoCUS phantoms and the state-of-the art CAE Vimedix Ultrasound Simulator.

The course will be limited to 20 delegates.

More information here

Where will the Fall ECCU Festival be held?

The Fall ECCU Festival will be held at the beautiful Algonquin Resort in St. Andrews by-the-Sea, one of Atlantic Canada’s premier resort hotels. Local activities include golf, sea kayaking, whale watching and sport fishing.

 

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What will it cost?

 

Fall ECCU Festival Conference Only – (30th Sept 8.00- 17:00). Includes lunch and first lecture session of the course. Accommodation can be reserved on request.

$290 CAD

 

Fall ECCU Festival – (30th Sept – 1st Oct). Includes Conference and full ECCU 2 Advanced Apps Course, all meals and one night’s accommodation at the Algonquin Resort on the 30th September. Additional night’s accommodation can be reserved on request.

$1950 CAD ($1750 for Residents)

 

Draft Program

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Click below to apply for either full 2-day Fall ECCU Festival or the 1-day Conference:

Application for the Fall ECCU Festival (2-day) – Conference and ECCU2 Advanced Apps Course – FULL – Click to add name to reserve list

Application for the Fall ECCU Festival (1-day) – Conference Only – Places available

 

 

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