Program

Program


Saturday, December 7, 2019 

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


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


Pre-Course eLearning (www.USabcd.org)

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


Lectures

8:15 am: Introduction to Gastric
8:30 am: Introduction to FAST 


Hands-On

8:45 am: Concurrent Stations: Gastric and FAST


10:00 am: Break


Lectures

10:15 am: Introduction to Airway Exam 
10:30 am: Introduction to Lung Exam


Hands-On

10:45 am: Concurrent Stations: Airway and Lung
12:00 pm: Introduction to Gastric, FAST, Lung, and Airway Clinical Scenarios
12:15 pm: Clinical Scenario Hands-On Simulation

  • Presentation of a clinical scenario requiring PoCUS (total of 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.

1:00 pm: Lunch


Focused Cardiac Ultrasound


Pre-Course eLearning (www.USabcd.org)

Basic Focus Assessed Transthoracic Echocardiography (FATE)


Lecture

2:00 pm: Standard Cardiac Views and Inferior Vena Cava Imaging (IVC) 


Hands-On

2:30 pm: Concurrent Stations: Standard Cardiac Views and IVC Imaging


4:00 pm: Break


Lecture

4:15 pm: M-Mode in the Apical 4-Chamber View: Global Ventricular Function Assessment 


Hands-On

4:30 pm: Concurrent Stations: Repeat Standard Cardiac Views with Global Ventricular Function Assessment


6:00 pm: Adjournment


Sunday, December 8, 2019 

7:30 am: Registration and Breakfast


Focused Cardiac Ultrasound (continued)

Pre-Course eLearning (www.USabcd.org)

Basic Focus Assessed Transthoracic Echocardiography (FATE)


Lecture

8:00 am: Introduction to Point-of-Care Ultrasound in Pediatrics
8:15 am: M–Mode in the Parasternal Long Axis View: Fractional Shortening, Mitral Septal Separation, and Aortic/Left Atrial Diameter 


Hands-On

8:35 am: Concurrent Stations: Fractional Shortening, Mitral Septal Separation, and Aortic/Left Atrial Diameter
9:45 am: Focused Echocardiography in Emergency Life Support (FEEL)
10:00 am: Concurrent Stations: Repeat Standard Cardiac Views, MAPSE/TAPSE, MSS/FS/Ao/LA
10:30 am: FEEL protocol simulation/clinical scenario: practice obtaining subcostal 4C view in <10 seconds and then view pathology


10:40 am: Break


Lecture

10:55 am: Clinical Scenarios and Basic Focus Assessed Transthoracic Echocardiography (FATE) Certification 


Hands-On

11:10 am: Concurrent Stations: Application of Focused Cardiac Ultrasound in the “Real World” and Basic FATE Certification

  • FEEL protocol simulation: practice obtaining subcostal 4C view in <10 seconds and then view pathology
  • 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

1:00 pm: Q&A, Closing Remarks, and Basic FATE Certificate Issuance (must be present to be certified)
1:15 pm: Free Scanning with Faculty (optional)
1:30 pm: Airway/Lung/Gastric/FAST Refresher (optional)


1:45 pm: Final Adjournment