POCUS Workshop

Workshop Overview

Point-of-Care Ultrasound Workshop is a hands-on experience aimed at teaching providers bedside applications of portable ultrasound. During a series of hands-on sessions, participants will practice capturing specific ultrasound views on live models with the help of experienced faculty. The hands-on sessions will be complemented by didactic lectures to improve the participants’ knowledge of the indications, technical skills, and clinical integration of bedside ultrasound.

Course objectives:

• Techniques to perform focused diagnostic ultrasound examinations at the bedside, including imaging of the heart, lungs, airway and abdomen.
• Techniques to guide performance of bedside procedures with ultrasound guidance, including central venous catheterization and peripheral IV insertion.
• Practice interpretation of normal and abnormal ultrasound images
• Mentored scanning with experienced faculty to learn hands-on imaging techniques


11:30 – 12:15 Introduction to POCUS
Dr. Ralph Bou Chebl
12:15 – 13:30 Hands On Sessions (25 minutes per station)
Station 1: Lung, Gastric Emptying, Airway, Diaphragm
Dr. Andrea Gomez
Station 2: Cardiac Echocardiography
Dr. Ralph Bou Chebl
Station 3: Aorta, IVC and Vascular Access
Dr. Sobhi Fares

Registration Fees: 50 USD


Kindly note that places are limited and are on first come, first serve basis thus only paid registrations are considered confirmed.