Workshops

IN-PERSON WORKSHOP

The courses are designed so that participants can spend as much time as possible practising the techniques demonstrated in the theoretical sections. The generous instructor-to-participant ratio encourages interaction between participants and instructors, thus facilitating learning.

Two courses formats are available:

  • Individual registration

    Sign up for of one of EGLS' workshops! We organize courses with the best instructors in various locations worldwide.

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  • Group registration

    Train all your department at once! Instructors can come to your hospital to offer training to a group of interested physicians. This is easy : a « turnkey » approach is then used to help organize the event. Contact our team for information on costs and material supplied!

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Course AIM

The course aims to introduce participants to the ultrasound approach of the hemodynamically unstable patient. This course is aimed at two audiences: physicians who are knowledgeable about ultrasound and want to consolidate their knowledge, and novices who would like to be introduced to it.

  • Objectives
  • Typical Schedule
  • Accreditation

Objectives

At the conclusion of training, participants will be better able to:

  1. Categorize undifferentiated shock via an algorithmic approach;
  2. Identify pneumothorax and interstitial syndrome with lung ultrasound;
  3. Identify the signs of obstructive shock (tamponade, pulmonary embolism);
  4. Qualitatively assess left ventricular function;
  5. Assess the inferior vena cava;
  6. Assess volemia and fluid responsiveness potential.

Typical Schedule

8:00 a.m. Welcome
8:15-8:20 a.m. Introduction (theory)
8:20-9:00 a.m. Lung ultrasound (theory)
9:00-10:15 a.m. Lung (practical)
10:15-11:00 a.m. Subcostal/IVC & the State of the circulation (theory)
11:00-12:00 p.m. Subcostal and inferior vena cava view (practical)
12:00-12:45 p.m. Lunch is provided. Coffee and snacks will also be served.
12:45-13:30 p.m. Complementary cardiac views (theory)
13:30-15:00 p.m. Complementary cardiac views (practical)
15:00-16:00 p.m. Algorithmic approach to shock (EGLS)
16:00-17:45 p.m. EGLS (practical)
17:45-18:00 p.m. Conclusion (theory)

Accreditation

This course is accredited by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Participants will be entitled to :

  • 24 Mainpro+ certified credits

This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians.

The Workshops

Our workshops constitute the first step towards accreditation. Held in various cities worldwide by the best and most experienced instructors, these one-day courses allow participants to enjoy an exceptional instructor/participant ratio, for maximum interaction and added educational value.

EGLS workshops are accredited by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the College of Family Physicians of Canada, and count as continuing medical education credits.

  • May 15, 2021 - Saturday

    Where DÉCOUVREZ LE LIVRE / DISCOVER THE BOOK, Canada

    Note Le prix affiché est en dollars canadiens. The listed price is in Canadian dollars.

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  • May 09, 2021 - Sunday

    Where Montréal, Canada

    Note HÔPITAL DU SACRÉ-COEUR DE MONTRÉAL Inscrivez-vous dès maintenant! Ces places sont réservées pour les résidents seulement. Register now! These sports are for residents only.

    Sold out

  • March 19, 2021 - Friday

    Where Maniwaki, Canada

    Note Veuillez noter que les ateliers des 18 et 19 mars 2020 ont été reportés au 18 et 19 mars 2021. Nous entrerons en contact par courriel avec les participants. Please note that the Maniwaki workshops of March 18 and 19, 2020 were rescheduled for March 18 & 19, 2021. We will be in contact with all participants by email.

    Sold out

  • March 19, 2021 - Friday

    Where Maniwaki, Canada

    Note Veuillez noter que les ateliers des 18 et 19 mars 2020 ont été reportés au 18 et 19 mars 2021. Nous entrerons en contact par courriel avec les participants. Please note that the Maniwaki workshops of March 18 and 19, 2020 were rescheduled for March 18 & 19, 2021. We will be in contact with all participants by email.

    Sold out

  • March 18, 2021 - Thursday

    Where Maniwaki, Canada

    Note Veuillez noter que les ateliers des 18 et 19 mars 2020 ont été reportés au 18 et 19 mars 2021. Nous entrerons en contact par courriel avec les participants. Please note that the Maniwaki workshops of March 18 and 19, 2020 were rescheduled for March 18 & 19, 2021. We will be in contact with all participants by email.

    Register
  • March 18, 2021 - Thursday

    Where Maniwaki, Canada

    Note Ces places sont réservées aux résidents. Residents only!

    Sold out

  • November 11, 2020 - Wednesday

    Where Longueuil, Canada

    Note Ce cours est donné en collaboration avec l'Université de Sherbrooke.

    Sold out

  • November 09, 2020 - Monday

    Where Longueuil, Canada

    Note Ce cours est donné en collaboration avec l'Université de Sherbrooke.

    Sold out

  • October 02, 2020 - Friday

    Where Winnipeg, Canada

    Note To all participants: you can now have access to the eLearning!

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  • July 18, 2020 - Saturday

    Where Johannesburg, South Africa

    Note Please note that as of April 14, 2020, the Johannesburg workshops of July are momentarily postponed. We will be in contact with all participants by email.

    Ended

  • July 17, 2020 - Friday

    Where Johannesburg, South Africa

    Note Please note that as of April 14, 2020, the Johannesburg workshops of July are momentarily postponed. We will be in contact with all participants by email.

    Ended

  • June 11, 2020 - Thursday

    Where Gaspé, Canada

    Note Veuillez noter que l'atelier sera reporté. Nous entrerons en contact par courriel avec les participants. Please note that this workshop is momentarily postponed. We will be in contact with all participants by email.

    Ended

  • June 11, 2020 - Thursday

    Where Gaspé, Canada

    Note Veuillez noter que l'atelier sera reporté. Nous entrerons en contact par courriel avec les participants. Please note that this workshop is momentarily postponed. We will be in contact with all participants by email.

    Ended

  • June 10, 2020 - Wednesday

    Where Gaspé, Canada

    Note Veuillez noter que l'atelier sera reporté. Nous entrerons en contact par courriel avec les participants. Please note that this workshop is momentarily postponed. We will be in contact with all participants by email.

    Ended

  • June 10, 2020 - Wednesday

    Where Gaspé, Canada

    Note Veuillez noter que l'atelier sera reporté. Nous entrerons en contact par courriel avec les participants. Please note that this workshop is momentarily postponed. We will be in contact with all participants by email.

    Ended

  • June 07, 2020 - Sunday

    Where México, Mexico

    Note Debido a la pandemia de COVID-19, el taller de EGLS programado para junio debe posponerse. Se anunciarán nuevas fechas lo antes posible. Para suscribirse a la lista de espera, comuníquese con info@echoguidedlifesupport.com Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the EGLS workshop scheduled for June must be postponed. New dates will be announced as soon as possible. To subscribe to the waiting list, contact info@echoguidedlifesupport.com

    Ended

  • June 06, 2020 - Saturday

    Where México, Mexico

    Note Debido a la pandemia de COVID-19, el taller de EGLS programado para junio debe posponerse. Se anunciarán nuevas fechas lo antes posible. Para suscribirse a la lista de espera, comuníquese con info@echoguidedlifesupport.com Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the EGLS workshop scheduled for June must be postponed. New dates will be announced as soon as possible. To subscribe to the waiting list, contact info@echoguidedlifesupport.com

    Ended

  • May 16, 2020 - Saturday

    Where Montréal, Canada

    Note

    Ended

  • April 30, 2020 - Thursday

    Where Baie-Comeau, Canada

    Note Veuillez noter qu'en raison de la pandémie, les ateliers des 29 et 30 avril prochains sont reportés. Nous entrerons en contact par courriel avec les participants. Please note that due to the actual pandemic, the workshops planned on April 29-30 are momentarily postponed. We will be in contact with all participants by email.

    Ended

  • April 30, 2020 - Thursday

    Where Baie-Comeau, Canada

    Note Veuillez noter qu'en raison de la pandémie, les ateliers des 29 et 30 avril prochains sont reportés. Nous entrerons en contact par courriel avec les participants. Please note that due to the actual pandemic, the workshops planned on April 29-30 are momentarily postponed. We will be in contact with all participants by email.

    Ended

  • April 29, 2020 - Wednesday

    Where Baie-Comeau, Canada

    Note Veuillez noter qu'en raison de la pandémie, les ateliers des 29 et 30 avril prochains sont reportés. Nous entrerons en contact par courriel avec les participants. Please note that due to the actual pandemic, the workshops planned on April 29-30 are momentarily postponed. We will be in contact with all participants by email.

    Ended

  • April 29, 2020 - Wednesday

    Where Baie-Comeau, Canada

    Note Veuillez noter qu'en raison de la pandémie, les ateliers des 29 et 30 avril prochains sont reportés. Nous entrerons en contact par courriel avec les participants. Please note that due to the actual pandemic, the workshops planned on April 29-30 are momentarily postponed. We will be in contact with all participants by email.

    Ended

  • April 15, 2020 - Wednesday

    Where Sherbrooke, Canada

    Note Veuillez noter qu'en date du 16 mars 2020, l'atelier du 15 avril prochain est annulé. Please note that as of March 16, 2020, the workshop planned on April 15 is cancelled.

    Ended

  • March 06, 2020 - Friday

    Where Dublin, Ireland

    Note A real success!

    Ended

  • March 05, 2020 - Thursday

    Where Dublin, Ireland

    Note A real success!

    Ended

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

  • I can't access the eLearning ?

    1. Make sure the email isn't in your junk mail folder 2. Go to the login page and chose "I forgot my password". You will receive an email with a new password. 3. If you still can't access the eLearning after steps 1 and 2, write to info@EchoGuidedLifeSupport.com : you will get an answer within 24 hours (It could be slightly longer outside North America, depending on your time zone)

  • What is the course fee ?

    It varies depending of the geographical location of the course.

  • What should I study before the course?

    We suggest that you read the EGLS book and watch the podcasts/videos that are on our website before the course.

  • Can I get a second copy of my certificate and/or my official receipt?

    Please contact us for more informations.

  • Do I need to have completed an ultrasound program before doing the EGLS course?

    No. The course was developed so that medical personnel with little or no previous ultrasound training could attend.

  • Who can attend the EGLS course?

    Anyone likely to encounter critically ill patients (physicians, students, PAs, Nurses, paramedics, RTs…)

  • Are there side-effects to ultrasound examination or other health risks?

    No. Unlike X-rays, ultrasound does not pose a health risk.

  • When can I obtain my Mainpro+ certified credits?

    Only after completing your post-event exercise (6 to 12 weeks after your training, you will be able to obtain your Mainpro+ credits.

  • How many credits can I obtain after the EGLS course?

    The EGLS course gives you 16 Group Learning certified credits (Mainpro+). Also, this training is an accredited group learning activity (Section 1), such as defined by The Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (8 credits).