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BASIC ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY

At Dunblane Hydro

Next course Autumn 2015

This course is aimed at those with a basic level of echo experience and provides clinically relevant lectures and case discussions. The course is delivered by consultants with an interest in echocardiography and advanced clinical physiologists. A course manual is included in the cost and this has examples of normal and abnormal studies in large picture format. The course is accredited for CPD by the Royal College of Physicians (12 points). We use an audience interactive voting system to help build confidence in interpretation and diagnosis. The course fills quickly so early applications are advised.

Topics covered include (click on a topic for a handout):

Practical physics [PDF]  [Movie]
Normal views [PDF]  [Movie]
Aortic valve disease and aortic dissection [PDF]  [Movie]
Mitral stenosis [PDF]  [Movie]
Mitral regurgitation [PDF]  [Movie]
The right heart [PDF]  [Movie]
Prosthetic valves and endocarditis [PDF]  [Movie]
Cardiomyopathies and the pericardium [PDF]  [Movie]
Adult congenital heart disease [PDF]  [Movie]
Ischaemic heart disease and LV function [PDF]  [Movie]
Emergency echocardiography [PDF]  [Movie]

If you are thinking of sitting the BSE examination or simply looking for a broad clinical course in echocardiography then this should suit. The course costs £295.

If you are looking for a more advanced course please try www.advancedecho.co.uk or if you are interested in an emergency echo course which will help you gain level 2 accreditation in emergency ultrasound then click www.resus-echo.co.uk

Please note – the Basic Echo e-mail address has been affected by a technical fault. We are redirecting e-mails via our Advanced Echo address until this is resolved. Please contact us by phone or using this e-mail address if you have any queries.


For any enquiries relating to any of these courses then please phone 01324 566 970 (Joanne Cusack) or e-mail us

 

 

 

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