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Windows to the Heart: Focused Cardiac Ultrasound Workshop (Feb, 2019)

Feb 09 - 10, 2019   |   Melbourne, Victoria  Australia
Organized by : Cardiac Skills Australia
Specialties : Cardiology   |   Echocardiography   |   Radiology
Conference Brochure

Windows to the Heart: Focused Cardiac Ultrasound Workshop is organized by Cardiac Skills Australia and will be held from Feb 09 - 10, 2019 at The Como Melbourne, MGallery by Sofitel, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. The target audience for this medical event is intensivists, emergency physicians, anaesthetics, rural GPs & cardiology trainees.

Conference Description:
The aim of the conference is to provide physicians with all the necessary skills to become proficient in the performance and diagnosis of the focused echo exam. Our experienced echocardiography educators will simplify the echo exam through our proven step-by-step approach and comprehensive hands-on component

Conference Topics:
• 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
• Aortic Dissection
• Shock
• Pulmonary Embolus
• Pneumothorax

Conference Objectives:
• 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, stroke 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

Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.


Registration Desk

Contact No. : 0403 174 447

Conference Fee Details

Conference Fee : AUD $1795.00
Early Fee : NA
Early Fee Last date : NA

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Venue Address

The Como Melbourne, MGallery by Sofitel
630 Chapel St, South Yarra
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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