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Live Critical Care Ultrasound: Adult

February 14-15, 2020
Hyatt Regency Orlando
Orlando, Florida, USA

Obtain the realistic training needed to perform and interpret ultrasound imaging with SCCM’s comprehensive, two-day Critical Care Ultrasound course. Participants benefit from guided, focused skill stations, featuring live models 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 attendee-to-faculty 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.​
 

Registration Fees

If you plan to attend this course in conjunction with the 2020 Congress, visit the Congress webpage to get started. 
 
If you are already registered for Congress and would like to add this course, please modify your existing Congress registration. 

If you wish to attend this course and NOT attend Congress, please add this course to your cart in the SCCM Store

 Registration Category   Course Fee 
​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 January 22, 2020, 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: Adult course are subject to change and/or cancellation. In the event of cancellation, only individual registration fees will be reimbursed. 

Friday, February 14, 2020

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

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

7:45 a.m. – 8:15 a.m. 
Pretest Review

8:15 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. 
Basic Physics and Knobology

9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. 
Fundamental Echocardiography Views

9:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. 
Break

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 
Skill Stations 
     Apical Views
     Parasternal Views
     Subcostal Views

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. 
Lunch and Clinical Cases

1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. 
Basic Evaluation of Left Ventricular Function and Cardiac Output

1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. 
Basic Evaluation of Right Ventricular Function

2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. 
Intravascular Volume Assessment

2:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. 
Break

2:45 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. 
Skill Stations 
     Cardiac Output
     Volume Assessment
     Left/Right Ventricular Function

4:45 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. 
Clinical Cases and Interactive Questions

Saturday, February 15, 2020

7:00 a.m. – 7:30 a.m. 
Continental Breakfast

7:30 a.m. – 7:45 a.m. 
Questions and Overview

7:45 a.m. – 8:15 a.m. 
Pulmonary Embolism: Diagnosis and Physiology

8:15 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. 
Tamponade: Diagnosis and Physiology

8:45 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. 
Focused Assessment with Sonography in Trauma (FAST) Examination

9:15 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. 
Echocardiographic Approach to Shock

9:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. 
Break

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 
Skill Stations 
     FAST Examination
     Tamponade Evaluation
     Focused Assessed Transthoracic Echocardiography Examination

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. 
Lunch and Clinical Cases

1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. 
Vascular Ultrasound

1:30 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. 
Evaluation of Pneumothorax, Pleural Effusions, and Thoracentesis

2:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. 
Break

2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. 
Skill Stations 
     Lung: Pleural Effusions and Thoracentesis
     Vascular Ultrasound
     Ask the Expert

4:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. 
Clinical Cases and Interactive Questions

5:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. 
Questions and Answers and Moving Forward

* Subject to change

Cochairs:

Paul K. Mohabir, MD
Stanford University Medical Center
Stanford, California, USA

Alberto Goffi, MD
Toronto Western Hospital
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Registration Fees
Member discount available! Log in to see your member discounted price. 

Register Online
 

Registration Category Early Rate
(By June 19, 2019)
Advance Rate
(By July 17, 2019)​
Full Rate
(After July 17, 2019)
​SCCM Member​
​Physician - Associate Member $1,890 $2,080 ​$2,285
​Healthcare Professional - Associate Member ​$1,415 $1,555 ​$1,710
Physician - Professional Member $1,690 $1,860 $2,045
Healthcare Professional and Fellow* - Professional Member $1,265 $1,390 $1,530
Physician - Select Member $1,590 $1,750 $1,925
Healthcare Professional  - Select Member $1,190 $1,310 $1,440
Nonmember​
​Physician  ​$1,990 ​$2,190 ​$2,410
Healthcare Professional  ​$1,490 ​$1,640 ​$1,805

*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 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 17, 2019, 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: Adult course are subject to change and/or cancellation. In the event of cancellation, only individual registration fees will be reimbursed. 

Book your housing online.
 
Room reservations for all Congress hotels will be handled on a first-come, first-served basis. All reservations are subject to availability. For housing questions, including reservation changes or cancellations, please email SCCM@orchid.events or call +1 800 572-9712 (U.S. and Canada) or +1 801 505-4135 (all other countries), Monday through Friday, between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Central Time. The deadline for booking at the discounted SCCM rates is Friday, January 10, 2020.
 
Headquarters Hotel
Hyatt Regency Orlando
9801 International Drive
Orlando, FL 32819 USA
Rate: $267 single/double occupancy
 
Embassy Suites by Hilton Orlando International Drive Convention Center
8978 International Drive
Orlando, FL 32819 USA
Rate: $253 single/double occupancy

Air Travel
SCCM has arranged for discounted airfare with United Airlines and Delta Airlines for travel to Orlando, Florida, USA (airport code MCO).
 
Attendees and guests are eligible for up to 10% off published fares. Please reference the offer codes below when booking.
 
United Airlines
Website: www.united.com/meetingtravel
Promotional code: ZGZR314775
By phone: +1 800 426-1122
By email: groupmeetings@united.com
Agreement code: 314775
Z code: ZGZR
 
Delta Airlines
Website: www.delta.com/meetings
Meeting Ticket Designator/Meeting Code: NMTEE
By phone: +1 800 328-1111
 
Car Rental
SCCM has negotiated special car rental rates with Hertz. Discounted rates are available from all Orlando locations for rental dates between February 10 and February 26, 2020. To receive the discounted rates, please refer to the information below.
 
Hertz
Website: www.hertz.com
Phone: +1 800 654-2240 (U.S. and Canada)
              +1 405 749-4434 (all other countries)
CV #: 054W0004
 
Taxi Service
Taxi service is available from Orlando International Airport (airport code MCO) to all Congress hotels through the taxi dispatchers outside the baggage claim area. One-way fares during non-rush-hour periods start at $40. Fare is by meter only. Most major credit cards are accepted. For more information, visit https://www.airportshuttles.com/orlando-convention-center.php.

Travel Regulation for International Visitors
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 into the United States.

Attendee Travel Alert
REAL ID
Beginning Oct. 1, 2020, if you plan to use your state-issued ID or license to fly within the U.S., make sure it is REAL ID compliant. If you are not sure if your ID complies with REAL ID, check with your state department of motor vehicles.
 
Learn more about flying with a REAL ID.

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.