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Critical Care Echocardiography Review Course

Improve your echocardiography skills, prepare for the National Board of Echocardiography Exam (CCEeXAM), and earn CE/CME. 
 
The Critical Care Echocardiography Review course that was scheduled to take place on November 3-5, 2020 has been cancelled.  We invite you to explore our resources to support your educational needs, including the new virtual, Self-Directed Critical Care Echocardiography Review course that includes a live case-study component. 
 

Tuesday, November 5, 2019 
6:15 a.m. – 7:00 a.m.
Registration and Continental Breakfast
 
7:00 a.m. – 7:15 a.m.
Welcome and Introduction
 
7:10 a.m. – 7:30 a.m.
Overview of Course Agenda and NBE Exam Overview
 
7:30 a.m. – 8:10 a.m.
Fundamentals of Physics and Knobology
 
8:10 a.m. – 8:50 a.m.
Concepts of Imaging, Artifacts and Knobology
 
8:50 a.m. – 9:30 am.
Normal Exam - TTE
 
9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Questions and Answers/Discussion
 
10:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
BREAK
 
10:15 a.m. – 10:55 a.m.
TEE Views
 
10:55 a.m. – 11:35 a.m.
Left Ventricular Systolic Function
 
11:35 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Left Ventricular Diastolic Function
 
12:15 p.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Questions and Answers/Discussion
 
12:45 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
LUNCH (On your own)
 
1:45 p.m. – 2:25 p.m.
Evaluation of Right Ventricular
 
2:25 p.m. – 3:05 p.m.
Hemodynamics (Static Evaluation of Intracardiac Pressures)
 
3:05 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Volume Status and Fluid Responsiveness (Dynamic Evaluation), Heart Lung Interactions
 
3:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
Questions and Answers/Discussion
 
4:15 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
BREAK
 
4:30 p.m. – 5:10 p.m.
Lung and Pleura
 
5:10 p.m. – 5:50 p.m.
Respiratory Failure
 
5:50 p.m. – 6:20 p.m.
Questions and Answers/Discussion
 
Wednesday, November 6, 2019

6:45 a.m. – 7:30 a.m.
Registration and Continental Breakfast
 
7:30 a.m. – 7:45 a.m.
Welcome and Introduction
 
7:45 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.
Pericardial Disease Including Tamponade
 
8:15 a.m. – 8:55 a.m.
Shock
 
8:55 a.m. – 9:25 a.m.
Cardiac Arrest
 
9:25 a.m. – 9:55 a.m.
Questions and Answers/Discussion
 
9:55 a.m. – 10:10 a.m.
BREAK
 
10:10 a.m. – 10:40 a.m.
Ischemic Heart Disease and Left Ventricular Regional Function
 
10:40 a.m. – 11:10 a.m.
Heart Failure and Cardiomyopathies
 
11:10 a.m. – 11:40 a.m.
The Aorta and Other Great Vessels
 
11:40 a.m. – 12:10 p.m.
Questions and Answers/Discussion
 
12:10 p.m. – 1:10 p.m.
LUNCH (On Your Own)
 
1:10 p.m. – 1:40 p.m.
Pulmonary Hypertension Syndromes Including Pulmonary Embolism
 
1:40 p.m. – 2:10 p.m.
Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
 
2:10 p.m. – 2:40 p.m.
Vascular Ultrasound
 
2:40 p.m. – 3:10 p.m.
Questions and Answers/Discussion
 
3:10 p.m. – 3:25 p.m.
BREAK
 
3:25 p.m. – 3:55 p.m.
Trauma Including FAST Examination
 
3:55 p.m. – 4:25 p.m.
Abdominal Ultrasound
 
4:25 p.m. – 5:05 p.m.
Devices and Foreign Bodies
 
5:05 p.m. – 5:35 p.m.
Questions and Answers/Discussion

Thursday, November 7, 2019

6:45 a.m. – 7:30 a.m.
Continental Breakfast

7:30 a.m. – 7:45 a.m.
Welcome and Introduction

7:45 a.m. – 8:25 a.m.
Aortic Valve

8:25 a.m. – 9:05 a.m.
Mitral Valve

9:05 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Tricuspid and Pulmonic Valve

9:45 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
Questions and Answers/Discussion

10:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
BREAK

10:30 a.m. – 11:10 a.m.
Intracardiac Masses Including Endocarditis

11:10 a.m. – 11:50 a.m.
Congenital Heart Disease in Adults

11:50 a.m. – 12:20 p.m.
Board Questions and Answers/Discussion

12:20 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Moving Forward/Adjourn

Faculty list and disclsoures coming soon.

Registration Fees

Register Online

 
Registration Category Early Rate
(By September 9, 2020
Advance Rate
(By October 7, 2020)​
Full Rate
(After October 7, 2020)
​SCCM Member​
​Physician - Associate Member $1,470 $1,625 ​$1,785
​Healthcare Professional - Associate Member ​$1,175 $1,300 ​$1,430
Physician - Professional Member $1,320 $1,475 $1,635
Healthcare Professional and Fellow* - Professional Member $1,055 $1,180 $1, 305
Physician - Select Member $1,240 $1,400 $1,555
Healthcare Professional  - Select Member $990 $1,120 $1,245
Nonmember​
​Physician  ​$1,550 ​$1,665 ​$1,705
Healthcare Professional  ​$1,240 ​$1,365 ​$1,490

*Fellows must be a member of SCCM Sponsored Fellow Program.

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 emailed 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 October 7, 2020, to be eligible for a refund. Cancellations postmarked after this date will not be refunded. Dates for Critical Care Echocardiography Review Course are subject to change and/or cancellation. In the event of cancellation, only individual registration fees will be reimbursed. Please allow four weeks to process refunds.​

Hotel Accommodations

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: $14 with unlimited in/out privileges, valet parking: $38

Reservations: Book your room at the Loews Chicago O'Hare Hotel​ by calling +1 877 868-9134 and identifying yourself as a course participant using the code SSC119. Reservations made after October 14, 2019 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
Offer code: ZGY9181868

By phone: +1 (800) 426-1122
By e-mail: groupmeetings@united.com
Agreement code: 181868
Z code: ZGY9

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 with Hertz. Discounted rates are available for rentals checked out and returned between October 28, and November 16, 2019. To receive the discounted rates, please refer to the information below.

Website: www.Hertz.com
Phone: 1-800-654-2240 (toll-free) or 1-405-749-4434
CV #: 054W0002

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 visit 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.

Check back for continuing education and maintenance of certification information​.

The Critical Care Echocardiography Review course provides 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.

Sponsor - $2,500

  • 6’ tabletop (electrical outlet provided)
  • Preregistration list
  • Color logo on commercial sponsor signage at the meeting

 

Live Case-Study Session
(Once the Self-Directed course has been purchased, you will receive invitations to join the case-study presentations)

Tuesday, December 8, 2020
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Central Time I See More Time Zones

Topics include:

  • Use of ultrasound in shock states and respiratory failure
  • Diastolic function
  • Assessment of hemodynamic calculations