European Diploma in advanced critical care EchoCardiography
EDEC is a curriculum in Echocardiography offered by ESICM to practitioners who have acquired a basic level of competence in critical care echocardiography (CCE) and would like to extend their competencies to an advanced level.
The EDEC Guidelines will provide you with more information on the examination as well as the requirements needed to sit the exam including the definition of supervisor and mentor.
Completion of EDEC training and competency-based testing designates that the intensivist is competent in advanced critical care echocardiography.
- Recognised intensivist (no longer in training)
- Certificate of attendance for a basic course in echocardiography in the last two years
- Identify potential mentor and supervisor for the completion of the curriculum. Click here for the list of the EDEC approved supervisors.
Please be informed that the Advanced EDEC Course will take place on October 19-20, 2021, in a fully virtual format, register here.
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