Archive of Education and Training Bulletins

November 2018 – Inaugural edition


Learn when and how to use Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound (CEUS) to improve patient care, outcomes and workflows.


The International Contrast Ultrasound Society (ICUS) is pleased to alert you to upcoming CEUS education and training programs for physicians, sonographers, nurses, ultrasound technicians, industry staff and others who wish to acquire new ultrasound skills that will directly impact patient care, outcomes and workflows.

This “CEUS Education and Training Bulletin” will be emailed at least quarterly, and at no cost, to ICUS members in 60 countries. Membership in ICUS is free. To learn more about CEUS or to join ICUS, please visit the ICUS website: www.ICUS-Society.org.


Contents

  1. ICUS sponsored educational courses
  2. ICUS endorsed educational courses
  3. Other CEUS educational courses

 


 

2019 ICUS-sponsored educational courses

Essentials of CEUS: The Basics and Beyond
Abdominal and Cardiovascular CEUS programs

Orlando — April 10, 2019
Abdominal CEUS
Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek
For full details, registration and agenda, go to: CEUS Orlando

Chicago — May 18-19, 2019
Abdominal CEUS; Cardiovascular CEUS
Willis Tower, Chicago
For full details, registration and agenda, go to: CEUS Chicago

Washington, DC — September 21-22, 2019
Abdominal CEUS; Cardiovascular CEUS
Venue TBC

Los Angeles — October 18-19, 2019
Abdominal CEUS; Cardiovascular CEUS
University of Southern California


About ICUS courses

ICUS educational courses cover:

  • Microbubble contrast agents: What are they and how do they work?
  • Standard performance of CEUS
  • Fundamentals for interpretation of CEUS examinations
  • CEUS applications

For more information please contact:

Stephanie Wilson – stephanie.wilson@albertahealthservices.ca
Steve Feinstein – stevebfeinstein@gmail.com
Robin Adams – robin.adams@dentons.com

 


 

ICUS-endorsed educational courses

Bubble Conference – Rotterdam

24th European symposium on Ultrasound Contrast Imaging
17-18 January 2019 – Hilton Hotel, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
The European symposium on Ultrasound Contrast Imaging in Rotterdam is organized by the Erasmus University Medical Centre.  It features lectures and presentations from US and European experts on the latest developments in contrast enhanced ultrasound for clinical and research applications.

To learn more and register, go to: http://www.echocontrast.nl/

 


Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) – Center for Pediatric Contrast Ultrasound (CPCU)

Pediatric Contrast Ultrasound Workshops
2019 Dates: Jan 22, Feb 5, Mar 12, June 4, July 9, Aug 6, Sep 10, Nov 5, Dec 10, 2019

Pediatric CEUS workshops offer a full day of small-group, hands-on training for radiologists, sonographers and ultrasound application specialists.  Sessions teach the basic principles of pediatric CEUS applications.

To learn more and register contact: shellikers@email.chop.edu or call 267-425-7184

 


 

2019 Westlake International Forum on Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology (2019WIFUMB)

March 7-9th, 2019 at the First World Hotel in Hangzhou, China
(No.92 Xianghu Road, Xiaoshan District, Hangzhou)

CEUS lectures are featured throughout the Westlake conference, which is one of the leading ultrasound forums for cardiologists, radiologists, researchers and academics, cancer specialists, biomechanical engineers, industrial professionals and students.  Presentations are in Chinese and English, and feature experts from the United States, Europe and China.  The conference is sponsored by the Second Affiliated Hospital of Zhejiang University School of Medicine and is endorsed by the Internationa lContrast Ultrasound Society (ICUS), Ultrasound in Medicine and Engineering Association of Zhejiang, and Cancer Letters.

 


 

28th Hammersmith Echocardiology Conference

June 10-14th 2019 at the Hammersmith Hospital, London, UK

The Hammersmith CEUS workshop will be held Monday, June 10, 2019, and will feature a full day of lectures and live patient demonstrations using multiple ultrasound contrast agents.  The program is part of the annual Hammersmith Echocardiology conference and is aimed at clinicians and sonographers who use echocardiography for problem solving in most clinical scenarios. 

The sessions will be broadcast live by Livemedia and archived.
To learn more and register, go to:  events@w12conferences.co.uk  or email:  tony.steedman@nhs.net.  

 


 

Bubble Conference – Chicago

34th Annual Advances in Contrast Ultrasound International Bubble Conference
September 5th & 6th, 2019

The Blackstone Hotel, 636 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60605
For more details, visit www.bubbleconference.com

 


 

Other Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound Educational Courses

European Federation of Societies for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology (EFSUMB)
CEUS schools and calendar – http://www.efsumb.org/blog/ceus-euroson-schools

Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound and Endovascular Aortic Repair 2019
10th International Workshop on CEUS and EVAR
May 16th, 2019
Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich

For full details, please visit: http://icus-society.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/CEUS-München-2019-details.pdf

For registration, please visit: http://icus-society.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/CEUS-München-2019-registration.pdf


World Federation for Ultrasound In Medicine and Biology (WFUMB)

www.wfumb.org

WFUMB has created a worldwide Medical Student Network Group where medical students may learn and share with other medical students, and also educators with a special interest in ultrasound.  An invitation for  medical students to join the WFUMB Medical Student Network Group has been posted through social media and also on the WFUMB website.  To join, please go to:

https://www.wfumb.org/homepagestories/c/0/i/29515677/wfumb-medical-student-network-group-join-conversation


About ICUS

The International Contrast Ultrasound Society (ICUS) is the only global organization that advocates for the safe and appropriate use of Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound (CEUS) to improve patient outcomes and experiences.

Founded in 2008, ICUS is at the forefront of CEUS education, advocacy and communications. With a unique grassroots focus on the best interests of patients, ICUS provides comprehensive, scientifically grounded information about CEUS to key government agencies, payors, health care providers, the media and the public. Through these initiatives, ICUS has become the strongest and most effective voice for the CEUS field.

Membership in ICUS is free. To learn more about CEUS or to join ICUS, please visit the ICUS website: www.ICUS-Society.org.