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Point of Care Ultrasound: Foundational Skills for Internists

November 12-13, 2020 | Rosemont, IL (Greater Chicago Area)Register Now

November 14-15, 2020 | Rosemont, IL (Greater Chicago Area) Register Now

Ultrasound Course

Get hands-on, point-of-care ultrasound training while earning CME credit and MOC points. Register for one of ACP's live, two-day courses to learn valuable core skills for internists, applicable to any practice setting.

Expert Faculty, Increase Your Assessment Skills

Internationally acclaimed faculty will provide a comprehensive foundation of essential ultrasound knowledge through experiential small group learning. Course attendees will increase their clinical assessment skills through proctored hands-on ultrasound scans. Topics include pulmonary, cardiac, kidney, bladder, and more.

An online pre-learning curriculum will be provided to all registrants in order to maximize background knowledge before participating in this hands-on course.

Opportunities for Advanced Training

Attendees who complete this foundational two-day course will meet the pre-requisite training to enroll in the following advanced POCUS courses:

Point-of-Care Ultrasound: Advanced Skills for Outpatient Practice
Date: February 14, 2021
Location: B Resort and Spa, Orlando, FL
Registration for this course will open in May 2020.

Point-of-Care Ultrasound: Ultrasound-Guided Procedures
Date: April 28, 2021 at Internal Medicine Meeting 2021
Location: Orlando Convention Center, Orlando, FL
Registration for this course will open in October 2020.


Course Objectives

  1. Identify indications and rationale for performing the following examinations:
    • Pulmonary ultrasound
    • Focused cardiac ultrasound
    • Kidney and bladder ultrasound
    • Evaluation of abdomen for free fluid
    • Evaluation of lower extremity for deep venous thrombosis
  2. Perform the ultrasound exams listed above
  3. Interpret normal and abnormal images for the applications listed above
  4. Interpret point-of-care ultrasound findings in clinical case scenarios
  5. Describe the principles of ultrasound operation, artifacts, and image optimization


POCUS: Foundational Skills for Internists

Agenda details will be announced closer to the event.



Faculty will be announced closer to the event.



Register by 09/01/2020

Register on or after 09/02/2020

ACP Master, Fellow, Member, or Affiliate



ACP Resident/Fellow Member



Research Fellow or Nonmember Resident







November 12-13, 2020 (PG2007) | Rosemont, IL (Greater Chicago Area) Register Now

November 14-15, 2020 (PG2008) | Rosemont, IL (Greater Chicago Area) Register Now

Location and Accommodations

Both courses will be held at the Crowne Plaza Chicago O'Hare Hotel and Convention Center in Rosemont, IL.

Crowne Plaza Chicago O’Hare Hotel and Conference Center
5440 N River Rd, Rosemont, IL 60018

Group rate: Single or double $139.00

Reserve Now

By providing the group name or the group code “APV” individuals will also be able to make reservations by calling 1-877-337-5793.

Reservations must be made on or before October 20, 2020 in order to be eligible for the group rate.


CME Information

The American College of Physicians is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American College of Physicians designates this live activity for a maximum of 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity

MOC Information

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 14 MOC points in medical knowledge in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credit claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.