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Live Critical Care Ultrasound: Adult

August 10-11, 2020
Sheraton Grand Chicago
Chicago, Illinois, 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, Second Edition, 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. 

Day 1
 
6:45 a.m. – 7:30 a.m.                    Registration and 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. – 9:00a.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
 
Day 2
 
6:45 a.m. – 7:15 a.m.                    Continental Breakfast
 
7:15 a.m. – 7:30 a.m.                    Questions and Overview
 
7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.                    Pulmonary Embolism: Diagnosis and Physiology
 
8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.                    Tamponade: Diagnosis and Physiology
 
8:30 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.                    Evaluation of Pneumothorax, Pleural Effusions, and Thoracentesis 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
  • Lung: Pleural Effusions and Thoracentesis
  • Tamponade Evaluation
  • Focused Assessed Transthoracic Echocardiography (FATE) 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.                   Focused Assessment With Sonography in Trauma (FAST) Examination
 
2:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.                   Break
 
2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.                   Skill Stations
  • FAST Examination
  • 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, Answers, and Moving Forward


Enyo Ablordeppey, MD
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, Missouri, USA

Sarah E. Bain, MD
Virginia Mason Hospital
Seattle, Washington, USA

Amit Bardia, MD
Yale School of Medicine
New Haven, Connecticut, USA

Suzanne K. Bridge, MD
Kingston Health Sciences Centre
Kingston, Ontario, Canda

Nibras Bughrara, MD
Albany Medical College
Albany, New York, USA

Stephanie Cha, MD
Johns Hopkins Hospital
Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Aaron B. Dahl, MD
Valley Anesthesiology and Pain Consultants
Phoenix, Arizona, USA

Jose L. Diaz-Gomez, MD
Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center
Houston, Texas, USA

Alberto Goffi, MD
University Health Network - Toronto Western Hospital
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Antonio Hernandez, MD, FCCM
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Vanderbilt, Tennessee, USA

Daniel W. Johnson, MD, FCCM
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, Nebraska, USA

Jan Kasal, MD, FCCM
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, Missouri, USA

John C. Klick, MD, FCCM
Penn State University School of Medicine
Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania, USA

Michael J. Lanspa, MD, FCCM
Intermountain Medical Center
Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

David M. Maslove, MD, MS, FRCPC
Kingston General Hospital
Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Diane C. McLaughlin, DNP, AGACNP-BC, CCRN
Cleveland Heights, Ohio, USA

Paul K. Mohabir, MD
Stanford University School of Medicine
Stanford, California, USA

Ng Niu, ACNP, CCRN, CRNP
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Connor O’Brien, BA, MD
Stanford University Medical Center
Palo Alto, California, USA

Vidya K. Rao, MD
Stanford University Medical Center
Stanford, California, USA

Lisa Rapoport, MD, MS
Kaiser Permanente Medical Center
Santa Clara, California, USA

Aarti Sarwal, MD, FAAN, FNCS
Wake Forest Baptist Health Center
Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA

Christopher Schott, MD, MS, RDMS, FACEP
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Presbyterian
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Daniel A. Sweeney, MD
University of California San Diego
La Jolla, California, USA

Brandon M. Wiley, MD, MS, FACC, FASE
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota, USA

View continuing education and maintenance of certification information.​

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

Registration Category Early Rate
(By July 8, 2020)
Full Rate
(After July 8, 2020)
​SCCM Member​
​Physician - Associate Member $1,890 ​$2,285
​Healthcare Professional - Associate Member ​$1,415 ​$1,710
Physician - Professional Member $1,690 $2,045
Healthcare Professional and Fellow* - Professional Member $1,265 $1,530
Physician - Select Member $1,590 $1,925
Healthcare Professional  - Select Member $1,190 $1,440
Nonmember​
​Physician  ​$1,990 ​$2,410
Healthcare Professional  ​$1,490 ​$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 8, 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. 

Hotel Accommodations
Sheraton Grand Chicago
301 East North Water Street
Chicago, Illinois, USA
SCCM rate: $199 single/double occupancy
*Rate does not include applicable taxes. 

Daily parking rates: Self-park: $35 
 
Reservations: Make your hotel reservation by July 20, 2020, to receive SCCM’s discounted rate. Book online or call +1 888 627-7106 and identify yourself as a participant in Society of Critical Care Medicine’s room block. Course attendees are encouraged to reserve their rooms early. Reservations made after July 20, 2020, 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. to avoid a charge of one night’s room and tax. An early departure fee may apply

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.

 

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