Master Critical
Care Ultrasound

Learn, Practice, and Earn CME Credits at our Live Conference!
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18-19 Oct, 2024
Al Faisal University, Riyadh, KSA
About the conference

Where Innovation Meets Expertise

ULTRA CON is an immersive two-day event designed for medical professionals seeking to expand their knowledge and skills in critical care ultrasound. With a comprehensive program that includes live presentations, hands-on skill stations, and access to cutting-edge resources such as an eBook and online lectures, attendees will have everything they need to enhance their understanding of ultrasound technology and its applications in medicine. Plus, with the opportunity to earn CME credits and eligibility for advanced credentialing, this conference is a must-attend for anyone looking to take their critical care ultrasound skills to the next level.
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Expand your critical care ultrasound skills with live presentations, hands-on stations, and advanced credentialing eligibility.
Textbook: Comprehensive
Critical Care Ultrasound
Registrants receive a complimentary eBook copy of the textbook Comprehensive Critical Care Ultrasound, Second Edition (net worth $ 260 USD). This essential companion reference includes full color images and on-line videos, all included with the registration fee and at no extra cost.
SCCM's Critical Care
Ultrasound On-line Lectures.
Participants receive on-line access to SCCM's Critical Care Ultrasound lectures. Total lecture time: 10.75hrs. Access to this lecture package is included in the course registration bundle, at no additional fees.
Registrants are expected to complete the Course Pretest on-line prior to attending the course.
Course Handout
A quick reference guide offering bedside best practices will be provided to participants.
Live Course
Participants will attend the full two-day course packed with lively didactic presentations by thought leaders in the field. Presentations will be followed by case-based discussions and interactive sessions.
Hands-on Skill Stations
The two-day conference incorporates plenty of hands-on stations and the opportunity to learn in-person with the experts.
Continuing Medical Education Credits
Attendees can earn up to 15 hours of Continuing Medical Education CME credits after completing the Course Evaluation and On-line Post-test.
Prepares You for SCCM's Advanced Critical Care Ultrasound Course
Participants completing this course will have completed the first step in the Critical Care Ultrasound credentialing process. They will then have the opportunity to register for the Advanced Critical Care Ultrasound Course and subsequently challenge the SCCM Critical Care Ultrasound exam.
To Know More About Our Certified SCCM Courses, Please Visit The Offical SCCM Parent Website.

Event Speakers

Learn from expert faculty at our live conference and enhance your critical care ultrasound skills.
Dr. Alberto Goffi
Staff Physician at St. Michael’s Hospital – Unity Health Toronto and an ‎Associate Professor at the University of Toronto, Department of Medicine and Interdepartmental ‎Division of Critical Care Medicine (IDCCM).‎
Dr. Ahmed Hegazy
Associate professor of critical care medicine and anesthesiology at the University of ‎Western Ontario, Canada.‎
Dr. Ashraf Al Tayar
Consultant and Head of the ICU & RT department at Security Forces Hospital in ‎Dammam
Dr. Arif Hussain
Head of Cardiac Critical Care at the King Abdulaziz, Medical City, Riyadh, ‎Saudi Arabia.‎
Dr. Hani Hariri
Visiting professor at several Universities in France and Switzerland. Associate ‎Professor at Alfaisal University, College of Medicine, Riyadh KSA. Consultant at World Health ‎Organization Academy expert on “mass Casualty Management”. Director of Global Network ‎Emergency Medicine Ultrasound Academy.‎
Dr. Aws Alherbish
Intensivist, Cardiologist and a Level III Echocardiographer. Consultant, King Saud University Medical City. Head of the Cardiac Surgery Intensive Care Unit. Cardiac Intensive Care Chapter Chairman, Saudi Critical Care Society. Associate Clinical Professor, Critical Care Department, University of Alberta. Cardiovascular Intensive Care Program Director, Mazankowski Heart Institute.
Dr. Thamer Alaifan
Assistant Professor King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences - ‎College of Medicine and Consultant Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine and ‎Critical Care Ultrasound
Dr. Walid Alhabashy
Dr. Walid Alhabashy works as Anaesthesia and ICU consultant in Dorset County Hospital, NHS trust, UK.
Dr. Khaled Maghrabi
MBBCh, Arab Board and Saudi Board of Internal Medicine, MRCP(UK), FCCP, ‎MBA (International Health), Consultant Intensivist, King Faisal Specialist Hospital &Research Center. ‎Board Member of Saudi Critical Care Society FCCS Consultant
Dr. Abid Butt
Consultant Intensivist at King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center. Chair, ‎ECMO Committee, Department of Critical Care Medicine, King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research ‎Center. Chair, Rapid Response Team, King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center.‎
Dr. Zainab AlDuhailib
Medical Intensive Care Unit and Adult Critical Care Medicine ‎Consultant at King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Dr. Tarek Tantawy
Consultant Intensivist at Prince Sultan Cardiac Center – Riyadh. Director, Adult ‎Cardiac Care Medicine fellowship program. Member, Mechanical Circulatory Support Team. Head, ‎Rapid Response Team Committee
Dr. Nawaf Abbalkhail
Critical Care Medicine Consultant, KFSHRC Riyadh, and Simulation lab ‎instructor for trainees, CCM KFSHRC Riyadh
Dr. Bader AlShehri
Assistant Professor & Consultant Department of Critical Care & Respiratory Care ‎Services, King Khalid University Hospital, King Saud University Medical City

Conference Agenda

Our two-day Ultrasound Conference features a comprehensive program, including live presentations, hands-on stations, and interactive sessions with thought leaders.
18 Oct, 24
19 Oct, 24
07:15 - 07:45
07:45 - 08:00
Welcoming & Course Introduction
08:00 - 08:15
08:15 - 09:00
Basic Physics and Knobology
09:00 - 09:45
Basic Windows and Views
09:45 - 10:00
Coffee Break
10:00 - 12:00
Skill Stations
1. Apical Views

2. Parasternal Views

3. Subcostal Views
12:00 - 12:30
Lunch Cases 1A
12:30 - 14:00
Lunch and Prayer
14:00 - 14:30
Lunch Cases 1B
14:30 - 15:00
Basic Evaluation of Left Ventricular Function & Cardiac Output
15:00 - 15:30
Basic Evaluation of Right Ventricular Function
15:30 - 16:00
Vascular Ultrasound
16:00 - 16:15
Coffee Break
16:15 - 18:15
Skill Stations
1. Lung: Pleural Effusions; Thoracentesis

2. Vascular Ultrasound

3. LV Function
Clinical Cases
07:15 - 07:45
07:45 - 08:00
Welcoming & Course Introduction
08:00 - 08:30
08:30 - 09:00
Basic Lung
09:00 - 09:30
Pulmonary Embolism: Diagnosis and Physiology
09:30 - 10:00
Intravascular Volume Assessment
10:00 - 10:30
Lunch Cases 2A
10:30 - 10:45
Coffee Break
10:45 - 12:45
Skill Stations
1. FAST Exam

2. Cardiac Output

3. Volume Assessment
12:45 - 13:15
Lunch Cases 2B
13:15 - 14:15
Lunch and Prayer
14:15 - 14:45
Tamponade: Diagnosis and Physiology
14:45 - 15:15
Echocardiographic Approach to Shock
15:15 - 15:30
Coffee Break
15:30 - 17:30
Skill Stations
1. Tamponade Evaluation
2. FATE Exam
3. Ask the Expert
17:30 - 18:00
18:00 - 18:30
Clinical Cases
18:30 - 19:00
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