Live Advanced Critical Care Ultrasound: Adult

August 1, 2017
Loews chicago O'Hare Hotel
Rosemont, Illinois, USA

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. New in 2017, expert faculty will provide hands-on training in the use of transesophageal echocardiography (TEE). Participants of SCCM’s one-day Advanced Critical Care Ultrasound course are provided with important cardiovascular information for the noninvasive management of the hemodynamically unstable patient. Attendees for this course should be experienced in ultrasound usage and looking for advanced practice.​




Tuesday, August 1, 2017

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

7:30 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.  
Advanced Hemodynamic Measurements

8:15 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. 
Advanced Evaluation of Left Ventricular and Right Ventricular Systolic Function

9:00a.m. – 9:30 a.m. 
Diastology in the ICU

9:30 – 10:00 a.m. 
Pulmonary Edema and Pneumonia

9:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. 

10:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. 
Skill Stations 
     Hemodynamic Measurements
     Pulmonary Edema and Pneumonia
    Advanced Ventricular Function

12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. 
Lunch: Focused Echocardiography Evaluation in Life Support (FEEL) Algorithm and Clinical Cases

1:15 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. 
Valvular Assessment in the Critically Ill  

1:45 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.  
NEW: Focused Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE)

2:15 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. 
Tricks of the Trade

2:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. 
Pitfalls and Limitations of Echocardiography in the ICU

3:15 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. 

3:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. 
Skill Stations 
     Valvular Assessment
     Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE)


 Faculty and Disclosures

Jose L. Diaz-Gomez, MD, FCCM, FASE
Mayo Clinic Hospital
Jacksonville, Florida, USA
Antonio Hernandez, MD, FCCM
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, Tennessee, USA



Registration Fees

Register Online

Registration Category ​Early Rate
(Act by 6/7/17)
Advance Rate
(Act by 7/5/17)​

​Full Rate
(After 7/5/17)

SCCM Member
​Physician ​$1,095 ​$1,270 ​$1,445
​Fellow, Resident, Student, and other Healthcare Professional* ​$765 ​$940 ​$1,115

​Physician ​$1,235 ​$1,410 ​$1,585
​Fellow, Resident, Student, and other Healthcare Professional* ​$895 ​$1,070 $1,245
* Verification letter required with registration for fellows, residents and students to receive the Healthcare Professional rate.

Registration Options
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Phone: +1 847 827-6888
Fax or Mail: Download the Registration Form
Payment Information

  • American Express, Discover, MasterCard, and Visa credit cards are accepted.
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  • 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.
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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 5, 2017, 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 Advanced Critical Care Ultrasound course are subject to change and/or cancellation. In the event of cancellation, only individual registration fees will be reimbursed.



 Hotel & Travel

Hotel and airfare information will be available spring 2017.