Revisit heart anatomy & cardiac cycle
Understand acoustic windows & imaging planes used in echo
Outline common pathologies associated with the heart
Describe how echo is used to measure C.O, SV, RVSP, MPAP, EF, LVOT VTI, PAT, AV VTI/Vmax TAPSE, RV Sm etc.
Appreciate echo as a tool to assess left & 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
2/3 practical hands on-live patients
Appreciate the use of rapid cardiac echo in the critically ill
Identify common ultrasound artifacts
Shock's: case based image interpretation.
Structured image interpretation.
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