Testimonials & Endorsements

Dr. Stephen Haskins from the top-ranked Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City has developed and proofed the first FATE course in New York City and in the United States in cooperation with USabcd. The first course was very successful and Stephen has already scheduled the next courses. Since then, the course has been run many times at HSS together with courses in Basic Lung Ultrasound & FAST.
Testimonials, HSS New York Spring 2013
From Dr. Douglas Green and Dr. Vincent Lasala

Local endorsement in Denmark:

Aarhus University for med students

Danish Society of Anaesthesiologists

International endorsements:

In joint sponsorship with Hospital for Special Surgery New York, U.S.A. Basic FATE is accredited 9 CME points for the courses in january 2014.

The British Intensive Care Society has endorsed the USabcd basic FATE certificate as standard requirement of proficiency in focused echocardiography in UK.

Basic FATE & Advanced FATE endorsed by The Cardiothoracic Anaesthetic Society Of South Africa 2013.

Norwegian Air Ambulance service for prehospital ultrasound.

In Costa Rica USabcd is endorsed by Asociación Costarricense de Médicos Emergenciólogos.

In Portugal Basic UGRA and Basic Lung and FAST is endorsed by the Portuguese Society of Anaesthesiology.

In Sweden Basic FATE is endorsed by Capio St Görans Sjukhus AB, Department of Medicine, Stockholm.

Since 2011 USbacd have been appointed Scandinavian WinFocus training center and Aarhus International Training Center for the world renowned organisation WINFOCUS

The Colleges of Medicine of South Africa has accredited the USabcd courses in South Africa. Basic FATE 8 points, Advanced FATE 8 points, UGRA 7 points.

In Canada, the Calgary Basic FATE and Basic LUNG/FAST is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by the University of Calgary Office of Continuing Medical Education and Professional Development. Participants can claim up to a maximum of 14.5 study credits.