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How Technology is Changing POCUS

May 11, 2020

Thomas Baribeault is the founder of the Society for Opioid-Free Anesthesia (SOFA) and is currently serving as President. SOFA is a non-profit organization dedicated to education and research on opioid-free anesthesia and post-operative pain management. Thomas currently practices in Atlanta, Georgia and is responsible for implementing opioid free anesthesia and post-operative pain protocols. He received a bachelor’s degree in nursing from the Ohio State University, a Master of Science in nursing and anesthesia residency from Case Western Reserve University and a doctorate in nursing practice and pain management fellowship from the University of South Florida.

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Additional Resources

  1. Read the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine’s (ASRA) statement on why POCUS technology continues to be an innovative tool.
  2. Learn about the Top 10 Perioperative Applications of Point-of-Care Ultrasound for Anesthesiologists.
  3. Here are recommendations for Acquiring and maintaining point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) competence for anesthesiologists.
  4. Take a reflective look back at how far we’ve come in POCUS for Perioperative Point-of-Care Ultrasonography.
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