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Windows to the Heart: Focused Cardiac Ultrasound Workshop

LifeHealthcare VIC | victoria, AUSTRALIA
From 1675 to 1675 AUD
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Title: Windows to the Heart: Focused Cardiac Ultrasound Workshop
Specialty: Cardiology
Dates: From Dec, 1, 2018 to Dec, 2, 2018
Location: victoria, AUSTRALIA
Type: Course
Registration Cost: From 1675 to 1675 AUD
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LifeHealthcare VIC

Victoria, AUSTRALIA Visit the Venue to read more
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Windows to the Heart: Focused Cardiac Ultrasound Workshop is organized by Cardiac Skills Australia and will be held from Dec 01 - 02, 2018 at LifeHealthcare VIC, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

The target audience for this medical event is intensivists, emergency physicians, anaesthetics, rural GPs & cardiology trainees.

Course Description:

The aim of the course is to provide physicians with all the necessary skills to become proficient in the performance and diagnosis of the focused echo exam. Our experienced echocardiography educators will simplify the echo exam through our proven step-by-step approach and comprehensive hands-on component.

Course Topics:

• Echo Applications - Echo Acoustic Windows & Image Orientation

• Valvular Assessment

• LV/RV Function & Filling Status

• Haemodynamic Assessment & Calculations

• Basic Echo in Life Support

• Rapid Cardiac Echo

• Echo Features of Cardiac Pathologies - Pericardial Disease

• Cardiac Tamponade

• AMI 

• Aortic Dissection

• Shock

• Pulmonary Embolus 

• Pneumothorax

Course Objectives:

• To appreciate heart anatomy 

• Understand acoustic windows and imaging planes used in echo

• Outline common pathologies associated with the heart 

• Describe how echo is used to measure cardiac output, stoke volume, ejection fraction, aortic valve area etc.

• Appreciate echo as a tool to assess left and right systolic function 

• Understand echo image orientation

• Understand the basic principles of Doppler haemodynamics

• Provide delegates with tutor assisted 'hands-on' echo practice

• Appreciate normal values in an echo examination

• Understand the limitations of the Doppler technique

• Understand the components of a focused echo examination

• Outline the role of echo in life support

• Appreciate the use of rapid cardiac echo in the critically ill

• Identify common ultrasound artifacts

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