Registration includes mandatory eLearning of approximately 15 hours; completion is required prior to attending.
Access information for the eLearning will be sent to paid participants starting January 2, 2017 (available for one year).
Maximize learning. Get more hands-on time with expert faculty. Receive up to 29.5 CME credits. Obtain the Basic FATE certification. Course curriculum includes a comprehensive suite of eLearning modules provided by joint educational provider USabcd. These are an integral part of the program and must be successfully completed prior to attending the weekend course in San Diego. Access information for the eLearning will be sent to paid participants starting January 9, 2017. The mandatory CME modules will take an estimated 15 hours to complete.
- Airway Ultrasound (2 hours)
- Basic Lung Ultrasound (4 hours)
- Ultrasound Assessment of Gastric Content (2 hours)
- Focused Assessment with Sonography for Trauma (FAST) (1 hour)
- Basic Focus Assessed Transthoracic Echocardiography (FATE) (6 hours)
- Optional: Basic Ultrasound Physics
USabcd was founded in 2010 by Erik Sloth, MD, PhD, DMSc, Professor of Point-Of-Care Ultrasound, Lars Knudsen, MD, PhD, and Thomas Fichtner Bendtsen, MD, PhD, research anesthetist - all from Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark. Their vision? Global dissemination of point-of-care ultrasound as a universal tool to improve the quality of acute, critical, and perioperative patient care. Their method? The unique USabcd learning concept that combines eLearning with focused, structured and comprehensive 1- to 2-day workshops of hands-on training for maximum learning outcomes. Courses based on this concept are now run all over the world.