IN PoCUS project to facilitate closer-to-home ultrasound-based assessment and diagnosis in rural BC

The Rural Coordination Centre of BC (RCCbc) is supporting and facilitating rural physician involvement in the Intelligent Network for Point of Care Ultrasound (IN PoCUS) project, a new initiative that seeks to train rural healthcare providers in PoCUS skills and equip them with a wi-fi enabled handheld ultrasound probe. In addition to building local imaging capacity … Continue reading

New UBC RCPD course director, Dr. Shireen Mansouri, brings POCUS-OB to Yellowknife, NT

The UBC Rural Continuing Professional Development (RCPD) course, Third Trimester Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS-OB, formerly referred to as the Obstetrical Ultrasound course), has grown into a highly successful, far-reaching traveling course in the two years since its launch. Now, POCUS-OB is seeing some changes, including the appointment of new Course Director, … Continue reading