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Echocardiography Review Course: Full Schedule

Explore all aspects of echocardiography in critically ill patients and prepare for the critical care echocardiography board examination. 

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Day 1
Tuesday, November 9, 2021
6:15 a.m. – 7:00 a.m. Registration
7:00 a.m. – 7:15 a.m. Welcome and Introduction
7:15 a.m. – 7:30 a.m. Overview of Course Agenda and NBE Examination Overview
7:30 a.m. – 8:10 a.m. Fundamentals of Physics and Knobology
8:10 a.m. – 8:50 a.m. Concepts of Imaging, Artifacts, and Knobology
8:50 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Normal Transthoracic Examination
9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Questions and Answers/Discussion
10:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Break
10:15 a.m. – 10:55 a.m. Transesophageal Echocardiography Views
10:55 a.m. – 11:35 a.m. Left Ventricular Systolic Function
11:35 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Left Ventricular Diastolic Function
12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. Lunch
Questions and Answers/Discussion
1:15 p.m. – 1:55 p.m. Evaluation of Right Ventricle
1:55 p.m. – 2:35 p.m. Hemodynamics (Static Evaluation of Intracardiac Pressures)
2:35 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Volume Status and Fluid Responsiveness (Dynamic Evaluation)/
Heart-Lung Interactions
3:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Questions and Answers/Discussion
3:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Break
4:00 p.m – 4:40 p.m..  Ultrasound of the Lung and Pleura
4:40 p.m. – 5:20 p.m. Respiratory Failure
5:20 p.m. – 5:50 p.m. Questions and Answers/Discussion
Day 2
Wednesday, November 10, 2021
7:00 a.m. – 7:30 a.m. Registration
7:30 a.m. – 7:45 a.m. Welcome and Introduction
7:45 a.m. – 8:15 a.m. Pericardial Disease Including Tamponade
8:15 a.m. – 8:55 a.m. Shock
8:55 a.m. – 9:25 a.m. Cardiac Arrest
9:25 a.m. – 9:55 a.m. Questions and Answers/Discussion
9:55 a.m. – 10:10 a.m. Break
10:10 a.m. – 10:40 a.m. Heart Failure and Cardiomyopathies
10:40 a.m. – 11:10 a.m. Ischemic Heart Disease and Left Ventricular Regional Function    
11:10 a.m. – 11:40 a.m.. The Aorta and Other Great Vessels
11:40 a.m. – 12:40 p.m. Lunch
Questions and Answers/Discussion
12:40 p.m. – 1:10 p.m. Pulmonary Hypertension Syndromes Including Pulmonary
Embolism
1:10 p.m. – 1:40 p.m. Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
1:40 p.m. – 2:10 p.m. Vascular Ultrasound
2:10 p.m. – 2:40 p.m. Questions and Answers/Discussion
2:40 p.m. – 2:55 p.m. Break
2:55 p.m. – 3:35 p.m. Trauma Including Focused Assessment With Sonography
Examination
3:35 p.m. – 4:05 p.m. Devices and Foreign Bodies
4:05 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. Abdominal Ultrasound
4:45 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Questions and Answers/Discussion
Day 3
Thursday, November 11, 2021
7:00 a.m. – 7:30 a.m. Registration                                                         
7:30 a.m. – 7:45 a.m. Welcome and Introduction
7:45 a.m. – 8:25 a.m. Aortic Valve Disease
8:25 a.m. – 9:05 a.m. Tricuspid and Pulmonic Valve
9:05 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Mitral Valve
9:45 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.. Questions and Answers/Discussion
10:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. – 11:10 a.m. Intracardiac Masses Including Endocarditis                                            
11:10 a.m. – 11:50 a.m. Congenital Heart Disease in Adults
11:50 a.m. – 12:20 p.m. Board Questions and Answers/Discussion
12:20 p.m. – 12:30 p.m. Moving Forward/Adjournment
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