Advanced Course in Intensive Care Echocardiography

Location: IFEMA – Madrid
Dates:
October 2020 

Course Director: Antoine Vieillard-Baron
Invited Faculty: D De Backer, P Mayo, A McLean, A Mekontso-Dessap, M Slama, A Vieillard-Baron, P Vignon

Delegates who register for the ESICM Advanced Course in Echocardiography AND the LIVES 2020 core congress, will be automatically offered free entry to the TTE/TOE Simulation Centre (on a first come, first served basis). The 90-minute time slots will take place either on Monday, Tuesday between 12:30-14:00 hrs and Wednesday between 10:30-12:00.

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)).

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


Key Reasons to Attend

  • This hands-on interactive course is led by international experts in echocardiography 
  • This course is a compulsory component of the 40 points of advanced courses to be collected before sitting the evaluation tests for EDEC

Course Content

  • 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

Who should attend this course? 

  • 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))

 Further questions? Contact us at edec@esicm.org