2017 Introduction to Perioperative Point-of-Care Ultrasound

February 25-26, 2017
Omni San Diego Hotel
San Diego, California

 Educational materials   CME certificates

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This two-day, hands-on workshop with online learning module is designed for all practicing physicians wanting to gain a comprehensive understanding of point-of-care ultrasound applications including identification of clinical questions to be answered, technical performance aspects, and interpretation of results. Short didactic sessions will anchor longer scanning sessions with 5:1 attendee to instructor ratio. Case discussions and pre- and post-tests will be included as well. The course will cover airway, lung, cardiac, gastric, and trauma assessment. 


  • Earn 29.5 CME credits by completing the eLearning provided by USabcd and attending the weekend course.
  • Hands-on scanning sessions with concise lectures to summarize content
  • World-renowned experts, low attendee-to-instructor ratio
  • Personalized learning with ample time for Q&A and faculty feedback
  • Case discussions and pre/post testing to assess learning
  • Basic Focused Assessed Transthoracic Echocardiography (FATE) certification.

This course fills a much-needed educational gap as well as prepares physicians to be leaders in patient safety and perioperative ultrasonography by providing a comprehensive introduction to several PoCUS applications of relevance to clinical regional anesthesiologists, including the identification of clinical questions to be answered, technical performance aspects and interpretation of results.