Basic Cardiac Ultrasound Literature Podcast and Free Streaming of Castlefest 2014! #FOAMED

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It’s here!  Castlefest 2014 is this week!  We hope you’re as excited as we are.  We’re going to be covering a lot of cardiac ultrasound….pretty advanced cardiac ultrasound.  So we wanted to put out a quick podcast on some of the more basic, foundational studies of bedside cardiac US.
This is short and sweet.  Very minimal and not at all supposed to be an in depth look.  It’s just a few studies that we think are important background to know when we talk about using echo at the bedside.  It’s definitely part of the “Back to the Basics” series.  If you missed the FASH episode on HIV/TB last week definitely go back and watch it.
Also, come back right here each day to find the link to watch all of Castlefest 2014 for free!  Lectures by Mike Stone, Vicki Noble, Chris Fox, Scott Weingart, Andy Sloas, Rob Arntfield, Haney Mallemat, Mark Goodman, and others.
Tuesday and Wednesday will be Livestreamed by Rob Rogers, who’s in town for the event.  That link is HERE.  However, Monday and Thursday may be via Google Hangout or whatever works best for us.  In general the lectures will be from 0800-1000 and 1300-1500 each day, but the schedule is subject to change.  We’ll try to tweet out updates.
Follow us @ultrasound for up to the minute updates and use the #CF2014 to tweet about the conference and send us your real time questions about the lectures.
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FASH US exam for HIV/TB with Hein Lemprecht. Ebook free for a few more days. #foamed.

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We swore we’d bring it to you, and here it is.

Yes, it’s not basic like we’ve been doing recently, but we just can’t help ourselves.  This is too cool not to bring to you now.  If you work in a setting where there is a high prevalence of HIV/TB or you ever plan on working there, then you NEED to listen to this and learn this.
Also, you already know the Introduction to Bedside Ultrasound is free on Inkling.com right now.  Well it’s also free in iTunes right now.  So it’s completely FREE everywhere for a few more days.  Make sure all the medical students that you know download it.  It’s available for their ipad or mac (iTunes) or their iphone, PC, or Android via Inkling.  Don’t miss out on this #FOAMED. (Links are below.)
Lastly, we’ll be streaming Castlefest to you this year if you weren’t able to register to come learn with us.  Right now we have an early bird special going for the streaming version.  It’s available for the very reasonable price of $0.  However, we’re going to double that price in about a week and then probably double it again day of, so you want to reserve your virtual spot now!  We’ll put more info on the website soon as to when and where the stream will be.
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Get on the wait list (sorry sold out): www.castlefest2014.com
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Ultrasound Mistakes Part 2 by @EGLS_JFandMax, & Cabo, & HIV/TB US coming soon! #FOAMED

You’re right, that was a lot of possible ultrasound mistakes the Canadians laid on us last time.  They’re not done, though.  There’s more.  Listen to find out.  We would tell you more about it, but we don’t want to ruin the surprise……
Also, if you haven’t heard, we’re teaching at a pretty sweet conference in Cabo in December with Weingart, Orman, Sloas, and Levitan.  Find out more about that HERE and register HERE.  Very limited space at this all-inclusive conference.
Coming up: We know we’re in the back to the basics series, but we can’t help ourselves.  We’re bringing you a not so basic talk in a week or so.  It’s on the FASH exam, which is a sweet, cutting edge exam for TB/HIV.  It features Hein Lamprecht, a genius South African EM doc we met at Sonosweden who taught us this.  It’s pretty awesome.
Lastly, we can’t not mention SMACC.  We just got back and it was……INCREDIBLE.  What an amazing conference with amazing attendees and speakers.  It’s in Chicago next year, so be on the lookout for when registration opens up.  Hope to see you there in 2015.
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Get on the wait list (sorry sold out): www.castlefest2014.com
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