Case based learning in Echocardiography

This course is aimed at year 2 trainee Echocardiographers who are progressing towards BSE accreditation. To reserve a place please email nigel.stokes@uhnm.nhs.uk – there are 30 places available on the course. Venue details to be confirmed on booking.

Please be aware that this is a free course and lunch will not be provided however there are facilities on site in the restaurant, Costa Coffee, Marks & Spencer and Subway.

Course agenda

09:30  Coffee and registration

10:00  The next chapter: life after accreditation

10:15  Advanced Practice in Cardiac Physiology

10:30  Introduction to TOE: Mitral Valve Disease

11:00  Introduction to Stress Echo: Ischaemic Heart Disease

11:30  Coffee break  (Simulator Practice)

12:00  Bubble Contrast Echo: The young stroke patient

12:30  Beyond ejection fraction:  Global longitudinal strain:

13:00  Lunch (simulator will be available for practice)

14:00  Complication of myocardial infarction

14:30  The BSE Practical Exam: Preparation and Pitfalls

16:00  Course close

Last updated on 14th November 2022

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