Advanced Emergency Medicine Boot Camp

Now you can register for the optional workshops without attending the main course!

Hands-On Emergency Ultrasound Workshop

Join us for an 8-hour, total immersion, hands-on program designed to jump-start a clinician towards becoming competent with the use of ultrasonography on a day-to-day basis in the ED.

Limited to 40 participants. Register early while spots are open!

About the Workshop

The Advanced EM Boot Camp course now offers an optional full-day, hands-on Emergency Ultrasound Boot Camp Workshop. Stay a day after the main course and receive an immersive educational experience with ultrasound fellowship-trained emergency physicians.

Ultrasonography has become an essential skill expected of emergency clinicians. Formal training combined with the opportunity for intensive practice are the essential components in learning to be competent with ultrasonography in the emergency department.

  • Intensive, small group, 8-hour course
  • Faculty to participant ratio of 1:5
  • Emphasis on hands-on training
  • Large number of human models for instruction
  • All faculty fellowship-trained in ultrasonography
  • Specifically focused on emergency care
  • Simulators to demonstrate pathology
  • Extensive opportunities for supervised practice
  • Learn on cart-based and portable ultrasound systems

Emergency Ultrasound Curriculum

  • Handling US Machines and Probes (LG)
  • Small Group Assignments
  • Knobology / Artifacts (SG)
  • IV Access (Hand, Anticubital, Foot, Popliteal) (SG)
  • Central Vasculature (Jugular, Carotid, Femoral) (SG)
  • Bladder / Uterus (SG)
  • Kidneys (SG)
  • The Abdominal Quadrants (SG)
  • Subxiphoid Heart, Aorta (SG)
  • Heart (Multiple Views) / Lungs (SG)
  • Gall Bladder / Portal Triad (SG)
  • Needle Guidance Didactic and Demonstration (LG)
  • Skill Station 1 – eFAST (model and simulator) (SG)
  • Skill Station 2 – DVT / IV Access Simulator (SG)
  • Skill Station 3 – Echocardiography / IVC (model and simulator) (SG)
  • Skill Station 4 – RUSH Exam (SG)

(LG) = Large Group
(SG) = Small Group

Learn the essentials of bedside ultrasonography in a workshop focused on intensive individualized instruction by a cadre of emergency ultrasound experts.

Meet the Faculty

The faculty of the Emergency Ultrasonography Workshop are all ultrasound fellowship-trained emergency physicians who teach in some of the most prestigious emergency medicine training programs in the country. Under the leadership and direction of Teresa Liu, MD, the course has been created that focuses on high-yield ultrasound procedures specifically focused on the ED patient.

Workshop Dates & Duration

The optional full-day Emergency Ultrasound Workshop is presented on the day following the main course.

Full-Day Session (Saturday, July 13th, 8:00am-5:00pm)*

*Limited to 40 participants. Register early while spots are open!


Resident, PA, NP, RN tuition to register for the Emergency Ultrasound Workshop is $895.
Physician tuition to register for the Emergency Ultrasound Workshop is $995.

Registration Refund/Cancellation Policy

Cancellations must be made to the Center for Medical Education via phone (800-458-4779), fax (610-454-9494) or email ( and received no less than two months prior to the start of the workshop.

Because space is very limited for the ultrasound course, cancellations less than two months prior to the start of the workshop date registered for are subject to a $400 cancellation fee. If a replacement for a canceled registration is found, the fee will be reduced to $50.

No refunds will be given on or after the start date.

Live CME Accreditation

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the Center for Emergency Medical Education and The Center for Medical Education, Inc.

The Center for Emergency Medical Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Center for Emergency Medical Education (CEME) designates this Live activity for a maximum of 7.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Approved by the American College of Emergency Physicians for a maximum of 7.5 hour(s) of ACEP Category I credit.

The Center for Medical Education, Inc. is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #12345, for 7.50 Contact Hours.

The AOA automatically recognizes AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ as AOA Category 2 credit.

Both PA and NP organizations recognize AMA PRA Category 1 credit™ as approved CME.

Target Audience

The Emergency Ultrasound Boot Camp Workshop is intended for Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners and Primary Care Physicians who want an intensive focus on ultrasonography techniques in the emergency department during the provision of urgent and emergent care.

Learning Objectives

After attending this live workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Demonstrate to the instructors the proper use of ultrasound machines and their probes.
  • Demonstrate to the instructors the ability to perform each of the procedures to their satisfaction.
  • Demonstrate to the instructors the totality of the skills needed to begin the practice of ultrasonography in the emergency department and, by so doing, optimize patient care and outcomes.