March 19, 2019
We are proud to introduce you to the certificate for musculoskeletal (MSK) and skin and soft tissue conditions.
The skin is composed of a thin superficial layer called epidermis and a deeper layer called dermis, followed by subcutaneous fat and connective tissue. The term soft tissue refers... Read more »
February 27, 2019
The Future is Here
“The first stage of truth is it’s ridiculed. Then, it’s violently opposed, and then it’s regarded as self-evident”. A self-reflective and powerful quote from the FOCUS on POCUS podcast guest speaker Deborah Crotty on how she responded to new technology years ago when... Read more »
January 18, 2019
What is the promise of point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS)?
"The first is that a clinician can have a much better idea of the diagnosis of the patient in front of him by adding to their standard 19th-century physical examination an ultrasound evaluation."
Dr. James A. DellaValle provides an incredible... Read more »
A Community of Fulfillment
According to Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs, every human being has five basic needs that must be met to live a full and satisfying life. Each builds upon each other with physiological needs setting the foundation. Not too far from that bottom base is... Read more »
January 2, 2019
The Focus on POCUS podcast where all things related to point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) is discussed featured an incredible guest who has made it his life’s mission to train and educate other medical professionals on the use of POCUS.
Dr. Victor Rao is a radiologist by training and... Read more »
December 21, 2018
A critical assignment, a vocation, or calling for an individual or organization. A decision to commit a focused length of time to the cause that leads people, communities, and society to a greater end. A mission, a purpose instilled in all of us and embedded in... Read more »
November 5, 2018
“Treat every patient as if they were your mother or father because they are someone's mother or father”. This is the patient care philosophy of Robert Kollpainter, a Physician Assistant (PA) at Aspirus Wausau Hospital.
He works with surgeons whose patients not only require but expect to... Read more »
October 25, 2018
A pregnant mother in her third trimester enters your emergency room. She's just collapsed in the parking lot, with her partner luckily by her side. She’s brought in out of breath and vitally unstable.
There are now two lives in need of your attention and immediate diagnosis... Read more »