Advanced Course in Intensive Care Echocardiography

Date: October 22-23, 2022 (ESICM Pre-Congress)

Format: On-Site

Location: Paris

Registrations Opening: June 16, 2022

Information about the registrations are available on the 35th Annual Congress webpage.

Developed by the ESICM Division of Professional Development, the ESICM Advanced Course on IC Echocardiography is designed for intensivists who have achieved a basic level of education and training in the use of echocardiography in an intensive care setting and would like to obtain an advanced knowledge and certification of their competency (European Diploma in critical care EchoCardiography (EDEC)).

  • This hands-on interactive course is led by international experts in echocardiography
  • With this course, you can collect 12 of the 40 points of advanced courses to be collected before sitting the evaluation tests for EDEC. Check all the requirements (webinars, EDEC logbook etc.) here.

  • Intensivists who have achieved a basic level of education and training in the use of echocardiography in an intensive care setting
  • Specialists who would like to obtain an advanced knowledge and certification of their competency (European Diploma in critical care EchoCardiography (EDEC))

  • Provides training in a spectrum of echocardiographic techniques and skills (image acquisition, image interpretation and clinical integration) that extend the competencies required for basic critical care echocardiography
  • Relies on qualitative and quantitative assessment of cardiac structure and function, with particular emphasis on haemodynamic monitoring and titration of care in the critically ill
  • Review the echocardiographic evaluation of LV systolic function
  • Comprehend and apply the echocardiographic evaluation of LV diastolic function
  • Consolidate knowledge on echocardiographic evaluation of fluid status
  • Understand echocardiographic evaluation of RV function & pulmonary artery pressure
  • Evaluate valvular disease for the intensivists
  • Review Critical Care echocardiography potpourri

 Further questions? Contact us at edec@esicm.org