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2024 | Yale Point of Care Ultrasound Course

Brought to you by the organizers and faculty of the popular "Yale New England Point of Care Ultrasound Course", we bring to you our "9th year of the Yale "Caribbean" Point of Care Ultrasound course"! Come and experience the bliss white sandy beach and aquamarine waters in tropical paradise, Clearwater Florida while learning crucial ultrasound skills that will change your daily practice. This course continues to use our signature “two-track” approach. The acquisition for the core areas (e.g. FAST, echo, biliary, DVT, venous access), while the advanced track will build a basic foundation with an emphasis on Doppler, musculoskeletal scanning & procedures, and critical care. Using our successful two-track format to prioritize a low student: faculty ratio, we offer a large amount of hands-on time with live models. We start with basic techniques, gradually building to more advanced integrative clinical scenarios. By the end of the course, you will be proficient with the Ultrasound skills needed to start using it right away! This event also provides an excellent chance to compare machines side-by-side.

Course Details: 15 lectures and 8 hands-on sessions. Our two-track approach will expose you to the core US applications in the ED.

Topics include : Physics and Orientation, Aorta and IVC, Musculoskeletal/Soft Tissue, DVT and Vascular Access, Biliary, extended FAST, and ECHO- Additional building skills includes Basic Doppler, Appendix, Scrotal, Advanced Echo, Ocular, Nerve blocks and a New lectures on Resuscitation US which will cover materials like diastology, carotid doppler/VTI, and the utility of IVC in fluid Resuscitation. Newly incorporated Pediatric Ultrasound

Course Director:

  • Cristiana Baloescu MD
Co Course Director:
  • Rachel Liu MD
Ultrasound Faculty:
  • Reinier van Tonder MD
  • Andrew Kamilaris MD
  • Elias Jaffa MD
  • David Suwondo MD
  • Zachary Boivin MD
  • Jia Jian Li MD
  • Sonali Bhalodkar MD

Invited Guest Speakers:
  • Taylor Brittan MD, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, University of Florida Jacksonville
  • Lindsay Davis MD, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine
  • Kristin Dwyer MD, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship Director, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
  • Javier Rosario MD, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship Director, UCF College of Medicine

2024 | Yale Spring Point of Care Ultrasound Course

Course Costs:

$1,250.00 for faculty/physicians, Mid-levels

Networking Event -Private Charter Cruise

March 13th 6pm-9pm

Join us on a private dolphin exploration tour & sunset celebration cruise! Appetizers & beverages included.

$55 per person

Location: Clearwater, Florida

Venue: Sheraton Sand Key Resort

Special group rates $299 (No resort fees) rates expire 2/15/2024 *Rooms are limited

For reservations: 1-727-593-6060 Group Code YA

Course Dates: March 13-15, 2024

Course Schedule:

Wednesday, March 13th
8:00am- 4:00pm

Thursday, March 14th
7:30am- 1:00pm

Friday March 15th
7:30am- 1:00pm

CME Credits are available

For additional information please contact Hilmer Ayuso or call 203-785-4058.

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Refund Policy In order to receive a full refund, you must cancel your registration prior to Feb. 13rd by 5:00pm.
Any cancellations after Feb 1st will receive a refund less $300.00 cancellation fee, transfer to the next following course without penalty or keep a credit with us for a future course without penalty valid one year. Registrants canceling within two weeks of the course are not eligible to receive any refunds. Registrants have the option to transfer to the next following course only.
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Please allow up to two weeks to process all refunds made to credit card. Refunds by check may take up to four weeks to process.

2024 | Yale Point of Care Ultrasound Course

March 13-15, 2024

Sheraton Sand Key Resort

Clearwater, Florida