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Register for Ultrasound Courses

Registration is now open for the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s (SCCM) summer 2017 Critical Care Ultrasound courses. These courses will be held at the Loews Chicago O’Hare Hotel in Rosemont, Illinois, USA.

The comprehensive, two-day Critical Care Ultrasound: Adult and Critical Care Ultrasound: Pediatric and Neonatal courses will be held July 30 to 31, 2017. The ultrasound courses will provide the ability to:

  • Immediately integrate learned skills into your clinical practice
  • Increase your diagnostic skills and scanning proficiency
  • Earn continuing medical education credit hours available to physicians and nurses
  • Learn from field experts on the latest strategies in ultrasound image interpretation and diagnostic challenges, as well as new innovations and procedures
  • Experience high-quality education from prominent faculty, including nurse practitioners, physician assistants and more
  • Receive a significant hands-on experience, ensured by a five-to-one learner-to-faculty ratio

Expand your fundamental echocardiographic skills and knowledge with the one-day Advanced Critical Care Ultrasound: Adult course, which will follow on August 1, 2017. This course will focus on the specialty-specific use of echocardiography in the management of the critically ill patient, and participants will explore the noninvasive management of the hemodynamically unstable patient. New this year, expert faculty will provide hands-on training in the use of transesophageal echocardiography (TEE).

Registration for the ultrasound courses includes a complimentary copy of SCCM’s Comprehensive Critical Care Ultrasound eBook, which covers the entire body and encompasses various views and diagnoses that clinicians will encounter at the bedside in both adult and pediatric populations.

Register online today for Critical Care Ultrasound: Adult, Critical Care Ultrasound: Pediatric and Neonatal and Advanced Critical Care Ultrasound: Adult using your customer ID and password, or contact SCCM Customer Service at +1 847 827-6888.

Few Seats Remain for January Pediatric Ultrasound Course

Just a few seats remain for the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s (SCCM) comprehensive, two-day Critical Care Ultrasound: Pediatric course, which will be held at the Hilton Hawaiian Village in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, on January 25 and 26, 2017, following SCCM’s 46th Critical Care Congress.

If you wish to attend the ultrasound course and not attend Congress, register online for Critical Care Ultrasound: Pediatric with your customer ID and password. If you plan to attend the ultrasound course in conjunction with Congress, register at www.sccm.org/Congress.

Participants benefit from guided, focused skill stations and interactive presentations to reinforce key learning points.

Benefits of the ultrasound course include:

  • Immediate integration of learned skills into your clinical practice.
  • Increased diagnostic skills and scanning proficiency.
  • 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 faculty-to-learner ratio.

Registration for the course includes a complimentary copy of SCCM’s Comprehensive Critical Care Ultrasound eBook. The text covers the entire body and encompasses various views and diagnoses that clinicians will encounter at the bedside in both adult and pediatric populations.

Registration for Critical Care Ultrasound: Adult has sold out. If you have any questions or would like to be added to the wait list, please contact SCCM Customer Service at +1 847 827-6888.

Secure Your Spot for January Ultrasound Courses

A limited number of seats remain for the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s (SCCM) Critical Care Ultrasound and Critical Care Ultrasound: Pediatric courses. These comprehensive, two-day courses will be held at the Hilton Hawaiian Village in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, on January 25 and 26, 2017, and are expected to sell out soon.

Registration for the ultrasound courses includes a complimentary copy of SCCM’s Comprehensive Critical Care Ultrasound eBook. The text covers the entire body and encompasses various views and diagnoses that clinicians will encounter at the bedside in both adult and pediatric populations. This book is a must-have for healthcare professionals who are interested in or currently practicing critical care ultrasound.

Participants of each course benefit from guided, focused skill stations and interactive presentations to reinforce key learning points.

Benefits of the ultrasound courses include:

  • Immediate integration of learned skills into your clinical practice.
  • Increased diagnostic skills and scanning proficiency.
  • 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 faculty ratio.

Both courses will take place following SCCM’s 46th Critical Care Congress. If you wish to attend an ultrasound course and not attend Congress, register online today for Critical Care Ultrasound or Critical Care Ultrasound: Pediatric with your customer ID and password. If you plan to attend an ultrasound course in conjunction with Congress, register at www.sccm.org/Congress.

If you have any questions, please contact SCCM Customer Service at +1 847 827-6888

Limited Seats Available for January Ultrasound Courses

Secure your seat today for the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s (SCCM) comprehensive, two-day courses Critical Care Ultrasound or Critical Care Ultrasound: Pediatric, which will take place on January 25 and 26, 2017, at the Hilton Hawaiian Village in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. Limited seats are available and these courses are expected to sell out.

Assist in the immediate management of patients by learning or enhancing point-of-care ultrasound skills. Benefits of the ultrasound courses include:

  • Immediate integration of learned skills into your clinical practice.
  • Increased diagnostic skills and scanning proficiency.
  • Continuing medical education credit hours, 18.5 hours for the adult course and 19 hours for the pediatric course, 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 faculty ratio.

Registration for the ultrasound courses includes a complimentary copy of SCCM’s Comprehensive Critical Care Ultrasound eBook. The text covers the entire body and encompasses various views and diagnoses that clinicians will encounter at the bedside in both adult and pediatric populations. This book is a must-have for healthcare professionals who are interested in or currently practicing critical care ultrasound.

Both courses will follow SCCM’s 46th Critical Care Congress. If you wish to attend an ultrasound course and not attend Congress, register online today for Critical Care Ultrasound or Critical Care Ultrasound: Pediatric with your customer ID and password. If you plan to attend an ultrasound course in conjunction with Congress, register at www.sccm.org/Congress.

If you have any questions, please contact SCCM Customer Service at +1 847 827-6888.

Register for January Ultrasound Courses

Focused ultrasound examinations in the critical care setting have become an extension of the clinical assessment because of their rapid, precise detection capabilities. Assist in immediate patient management by learning or enhancing point-of-care skills during the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s (SCCM) critical care ultrasound courses.

Obtain the realistic training needed to perform and interpret ultrasound imaging with SCCM’s comprehensive, two-day Critical Care Ultrasound or Critical Care Ultrasound: Pediatric course. In each, participants benefit from guided, focused skill stations and interactive presentations to reinforce key learning points. Extensive faculty coverage ensures a significant hands-on experience for each participant. Learn from a world-renowned faculty comprised of physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and more.

Both courses will be held January 25 and 26, 2017, at the Hilton Hawaiian Village in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, following SCCM’s 46th Critical Care Congress. Register online today with your customer ID and password. If you plan to attend an ultrasound course in conjunction with Congress, register at www.sccm.org/Congress. If you wish to attend an ultrasound course and not attend Congress, register at the Critical Care Ultrasound or Critical Care Ultrasound: Pediatric event registration page.

If you have any questions, please contact SCCM Customer Service at +1 847 827-6888.

Register On Site for Critical Care Ultrasound Courses

Register on site for the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s (SCCM) popular Critical Care Ultrasound courses. This year, the ultrasound courses will be held at the Loews Chicago O’Hare Hotel in Rosemont, Illinois, USA. On-site registration will begin at 7:00 a.m. on July 16, in the Artist Foyer, where a staff member will be available to assist you at the SCCM registration desk.

The registration fee for this course includes a complimentary copy of SCCM’s Comprehensive Critical Care Ultrasound eBook. The text covers the entire body and encompasses various views and diagnoses that clinicians will encounter at the bedside in both adult and pediatric populations. Full-color images and online video are also included.

Critical Care Ultrasound and Critical Care Ultrasound – Pediatric will be held on July 16 and 17, 2016, and are intended for those looking to obtain the realistic training needed to perform and interpret ultrasound imaging. During these two-day courses, 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.

Attend Advanced Critical Care Ultrasound and Advanced Critical Care Ultrasound – Pediatric on July 18, 2016, to expand upon your fundamental echocardiographic skills and knowledge and focus on the specialty-specific use of echocardiography in the management of the critically ill patient. Participants of these one-day courses are provided with important cardiovascular information for the noninvasive management of the hemodynamically unstable patient.

This year, the ultrasound courses will be held at the Loews Chicago O’Hare Hotel in Rosemont, Illinois, USA. Complimentary shuttle transportation is available to and from O’Hare International Airport and other nearby destinations.

Contact SCCM Customer Service at +1 847 827-6888 with any questions.

Reduced Registration Rates for Ultrasound Courses End Soon

Reduced registration rates end June 15, 2016, for the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s (SCCM) Critical Care Ultrasound courses. Reserve your seat for Critical Care Ultrasound, Critical Care Ultrasound – Pediatric, Advanced Critical Care Ultrasound and Advanced Critical Care Ultrasound – Pediatric by using your customer ID and password, or contact SCCM Customer Service at +1 847 827-6888. Space for these courses is limited. To receive SCCM’s discounted hotel rate, make your reservation by June 17, 2016.

Registration for these courses includes a complimentary copy of SCCM’s Comprehensive Critical Care Ultrasound eBook. The text covers the entire body and encompasses various views and diagnoses that clinicians will encounter at the bedside in both adult and pediatric populations. Full-color images and online video are also included.

With four courses to choose from, you can obtain the training you need to increase your ultrasound knowledge.

Held on July 16 and 17, 2016, Critical Care Ultrasound and Critical Care Ultrasound – Pediatric are comprehensive two-day courses that will provide attendees with the realistic training needed to perform and interpret ultrasound imaging. 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.

The advanced courses will follow on July 18, 2016. Advanced Critical Care Ultrasound and Advanced Critical Care Ultrasound – Pediatric will expand upon your fundamental echocardiographic skills and knowledge. These courses focus on the specialty-specific use of echocardiography in the management of the critically ill patient and provide participants with important cardiovascular information for the noninvasive management of the hemodynamically unstable patient.

This year’s ultrasound courses will be held at a new location: the Loews Chicago O’Hare Hotel in Rosemont, Illinois, USA. Complimentary shuttle transportation is available to and from O’Hare International Airport and other nearby destinations.

Early Bird Rates for Ultrasound Courses End May 18

Take advantage of early registration rates and reserve your spot by May 18, 2016, for the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s (SCCM) Critical Care Ultrasound courses. This summer, the popular courses will be held in a new location: Loews Chicago O’Hare Hotel in Rosemont, Illinois, USA. Rosemont offers the convenience and amenities of downtown Chicago but at a lower price, and it’s just minutes from O’Hare International Airport. Complimentary shuttle transportation is available to and from O’Hare International Airport and other nearby destinations.

Focused ultrasound examinations in the critical care setting have become an extension of clinical assessment because of their rapid, precise detection capabilities. Assist in the immediate management of patients by learning or enhancing point-of-care ultrasound skills with these valuable courses.

Critical Care Ultrasound and Critical Care Ultrasound – Pediatric provide the realistic training needed to perform and interpret ultrasound imaging. During each course, participants benefit from guided, focused skill stations and interactive presentations to reinforce key learning points. Extensive faculty coverage ensures a significant hands-on experience for each participant during these comprehensive two-day courses on July 16 and 17, 2016.

Advanced Critical Care Ultrasound and Advanced Critical Care Ultrasound – Pediatric will expand your fundamental echocardiographic skills and knowledge. The advanced courses will focus on the specialty-specific use of echocardiography in the management of the critically ill patient, and participants will explore the noninvasive management of the hemodynamically unstable patient. These one-day courses will be held on July 18, 2016.

The ultrasound courses traditionally sell out early. Receive reduced rates when you register by May 18, 2016, for Critical Care Ultrasound, Critical Care Ultrasound – Pediatric, Advanced Critical Care Ultrasound and Advanced Critical Care Ultrasound – Pediatric using your customer ID and password, or contact SCCM Customer Service at +1 847 827-6888.

New Location for Summer Critical Care Ultrasound Courses

This summer, the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s (SCCM) Critical Care Ultrasound training courses will be held in a new location: the Loews Chicago O’Hare Hotel in Rosemont, Illinois, USA. Rosemont offers the convenience and amenities of downtown Chicago but at a lower price, and it’s just minutes from O’Hare International Airport.

Assist in the immediate management of patients by learning or enhancing point-of-care skills during SCCM’s popular ultrasound training courses.

Critical Care Ultrasound and Critical Care Ultrasound – Pediatric provide the realistic training needed to perform and interpret ultrasound imaging. During each course, participants benefit from guided, focused skill stations and interactive presentations to reinforce key learning points. Extensive faculty coverage ensures a significant hands-on experience for each participant during these comprehensive two-day courses on July 16 and 17, 2016.

Advanced Critical Care Ultrasound and Advanced Critical Care Ultrasound – Pediatric will expand your fundamental echocardiographic skills and knowledge. The advanced courses will focus on the specialty-specific use of echocardiography in the management of the critically ill patient, and participants will explore the noninvasive management of the hemodynamically unstable patient. These one-day courses will be held on July 18, 2016.

These ultrasound courses traditionally sell out early. Register online for Critical Care Ultrasound, Critical Care Ultrasound – Pediatric, Advanced Critical Care Ultrasound and Advanced Critical Care Ultrasound – Pediatric using your customer ID and password, or contact SCCM Customer Service at +1 847 827-6888.

Registration Open for the Summer Critical Care Ultrasound Courses

Registration is now open for the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s (SCCM) Critical Care Ultrasound courses. The summer 2016 ultrasound courses will be held at a new location: the Loews Chicago O’Hare Hotel in Rosemont, Illinois, USA. Rosemont offers the convenience and amenities of downtown Chicago but at a lower price, and it’s just minutes from O’Hare International Airport.

Focused ultrasound examinations in the critical care setting have become an extension of the clinical assessment because of their rapid, precise detection capabilities. Assist in the immediate management of patients by learning or enhancing point-of-care skills during these popular courses.

Obtain the realistic training needed to perform and interpret ultrasound imaging with the comprehensive, two-day Critical Care Ultrasound or Critical Care Ultrasound – Pediatric courses, which will be held July 16 to 17, 2016. During each course, participants benefit from guided, focused skill stations and interactive presentations to reinforce key learning points. Extensive faculty coverage ensures a significant hands-on experience for each participant.

Expand your fundamental echocardiographic skills and knowledge with the one-day Advanced Critical Care Ultrasound or Advanced Critical Care Ultrasound – Pediatric course, which will be held on July 18, 2016. These courses will focus on the specialty-specific use of echocardiography in the management of the critically ill patient, and participants will explore the noninvasive management of the hemodynamically unstable patient.

These courses are expected to sell out early. Register online for Critical Care Ultrasound, Critical Care Ultrasound – Pediatric, Advanced Critical Care Ultrasound, and Advanced Critical Care Ultrasound – Pediatric using your customer ID and password, or contact SCCM Customer Service at +1 847 827-6888.

New Publication on Improving ICU Ultrasound Skills Now Available

Expand your ultrasound knowledge with Comprehensive Critical Care Ultrasound, the latest publication from the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM). Featuring 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.

Developed by a team of critical care ultrasound specialists, Comprehensive Critical Care Ultrasound covers the entire body and encompasses various views and diagnoses that clinicians encounter at the bedside in both adult and pediatric populations. Eight key sections on the following topics are featured:

  • The Basics
  • The Heart
  • The Lungs
  • The Abdomen
  • Procedural Guidance
  • Clinical Problem Solving
  • Logistics
  • Pediatrics

The text also highlights administrative aspects of critical care ultrasound, including quality improvement, billing and certification.

Comprehensive Critical Care Ultrasound is available in the SCCM Store for the purchase price of $195 for members ($255 for nonmembers). If you have any questions, please contact SCCM Customer Service at +1 847 827-6888.

ACEP Seeking Mentors

The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) Ultrasound and Critical Care (US/CC) Subcommittees are building a database for those interested in serving as mentors in critical care/emergency ultrasonography. The goals are still in the development phase, but may include the following:  1) an online question and answer forum; 2) a blog/vlog question and answer forum, and 3) development of regional mini-fellowships.

The ACEP US/CC Subcommittees need volunteers to participate. If you are interested, please submit your preferred contact information to ACEP.USCC.Mentorship@gmail.com and include a brief bio about your training and current position.

Register Now for a Critical Care Ultrasound Course

Focused ultrasound examinations in the critical care setting have become an extension of the clinical assessment because of their rapid, precise detection capabilities. Assist in the immediate management of patients by learning or enhancing point-of-care ultrasound skills.

Obtain the realistic training needed to perform and interpret ultrasound imaging with the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s comprehensive, two-day Critical Care Ultrasound or Critical Care Ultrasound – Pediatric course. In each, participants benefit from guided, focused skill stations and interactive presentations to reinforce key learning points. Extensive faculty coverage ensures a significant hands-on experience for each participant.

The ultrasound courses will be held January 21 and 22, 2015, at the Sheraton Phoenix Downtown, in Phoenix, Arizona, USA. For further details and to register, visit the ultrasound courses Web page.

On-Site Registration: Advanced Critical Care Ultrasound

On-site registration will take place Tuesday, August 19, 2014, for the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s (SCCM)  popular Advanced Critical Care Ultrasound course, which will be held at the Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park, in Chicago, Illinois, USA. A staff member will be available to assist you at the SCCM registration desk in the International Ballroom Foyer beginning at 6:45 a.m. on August 19.

This course is intended for those who have previously attended an ultrasound course or are experienced in basic skills and procedures. It will focus on the specialty-specific use of echocardiography in the management of the critically ill patient. Participants will expand on their fundamental skills and knowledge while learning to gather important cardiovascular information for the noninvasive management of the hemodynamically unstable patient.

Course Learning Objectives

  • Describe the use of echocardiography in the assessment of hemodynamic parameters
  • Perform the quantitative assessment of left ventricular systolic function
  • Recognize the regional wall motion abnormalities
  • Describe the basic assessment of valvular pathology
  • Describe the limitations of echocardiography in intensive care unit settings
  • Describe the use of ultrasonography for evaluation of pulmonary edema

Please contact SCCM Customer Service at +1 847 827-6888 with any questions.

Advanced Critical Care Ultrasound: Reduced Registration Deadline Nearing

Register for the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s (SCCM) popular Advanced Critical Care Ultrasound course by Wednesday, July 16, 2014, to take advantage of a discounted registration rate. Seats are filling fast, and this course will soon be sold out. Advanced Critical Care Ultrasound is intended for those who have previously attended an ultrasound course or are experienced with basic skills and procedures.

This course will help you expand your fundamental skills and knowledge and focus on the specialty-specific use of echocardiography in the management of the critically ill patient. Participants learn to capture important cardiovascular information for the noninvasive management of the hemodynamically unstable patient.

Course Learning Objectives

  • Describe the use of echocardiography in the assessment of hemodynamic parameters
  • Perform the quantitative assessment of left ventricular systolic function
  • Recognize the regional wall motion abnormalities
  • Describe the basic assessment of valvular pathology
  • Describe the limitations of echocardiography in intensive care unit settings
  • Describe the use of ultrasonography for evaluation of pulmonary edema

Advanced Critical Care Ultrasound will be held August 19, 2014, at the Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park, in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Secure your seat and register online today for Advanced Critical Care Ultrasound using your Customer ID and password, or contact SCCM Customer Service at +1 847 827-6888.