COURSES

All our HOUSE offerings travel to your community, maximize the hands-on time, and teach to learners with variable skill levels. While we have three off-the-shelf courses, we actually customize the agenda of each course to suit your community needs. Find the course that fits your needs, whether your interest is in acute care, maternity care, or internal medicine. Can’t find what you are looking for? Tell us what you need, and we will create the course for you.

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HOUSE EM

Point-of-Care Ultrasound for Rural Practitioners in the Acute Care Setting

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You decide what you want to learn – we’ll create a customized agenda that meets your community’s needs. Sample modules include:

  • Shock
  • Trauma
  • Abdominal pain
  • Musculoskeletal
  • Dyspnea

The course size is set up for your needs – we can teach from 3 to 16 learners.
This Group Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 42.0 Mainpro+ credits.

Did you know?

HOUSE EM is a pre-requisite course for the certification track to become a Core Independent Practitioner. If you are interested in pursuing your Core IP status, we have a Core IP Skills module that will allow you to continue on to the next stages of Core IP certification.

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42.0Mainpro+

2credits/hour

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HOUSE OB

Point-of-Care Ultrasound in the Third Trimester for Primary Care Providers

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Recognize third trimester ultrasound indications including:

  • Fetal presentation
  • Fetal cardiac activity
  • Placental location
  • Amniotic fluid index (AFI)
  • Whether multiple fetuses are present
  • 1st trimester pregnancy

HOUSE OB requires a minimum of 12 participants.
This Group Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 18.0 Mainpro+ credits.

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18.0Mainpro+

2
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HOUSE IM

Point-of-Care Ultrasound for Clinicians in the Hospital Setting

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You decide what you want to learn – we’ll create a customized agenda that meets your community’s needs. Sample modules include:

  • JVP and IVC
  • Lung ultrasound
  • Basic cardiac ultrasound
  • Ultrasound for procedures
  • Systems based PoCUS

HOUSE IM requires a minimum of 6 participants.
This Group Learning course meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by UBC CPD for up to 7.5 Mainpro+ credits.

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7.5
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1
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Course Resources

Visit our resources page for additional resources to help incorporate POCUS into your practice.

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Pre-Learning

Prior to starting a HOUSE course, there is a required pre-learning exercise to complete on our UBC CPD eLearning site. This enables learners the opportunity to go through preliminary material at their own pace, and gather background knowledge or refresh their knowledge about PoCUS.

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RURAL COMMUNITIES VISITED

243

PARTICIPANTS REACHED

35

DAYS OF EDUCATION

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MEET THE
INSTRUCTORS

Meet the instructors! Our instructors have a range of backgrounds, including rural physicians, academic emergency medicine physicians, and ultrasound technicians across the province.

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