Kaweah Health, Department of Emergency Medicine

Ultrasound Project

Outside Lectures

Fellows have the ability to participate in Vituity partnership meetings that have a national wide target audience. In 2021, Dr. Henschel led a Vituity webinar on the use of POCUS in critical care for patients presenting with dyspnea. In 2022, Drs. Mitchell and Page participated in a Vituity workshop for POCUS guided regional nerve blocks.

Internal Lectures

Compliant with SCUF requirements of 4 basic and 1 advanced EUS topic. Opportunity to do more.

Ultrasound Courses

No outside courses are required. Ultrasound fellows have the opportunity to attend them, however, to supplement their training.

Mini-selective

Fellows, at their discretion, can develop these with any department, e.g. intensivists, to supplement their training.

Other

Kaweah Health was the recipient of a 2019 Vituity Innovation Grant to support the use the Butterfly iQ hand held units in the emergency department.

The purpose of this grant was to develop a comprehensive, regional US program involving nearby Vituity sites, frequently staffed by Kaweah Health EM residency graduates.

Fellows will have the opportunity to work in and develop this regional network.

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