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Critical Care Echocardiography Review Course

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

In-Person

Critical Care Echocardiography Review

November 11-13, 2024

SCCM Headquarters
500 Midway Drive
Mount Prospect, Illinois, USA

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November 11-13, 2024
SCCM Headquarters and Conference Center
500 Midway Drive
Mount Prospect, Illinois

Featuring highly skilled multiprofessional experts, the course prepares participants for the critical care echocardiography board examination and provides them with valuable information for staying up to date on the latest in team-based care and ultrasound and echocardiography education.

The course includes:
  • 2.5 days of education from subject matter experts
  • Up to 24.5 accredited continuing education credits and maintenance of certification points
  • Access to presentation recordings after the event
  • Practice examination with more than 160 board-type questions 
On completion of the course, learners will be able to:
 
  • Discuss relevant clinical topics and updates to increase their knowledge base in critical care echocardiography
  • Assess the scientific foundations and literature evidence for using echocardiography in critically ill patients
  • Apply effective learning approaches, including case-based discussion and question review, to implement echocardiography in the critical care setting
The course is held in partnership between the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the American Society of Echocardiography and is intended for critical care practitioners who are already familiar with ultrasound and echocardiography.

Registration

SCCM Members
Early Rate
By September 18, 2024
Advance Rate
By October 16, 2024
Full Rate
After October 16, 2024
Select Member - Physician ​$1,575 $1,750$1,985
Select Member - Healthcare Professional ​$1,295 $1,440$1,585
Professional Member - Physician $1,670 $1,855$1,925
Professional Member - Healthcare Professional and Fellow* $1,375 $1,530$1,685
Associate Member - Physician $1,870 $2,075$2,285
Associate Member - Healthcare Professional $1,540 $1,710$1,880

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

Nonmember
Early Rate
By September 16, 2024
Advance Rate
By October 14, 2024
Full Rate
After October 14, 2024
Physician ​$1,965 $2,185$2,405
Healthcare Professional ​$1,625 $1,805$1,985

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 support@sccm.org.

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.


Topics and Agenda

*Subject to change.
Critical Care Echocardiography Review Course Topics
 
Fundamentals of Ultrasound
Fundamentals of Physics and Knobology
Concepts of Imaging, Artifacts, and Knobology
 
Echocardiography
Normal Transthoracic Examination
Transesophageal Echocardiography Views
Left Ventricular Systolic Function
Left Ventricular Diastolic Function
Evaluation of Right Ventricle
Hemodynamics (Static Evaluation of Intracardiac Pressures)
Volume Status and Fluid Responsiveness (Dynamic Evaluation)/Heart-Lung Interactions
Pericardial Disease Including Tamponade
The Aorta and Other Great Vessels
Devices and Foreign Bodies
Aortic Valve Disease
Tricuspid and Pulmonic Valve
Mitral Valve
Thoracic, Abdominal, and Vascular Ultrasound
Ultrasound of the Lung and Pleura
Respiratory Failure
Vascular Ultrasound
Trauma, Including Focused Assessment With Sonography Examination
Abdominal Ultrasound
 
Pathologic States
Shock
Cardiac Arrest
Heart Failure and Cardiomyopathies
Ischemic Heart Disease and Left Ventricular Regional Function
Pulmonary Hypertension Syndromes Including Pulmonary Embolism
Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
Intracardiac Masses Including Endocarditis
Congenital Heart Disease in Adults

 
Monday, November 11, 2024
6:15 a.m. – 7:00 a.m. Registration
7:00 a.m. – 7:15 a.m. Welcome and Introduction

Courtney Bennett, DO, FACC, FASE
Michael J. Lanspa, MD, MS, FASE, FCCM
7:15 a.m. – 7:30 a.m. Overview of Course Agenda and NBE Examination Overview

Courtney Bennett, DO, FACC, FASE
Michael J. Lanspa, MD, MS, FASE, FCCM
7:30 a.m. – 8:10 a.m. Fundamentals of Physics and Knobology

Daniel W. Johnson, MD, FCCM
8:10 a.m. – 8:50 a.m. Concepts of Imaging, Artifacts, and Knobology

Vera Rigolin, MD, FASE
8:50 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Normal Transthoracic Examination

Vera Rigolin, MD, FASE
9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Questions and Answers/Discussion

Daniel W. Johnson, MD, FCCM
Michael J. Lanspa, MD, MS, FASE, FCCM
Vera Rigolin, MD, FASE
10:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Break
10:15 a.m. – 10:55 a.m. Transesophageal Echocardiography Views

Sarah E. Bain, MD
10:55 a.m. – 11:35 a.m. Left Ventricular Systolic Function

Daniel W. Johnson, MD, FCCM
11:35 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Left Ventricular Diastolic Function

Sarah E. Bain, MD
12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. Lunch with Questions and Answers/Discussion

Daniel W. Johnson, MD, FCCM
Sarah E. Bain, MD
1:15 p.m. – 1:55 p.m. Evaluation of Right Ventricle

Paul K. Mohabir, MD, FCCM
1:55 p.m. – 2:35 p.m. Volume Status and Fluid Responsiveness (Dynamic Evaluation)/Heart-Lung Interactions

Michael J. Lanspa, MD, MS, FASE, FCCM
2:35 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

Michael J. Lanspa, MD, MS, FASE, FCCM
3:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Questions and Answers/Discussion

Connor G. O’Brien, MD
Michael J. Lanspa, MD, MS, FASE, FCCM
Paul K. Mohabir, MD, FCCM
3:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Break
4:00 p.m. – 4:40 p.m. Ultrasound of the Lung and Pleura

Alberto Goffi, MD
4:40 p.m. – 5:20 p.m. Respiratory Failure

Alberto Goffi, MD
5:20 p.m. – 5:50 p.m. Questions and Answers/Discussion

Alberto Goffi, MD
Michael J. Lanspa, MD, MS, FASE, FCCM
Tuesday, November 12, 2024
7:00 a.m. – 7:30 a.m. Registration
7:30 a.m. – 7:45 a.m. Welcome/Questions

Courtney Bennett, DO, FACC, FASE
Michael J. Lanspa, MD, MS, FASE, FCCM
7:45 a.m. – 8:15 a.m. Pericardial Disease Including Tamponade

Brandon M. Wiley, MD, FACE, FACC, FCCM
8:15 a.m. – 8:55 a.m. Shock

Connor G. O’Brien, MD
8:55 a.m. – 9:25 a.m. Cardiac Arrest

Enyo Ablordeppey MD, MPH, FACEP, FCCM
9:25 a.m. – 9:55 a.m. Questions and Answers/Discussion

Connor G. O’Brien, MD
Enyo Ablordeppey MD, MPH, FACEP, FCCM
Brandon M. Wiley, MD, FACE, FACC, FCCM
9:55 a.m. – 10:10 a.m. Break
10:10 a.m. – 10:40 a.m. Heart Failure and Cardiomyopathies

Courtney Bennett, DO, FACC, FASE
10:40 a.m. – 11:10 a.m. Pulmonary Hypertension Syndromes Including Pulmonary Embolism

Michael J. Lanspa, MD, MS, FASE, FCCM
11:10 a.m. – 11:40 p.m. The Aorta and Other Great Vessels

Courtney Bennett, DO, FACC, FASE
11:40 a.m. – 12:40 p.m. Lunch with Questions and Answers/Discussion

Courtney Bennett, DO, FACC, FASE
Enyo Ablordeppey MD, MPH, FACEP, FCCM
Michael J. Lanspa, MD, MS, FASE, FCCM
12:40 p.m. – 1:10 p.m. Hemodynamics (Static Evaluation of Intracardiac Pressures)

Connor G. O’Brien, MD
1:10 p.m. – 1:40 p.m. Vascular Ultrasound

Enyo Ablordeppey MD, MPH, FACEP, FCCM
1:40 p.m. – 2:10 p.m. Trauma Including Focused Assessment With Sonography in Trauma Examination

Paula Ferrada, MD, FCCM
2:10 p.m. – 2:40 p.m. Questions and Answers/Discussion

Paula Ferrada, MD, FCCM
Enyo Ablordeppey, MD, MPH, FACEP, FCCM
Connor G. O’Brien, MD
2:40 p.m. – 2:55 p.m. Break
2:55 p.m. – 3:35 p.m. Abdominal Ultrasound

Paula Ferrada, MD, FCCM
3:35 p.m. – 4:05 p.m. Devices and Foreign Bodies

Brandon M. Wiley, FACE, FACC, FCCM
4:05 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. Ischemic Heart Disease and Left Ventricular Regional Function

Vincent L. Sorrell, MD, FACP, FACC, FASE
4:45 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Questions and Answers/Discussion

Paula Ferrada, MD, FCCM
Brandon M. Wiley, MD, FACE, FACC, FCCM
Vincent L. Sorrell, MD, FACP, FACC, FASE
Wednesday, November 13, 2024
7:00 a.m. – 7:30 a.m. Registration
7:30 a.m. – 7:45 a.m. Welcome/Questions

Courtney Bennett, DO, FACC, FASE
Michael J. Lanspa, MD, MS, FASE, FCCM
7:45 a.m. – 8:25 a.m. Aortic Valve Disease

Jan Kasal, MD, FASE, FCCM
8:25 a.m. – 9:05 a.m. Tricuspid and Pulmonic Valve

Allison G. Hays, MD, FACC, FASE
9:05 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Mitral Valve

Jan Kasal, MD, FASE, FCCM
9:45 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Questions and Answers/Discussion

Jan Kasal, MD, FASE, FCCM
Allison G. Hays, MD, FACC, FASE
Vince L. Sorrell, MD, FACP, FACC, FASE
10:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. – 11:10 a.m. Intracardiac Masses Including Endocarditis

Allison G. Hays, MD, FACC, FAS
11:10 a.m. – 11:50 a.m. Congenital Heart Disease in Adults

Vincent L. Sorrell, MD, FACP, FACC, FASE
11:50 a.m. – 12:20 p.m. Questions and Answers/Discussion

Courtney Bennett, DO, FACC, FASE
Vincent L. Sorrell, MD, FACP, FACC, FASE
Allison G. Hays, MD, FACC, FASE
12:20 p.m. – 12:30 p.m. Moving Forward/Adjournment

Courtney Bennett, DO, FACC, FASE
Michael J. Lanspa, MD, MS, FASE, FCCM

Subject Matter Experts

*Subject to change.
Courtney Bennett, DO, FACC, FASE
Cochair
Courtney Bennett, DO, FACC, FASE
Lee Valley Health Network
Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA
Michael J. Lanspa, MD, MS, FASE, FCCM
Cochair
Michael J. Lanspa, MD, MS, FASE, FCCM
Intermountain Medical Center
Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

Planners
Above cochairs and:

Theresa Woike
Society of Critical Care Medicine
Mount Prospect, Illinois, USA

Faculty/Thought Leaders

Enyo Ablordeppey, MD, MPH, FACEP, FCCM

Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, Missouri, USA

Sarah E. Bain, MD
Virginia Mason Medical Center
Seattle, Washington, USA

Paula Ferrada, MD, FCCM
Inova Fairfax Hospital
Falls Church, Virginia, USA

Alberto Goffi, MD
St. Michael’s Hospital
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Allison G. Hays, MD
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Daniel W. Johnson, MD, FCCM
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, Nebraska, USA

Jan Kasal, MD, FCCM
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, Missouri, USA
 
Paul K. Mohabir, MD, FCCM
Stanford University Medical Center
Stanford, California, USA
 
Connor G. O’Brien, MD
University of California San Francisco
San Francisco, California, USA
 
Vera Rigolin, MD, FASE
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Chicago, Illinois, USA
 
Vincent L. Sorrell, MD, FACP, FACC, FASE
University of Kentucky College of Medicine
Lexington, Kentucky, USA
 
Brandon M. Wiley, MD, FACC, FASE, FCCM
LAC+USC Medical Center
Pasadena, California, USA


Continuing Education

Participants are eligible to receive up to 24.5 credit hours. More information will be available soon.

2024 Critical Care Echocardiography Review Online

The 2024 content access will begin in December 2024.
Multiprofessional experts explore all aspects of echocardiography in critically ill patients and prepare learners for the critical care echocardiography board examination. This course is intended for critical care practitioners who are already familiar with ultrasound and echocardiography. Participants are eligible to earn accredited continuing education credits and maintenance of certification points. Course is held in partnership between the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the American Society of Echocardiography.

Non-Member Price: $2,405.00
Associate Price: $2,285.00
Professional Price: $2,040.00
Select Price: $1,925.00

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Accredited Continuing Education (ACE)

Advanced Critical Care Ultrasound: Echocardiography Learning Lab

Exclusively available to participants of the Critical Care Echocardiography Review Course. The learning lab will begin immediately following the Critical Care Echocardiography Review Course. In-person attendance is required.

November 16, 2023
1:15 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Central Time
OLC Education & Conference Center
Rosemont, Illinois, USA
 

Expand your fundamental echocardiographic skills and knowledge in this new half-day interactive course. The learning lab is a guided classroom experience in which participants perform valvular and hemodynamic measurements, with an emphasis on correct measurement technique.

The interactive training consists of transthoracic echocardiography (TTE) pointers guided by expert cardiac sonographers, introduction to TTE probe manipulation using a simulator, and review of challenging clinical cases.

This course is not intended for beginner point-of-care ultrasound practitioners. Participants are assumed to already be familiar with the core content from SCCM’s Critical Care Echocardiography Review Course.
 

Hotel and Travel

SCCM

Sheraton Suites Chicago Elk Grove
121 Northwest Point Boulevard
Elk Grove Village, Illinois

Unlock stylish comfort at Sheraton Suites Chicago Elk Grove, an all-suite hotel offering the best in the Chicago area with convenient access to O’Hare International Airport. Featuring inviting guest rooms, Wi-Fi access, restaurant, lounge, pool, and fitness center. Free breakfast and transportation to and from the course are included when you book with SCCM's hotel block!
 

SCCM rate*: $127 single/double occupancy
*Rate does not include applicable taxes.
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Daily parking rates: Free parking

Reservations: Make your hotel reservation by Novemeber 10, 2024, to receive SCCM’s discounted rate for stays between Novemeber 10 and 14, 2024, free breakfast, and transportation to and from the course. 

Air Travel

SCCM is pleased to partner with United Airlines for air travel to the course. 

United Airlines
Website: united.com
By phone: +1 800 426-1122
Discount Booking Code: ZNTD453186

Car Rental

SCCM has negotiated special car rental rates for attendees.

Enterprise

Website: enterprise.com
Discount code: XZP1SCC
 

National

Website: nationalcar.com
Discount code: XZP1SCC


Sponsorship Opportunities

​The Critical Care Echocardiography Review Course, held in partnership between SCCM and the American Society of Echocardiography, 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. This course helps attendees prepare for the Examination of Special Competence in Critical Care Echocardiography (CCEeXAM), which is offered internationally.

Sponsor
  • 6' tabletop*
  • Preregistration list**
  • Color logo on commercial sponsor signage at the course
  • Acknowledged in announcements
  • Company name mentioned along with URL link in attendee emails
  • Sponsorship acknowledgement at lunch and breaks

*Electricity provided upon request for device companies only.
**Information is for postal mailing or for viewing purposes only.

This sponsorship includes the Advanced Critical Care Ultrasound: Echocardiography Learning Lab.

Investment: $3,500

Advertising

Premium banner or text ads in marketing emails.

Emails to garner attendees: Estimated reach 40,000
Emails to attendees: Estimated reach 125+

Investment: $2,750

Contact SCCM Industry Relations Team if you have any questions.

Information is subject to change at any time.

Concise Critical Appraisal: Development of the CCEeXAM

Critical care clinicians are increasingly using echocardiography to rapidly and noninvasively diagnose shock, hemodynamic instability, and respiratory failure; evaluate cardiac function; and track response to interventions. This Concise Critical Appraisal dives into a Critical Care Medicine article about the development of the first Examination of Special Competence in Critical Care Echocardiography (CCEeXAM). Learn about the certification process and how this skill can improve your practice.