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Critical Care Ultrasound: Integration Into Clinical Practice

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About this course

Dates: May 2-3, 2024 | Credits: 25.75* | Location: CHEST HQ in Glenview, IL

Build your skills in point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) and develop a systematized method for whole-body ultrasonography. The interactive learning experiences in this mid-level course will help you develop an algorithmic approach to hemodynamic instability, shock states, acute respiratory failure, and more. Internationally recognized faculty will train you on ultrasound guidance for vascular, pleural, and peritoneal procedures using cutting-edge simulators. 

This course is part of CHEST’s Critical Care Ultrasonography Certificate of Completion program.  

Explore CHEST’s five-part simulation course series on critical care image interpretation and application:  

1. Ultrasonography: Essentials in Critical Care 
2. Critical Care Ultrasound: Integration Into Clinical Practice
3. Advanced Critical Care Echocardiography Image Acquisition and Interpretation
4. Critical Care Echocardiography Exam (CCEeXAM) Virtual Board Review
5. Critical Care Transesophageal Echocardiography 

What you'll learn

Techniques for integrating bedside ECHO with general critical care ultrasound

Ultrasound protocols for diagnosis and management of patients who are critically ill

Strategies for managing patients with shock and respiratory failure

Performance of ultrasound guidance for vascular access, pleural drainage, and peritoneal drainage procedures

How to interpret ultrasound images of the thorax, abdomen, and vascular structures

Who should attend

Pulmonology, Critical Care Medicine, Hospital Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Acute Care, Neurocritical Care, Anesthesia Critical Care

All health care team members

Some prior knowledge of ultrasonography is recommended before attending this course, such as completing CHEST’s Ultrasonography: Essentials in Critical Care course.

*CME credits are subject to change

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Study with the experts. Pass your exam.

Course content follows the ABIM critical care medicine blueprint for the 10-year Maintenance of Certification exam and the LKA.

Cardiovascular Disorders: 17.5%


Critical Care Ultrasound Scanning: 2%


Gastrointestinal Disorders: 5%


Hematologic and Oncologic Disorders: 5.5%


Infectious Disease: 12%


Neurologic Disorders: 9.5%


Pharmacology and Toxicology: 4.5%


Pulmonary Disease: 20%


Renal, Endocrine, and Metabolic Disorders: 15%


Research, Administration, and Ethics: 2%


Surgery, Trauma, and Transplantation: 7%


Why trust CHEST?

Expect personalized instruction from nationally renowned experts with low learner-to-teacher ratios when you attend a CHEST course.

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Holds Accreditation With Commendation from the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education

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First medical association in the United States to receive accreditation from the Society for Simulation in Healthcare

Meet Your Instructors

CHEST faculty are nationally recognized experts in pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine who are trusted, respected clinicians in the chest medicine community. Through immersive learning experiences, our instructors help practitioners deliver exceptional care to their patients.

Lewis G. Satterwhite, MD, FCCP, Chair

Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine
Medical Director, Medical ICUs
Medical Director, Point of Care Ultrasound
University of Kansas School of Medicine

Kansas City, KS

Ariel L. Shiloh, MD, FCCP, Chair

Director, Critical Care Consult Service
Professor of Medicine, Division of Critical Care Medicine
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Bronx, NY

Paru Patrawalla, MD, FCCP, Chair

Associate Professor of Medicine
Fellowship Program Director, Mount Sinai Morningside-West-Beth Israel
Director of Simulation and Ultrasound, Mount Sinai Beth Israel
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

New York, NY

Kenneth E. Lyn-Kew, MD, Faculty

Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Sleep, and Critical Care Medicine
National Jewish Health

Denver, CO

Health and safety information | Attendees are expected to comply with all health and safety requirements in effect at the time of this CHEST event. CHEST reserves the right to adjust requirements and will notify attendees as applicable. Attendees are responsible for checking for updates issued by the state, city, venue, or CHEST before traveling to the location.

Save big on this and future courses as a member of CHEST. Select "Register & Become a Member" to join CHEST and receive discounted registration. Membership pricing starts at $109 and varies based on your profession. Learn about the benefits of CHEST membership.


Physician, nonphysician doctoral, or industry representative

Early bird rate – through March 28

$2,779 Member

$3,109 Nonmember

Regular rate – March 29 or later

$2,879 Member

$3,209 Nonmember

Nonphysician clinician or in-training

Early bird rate – through March 28

$2,329 Member

$2,439 Nonmember

Regular rate – March 29 or later

$2,429 Member

$2,539 Nonmember

Your tuition fee includes attendance at all course sessions and electronic access to course materials. (Printed materials or flash drives will not be provided.) Lunch and refreshments during breaks will be provided. Breakfast is available at CHEST-affiliated hotels.

Cancellation Policy

Tuition refund requests for this course must be received in writing by 4 weeks prior to the course start date for a full refund, less a $100 processing fee. Refunds will not be given after 4 weeks prior to the course start date. If you choose "Become a Member" when you register, only your course registration can be cancelled. No refunds will be given for membership.

CHEST reserves the right to cancel this course no later than 4 weeks prior to the start date. If a cancellation is necessary, your registration fee will be refunded, but CHEST is not responsible for other costs of attendance, such as travel. 

To register by phone, contact our Help Team: +1 (800) 343-2227 or +1 (224) 521-9800

Day 1: 7:45 am – 5:30 pm CT 
Day 2: 8:00 am – 3:00 pm CT

Hands-on Workshops

  • Case-Based Image Acquisition Using Live Models
  • Ultrasound-Guided Procedures: Vascular Access, Pleural Drainage, Peritoneal Drainage  
  • Review and Targeted Performance Improvement

In-Person Ultrasound-Guided Lectures

  • Ultrasound for Static and Dynamic Procedure Guidance
  • Protocol-Driven Ultrasonography: Acute Respiratory Failure and Shock   
  • Protocol-Driven Ultrasonography: Abdominal and Renal Disease
  • Protocol-Driven Ultrasonography: Cardiac Arrest 

Live Interactive Discussions

  • Thoracic, Vascular, Abdominal, and Pulmonary  
  • Shock and Acute Respiratory Failure
  • Diagnostic Vascular  
  • Cardiac Arrest

Online Modules 

  • Brief Review of Physics and Knobology
  • Vascular Access  
  • Vascular Diagnostic  
  • Ultrasound Assessment of Respiratory Failure
  • Ultrasound-Informed Pleural Drainage 
  • Five Standard Views and Left Ventricular Function   
  • Right Ventricle Disease in the ICU
  • Volume Responsiveness and Left-Sided Regurgitation  


Staybridge Suites Chicago - Glenview

2600 Lehigh Ave
Glenview, IL 60026

+1 (847) 657-0002
If reserving via phone: Please reference corporate number 786818263.

  • $112.99/night plus tax for a studio suite
  • $129.99/night plus tax for a one-bedroom suite

Rate includes Wi-Fi in the guest room and grab-and-go breakfast. This hotel is within walking distance of CHEST HQ, and shuttle service will also be available. 

Deadlines: There is not a deadline to make a reservation, but the rate is based on availability at the time of booking. Cancellations must be made by 6 pm CT a day prior to arrival to avoid a 1-night room and tax charge

Sheraton Chicago Northbrook

1110 Willow Rd
Northbrook, IL 60062

+1 (847) 480-1900
If reserving via phone: Request the corporate rate for the American College of Chest Physicians.

  • $109/night plus tax for rooms booked between January and May
  • $129/night plus tax for rooms booked between June and October
  • $109/night plus tax for rooms booked between November and December

The rate includes a traditional room with breakfast, guest room Wi-Fi, and transportation between the hotel and CHEST HQ. 

Deadlines: There is not a deadline to make a reservation, but the rate is based on availability at the time of booking. Cancellations must be made by 11:59 pm CT 2 days prior to arrival to avoid a 1-night room and tax charge.  


CHEST course attendees can secure discounted flights from United and Delta. Chicago-O’Hare International Airport (ORD) is recommended over Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW), as O’Hare is closer to CHEST HQ. 


+1 (800) 426-1122 
Use Offer Code ZP86758781 when booking.  
*Discounts are not offered on Basic Economy fares. 


+1 (800) 328-1111 (phone service available Monday – Friday, 8 am – 6:30 pm ET) 
Use Offer Code NM3EV when booking.  
*Please note there is not a service fee for reservations booked and ticketed via the 800 number.  

Ground Transportation

Please be sure to select a suburban taxi, not a city taxi, to avoid higher fares. Transportation can be booked at one of the airport kiosks, although we recommend prebooking your taxi prior to arrival. The hotels are located approximately 13 miles from Chicago-O’Hare International Airport and 35 miles from Chicago Midway International Airport. Please note that estimated travel times can increase significantly during rush hours.

Recommended airport: O'Hare
Estimated travel time: 25 minutes
Approximate taxi fare: $27-$32/one way

Alternate airport: Midway
Estimated travel time: 50 minutes
Approximate taxi fare: $57/one way

Ground transportation options
American Taxi
Automated: +1 (800) 244-1177
Operator: +1 (847) 673-1000

303 Taxi
+1 (847) 303-0303

For support opportunities, please contact Josh Coe for more information.