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Michael Weinstein, MD, FACS, FCCP, discusses ultrasound credentialing with Michael Blaivas, MD, FAIUM, FACEP, at the 44th Critical Care Congress in Phoenix, Arizona. Dr. Blaivas is a member of the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s Ultrasound Certification Task Force and was instrumental in authoring a position statement for Critical Care Medicine that offered guidance to both providers and hospitals in the process of credentialing in critical care ultrasound and advanced critical care echocardiography. The task force recommended incorporating focused cardiac ultrasound into the practice of critical care ultrasound. Dr. Blaivas is Professor of Medicine at the University of South Carolina in Columbia, South Carolina and a member of the Department of Emergency Medicine at St. Francis Hospital in Columbus, Georgia.
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