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Advanced Critical Care Ultrasound: Echocardiography Learning Lab

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The next course will be held as a 2025 Congress precourse. Registration will open this summer.

Expand your fundamental echocardiographic skills and knowledge in this new half-day interactive course. The learning lab is a guided classroom experience in which participants perform valvular and hemodynamic measurements, with an emphasis on correct measurement technique.

The course includes:
  • 5.5 hours of online ultrasound presentations with high-quality advanced sonographic images by subject matter experts
  • 4 hours of interactive skills training
  • Comprehensive Critical Care Ultrasound, Second Edition, ebook
  • An adult ICU quick reference guide
  • Up to 9.5 hours of accredited continuing education credit and maintenance of certification points
The interactive training consists of transthoracic echocardiography (TTE) pointers guided by expert cardiac sonographers, introduction to TTE probe manipulation using a simulator, and review of challenging clinical cases.
Participants will:
  • Practice transthoracic echocardiographic (TTE) imaging techniques
  • Practice basic TTE probe manipulation and TTE windows and views
  • Perform hemodynamic and valvular measurements using echocardiography software
This course is not intended for beginner point-of-care ultrasound practitioners.


The live course has passed. An individual online course will be available soon.
You must be registered for or have taken the Critical Care Echocardiography Review Course to register for this course.
SCCM Members
By November 16, 2023
Select Member - Physician $800
Select Member - Healthcare Professional ​$660
Professional Member - Physician $850
Professional Member - Healthcare Professional and Trainee* $700
Associate Member - Physician $950
Associate Member - Healthcare Professional $785

* Trainees must be a member of SCCM's Sponsored Trainee Program.

By November 16, 2023
Physician ​$1,000
Healthcare Professional ​$825

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

Cancellation Policy 

Registrants may be eligible for refunds of activities at SCCM’s discretion. If you have not accessed the activity’s materials, have not completed a significant portion of the activity, and/or the content does not meet your needs, you may be eligible for a refund. A registrant’s cancellation of an in-person activity may incur a fee, at SCCM’s discretion. To reschedule an in-person activity, please contact SCCM Customer Service at least 30 days before the activity. If SCCM cannot hold an activity as intended, SCCM shall not be liable for any costs, expenses, or fees related to cancellation of travel and attendance associated with the event.


Subject to change.
Thursday, November 16, 2023
1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Welcome
Michael J. Lanspa, MD, MS, FASE, FCCM
Courtney Bennett, DO, FACC
1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Interactive Skill Stations 
Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE)
Clinical Cases
Echocardiography Learning Lab
3:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Break
3:45 p.m. – 5:45 p.m. Interactive Learning Lab 

Echocardiography Learning Lab
5:45 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Concluding Remarks

Subject Matter Experts

Michael J. Lanspa, MD, MS, FASE, FCCM
Michael J. Lanspa, MD, MS, FASE, FCCM
Intermountain Medical Center
Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
Courtney Bennett, DO, FACC, FASE
Courtney Bennett, DO, FACC, FASE

Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota, USA

Continuing Education

Earn up to 9.5 hours of accredited continuing education credit and maintenance of certification points.

  • 5.5 hours of online ultrasound presentations with high-quality, advanced sonographic images
  • 4 hours of immersive skills training guided by expert echocardiographers
    • In-person attendance is required
The Advanced Critical Care Ultrasound: Echocardiography Learning Lab is available exclusively to registrants of the Critical Care Echocardiography Review Course.

​Explore all aspects of echocardiography in critically ill patients and prepare for the critical care echocardiography board examination with the Critical Care Echocardiography Review Course.

November 14-16, 2023
OLC Education & Conference Center
Rosemont, Illinois, USA

Critical Care Echocardiography Review Course

Hotel and Travel


Hampton Inn & Suites Rosemont Chicago O'Hare
9480 W. Higgins Road
Rosemont, Illinois

Experience the confident and casual design of Hampton Inn & Suites Rosemont Chicago, offering the best of both worlds, with convenient access to O’Hare International Airport and downtown Chicago. Featuring inviting guest rooms, Wi-Fi access, continental breakfast, lounge, pool, fitness center, and more, the Hampton Inn & Suites Rosemont Chicago is sure to impress. Complimentary shuttle transportation is available to and from O’Hare International Airport and other nearby destinations.

SCCM rate*: $179 single/double occupancy
*Rate does not include applicable taxes.
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Daily parking rates: Free parking

Reservations: Make your hotel reservation by October 24, 2023, to receive SCCM’s discounted rate for stays between November 13 and November 17, 2023.

Air Travel

SCCM is pleased to partner with United Airlines for air travel to the course. 

United Airlines

By phone: +1 800 426-1122
Discount Booking Code: ZND4632277

Car Rental

SCCM has negotiated special car rental rates for attendees.


Discount code: XZP1SCC


Discount code: XZP1SCC

Sponsorship Opportunities

​The Advanced Critical Care Ultrasound: Echocardiography Learning Lab 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. 

  • 6' tabletop*
  • Preregistration list**
  • Color logo on commercial sponsor signage at the course
  • Acknowledged in announcements
  • Company name mentioned along with URL link in attendee emails
  • Sponsorship acknowledgement at lunch and breaks

*Electricity provided upon request for device companies only.
**Information is for postal mailing or for viewing purposes only.

This sponsorship includes the Critical Care Echocardiography Review Course.

Investment: $3,500


Premium banner or text ads in marketing emails.

Emails to garner attendees: Estimated reach 40,000
Emails to attendees: Estimated reach 125+

Investment: $2,750

Contact SCCM Industry Relations Team if you have any questions.

Information is subject to change at any time.