2024 RACEplus – Christchurch

Event Date:

21 September 2024

Event Location:

Manawa Education and Research Facility

Location: Christchurch, NZ

Date: 21 – 22 September 2024 (Sat-Sun)

Fee: AUD1,700.00 (early bird before 21 August 2024: AUD1,550)

RACE (Rapid Assessment by Cardiac Echo) is a transthoracic echocardiography (TTE) course specifically designed for the critical care and acute care physicians.  Its objective is to equip physicians in these areas with the skills and knowledge to perform focused bedside TTE so that common cardiac and haemodynamic disorders can be identified quickly.  RACE is suitable for physicians with little or no prior knowledge of TTE, and there is a strong focus on HANDS-ON practice in this course.

Course content

✓Left heart function

✓Right heart function

✓Pericardial effusion and cardiac tamponade

✓Intravascular volume (fluid status) assessment


RACEplus is an extended course of RACE.  The content of RACEplus:

♦ Day 1: RACE workshop

♦ Day 2: Intermediate (the plus) module that includes

✓Lung ultrasound

✓Echo in hypotensive patients

✓Focused assessment and feedback from instructors

✓Case interpretation workshop


After registration, participants will have access to our ePre-course.  

** Important: Please remember to create an account (by creating a password) in the check-out page in order to access ePre-course.

Accreditations and CME points

RACEplus is a recognized course for CME purpose by various colleges in Australasia & other countries, including CICM, ACEM, ANZCA, RACP, ASUM (RCE and BELS), HKCEM and HKCA.


RACEplus is recognized by ASUM for CCPU (RCE & BELS) purposes, and is approved for 12.5 ACEM CPD hours.

Note: Participants claiming ACEM CPD hours are also required to submit an ACEM Evaluation Form to the College.  


Program is available here.


  1. All fees and payments are in Australian dollars (AUD).
  2. The registration fee includes a copy of McLean & Huang (2012) Critical Care Ultrasound Manual.  Elsevier Australia.


Register Now:

Ticket Type: Ticket Qty: Per Ticket Price:
Early bird

before 21/08/24

18 Left:

on or after 21/08/24

4 Left:
Quantity: Total

Event FAQs

If I cannot attend the event, can I transfer the registration (ticket) to my friend?

Course registration is not transferable, unless approved by the Event Secretary.

Can I cancel the registration anytime?

Cancellation by Registrant will attract the following administration fees (as % of total purchase fees) regardless of reasons: more than 8 weeks prior: 5%; 4 to 8 weeks prior: 20%; 2 to 4 weeks prior: 70%; less than 2 weeks prior: 80%; or no show: 100% (no refund).

What if the Organiser cancels the event?

The Organiser reserves the right to cancel or postpone the course due to natural disaster, pandemic, not enough interest in the course, or other unforeseeable circumstances. If a course is cancelled by the Organiser, full (100%) refund will be returned to the Registrant. If the course is postponed, the Registrant can either seek a full refund or attend the course on the new date(s). Please note that while we will try our best to announce any cancellation or postponement at least 20 days prior to the original delivery date, this cannot be guaranteed in unforeseen circumstances.

Event Location:

Total Seats: 24 (22 Left:)
  • Manawa Education and Research Facility
  • 276 Antigua Street
  • Christchurch Central City
  • Christchurch
  • 8011
  • New Zealand

Event Schedule Details

  • 21 September 2024 9:00 am   -   22 September 2024 4:30 pm
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