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Saturday, February 24, 2018 

7:30 am Registration and Breakfast
8:00 am Welcome and Introduction

Airway, Lung, Gastric, Focused Assessment with Sonography for Trauma (FAST) Ultrasound

Lectures 8:15 am Introduction to Gastric
  8:30 am Introduction to FAST
Hands-On 8:45 am Concurrent Stations: Gastric and FAST
Break 9:45 am  
Lectures 10:00 am Introduction to Airway Exam
  10:15 am Introduction to Lung Exam
Hands-On 10:30 am Concurrent Stations: Airway and Lung
  11:30 am Introduction to Gastric, FAST, Lung, and Airway Clinical Scenarios
  11:45 am Clinical Scenario Hands-On Simulation
   
  • Presentation of a clinical scenario requiring PoCUS (5)
  • A participant in each group is given 3 minutes to perform the exam and interpret their best images.
  • The participant receives feedback.
  • The clinical scenario is revisited with a diagnosis and real-life images.
Lunch 12:00 pm  

Focused Cardiac Ultrasound

Lecture 1:30 pm Standard Cardiac Views and Inferior Vena Cava Imaging (IVC)
Hands-On 2:00 pm Concurrent Stations: Standard Cardiac Views and IVC Imaging
Break 3:30 pm  
Lecture 3:45 pm M-Mode in the Apical 4-Chamber View: Global Ventricular Function Assessment
Hands-On 4:00 pm Concurrent Stations: Standard Cardiac Views with Global Ventricular Function Assessment
  5:30 pm Free Scanning with Faculty (optional)
Adjournment 6:00 pm  


Sunday, February 25, 2018

8:00 am Registration and Breakfast

Focused Cardiac Ultrasound (continued)

Lecture 8:30 am M-Mode in the Parasternal Long Axis View: Fractional Shortening, Mitral Septal Separation, and Aortic/Left Atrial Diameter 
Hands-On 8:45 am Concurrent Stations: Fractional Shortening, Mitral Septal Separation, and Aortic/Left Atrial Diameter
Break 10:30 am  
Lecture 10:45 am Clinical Scenarios and Basic Focus Assessed Transthoracic Echocardiography (FATE) Certification
Hands-On 11:00 am 

Concurrent Stations: Application of Focused Cardiac Ultrasound in the “Real World” and Basic FATE Certification

  • Presentation of a clinical scenario requiring a focused cardiac ultrasound exam
  • One participant in each group performs a Basic FATE exam and is given 9 minutes (90 seconds per view) to perform and record their best images.
  • That participant receives feedback (2-3 minutes) on image quality and how to better optimize views.
  • The clinical scenario is revisited with a diagnosis and real-life ultrasound images of pathology.
  • There are a total of 5 clinical scenarios/rotations, allowing each participant to be tested.
Review and Certification 12:30 pm Q&A, Closing Remarks, and Basic FATE Certificate Issuance (must be present to be certified)
  12:45 pm Free Scanning with Faculty (optional)
Final Adjournment 1:45 pm