Live Critical Care Ultrasound: Pediatric and Neonatal

July 30-31, 2017
Loews Chicago O'Hare Hotel
Rosemont, Illinois, USA
 
Online registration for this course has been closed. Please register on site at the Loews Chicago O'Hare Hotel or contact SCCM Customer Service at +1 847 827-6888.
 
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Learn how to perform and interpret pediatric ultrasound imaging with SCCM’s comprehensive, two-day Critical Care Ultrasound: Pediatric and Neonatal 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.
 
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 faculty-to-learner ratio
The registration fee for this course includes a complimentary copy of SCCM’s Comprehensive Critical Care Ultrasound 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.
 

 Agenda

 

Sunday, July 30, 2017
8:15 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. 
Continental Breakfast
 
8:45 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. 
Welcome and Overview
 
9:15 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. 
Knobology, Physics and Artifacts
 
10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. 
Vascular Access and Guided Procedures
 
10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
Break 
 
10:45 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. 
Focused Assessment with Sonography in Trauma (FAST)/Abdominal Examination
 
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. 
Lunch and Clinical Cases
 
12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. 
Skill Stations
     FAST/Abdominal Examination
     Knobology
     Vascular and Guided Procedures
 
2:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. 
Break
 
2:45 p.m. – 3:20 p.m. 
Thoracic Examination
 
3:20 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. 
Cardiac Examination
 
4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. 
Ultrasound in Neonates: Procedural

4:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Volume Assessment
 
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. 
Skill Stations
     Apical Views 
     Parasternal Views 
     Subcostal Views 

Monday, July 31, 2017

6:30 a.m. – 7:00 a.m. 
Continental Breakfast
 
7:00 a.m. – 7:30 a.m. 
Questions and Answers
 
7:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. 
Skill Stations 
     Ask the Expert 
     Lung
     Volume Status
 
9:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. 
Break
 
9:45 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. 
Left and Right Ventricular Functional Assessment
 
10:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. 
Approach to Shock and Tamponade
 
10:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. 
Ultrasound in Neonates: Diagnostic
 
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 a.m. 
Lunch and Clinical Cases
 
12:15 a.m. – 2:15 p.m. 
Skill Stations 
     Putting It Together: Shock
     Ventricular Function 
     Ask the Expert
 
2:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. 
Break
 
2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. 
Administration Issues in Bedside Ultrasound
 
3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. 
Panel Discussion
 
3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. 
Bedside Ultrasound: Moving Forward
 
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. 
Posttest Discussion and Closing Remarks
 

* Subject to change

 

 Faculty

 
 

 Registration

 

Registration Fees 

Registration Category On-Site Rate

SCCM Member
​Physician ​$2,040
​Fellow, Resident, Student, and other Healthcare Professional* ​$1,575

Nonmember​
​Physician ​$2,245
​Fellow, Resident, Student, and other Healthcare Professional* $1,730
* Verification letter required with registration for fellows, residents and students to receive the Healthcare Professional rate.

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 Critical Care Ultrasound: Pediatric and Neonatal course are subject to change and/or cancellation. In the event of cancellation, only individual registration fees will be reimbursed.
 

 

 Hotel & Travel

 
Hotel Accommodations
Loews Chicago O’Hare Hotel
5300 N. River Road
Rosemont, Illinois, USA
 
SCCM rate: $179 single/double occupancy
*Rate does not include applicable taxes.

Daily parking rates:
Self-park: $26 with unlimited in/out privileges, valet parking: $36
 
Reservations: Book your room at the Loews Chicago O'Hare Hotel by calling +1 877 868-9134 and identifying yourself as a participant in SCCM’s 2017 Critical Care Ultrasound course using the code SCC710. Reservations made after July 3, 2017 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. in order to avoid a charge of one night’s room and tax. An early departure fee may apply.

The Loews Chicago O’Hare has a limited number of guest rooms remaining. Rooms are also available at the following hotels. 
All rooms are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Both properties are within walking distance to the Loews Chicago O’Hare. No shuttle transportation is provided to/from these properties.

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Chicago O’Hare Airport*
5460 North River Rd
Rosemont, IL 60018
Phone: +1 847 292-9100 

Embassy Suites by Hilton Chicago O’Hare Rosemont* 
This all-suite property features newly renovated guestrooms and an updated indoor pool. 
A complimentary breakfast is included each morning plus complimentary drinks and snacks are provided at the hotel’s nightly reception. 
5500 N. River Rd
Rosemont, IL 60018
Phone: +1 847 678-4000

*Four night minimum stay required Tuesday through Thursday, July 25-27, 2017.​
 
Travel Arrangements
Course attendees and guests are eligible for a discount of up to 10% off published United Airlines fares when traveling between July 21 and August 4, 2017. Please reference the offer codes below when booking.
 
Website: www.united.com
Offer code: ZYAS863375
 
By phone: +1 (800) 426-1122
 
By e-mail: groupmeetings@united.com
Agreement code: 863375
Z code: ZYAS
 
Please note: Booking by phone or e-mail may incur an additional service fee per ticket. Such service fee is nonrefundable and applies to all itineraries, one-way or round-trip. Please allow 24 hours for e-mail requests to be processed.
 
Car Rental
SCCM has negotiated special car rental rates for the Critical Care Ultrasound Course with Hertz. Discounted rates are available for rentals checked out and returned between July 25 and August 1, 2017. To receive the discounted rates, please refer to the information below. Book online.
 
Website: www.Hertz.com
By phone: 1-800-654-2240 (toll-free) or 1-405-749-4434
CV #: 050D0005
 
Travel Regulation for International Visitors
Please visit the U.S. Department of State website for the latest information regarding international travel.
 
Travelers to the United States from Visa Waiver Program countries must go to the Electronic System for Travel Authorization website and complete an application before entering the country by air or sea. If approved, the authorization is valid for two years and can be renewed. Travelers no longer need to complete an I-94W form before each trip to the United States.
 
 

 Sponsorship

 

The Critical Care Ultrasound: Pediatric 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 Special Events & Sessions Brochure for Winter Conference only (value $3,425)
  • 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 Special Events & Sessions Brochure for Winter Conference only (value $3,425) 
  • 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.

 

 CME/CE