FOCUSSED CARDIAC ULTRASOUND
2 DAY WORKSHOP  |  2020 DATES 
Maximum workshop delegate group size is 15

GEELONG 

8 / 9 August

The Novotel, 10–14 Eastern Beach Rd, Geelong

(Melbourne residents advice from health authorities DHHS approved to enter Geelong from Melbourne under: Medical specialities “study” guidelines)

 
PERTH
19 / 20 September (Sold out)

Rendezvous Hotel, 148 The Esplanade, Scarborough

31 October / 1 November
Rendezvous Hotel, 148 The Esplanade, Scarborough

SYDNEY

17 / 18 October (Sold out)

Rydges Central Sydney, 28 Albion St, Surry Hills​

MELBOURNE

28 / 29 November
The Como Hotel, 630 Chapel St, South Yarra

BRISBANE

22 / 23 August
The Park Hotel, 551 Wickham Terrace, Spring Hill

 

AUCKLAND

14 / 15 November (Sold out)
Rydges Hotel, 59 Federal St Auckland

WORKSHOP FEES

Australia – AU $ 1,795 (+ GST)

New Zealand – AU $ 1,795 (NO GST)

TOPICS COVERED

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

  • 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

 

ACCREDITATION

This workshop is an accredited professional development activity for the following organisations and colleges.  

BELS & RCE units of CCPU
Procedural grant
Rural GP grant
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