Learn the POWER of POCUS
and Everyday Ultrasound that Saves Lives!
Join us on October 31 for a 2.5 day symposium in beautiful Austin, Texas. This event features 19-hours of RACE-approved CE’s for Veterinarians, Technicians, and other professionals that is changing veterinary and human medicine teaching paradigms!
Registration is CLOSED for 2017 and Looking Forward to Seeing You in 2018!
POC Ultrasound will exponentially improve small animal care for the general practitioner and specialist on a daily basis! Don’t miss this world-class event!
“Keep Austin Weird” is a Premier Venue. Take a stroll through 6th Street’s Great Shops, World Class Dining and Live Music or Bike, Paddle, Walk Nearby Town Lake in Downtown Austin, Texas!
Cancellation Policy: May 1- July 31 – 100% Refund | August 1- September 30 -50% Refund | October 1 -October 31 – No Refund
Dr. Gregory R. Lisciandro
Dr. Lisciandro received his degree from Cornell University, completed a rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery at The Animal Medical Center, New York City, and a residency in Emergency and Critical Care at the Emergency Pet Center, San Antonio, Texas.
He developed the abdominal FAST (AFAST)-applied fluid scoring system, thoracic FAST (TFAST) and most recently the Vet BLUE (lung ultrasound). He has extensively published veterinary clinical studies on AFAST and its fluid scoring system, TFAST and Vet BLUE; has been an annual guest lecturer at the TRISAT Critical Care Webcast Series to medical doctors; and done collaborative research with veterinary schools and medical doctors. He is editor and chapter author of the textbook Focused Ultrasound Techniques for the Small Animal Practitioner, Wiley 2014, translated in 5 languages, English, Spanish, Greek, Japanese and Chinese; and lectured and trained veterinarians including the USA, Canada, Mexico, Europe and South America, leading veterinary medicine in this exciting new frontier.
Dr. Teresa DeFrancesco
Dr. Soren Boysen
Dr. Debra Canapp
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Nilam Soni, MD
Dr. Nilam Soni has been teaching point-of-care ultrasound to healthcare professionals for over a decade. By collaborating with hospitalists, critical care, and emergency medicine physicians, he has developed training curricula to teach point-of-care ultrasound to diverse groups of healthcare professionals, including nurses, advanced practice providers, and physicians. He continues to lead educational programs in point-of-care ultrasound locally, nationally, and internationally through different professional organizations and healthcare systems.
He is the lead author of the book, Point-of-Care Ultrasound, that was awarded the 2015 British Medical Association’s President’s Choice Award and has been translated into Chinese and Spanish. His current scholarly work includes evaluating the impact of integrating point-of-care ultrasound in clinical care, and formulating guidelines for the use of point-of-care ultrasound to guide bedside procedures. Dr. Soni was awarded a Quality Improvement Partnered Evaluation grant to evaluate the implementation of the Department of Veterans Affairs national point-of-care ultrasound training program.