Day 1: November 23, 2017 (4th CACU)

Full day course comprising of lectures, interactive sessions and practical hands-on time on various modalities of point-of-care ultrasound with experienced international faculty. Innovative modular cross-over programme to meet the needs of beginners and advanced practitioners. The CACU-modules offer a fantastic opportunity to meet and greet expert sonographers in a small interactive group. You will have a true VIP experience on the front seat where you will be able to improve your skills during the hands-on sessions and to test your knowledge during the interactive cases with voting. Places are limited and will be allocated on a first come first serve basis.

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4th CACU, COURSE ON ACUTE CARE ULTRASOUND (BEGINNERS)

NOV 23

Room 1 (Basic)

MODULE 1: Heart and Vessels

Chair: Adrian Wong

0900-0930 Focussed TTE Adrian Wong
0930-1000 Fluid Responsiveness Xavier Monnet
1000-1030 Vascular/DVT Willem Stockman
1030-1050 Ultrasound Simulator Segun Olusanya
1050-1110 Coffee break 
1110-1230

Hands on scanning

  • Transthoracic Echocardiography
  • chest US, vascular
6 models with 6 devices per faculty of 30
1230-1300 Interactive session – cases with voting Approx. 5 cases, 5 min each
1300-1400 Lunch 
NOV 23

Room 1 (Basic)

MODULE 2: From Head till Toe

Chair: Adrian Wong

1400-1430 Chest US incl. BLUE Daniel Lichtenstein
1430-1500 Abdominal incl. FAST Paul Elbers
1500-1530 Transcranial Doppler Willem Stockman
1530-1550 Putting it all together: POCUS accreditation and pitfalls Aidan Kingwill
1550-1610 Coffee break
1610-1730

Hands on scanning

  • Lung, BLUE
  • abdomen, FAST, TCD
6 models with 6 devices per faculty of 30
1730-1800 Interactive session – cases with voting Approx. 5 cases, 5 min each

4th CACU, COURSE ON ACUTE CARE ULTRASOUND (ADVANCED)

NOV 23

Room 2 (Advanced)

MODULE 3: In Depth Analysis of the Heart

Chair: Martin Balik

0900-0930 Left Ventricle Jan Poelaert
0930-1000 Right Ventricle Yazine Mahjoub
1000-1030 Pericardial Disease Martin Balik
1030-1050 SESAME Daniel Lichtenstein
1050-1110 Coffee break 
1110-1230

Hands on scanning

  • Lung, BLUE
  • Transthoracic Echocardiography
6 models with 6 devices per faculty of 30
1230-1300 Interactive session – cases with voting Approx. 5 cases, 5 min each
1300-1400 Lunch  break
 NOV 23

Room 2 (Advanced)

MODULE 4: Fluid Responsiveness and Beyond

Chair: Martin Balik

1400-1430 Preload and Fluid Responsiveness Xavier Monnet
1430-1500 Valves/Colour Doppler Jan Rulisek
1500-1530 Introduction to TEE Jan Poelaert
1530-1550 Aortic pathologies Martin Balik
1550-1610 Coffee break
1610-1730

Hands on scanning

  • Lung, BLUE
  • Transthoracic Echocardiography
6 models with 6 devices per faculty of 30
1730-1800 Interactive session – cases with voting Approx. 5 cases, 5 min each

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