Now enrolling: point of care ultrasound continuing medical education course, May 2-3, 2023

Are you a healthcare provider looking to improve your point of care ultrasound skills?

Secure your spot in an upcoming continuing medical education course sponsored by the BerbeeWalsh Department of Emergency Medicine, in partnership with the UW–Madison Interprofessional Continuing Education Partnership.

Focus on POCUS: Ultrasound for the Acutely Ill Patient
May 2-3, 2023

Course overview: Learn point of care ultrasound from faculty experts in “Focus on POCUS: Ultrasound for the Acutely Ill Patient.” This two-day, immersive course will feature didactics, integrative case-based learning, and expert-guided, small group hands-on scanning skills practice with a low student-to-instructor ratio for optimal impact.

  • Learn how point of care ultrasound can help identify causes of shock states and respiratory failure
  • Develop skills in ultrasound image acquisition and interpretation for cardiac, lung, venous, abdominal, soft tissue and musculoskeletal structures
  • Learn how POCUS can safely guide central line and peripheral IV placements and arthrocentesis
  • CME credits are available for Physicians & Advanced Practice Providers

Cost: $599 (Faculty/APP), $499 (Fellow/Resident)

Location: UW–Madison medical campus, Madison, Wisconsin

Reserve your spot in the course: Email Sara Damewood, MD, director of emergency ultrasound, at to express interest in registering for the course. Registration will officially open later in the spring. Enrollment is limited to 32 participants to ensure a low student to instructor ratio.

*This course may be eligible as an “alternative pathway” toward requirements to earn the SHM-Chest Point-of-Care Ultrasound Certificate of Completion (COC) from by the Society of Hospital Medicine. Please review the program outline in full on the SHM website to determine eligibility.


Jointly Accredited By The Accreditation Council For Interprofessional Continuing EducationAccreditation statement: In support of improving patient care, the University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.