Department of Medicine

Course Agenda

Day 1: October 24, 2024


77:45 a.m.

Registration and Breakfast

7:458 a.m. 

Welcome and Course Overview

88:15 a.m. 

Ultrasound Basics

8:208:50 a.m. 

Lung and Thoracentesis Review

8:509 a.m. 

Break into Group A and Group B

99:30 a.m. 

Lung scanning Group A (Scanning Room). Image Interpretation Group B (Lecture Room)

9:3010 a.m. 

Lung Scanning Group B (Scanning Room). Image Interpretation Group A (Lecture Room)

1010:20 a.m. 

DVT Review

10:2510:55 a.m. 

DVT Scanning Group A (Scanning Room). Image interpretation Group B (Lecture Room)


DVT Scanning Group B (Scanning Room). Image interpretation Group A (Lecture Room)

11:25 a.m.noon 

Cardiac Introduction

noon1 p.m. 


11:50 p.m. 

  • Cardiac Scanning Group B (Scanning Room), Image Interpretation Group A (Lecture Room).
  • Cardiac scanning: Attendees will Scan PLAX and PSAX at first station and rotate at 25min to Station 2 or
  • Apical, subcostal and IVC views

22:50 p.m. 

Cardiac Scanning Group A (Scanning Room), Image Interpretation Group B (Lecture Room)

2:50-3 p.m.


33:30 p.m. 

 Cardiac Image Optimization

3:304:30 p.m. 

 Free scanning: Cardiac, Lung and DVT

4:305 p.m. 

Gall bladder, Abdominal Aorta Review, and Image Interpretation

5 p.m. 


Day 2: October 25, 2024


7:30–8 a.m.

Continental Breakfast

8–8:45 a.m. 

Gallbladder and Aorta Scanning (all learners)

8:45–9:20 a.m.

Abdomen and Paracentesis Lecture

9:20–9:50 a.m. 

Abdominal Scanning (Group A)/Image Interpretation (Group B)

9:50–10:20 a.m. 

Abdominal Scanning (Group B)/Image Interpretation (Group A)

10:20–10:45 a.m. 

MSK, Skin, and Soft Tissue Review

10:45–11:15 a.m. 

Procedural Ultrasound Review (Central line, Peripheral IV, LP, and Arthrocentesis)

11:15 a.m.–noon

MSK and Procedural Scanning (All groups)

noon–1 p.m.

  • Lunch and POCUS Program Discussion with Faculty
  • Faculty to join attendees in the lecture room for a session on integration, devices, and curricula (45 minutes)

11:40 p.m.

Integration of POCUS into physical exam, evaluation of volume status, and shock

1:40–2:30 p.m.

Case-based scanning (Group A)/Image Interpretation (Group B)

2:30-3:20 p.m.

Cardiac IntroductionCase based scanning (Group B)/Image Interpretation (Group A)

3:20-3:30 p.m.


3:30-4 p.m.

Post-course test and course evaluation. Wrap up.

4-4:30 p.m.

Free scan

4:30 p.m.