Abstracts/Poster Presentations

  • Clunie, M., O’Brien, J., Olszynski, P., Bajwa, J., Peverseff, R. Competence of Anesthesiology Residents Following a Longitudinal Point-of-Care Ultrasound Curriculum. Canadian Association of Anesthetists, Halifax, NS. June 19-22, 2020 (virtual presentation due to COVID).
  • Olszynski P, Hussain Q, Bryce R, Blondeau B, Dunn S, Boyson B, Woods R. ULTRA – Ultrasound Localization to Resuscitate in Arrest. Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians Annual Conference, May 26, 2019.  ULTRA1 Poster
  • Hassler J, Simmonds J, Trivedi S, Olszynski P. Quality in Emergency Ultrasound – Continuous Improvement for Continuous Growth. EM Resident Research Day, May 22, 2019 EDUS 2019 poster
  • Rouleau D,  Bryce R , Olszynski P. Sound resuscitation II: a pilot study on the use of resuscitative ultrasound by emergency physicians during critical care simulations. World Congress of Ultrasound in Medical Education. Montreal, QC, Canada (2017) Poster  presentation
  • C Denton, D Iradukunda, J Trickovic, A Turnquist, P Olszynski. ED Ultrasound in Saskatoon: A quality assurance study. Western Emergency Department Organization Conference, Saskatoon, SK (2017) Poster presentation.WEDOC EDUS poster
  • Moshynskyy AI, Kapusta M, McGonigle R, et al. P093: Sound check: quality in point of care ultrasound in rural and regional Saskatchewan through participatory action research. CJEM. 2017;19(S1):S109-S110. doi:10.1017/cem.2017.295 CAEP Poster 4
  • Katulka J, Parry A, Olszynski P. Point of Care Ultrasound in Congestive Heart Failure. Emergency and Critical Care Ultrasound Festival, St. Andrew’s NB (2016) Oral Abstract Presentation katulka_parrypocusposterfinal
  • Rusnak C, Courtney R, Olszynski P. Improving EDUS documentation in the Emergency Department. Western Emergency Department Operations Conference 2016 (Winnipeg). soundcheckposter
  • Maheshwari O, Malin G Trinder K, Olszynski P. U/S in Undergraduate Medical Education: Evaluating the Impact of U/S Training in the First Year of Medical Training. Canadian Conference on Medical Education 2016 (Montreal).ultrasound-prog-eval-study
  • Anderson J, Stempien J, & Olszynski P. Developing Objective Structured Clinical Exam (OSCE) Stations for Point of Care Ultrasound (PoCUS) Training at the University of Saskatchewan. Canadian Conference on Medical Education 2016 (Montreal).pocus OSCE-study
  • Olszynski P. Ultrasound During Critical Care Simulation: A randomized, crossover study evaluating and comparing the impact of two ultrasound simulation interventions. Social Media and Critical Care 2015 (Chicago) smacc2015-olszynski
  • Olszynski, P. The edus2 workout. Innovation in EM Education. Lightening Oral Abstract. Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians Annual Conference (2014) preview-of-abstract-central-abstract-proof-popup
  • Kulyk P, Olszynski P. Emergency Department Ultrasound Simulator.  Academic Emergency Medicine.  Vol 19.  4.  S1, Presented at SAEM during the “Innovation in EM Education” moderated session (Chicago, May 2012)


  • Olszynski, P., Marshall, R.A., Olver, T.D. et al. Performance of an automated ultrasound device in identifying and tracing the heart in porcine cardiac arrest. Ultrasound J 14, 1 (2022).
  • Clunie, M., O’Brien, J., Olszynski, P. et al. Competence of anesthesiology residents following a longitudinal point-of-care ultrasound curriculum. Can J Anesth/J Can Anesth(2021).
  • Beaulac, M., Clunie, M., Olszynski, P. et al. Point-of-care-ultrasound (POCUS) in Canadian hospitals during the COVID-19 pandemic: a cross-sectional survey. Can J Anesth/J Can Anesth 68, 1831–1832 (2021).
  • Olszynski PA, Bryce R, Hussain Q, et al. A Novel Anatomic Landmark to Target the Left Ventricle During Chest Compressions in Cardiac Arrest. Cureus. 2021;13(3):e13652. Published 2021 Mar 2. doi:10.7759/cureus.13652
  • Olszynski P A, Bryce R, Hussain Q, et al. (January 19, 2021) Use of a Simple Ultrasound Device to Identify the Optimal Area of Compression for Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest. Cureus 13(1): e12785. doi:10.7759/cureus.12785
  • Olszynski P, Russell M, Neufeld A, Malin G. The Clinical Ultrasonography Elective in Clerkship (CUSEC): A pilot elective for senior clerkship students at the University of Saskatchewan. Can Med Educ J. 2020;11(1):e144-e146. Published 2020 Mar 16. doi:10.36834/cmej.61810
  • Ma, I.W.Y., Steinmetz, P., Weerdenburg, K., Woo, M.Y., Olszynski, P., Heslop, C.L., Miller, S., Sheppard, G., Daniels, V., Desy, J., Valois, M., Devine, L., Curtis, H., Romano, M.J., Martel, P., Jelic, T., Topping, C., Thompson, D., Power, B., Profetto, J. and Tonseth, P. (2020), The Canadian Medical Student Ultrasound Curriculum. J Ultrasound Med, 39: 1279-1287.
  • Olszynski, P., Kim, D.J., Ma, I.W.Y. et al. The development of a provincial multidisciplinary framework of consensus-based standards for Point of Care Ultrasound at the University of Saskatchewan. Ultrasound J 11, 28 (2019).
  • Sedlakova A, Olszynski P, Davis P, Froh J. Prehospital ultrasound use among Canadian aeromedical service providers – A cross-sectional survey. CJEM. 2020;22(3):338-341. doi:10.1017/cem.2019.451
  • Olszynski P, Anderson J, Trinder K, Domes T. (2018). Point-of-Care Ultrasound in Undergraduate Urology Education: A Prospective Control-Intervention Study. Journal of Ultrasound Medicine, doi: 10.1002/jum.14571. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Paul R. Atkinson, James Milne, Laura Diegelmann, et al. Does Point-of-Care Ultrasonography Improve Clinical Outcomes in Emergency Department Patients With Undifferentiated Hypotension? An International Randomized Controlled Trial From the SHoC-ED Investigators, Annals of Emergency Medicine, Volume 72, Issue 4, 2018, Pages 478-489,
  • Atkinson P, Bowra J, Milne J, et al. International Federation for Emergency Medicine Consensus Statement: Sonography in hypotension and cardiac arrest (SHoC): An international consensus on the use of point of care ultrasound for undifferentiated hypotension and during cardiac arrest. CJEM. 2017;19(6):459-470. doi:10.1017/cem.2016.394
  • Milne J, Atkinson P, Lewis D, Fraser J, Diegelmann L, Stander M, Olszynski P, Stander M, Lamprecht H. (April 08, 2016) Sonography in Hypotension and Cardiac Arrest (SHoC): Rates of Abnormal Findings in Undifferentiated Hypotension and During Cardiac Arrest as a Basis for Consensus on a Hierarchical Point of Care Ultrasound Protocol. Cureus 8(4): e564. doi:10.7759/cureus.564
  • Olszynski P, Harris T, D’Eon M, Renihan P, Premkumar K. Ultrasound During Critical Care Simulation: A Randomized, cross-over study. CJEM 2015 Aug 26:1-8.

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