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Introductory Echocardiography

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ASMI Campus

616/1c Burdett St

Hornsby, NSW 2077

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Intensive 2 day lecture and hands-on course is suitable for Sonographers, Emergency Clinicians, Anaesthetists and Critical Care Clinicians commencing their cardiac ultrasound.

The program will give a comprehensive introduction to two-dimensional, M-mode and Doppler cardiac ultrasound.

Curriculum

Basic physics of ultrasound including 2D, M mode and Doppler.

Knobology, image optimization and artifacts.

Cardiac anatomy and physiology

Standard echocardiographic views and imaging planes.

M-mode and spectral Doppler

Case studies of normal and common adult pathology including valvular and ventricular dysfunction.

Objectives

Upon completion of this course participants are expected to:-

Understand the basic principals of ultrasound physics.

Understand and recognise normal cardiac anatomy and physiology.

Understand the standard views and imaging planes used in cardiac ultrasound.

Recognise normal anatomy and physiology as well as common pathologies.

Acquire a basic level of competence in performing an echocardiogram.

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ASMI Campus

616/1c Burdett St

Hornsby, NSW 2077

Australia

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