Adult Echocardiography

Key features:

      It is a Six month Comprehensive course on Adult Echocardiography.

    It is delivered with a main focus on the acquisition of basic practical skills on scanning techniques and protocols with ACS/ARDMS standard protocol covering the syllabus for RDCS licensing examination.

    This specialized course will give you practical proficiency in attaining advanced echocardiography views, with plenty of opportunity to apply these skills through our practical exercises.

      One to One Hands-on training is the main focus on practical skills acquisition with practical and didactic classes with instructor-student of 1:5 ratios.

    State of the art training facility with modern ultrasound equipment ranging from basic machine to High Resolution Color Doppler, PW/CW Doppler and Power Doppler along with Tissue Doppler Imaging (TDI) facilities. The utilization of real patient supplemented by videos, slides, lectures etc.

      Time-frame can be modified from four month according to the participant’s special needs.

Target group:

     Are you a Cardiologist, Physician or Internist, wants to gain practical proficiency in performing and interpreting cardiac ultrasound scans?

      Are you a Sonologist looking to develop your Cardiac ultrasound skills?

      Are you seeking to utilize cardiac ultrasound for assessment of valvular disease?

      Do you want to apply Cardiac ultrasound in a critical arrest scenario?

    Do you simply want to improve, refresh or extend your ultrasound technique and thus opening a new horizon of ultrasound practice?

      Do you intend to appear RDCS licensing examination in Adult echocardiography?

“THEN THIS IS THE RIGHT COURSE FOR YOU”

      This program will give you the practical and theoretical knowledge to perform and understand Cardiac assessment with a set of new skills ready to apply in the real world.

Course Objective_Course Content:

      This practical and focused course builds your skills in a practical, step-by-step manner with supervised hands-on scanning.

 

      At the conclusion of this course you will be able to:

o     Explore the physical principles and artifacts of ultrasound to attain basic practical proficiency in B-mode and Doppler image optimization.

o     Demonstrate basic practical proficiency in performing and interpreting the goal directed echocardiography examination to differentiate between Normal anatomy & Physiology with pathology,

o     Normal and abnormal left and right ventricular dimensions and function.

o     Normal and abnormal left and right atrial dimensions and function.

o     Normal and abnormal interventricular and interatrial septum.

o     Normal and abnormal A-V valves, LVOT & RVOT.

o     M-Mode acquisition and relationship to 2D Cardiac anatomy

o     Segmental wall motion assessment

o     Significant pericardial effusion and distinguish it from pleural effusio

o     Gross abnormalities in valvular function.

o     Cardiac tamponade and acute pulmonary embolism.

o     Pneumothorax, pneumonia and pulmonary edema.

o     Discuss the clinical role, practical applications and limitations of the goal directed echo examination.

o     Demonstrate the ability to incorporate knowledge obtained from bedside echocardiography into the care of critically ill patients.

o     Document and present complete and accurate sonographic findings for recording in the patient’s record to facilitate appropriate diagnosis and clinical management.

Eligibility:

      General Physician Sonologist (MBBS, MD)

      Cardiologist (D. Card/MD)

      Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeon (MS/FCPS)

      Internal Medicine /FCPS/ MD/MRCP in Medicine

Course Duration:

      Six months program

      Can start on demand anytime or can be customized on individual needs.

      For upcoming schedule, please contact us.

Course Starts:

      January, May and September of each year.

      Can start on demand anytime with minimum 3 – 4 students.

      Must be upon your confirmation of admission.

Certification:

      A “Certificate of Achievement” shall be awarded to the participants who registers and successfully completes all the requirement of the program.

International Students:

     We welcome students from other countries to enrich our campus life and foster life-long relationships and international cultural interactions.

      We don’t have accommodation facilities at the moment for foreign students. However, if requested earlier, we may assist to find suitable accommodation nearby the campus.

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