October is the Medical Ultrasound Awareness Month

Recognizing the importance of increasing public awareness of medical ultrasound and promoting its value in health care, the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM), the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS), the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE), Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI), the Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (SDMS), and the Society for Vascular Ultrasound (SVU) have joined together to sponsor Medical Ultrasound Awareness Month in October of each year.

The goal of Medical Ultrasound Awareness Month is to increase the public’s knowledge about medical ultrasound and its many uses in health care. Medical Ultrasound Awareness Month provides ultrasound professionals with the opportunity to educate the public about the many uses of this fast growing technology, as well as a chance to celebrate their profession.

To learn more about this event, you can visit AIUM’s website at: http://www.aium.org/

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NB Heart Centre Symposium 2016

The New Brunswick Heart Centre’s Annual Symposium has become a forum for clinicians and health care personnel to enhance their knowledge in the field of cardiovascular medicine. This event is recognized throughout Canada as providing a timely and comprehensive review, with emphasis on clinically relevant subjects.

This year’s program has been broadened to give the participant exposure in key areas of cardiovascular medicine. The overall objective of this annual symposium is to provide a comprehensive review in general cardiology, in addition to focused sessions on selected areas of current interest.

Click to download the NB Heart Centre Symposium Brochure

Brampton, Mississauga & Toronto offices looking for Cardiac Sonographer

Echocardiography Technologist positions available for part-time, full-time and casual work in Brampton, Mississauga, & Toronto. Flexible scheduling and locations are being offered.
The successful cardiac sonographer will possess:

• ARDMS certification (or eligibility)

• Proven Technical & Clinical skills

• Good interpersonal skills

• Excellent organizational skills

Job Type: Casual

Required education: Diploma/Certificate

Please email your resume to qrs@live.ca.  Eligible applicants will be contacted for interview.

The 18th Annual CSE Meeting is now successfully completed. See you next year!

We have record attendance this year of 600 participants.  We have top-notched speakers from across Canada, this year’s guest speakers also include Dr. Gilbert Habib, President of European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging (EACVI) presented on Infective Endocarditis: A Changing Disease and Dr. Vera Rigolin, Vice President of the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) presented on Appropriate Use vs. Clinical Indications.

This year we also have new 3D Echocardiography echo computer workshops led by Dr. Wendy Tsang and Igal Sebag. These workshops were sold out.

See you next year! The annual CSE meeting will be held again in Toronto from 20 to 22 April 2017. Mark your calendar.

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