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Critical Care Ultrasound: Adult (Phoenix)

Obtain the realistic training needed to perform and interpret ultrasound imaging.

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Increase your ultrasound diagnostic skills and scanning proficiency with the Critical Care Ultrasound: Adult course. Earn up to 17.5 accredited continuing education (ACE) credits and maintenance of certification (MOC) points. On completion, participants will be able to immediately integrate their learned skills into clinical practice.

This page offers registration options for in-person skill stations held at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, Arizona.

The course includes:

Topics include cardiac output, left/right ventricular function, focused assessed transthoracic echocardiography (FATE) examination, vascular ultrasound, and much more.

After studying the text and viewing the presentations online, attend an eight-hour interactive skill training session offered four times annually at various locations for your convenience. This full-day interactive session is led by expert faculty and uses live models to provide the realistic training needed to perform and interpret ultrasound imaging. Significant interactive experience is ensured with a low faculty-to-attendee ratio.


Choose your preferred date below and sign up online, register by phone, or download and mail the form. Participation in the skill station event is recommended as part of this course but is not required.

Critical Care Ultrasound: Adult

Friday, January 19, 2024

7:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Mountain Time
Phoenix Convention Center, Phoenix, AZ


Critical Care Ultrasound: Adult

Saturday, January 20, 2024

7:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Mountain Time
Phoenix Convention Center, Phoenix, AZ

SCCM Members
By January 20, 2024
Select Member - Physician ​$1,680
Select Member - Healthcare Professional ​$1,385
Professional Member - Physician $1,785
Professional Member - Healthcare Professional and Trainee* $1,475
Associate Member - Physician $1,995
Associate Member - Healthcare Professional $1,645

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

By January 20, 2024
Physician ​$2,100
Healthcare Professional ​$1,735

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.

In-Person Skill Station Schedule

The in-person skill stations follow the same schedule, regardless of the date or location.
6:00 a.m. – 7:00 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast
7:00 a.m. – 7:30 a.m. Welcome and Introductions
7:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Skill Stations
  • Apical Views
  • Parasternal Views
  • Subcostal Views
9:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Break
9:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Skill Stations
  • Cardiac Output
  • Volume Assessment
  • Left/Right Ventricular Function
11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Lunch and Clinical Case Discussion
12:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Skill Stations
  • Lung: Pleural Effusions and Thoracentesis 
  • Tamponade Evaluation
  • Focused Assessed Transthoracic Echocardiography (FATE) Examination
2:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Break
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Skill Stations
  • Focused Assessment With Sonography in Trauma (FAST) Examination
  • Vascular Ultrasound
  • Ask the Expert
5:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Questions, Answers, and Moving Forward

Invited Subject Matter Experts

Subject to change.

Sarah E. Bain, MD
Sarah E. Bain, MD
Virginia Mason Hospital 
Seattle, Washington, USA 
Brandon M. Wiley, MD, FASE, FACC, FCCM
Brandon M. Wiley, MD, FASE, FACC, FCCM
LAC + USC Medical Center
Pasadena, California, USA

Abbas K. Ali, MD, FCCM
Geisinger Medical Center Danville
Danville, Pennsylvania, USA

Stephen Brannan, MD
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, Nebraska, USA

Jennifer Betz, RDCS, FASE
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota, USA

Nibras F. Bughrara, MD, FCCM
Albany Medical College
Albany, New York, USA

Becky Burk, MD
Renown Regional Medical Center
Reno, Nevada, USA

Thomas Carver, MD
Medical College of Wisconsin Froedtert Hospital
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

Cesar A. Castillo, MD
Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center
Houston, Texas, USA

Keith Collins, MS, RDCS, FACE
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Chicago, Illinois, USA

Siddharth P. Dugar, MD, FCCM
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Cleveland, Ohio, USA

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

Madeline Jankowski, RDCS, ACS, FASE
Northwestern University
Chicago, Illinois, USA

John C. Klick, MD, FCCM
University of Vermont Medical Center
Burlington, Vermont, USA

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

Marcos G. Lopez, MD, MS
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Cristin A. Mount, MD, MACP, FCCM
Madigan Army Medical Center
Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, USA

Corporal Michael J. Crescenz VAMC
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Connor G. O’Brien, MD
University of California
San Francisco, California, USA

Govind Panda, MD, RDCS
Mayo Clinic
Jacksonville, Florida, USA

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

Susanna Rudy, ACNP, DNP, AG-ACNP
Vanderbilt University School of Nursing
Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Pedro D. Salinas, MD, FASE
Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

Christopher Schott, MD, MS, RDMS, FACEP
VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Jacqueline Sohn, DO
CHI St Luke’s Baylor St Luke’s Medical Center
Houston, Texas, USA

Elrond Teo, MBBS, FCCP, FASE
Piedmont Healthcare
Marietta, Georgia, USA

Shaun Thompson, MD
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, Nebraska, USA

Included With This Course

Critical Care Ultrasound: Adult Online

Critical Care Ultrasound: Adult Online

Access 9.5 hours ultrasound presentations by subject matter experts. Topics covered include evaluation of pneumothorax, pleural effusions, and thoracentesis; intravascular volume assessment; and echocardiographic approach to shock.

The online course is available for separate purchase as well.

Comprehensive Critical Care Ultrasound, Second Edition

Comprehensive Critical Care Ultrasound, Second Edition

Focused ultrasound examinations are being used more frequently in the critical care setting because of their rapid, precise detection capabilities. Comprehensive Critical Care Ultrasound, Second Edition, is a companion guide for new and experienced clinicians seeking to improve ultrasound understanding and skills in the ICU.

Comprehensive Critical Care Ultrasound, Second Edition, is available for separate purchase as well.

Adult ICU Quick Reference Guide

Adult ICU Quick Reference Guide

The Quick Reference Guide includes valuable resources that highlight some of the most useful bedside tools and algorithms available from SCCM, from Fundamentals training to ultrasound and the Surviving Sepsis Campaign.

Hotel and Travel

Take advantage of discounted hotel rates by making your reservation through the SCCM Housing Bureau. All reservations are subject to availability. The deadline to make reservations at the guaranteed group rate is December 19, 2023.

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Headquarters Hotels

Sheraton Phoenix Downtown Hotel
340 N. 3rd Street
Phoenix, Arizona

The Sheraton Phoenix Downtown Hotel’s fully reimagined spaces and thoughtful amenities fuse together to create an elevated experience for working, gathering, and relaxing in the heart of downtown Phoenix. Located near the Phoenix Convention Center and minutes from Sky Harbor Airport, this premier pet-friendly convention hotel features well-appointed guestrooms and suites, inviting community spaces, and world-renowned service. Exquisite on-site dining, a sun-drenched terrace pool, exclusive Sheraton Club offerings, and a first-rate fitness facility await your arrival.

Hyatt Regency Phoenix Hotel
122 N. 2nd Street
Phoenix, Arizona

Located across the street from the Phoenix Convention Center, Hyatt Regency Phoenix places downtown Phoenix at your feet. Walk to the Arizona Center Shops and entertainment at CityScape, located two blocks from the hotel. Explore museums, culture, the arts, and the vibrant nightlife of downtown Phoenix just outside its doors.

Other Official Hotels

Best Western Downtown Phoenix Hotel
620 N. 6th Street
Phoenix, Arizona

Courtyard by Marriott Phoenix Downtown Hotel
132 S. Central Avenue
Phoenix, Arizona

Hyatt Regency Phoenix Hotel
122 N. 2nd Street
Phoenix, Arizona

Hyatt Place Phoenix/Downtown Hotel
150 W. Adams Street
Phoenix, Arizona

Renaissance Phoenix Downtown Hotel
100 N. 1st Street
Phoenix, Arizona

Residence Inn by Marriott Phoenix Downtown Hotel
132 S. Central Avenue
Phoenix, Arizona

Air Travel

SCCM has arranged for discounted airfare with United Airlines and Delta Airlines for travel to Phoenix, Arizona.

United Airlines

Discount Booking Code: ZNTD453186
By phone: +1 800 426-1122 (Available Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Eastern Time and Saturday to Sunday, 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Eastern Time)

MileagePlus members earn Premier Qualifying Dollars and miles for their travel. Booking fees are waived for SCCM event reservations. International customers can contact their local United reservation desk.

Delta Airlines

Discount Booking Code: NM2UH
By phone: +1 800 328-1111 (Available Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Central Time)


Car Rental

SCCM has negotiated special car rental rates for Ultrasound attendees.


Discount code: XZP1SCC


Discount code: XZP1SCC

Continuing Education

ACE credit and MOC points are available. Physicians, nurses, and physician assistants are eligible to receive up to 17.5 credit hours. Check back for more details. 

Sponsorship Opportunities

The Critical Care Ultrasound: Adult 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.
Multiple opportunities are available to target your company’s goals and meet your budget when you become a sponsor.
Find Other Sponsorship and Advertising Opportunities

For more information, schedule a time to connect with Desiree Ng or contact her by email or phone at +1 847 827-7188.