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The next ESICM advanced course on intensive care echocardiography will take place in Paris, LIVES 2018.

More information about registration, programme and venue will be published in due course.

Participation in this course counts towards the minimum of 40 hours of advanced courses required before sitting the evaluation tests of the European Diploma in critical care EchoCardiography (EDEC).


Description

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 course:

  • 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
  • Is a compulsory component of the 40 hours of advanced courses that are required before sitting the evaluation tests for EDEC

Further questions? Contact us at edec@esicm.org