RACEplus – Dunedin

Event Date:

7 November 2020

Event Location:

Dunedin Hospital ICU

** Please note while we try our best to offer the listed courses, there is always a small chance that the course may be cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions.  In this case, we will offer refund in full.**

Location: Dunedin, New Zealand

Date: 7-8 November 2020

Fee: AUD1,500.00

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


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), HKCEM and HKCA.


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.
  3. Please note that ePre-course will not be available until 2021.  Hence, a Certificate of Attendance will be issued after successful completion of the course.

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 Services, 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). Cancellation or postponement of course delivery will be announced at least 20 days prior to the original delivery date.

Event Location:

Total Seats: 10 (10 Left:)
  • Dunedin Hospital ICU
  • Dunedin
  • New Zealand

Event Schedule Details

  • 7 November 2020 9:00 am   -   8 November 2020 4:30 pm
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