ECC-5: Thoracic Point of Care Ultrasound

Type Audience Credits Price
On Demand Veterinarians, Veterinary Techs, Veterinary Staff 1.0

This is the Fifth Course in the Emergency and Critical Care Program!

Course Description:

Thoracic point of care ultrasound it is used every day in the emergency setting. It is very helpful as part of the triage and also as a diagnostic tool. This webinar is intended to present the base of thoracic point of care ultrasound, normal and abnormal findings and most common differentials. We will also touch base on how to perform a pericardiocentesis. We hope that after this session you will feel ready and confident to use your thoracic point of care ultrasound on your daily emergencies and will help you with your patient stabilization, diagnosis and treatment.

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Dr. Emilia Terradas Crespo
Emilia Terradas Crespo, DVM, MS
Emergency and Critical Care Resident
College of Veterinary Medicine
Washington State University
Dr. Linda Martin
Supporting Faculty Member
Linda Martin, DVM, MS, DACVECC
Associate Professor
College of Veterinary Medicine
Washington State University
  1. Dr. Emilia Terradas Crespo is originally from Spain, specifically from Mallorca, a little island in the Mediterranean see. She finished her veterinary degree in 2012 in Canary Islands and followed graduation with a rotating internship in private practice in Belgium. She did an official rotating internship after that at the University of Liège, also in Belgium, and then moved to Southampton, UK, to work as overnight Emergency Clinician for VetsNow for 2 years. She decided then that she wanted to do a residency in ECC and applied to the Matching Program and was accepted to do an Emergency and Critical Care Internship at WSU last year, where she continued her residency and is currently finishing her first year as a resident. Outside of work, she loves the outdoors especially when it involves her dog, Dingo. She adores traveling, exploring new places and cultures.  She misses her friends and family a lot but does really enjoy her work, emergency medicine and surgery can be very demanding but also very rewarding!
  2. Dr. Linda Martin is an Associate Professor at Washington State University (WSU) and established the Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care Service in 2013. She is a graduate of Colorado State University, where she also completed her residency. She was in private practice at an emergency and multispecialty hospital in Denver, CO and was also a faculty member at Auburn University before coming to WSU. She has served as a member of the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Board of Regents and is currently the President of the Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society.She has authored over 100 publications (including journal articles, book chapters, conference proceedings, and abstracts) and has lectured extensively at international, national, and regional meetings.  Her research interests include the role of critical illness on the pituitary-adrenal axis, fluid therapy, and electrolyte disorders.


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