Teaching POCUS

Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) continues to evolve as an essential adjunct to clinical examination not only in the acute care setting but also in other disciplines such as critical care medicine, internal medicine, and pediatrics. There is a wide array of simulation and clinical integration strategies for POCUS training. The common approach often begins with workshops and conferences with didactics, phantoms,simulators and live models to simulate bedside skills and techniques. The purpose of this presentation is to outline potential strategies and techniques to optimize POCUS training / teaching.

A presentation by invited speaker Stefaan Bouchez, Anesthesiologist at OLV Clinic Aalst, Belgium.

The view of the speaker

Question 1: What drives you?
1/ teaching and sharing knowledge
2/ optimal care of patients

Question 2: Why should the delegate attend your session?
medical professionals seeking quality, professional education and training in the fast-growing field of point-of-care ultrasound

Question 3: What emerging technologies / trends do you see as having the greatest potential in the short and long run?
Artificial intelligence in ultrasound

Question 4: What kind of impact do you expect them to have?
Physicians will be less reluctant to the use of US. Less interobeserver variability.

About Stefaan Bouchez
Cardiac Anesthesiologist in OLV Clinic Aalst, Belgium. Affiliated with the University of Ghent, Belgium. FASE (fellow of the American Society of Echocardiography). Director of EACTIAC fellowship program in Aalst, Belgium. POCUS trainer: cardiac, lung ultrasound.

Stefaan Bouchez is invited speaker at the 2022 edition of Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS) Conference.

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