Focused Cardiac Ultrasound Workshop

Hands on practical emphasis: Echo Acoustic Windows & Image Orientation * Valvular Assessment * LV/RV Function & Filling Status * Haemodynamic Assessment & Calculations * Basic Echo in Life Support * Rapid Cardiac Echo ?Pericardial Disease * Cardiac Tamponade * AMI * Aortic Dissection * Shock * Pulmonary Embolus * Pneumothorax 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 the basic principles of Doppler haemodynamics Appreciate normal values in an echo examination Understand the limitations of the Doppler technique Understand a focused echo exam Role of echo in life support Appreciate the use of rapid cardiac echo in the critically ill Identify common ultrasound artifacts ?


The Como Hotel, 630 Chapel street South Yarra





Organised by



Kellie D'Orsa T: 0403174447 E:

Date 12 Nov - 13 Nov
Time 12 AM - 12 AM