Veterinary Point of Care Ultrasound – July 7-8, 2021


With Dr Søren Boysen, Dr. Serge Chalhoub and Dr. Adam Gonzales

Wednesday and Thursday, July 7-8, 2021

Temecula, CA

This two-day lecture and lab covers how to most effectively utilize ultrasound in your daily practice when diagnosing cases involving the lung, pleural space, abdomen and heart.

  • Day 1: Introduction & core principles of VPOCUS
  • Day 2: Advanced VPOCUS


Course Information

  • Seating is limited to 16 attendees max*
  • 16 CE hours of instruction
  • Course fee is $895 for both days ($495 for one day) and includes breakfast, lunch, and refreshments**


*All classes require a minimum number of attendees. FUJIFILM Sonosite Inc. reserves the right to cancel a course if the minimum number is not met. In the event a program is re-scheduled or cancelled, pre-paid attendees will be given the choice of transferring to another program or having the tuition refunded in full. FUJIFILM Sonosite Inc. is not responsible for any travel and/or lodging reimbursements in case of cancellation. Registration fees and schedules are subject to change without notice.

If cancellations are received by 5 p.m. Pacific Time the Monday immediately prior to the seminar, the registration fee is fully refundable. After that time, cancellations are subject to the entire seminar fee, which may be transferred one time toward a future seminar. One-time transfers must be on the same topic as the original program and are only available to the individual originally registered. Please note that if you do not cancel or attend, you are still responsible for payment.

**If you have dietary restrictions, please notify us.

Course Location and Hotel
Staybridge Suites Temecula Wine County
27500 Jefferson Ave
Temecula, CA 92590
Hotel: 951-587-4248

Nearest Airports
Ontario International Airport (ONT)
49 miles from course location

Søren Boysen, DVM

Dr. Søren Boysen obtained his DVM from the University of Saskatchewan, completed a small animal internship at the Atlantic Veterinary College, and a residency at Tufts University, becoming a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care in 2003. He is the former Chief of Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care at the University of Montreal and currently a Full Professor of at the University of Calgary. A member of several ECVECC, ACVECC and VetCOT committees he continues to actively promote the global advancement of veterinary ECC. Extensively published (more than 80 papers/chapters), and a recipient of numerous teaching and research excellence awards, he has become an internationally recognized speaker. He and his colleagues from Tufts changed the practice of veterinary medicine when they developed and introduced the profession to FAST exams, and with colleagues at the University of Calgary, adapted veterinary point of care ultrasound for use in non-trauma patients. With the help of many great colleagues from around the world, he continues to develop ultrasound training techniques and workshops for non-specialist practitioners. Along with point of care ultrasound, his research interests include hemorrhage, coagulation, and perfusion. Although he frequently speaks at national/international conventions across the globe, he also enjoys delivering personalize continuing education at local clinics.

Serge Chalhoub, DVM

Dr. Serge Chalhoub graduated from the DVM program at the Faculté de médecine vétérinaire (FMV) of the Université de Montréal in 2004. Serge followed this with a one-year rotating small animal clinical internship at the same institution. After working for two years as a general practitioner and emergency veterinarian in Montreal, he pursued a residency in small animal internal medicine at the Animal Medical Center (AMC) in New York City. Once his residency completed in 2009 he stayed on at the AMC as their first renal/hemodialysis fellow and then as a staff doctor. Dr. Chalhoub has been a faculty member at the University of Calgary’s Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (UCVM) since 2012. He is the recipient of multiple teaching awards, including the 2015 University of Calgary Team Teacher of the Year Award with his colleague Dr. Søren Boysen. He has authored and co-authored numerous scientific articles and book chapters on veterinary point of care ultrasound, renal and urinary medicine, and lectures at numerous conferences on these topics.

Adam Gonzales, DVM

Dr. Gonzales was a specialist in northern Virginia before relocating to Atlantic Veterinary Internal Medicine in 2005. He completed his residency training at the Veterinary College at Tufts University. He has strong interest in urinary diseases, along with diagnostic testing and procedures, and is skilled in endoscopy and diagnostic laparoscopy. However, he maintains interests and skills in all aspects of veterinary internal medicine. He is also an avid snowboarder, and has managed to avoid getting hurt (so far).

For more information about this specific event, please email or contact us at (877) 560-0978.

Wednesday, July 7, 2021 - 8:00am to Thursday, July 8, 2021 - 4:30pm
Staybridge Suites Temecula Wine County
27500 Jefferson Ave,
Temecula, CA 92590
United States