RVU POCUS Fest 2019
Thanks to all who attended our RVU POCUS Fest and for helping make it a huge success!
POCUS Fest was held on Saturday November 9, 2019 at Rocky Vista University Colorado Campus for Osteopathic Medicine. POCUS Fest was hosted by the POCUS Certification Academy™ and sponsored by Healcerion and 7DImaging.POCUS Fest was a half-day immersive ultrasound experience designed to introduce students and others to using POCUS in their clinical practice. The event started with breakfast and a keynote address given by Dr. Cliff Gronseth of 7DImaging and a welcome message from James Day, RCDS, Clinical Ultrasound Specialist with Inteleos™. After the keynote, 128 medical students from Rocky Vista University and the University of Colorado School of Medicine Anschutz Campus, rotated through focused clinical ultrasound stations. Sessions included focused handheld ultrasound scanning on cardiac, abdominal, deep vein thrombosis (DVT), and Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA).
What the attendees enjoyed most was the individualized learning and the ability to see POCUS in action. POCUS Fest became a conduit and motivator of knowledge. A principal takeaway was the pursuit of continuing education through similar events, professional development opportunities or obtaining certification. Many became attracted to what POCUS certification adds to their credentials of training and knowledge.
“Having an understanding of point-of-care ultrasound is important for my future in the medical field by allowing me to better care for my patients.” ~quote from a student who attended POCUS Fest at Rocky Vista University
RVU POCUS Fest Details
When is this event?
Saturday, November 9, 2019
8:30-8:45 Breakfast & Registration
8:45-9:00 Keynote Speaker
9:00-12:30pm Clinical Challenges and POCUS Games
Where is the event being held?
Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine
8401 S Chambers Rd
Parker, Colorado 80134
How much does it cost?
Nothing! It’s FREE!
Do you have any recommendations for preparing?
Yes! Check out our student page and sign up for the POCUS Fundamentals certificate!
On-site parking is available.
What is POCUS Fest?
POCUS Fest is a one-day, immersive ultrasound experience designed to introduce students and others to the world of point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS). This is a free event with the opportunity for attendees to learn all about and challenge themselves on POCUS! Sessions will include focused handheld ultrasound scanning challenges on cardiac, abdominal, deep vein thrombosis (DVT), Musculoskeletal (MSK), and Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA).
Disclaimer: The Point-of-Care Ultrasound Certification Academy™ is part of the Inteleos™ family—a nonprofit global certification organization that delivers rigorous assessments and cultivates a global community of professionals dedicated to the highest standards in healthcare and patient safety. Inteleos is also the umbrella organization to the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography® (ARDMS®) and the Alliance for Physician Certification & Advancement™ (APCA™).
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at POCUS@inteleos.org for more information.
*Neither Inteleos nor the Point-of-Care Ultrasound Certification Academy endorse any point-of-care ultrasound device.
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