FOCUSSED CARDIAC ULTRASOUND WORKSHOP DATES
WORKSHOP FEES

Australia – AU $ 1,795 (+ GST)

New Zealand – AU $ 1,795 (NO GST)

Maximum workshop delegate group size is 15

2021

PERTH
9 / 10 January (Sold out)

5 / 6 June 

18 / 19 September

13 / 14 November

Rendezvous Hotel, 148 The Esplanade, Scarborough

TORQUAY

16 / 17 January

RACV Resort, 1 Great Ocean Road, Torquay

MELBOURNE

6 / 7 February

17 / 18 April

7 / 8 August

27 / 28 November
The Como Hotel, 630 Chapel St, South Yarra​​

HOBART

6 / 7 March

Rydges Hotel, 393 Argyle St, North Hobart

GEELONG 

13 / 14 March

The Novotel, 10–14 Eastern Beach Rd, Geelong

SYDNEY

1 / 2 May

16 / 17 October

Rydges Central Sydney, 28 Albion St, Surry Hills

BRISBANE

14 / 15 August

20 / 21 November
Royal on the Park Hotel & Suites

152 Alice Street, Brisbane CBD

AUCKLAND

20 / 21 March

27 / 28 November
Rydges Hotel, 59 Federal St, Auckland

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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Rural GP grant