ACEM Bangkok 2011

Here are the references and brief overview of Bret Nelson’s talk at the 2011 ACEM conference in Bangkok, Thailand on July 5. The Focused Assessment with Sonography in Trauma (FAST) was first described decades ago and hundred of citations exist regarding its use. Although it has become a standard part of the evaluation of the traumaRead more

2011 Ultrasound CME conference

Our annual ultrasound CME conference held on March 7 was a great success! Faculty, fellows and PAs from a number of institutions took part in our seventh annual conference. Topics included ultrasound for airway, breathing, circulation, disability and procedures. Great lectures by Sinai’s Emergency Medicine faculty were followed by an intensive hands-on scanning session.  Read more

Emergency and Critical Care Ultrasound Course 2011

On March 7, 2011 the Division of Emergency Ultrasound will host its annual hands-on CME course at Mount Sinai. Targeted at clinicians in emergency and critical care settings, the course consists of presentations by national faculty and plenty of hands-on scanning with live models. Course highlights: Basic to advanced topics covered Organ system-based approach toRead more

ACEP 2010- Ultrasound Management Course

The ACEP Ultrasound Section hosted its annual Ultrasound Management Course on Monday September 27. This year’s course was organized by director Troy Foster and co-directors Rajesh Geria and Bret Nelson. Special thanks goes out to Vivek Tayal for his mentoring, support and guidance! In addition, Marilyn Bromley and Julie Williams were instrumental in putting theRead more

Lutheran Medical Center Course

The Mount Sinai Division of Emergency Ultrasound was proud to visit Lutheran Medical Center today for a critical care ultrasound workshop. Many thanks to Dr. Bonnie Simmons, Chair of Emergency Medicine and Dr. Gloria Tsan, Director of Medical Student and Resident Education for inviting us and hosting the course. The course was well-attended by facultyRead more

WINFOCUS Bangkok 2010

On August 20-21, King Chulalongkorn Hospital Memorial Hospital was host to the WINFOCUS course: Essential Ultrasound Guided Invasive Procedures in Emergency and Critical Settings Dr. Suthaporn Lumlertgul was the director of this course, held at the hospital’s cutting edge surgical training center. Faculty including Mount Sinai’s Bret Nelson, as well as Luca Neri (past presidentRead more

Adriatic Vascular Ultrasound Society Meeting

The Adriatic Vascular Ultrasound Society will host its 7th annual meeting and CME conference September 23-25 in Montecatini Terme. The official language for the conference is English, and it will be held in Tuscany! This is an EFSUMB accredited Euroson school event. For more information please visit here.Read more

Airway Mythology

As promised, here are selected references from today’s talk on Airway Management Mythology. Thanks to the organizers of the International Conference on Emergency Medicine (ICEM) for the invitation to speak. Some of the topics discussed are supported by plenty of evidence (ie the use of RSI as an intubation technique), some were simply fun toRead more

Status Epilepticus

Here are some key references from today’s lecture on Status Epilepticus at ICEM: FERNE’s seizure and status epilepticus management guide Key practice guidelines related to seizures: ACEP Clinical Policy: Critical Issues In The Evaluation And Management Of Adult Patients Presenting To The Emergency Department With Seizures Treatment of convulsive status epilepticus. Epilepsy Foundation of America.Read more

Ponte Vedra 2010

We are pleased to present our annual critical care ultrasound pre-conference course at the Clinical Decision Making in Emergency Medicine symposium in Ponte Vedra, Florida on June 23. Each year this intensive, hands on course features ultrasound faculty from across the country working in small groups with live models and plenty of hands-on scanning time.Read more