Saturday, May 14, 2022

PoCUS Workshop

9:00 AM – 9:20 AM 

Title: We should care about the future of PoCUS!

Speaker: McKenzie Hollon, MD

Objective: To provide insight into why learning pocus is important


Title: How POCUS and TTE Has Expanded My Practice

Speaker: Ben Tuck, MD

Objective: Overview of relevance of POCUS in practice from an expert practitioner

9:20 AM – 12:00 PM 

Title: The Basic TTE Exam and Comparison TEE Views

Speakers: Brad Coker, MD

Objective: Overview of Basic TTE exam but also with comparative TEE images to allow familiarity and note distinctions for participants.


Title: Ultrasound for Evaluation of Hypoxia/Dyspnea

Speakers: Sheela Pai Cole, MD, Vidya Rao, MD

Objective: To be able to assess presence of pneumothorax, pulmonary edema and other lung pathologies 


Title: FAST Examination and Gastric Ultrasound

Speakers: Laeben Lester, MD, Ravi Joshi, MD

Objective: To familiarize with Focused Assessment with Sonography in Trauma and aid use to guide clinical decision-making.


Title: FOCUS Cardiac Examination

Speakers: Max Meineri, MD, Ben Tuck, MD

Objective: To aid diagnosis of acute pathologies such as pericardial effusion or tamponade, pulmonary embolism and ventricular dysfunction in the setting of undifferentiated shock or hypotension 


Title: Rescue Echo 

Speakers: Brandon Smoller, Walker Thomas        

Objective: To apply the PoCUS concepts in a case based manner.




Title: Vascular Access and portable/handheld devices

Speakers: Abi Kumaresan, MD, Austin Adams, MD

Objective: To understand the ways POCUS can help with vascular access and in which sites, and how the application of portable or handheld devices aids in this.



Sunday, May 15, 2022

POCUS Potpourri: Nuts and Bolts of POCUS

POCUS Potpourri: Nuts and Bolts of POCUS
Moderator: Kelly Ural, MD

POCUS Controversies – Certification, Credentialing, Billing – Who’s Doing It vs. Who Should Be Doing It?
Presenter: Nick Markin, MD, FASE

POCUS for Trainees – What’s Required by ABA and ACGME
Presenter: Brandon Smoller, MD

Gastric and Lung U/S - AKA, the Other Parts of POCUS
Presenter: Benjamin Tuck, MD

The FOCUS of POCUS – What Should You Include in a Limited TTE Exam for Max Benefit  
Presenter: McKenzie Hollon, MD

Training the Trainers – Teach One… Then See One, Do One??
Presenter: Feroze Mahmood, MD, FASE