Focused Cardiac Ultrasound Workshop

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 LEARNING OUTCOMES ? 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 Hands on emphasis assisted 'hands-on' echo practice Appreciate normal values in an echo examination Understand the limitations of the Doppler technique SHOCK Case based image interpretation


The Como Hotel, 630 Chapel Street, South Yarra.





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Kellie D'Orsa T: 0403174447 E:

Date 04 Feb - 05 Feb
Time 12 AM - 12 AM