Once again our annual ultrasound course in Ponte Vedra was a great success! Participants got an early start on the Clinical Decision Making in Emergency Medicine symposium by honing their ultrasound skills at our pre-conference course.

Nationally recognized faculty joined course director Bret Nelson in covering critical care applications of ultrasound, including:

We are grateful to Petra Duran, MD, RDMS and her residents for arranging the logistics of the conference. In addition, Anthony Weekes, MD, RDMS, RCS, Vivek Tayal, MD, and Joseph Wood, MD, JD, RDMS who rounded out our all-star faculty.

References for the various hypotension evaluations mentioned in the course follow after the break.

  • UHP protocol
  • Trinity Protocol
  • RCT of ultrasound in hypotension
  • FATE: Focused Assessed Transthoracic Echocardiography
  • FEER: Focused Echocardiographic Evaluation in Resuscitation
  • CA– USE: Cardiac Arrest Ultrasound Exam
  • RUSH: Rapid Ultrasound in Shock and Hypotension
  • ACES: Abdominal and Cardiac Evaluation with Sonography in Shock
  • RUSH: Rapid Ultrasound in Shock