Live Critical Care Ultrasound: Pediatric and Neonatal

February 15-16, 2019
Hilton San Diego Bayfront
San Diego, California, USA​

Learn how to perform and interpret pediatric ultrasound imaging with SCCM’s comprehensive, two-day Critical Care Ultrasound: Pediatric and Neonatal course. Participants benefit from guided, focused skill stations, and interactive presentations to reinforce key learning points. Extensive faculty coverage ensures a significant hands-on experience for each participant.

Benefits of the ultrasound course include:
  • Immediate integration of learned skills into your clinical practice
  • Increased diagnostic skills and scanning proficiency
  • 19 continuing medical education credit hours available to physicians and nurses
  • A review from field experts on the latest strategies in ultrasound image interpretation and diagnostic challenges, as well as new innovations and procedures
  • High-quality education from prominent faculty, including nurse practitioners, physician assistants and more
  • A significant hands-on experience, ensured by a five-to-one faculty-to-learner ratio
The registration fee for this course includes a complimentary copy of SCCM’s Comprehensive Critical Care Ultrasound eBook, a companion guide for clinicians seeking to improve ultrasound understanding and skills in the ICU. The text covers the entire body and encompasses various views and diagnoses the clinicians will encounter at the bedside in both adult and pediatric populations. With full-color images and online video, this book is a must-have for healthcare professionals who are interested in or currently practicing critical care ultrasound.
Sunday, August 5, 2018

7:45 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. 
Continental Breakfast
 
8:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. 
Welcome and Overview
 
8:45 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. 
Knobology, Physics and Artifacts
 
9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. 
Vascular Access and Guided Procedures
 
10:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
Break 
 
10:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. 
Focused Assessment with Sonography in Trauma (FAST)/Abdominal Examination

10:45 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Basic Cardiac Views
 
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. 
Lunch and Clinical Cases

12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. 
Skill Stations
     FAST/Abdominal Examination
     Knobology
     Vascular and Guided Procedures
 
2:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. 
Break
 
2:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. 
Left Ventricular Function 

3:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. 
Thoracic Examination

3:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. 
Ultrasound in Neonates: Diagnostic
4:15 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.
Administration and Program Development

4:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Break

5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. 
Skill Stations
     Apical Views 
     Parasternal Views 
     Subcostal Views 

Monday, August 6, 2018

6:30 a.m. – 7:00 a.m. 

Continental Breakfast
 
7:00 a.m. – 7:30 a.m. 
Questions and Overview
 
7:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. 
Skill Stations 
     Ask the Expert 
     Lung
     Ventricular Function

9:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. 
Break
 
9:45 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. 
Right Ventricular Evaluation and Volume Overload

10:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. 
Volume Responsiveness

10:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. 
Approach to Shock and Tamponade
 
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 a.m. 
Lunch and Clinical Cases

12:15 a.m. – 2:15 p.m. 
Skill Stations 
     Putting It Together: Shock
     Volume Assessment
     Ask the Expert

2:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. 
Break 

2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. 
Ultrasound in Neonates: Procedural

3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. 
Putting It Together: Interactive Cases

3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. 
Point-of-Care Ultrasound: What's Next?

4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. 
Ultrasound Clinical Protocols Cases and Approach to Perioperative Child

4:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. 
Posttest Discussion and Closing Remarks

* Subject to change

Registration Fees​ for February 2019

Register Online

​Registration Category Rate
​SCCM Member $1,950
 
​Nonmember ​$2,530
 



Registration Options
Online: Register Now​
Phone: +1 847 827-6888
Fax or Mail: Download the Registration Form

Payment Information

  • ​American Express, Discover, MasterCard, and Visa credit cards are accepted.
  • Check or international money order, payable to SCCM, may be used to register via mail only.
  • Fees must be paid in U.S. funds and checks must be drawn on a U.S. bank.
  • For information on paying via wire transfer, please contact SCCM Customer Service at +1 847 827-6888.
  • Inquiries can be e-mailed to support@sccm.org​.

Cancellation/Refund Policy
Cancellations must be submitted in writing. All cancellations are subject to a $75 nonrefundable processing fee and must be postmarked before July 11, 2018, to be eligible for a refund. Cancellations postmarked after this date will not be refunded. Please allow four weeks to process refunds. Dates for the Critical Care Ultrasound: Pediatric and Neonatal course are subject to change and/or cancellation. In the event of cancellation, only individual registration fees will be reimbursed. 

Hotel Accommodations

The Loews Chicago O’Hare Hotel has a limited number of guest rooms remaining. These rooms are available only by calling the hotel and are available on a first-come, first-served basis. SCCM has negotiated discounted rates at the following hotels.  

Hyatt Regency O’Hare, $169/night, 12-minute walk (0.6 miles) 
9300 Bryn Mawr Avenue 
Rosemont, IL 60018 
Phone: +1 847 696-1234 
Book Housing at Hyatt Regency 

Aloft Chicago O’Hare Hotel, $155/night, 8-minute walk (0.4 miles) 
9700 Balmoral Avenue 
Rosemont, IL 60018 
Phone: +1 847 671-4444 
Book Housing at Aloft  

**Both properties are within walking distance of the Loews Chicago O’Hare Hotel. No shuttle transportation is provided to or from these properties. 

Loews Chicago O’Hare Hotel 
5300 N. River Road 
Rosemont, Illinois, USA
SCCM rate: $182 single/double occupancy
*Rate does not include applicable taxes. 

Daily parking rates: Self-park: $13 with unlimited in/out privileges, valet parking: $36

Reservations: Book your room at the Loews Chicago O'Hare Hotel​ by calling +1 877 868-9134 and identifying yourself as a participant in SCCM’s Critical Care Ultrasound course using the code SCC818. Reservations made after July 12, 2018 may not receive the discounted rate. Reservations must be guaranteed with a major credit card at the time of booking. Cancellations must be made at least 24 hours before the scheduled check-in time of 4:00 p.m. in order to avoid a charge of one night’s room and tax. An early departure fee may apply.

Travel Arrangements
Course attendees and guests are eligible for a discount of up to 10% off published United Airlines fares. Please reference the offer codes below when booking.

Website: www.united.com 
By phone: +1 (800) 426-1122
By e-mail: groupmeetings@united.com
Agreement code: 863375
Z code: ZYAS

Please note: Booking by phone or e-mail may incur an additional service fee per ticket. Such service fee is nonrefundable and applies to all itineraries, one-way or round-trip. Please allow 24 hours for e-mail requests to be processed.

Car Rental 
SCCM has negotiated special car rental rates for the Critical Care Ultrasound Course with Hertz. Discounted rates are available for rentals checked out and returned between July 27 and August 15, 2018. To receive the discounted rates, please refer to the information below. Book online.

 Website: www.Hertz.com 

By phone: 1-800-654-2240 (toll-free) or 1-405-749-4434
CV #: 050D0008

Travel Regulation for International Visitors 
Please visit the U.S. Department of State website for the latest information regarding international travel.

Travelers to the United States from Visa Waiver Program countries must go to the Electronic System for Travel Authorization website and complete an application before entering the country by air or sea. If approved, the authorization is valid for two years and can be renewed. Travelers no longer need to complete an I-94W form before each trip to the United States.

The Critical Care Ultrasound courses provide opportunities for sponsors to bring their marketing message and information about their products and services directly to key members of the intensive care/critical care unit team. There are multiple opportunities available to target your company’s goals and meet your budget when you become a Gold, Silver or Bronze Sponsor.

Gold Sponsor - $7,500

  • ​6' tabletop (electrical outlet provided)
  • Preregistration list
  • Color logo on commercial sponsor signage at the meeting
  • Acknowledged as a sponsor on the event app
  • Acknowledged as a sponsor on the registration brochure*
  • Full page four-color ad in the Congress Program & Exhibits Guide for Winter Conference only (value $5,000)
  • Banner ad in the Ultrasound event app (separate from the Congress event app)
  • Acknowledgment at lunches and one break (2 days for Winter, 3 days for Summer)
     

Silver Sponsor - $5,000 

  • ​6' tabletop (electrical outlet provided)
  • Preregistration list
  • Color logo on commercial sponsor signage at the meeting 
  • Acknowledged as a sponsor on the event app
  • Acknowledged as a sponsor on the registration brochure* 
  • Full page four-color ad in the Congress Program & Exhibits Guide for Winter Conference only (value $5,000) 
  • Banner ad in the Ultrasound event app (separate from the Congress event app)
  • Acknowledgment at breakfast and one break

Bronze Sponsor - $2,500

  • ​6' tabletop (electrical outlet provided)
  • Preregistration list
  • Color logo on commercial sponsor signage at the meeting
  • Acknowledged as a sponsor on the event app
  • Acknowledged as a sponsor on the registration brochure*
  • Half-page horizontal four-color ad in the Congress Special Events & Sessions Brochure for Winter Conference only (value $1,713)
  • Banner ad in the Ultrasound event app (separate from the Congress event app)


*Applies only if an agreement exists.