Breaking the sound barrier…

Have you ever struggled with discussing your POCUS findings with colleagues or consultants? Are you working to develop POCUS within your department but facing external resistance? Then this short excerpt from SASKSONO17 is for you! Spanning just 8 short minutes, you’ll hear from our expert panel about their experiences, how to face challenges, and the ingredients to success.


Does this resonate with you? We’d love to hear from you as well!


The Sasksonic Team

SASKSONO17 Program (preliminary)

This year’s focus is on integration of clinical ultrasonography throughout patient care and across multiple healthcare disciplines. From pre-hospital to the ED and beyond, we’re looking to share and discuss ideas for best practice. Check out the exciting program by clicking on the link below.

You can download a pdf of the preliminary program here: sksono17-draft-schedule-v4-1 Please note: this program is preliminary – some of the details of the concurrent sessions are subject to change.

Check out our call for Abstracts, information on applying to complete at the SONOGAMES, and details for the social event hosted by our ultrasound interest group (USASK Ultrasound) after the conference!

Click on the following link to check out the  highlights and to register!

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Last year, our first ever SONOGAMES at SASKSONO16 were a blast. Scanskatchewan pulled off a big win. This year, we have room for three teams and its shaping up to be Saskatoon vs. Regina vs. out of province team???

Registration for SASKSONO17 is now open (click the SASKSONO17 tab above/screen right to get more details and to sign up online).

The SONOGAMES format includes a lot of image interpretation and clinical integration questions (both for the teams and the audience to follow along), then there are a few skill stations and finally an ultimate team challenge to wrap it up. Team points are assigned by our judges (who I admit can be a bit fickle) and it all starts with the team name and costumes competition.

Check out these photos from last year (courtesy of Chitbhanu Singh) and if interested in competing as a team, email or .


Assessment for pneumothorax…


Preparing for ultrasound-guided peripheral IV cannulation…


The champions – Scanskatchewan – with the illustrious SONOCUP.