Intensive Care Medicine

, Volume 40, Issue 5, pp 654–666 | Cite as

International consensus statement on training standards for advanced critical care echocardiography

  • Expert Round Table on Echocardiography in ICUEmail author
Conference Reports and Expert Panel


This expert panel statement is written in order to provide guidance to faculty and learners who are involved with training in advanced critical care echocardiography (CCE). For faculty, it defines explicitly how to design a training program; while for the learner it provides a guide to training that they should follow and expect from their faculty. This document is not meant to stand-alone, but is the continuation of two previous expert statements [1, 2]. Many of the participants who are part of the present working group were involved with preparation of these two prior publications. The reader should regard the three documents as part of a continued international effort to organize training in all aspects of critical care ultrasonography (CCUS), of which advanced CCE is one part.

In 2007, the Société de Réanimation de Langue Française and the American College of Chest Physicians convened an expert panel to develop a consensus statement designed to define competence in CCUS....


Critical Care Image Interpretation Panel Member Training Sequence Cognitive Base 
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We thank Dr. Maggiorini for his help during the meeting as President of the educational and training committee of ESICM.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.P. H. Mayo, Long Island Jewish Medical CenterHofstra North Shore LIJ School of MedicineHempsteadUSA
  2. 2.A. Vieillard-Baron, University Hospital Ambroise Paré, APHPBoulogne-BillancourtFrance

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