Ultrasound and Simulation Boot Camp

Photo montage of emergency simulation and ultrasound procedures
This course is designed to provide Emergency Medical Clinicians with critical skills for the emergency-care environment.

Through the Ultrasound and Simulation Boot Camp, participants will receive didactics and hands-on training across a wide array of ultrasound topics from leading national ultrasound experts. Participants will have hands-on procedural training and high-stakes, resuscitation cases provided by national simulation-based medical education professionals.

Course Details

  • March 14-15, 2023
  • Rush University Simulation Center
    1625 W. Harrison St.
    Chicago, IL
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Who Should Attend?

  • EM Physicians
  • EM Physician Assistants
  • EM Nurse Practitioners

Course Outline

Tuesday, March 14
8:00 am - 12:00 pm — Ultrasound
Lectures and Hands-on Sessions
  • Introduction to ultrasound
  • E-FAST
  • Renal US
  • Aorta
  • Biliary
  • OB/GYN
  • Skin/Soft Tissue, MSK, Ocular
12:00 - 1:00 pm — Lunch


1:00 - 4:00 pm — Procedures and Simulation
  • Airway Management
  • Chest and Vascular procedures
  • Medical Resuscitation Cases
Wednesday, March 15
8:00 - 11:00 am — Simulation Cases
  • Adult cases
  • Pediatric cases
  • OB/GYN cases
11:00 am - 12:00 pm — Lunch


12:00 - 4:00 pm — Ultrasound

Lectures and Hands-on Sessions

  • Introduction/Review
  • Cardiac
  • Lung and DVT
  • Vascular access / Nerve blocks

Note: Other emergent procedures available upon request

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Continuing Education

In support of Improving Patient Care, Rush University Medical Center is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Rush University Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of (20) AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Rush University is an approved provider for physical therapy (216.000272), occupational therapy, respiratory therapy, social work (159.001203), nutrition, speech-audiology, and psychology by the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation. Rush University designates this live activity for (20) Continuing Education credit(s).