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.

  • November 22, 2019 - Friday

    Where Montréal, Canada

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  • November 18, 2019 - Monday

    Where Regina, Canada

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  • November 15, 2019 - Friday

    Where Montmagny, Canada

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  • November 15, 2019 - Friday

    Where Montmagny, Canada

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  • November 14, 2019 - Thursday

    Where Montmagny, Canada

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  • November 14, 2019 - Thursday

    Where Montmagny, Canada

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  • October 23, 2019 - Wednesday

    Where Verdun, Canada

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  • October 23, 2019 - Wednesday

    Where Verdun, Canada

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  • October 19, 2019 - Saturday

    Where Johannesburg, South Africa

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  • October 18, 2019 - Friday

    Where Johannesburg, South Africa

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  • October 18, 2019 - Friday

    Where Montréal, Canada

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  • September 20, 2019 - Friday

    Where Winnipeg, Canada

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  • September 19, 2019 - Thursday

    Where Winnipeg, Canada

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  • September 18, 2019 - Wednesday

    Where Winnipeg, Canada

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  • September 03, 2019 - Tuesday

    Where Auckland, New Zealand

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  • September 02, 2019 - Monday

    Where Auckland, New Zealand

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  • August 25, 2019 - Sunday

    Where Burlington, United States

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  • August 25, 2019 - Sunday

    Where Burlington, United States

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  • August 24, 2019 - Saturday

    Where Burlington, United States

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  • August 24, 2019 - Saturday

    Where Burlington, United States

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  • June 13, 2019 - Thursday

    Where Brampton, Canada

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  • June 06, 2019 - Thursday

    Where Dublin, Ireland

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  • June 06, 2019 - Thursday

    Where Montreal, Canada

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  • June 03, 2019 - Monday

    Where Houten, Netherlands. The

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  • June 01, 2019 - Saturday

    Where Cape Town City Centre, South Africa

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  • May 31, 2019 - Friday

    Where Cape Town City Centre, South Africa

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  • March 01, 2019 - Friday

    Where Johannesburg, South Africa

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

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  • 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).