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Midlands Echo*

BSE Exam Preparation Course

A two  day preparation course immediately prior to the transthoracic accreditation examination.

The faculty includes experienced BSE examiners.

The first day consists of a series of short masterclasses on the common and difficult topics in the BSE syllabus.

The second day is centred around two complete mock examinations, including video cases.  There is sufficient time for discussion of each question and most of the BSE syllabus will be covered in this format.

We will discuss relevant exam technique in addition to the exploring the BSE examination structure in detail.

A complete exam will be given to participants on the second day. Three further complete practice exams are available to the Day 2 participants to do at home in the run up to the exam

Details online at www.midlandsecho.com

Venue: Moat House Hotel, Stoke on Trent / London (TBC)

Duration: 1 or 2 (days)

Tuition Fee (inc VAT): Stoke: £240 per day / £420 both days

London: £260 per day / £450 both days

CME Credits: 1 credit per complete hour of actual tuition

Accommodation facilities: Available on request at extra cost

 

Registration:

Dr Grant Heatlie, Midlands Echo, The Apex, 2 Sherifffs Orchard, Coventry CV1 3PP

Tel:    01782 553550

Fax:  01782 801820

E-mail: enquiries@midlandsecho.com

Website: www.midlandsecho.com

 
 
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BSE Transoesophageal Exam Preparation Course

Southampton General Hospital, Physiological Measurements Ltd. and Philips Healthcare are pleased to provide details of the latest Transoesophageal Exam preparation course to be held at Southampton NHS Trust.

16th September 2014

This is a new one day course which provides a series of lectures and exams.

Practice MCQs and video cases under exam conditions will help the candidate prepare for the BSE TOE examination. A series of lectures will also focus on the important topics from the BSE syllabus.

There is ample time for discussion of all topics with a panel of experts available to facilitate.

Course fee; £150 excl. VAT

For more information please see Related Downloads (bottom-right of page).

Or contact us at:

Tel- 0870 246 1888
Fax- 01691 676 016
Email- info@pml.tel
Web- www.physiologicalmeasurements.com

 
 
Cardiff Echocardiography Course*

Cardiff Echocardiography Course

A systematic approach to performing and reporting echocardiography.

Hilton Cardiff Hotel

This course is designed to teach a systematic approach to performing transthoracic echocardiography and provide a detailed framework to comprehensive echo reporting. Each topic is divided into Basic and Advanced sections. Delegates will revise and build upon a basic knowledge of clinical echocardiography and progress to an advanced level. Particularly in the Advanced sections, subject matter is illustrated using brief Case Studies.

9 BSE reaccreditation points

 
 
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Ealing Hands-On Course

A Hands on Training course taking place in London.

The full programme is available in the download area on the right.

For registration information contact:

Shahla.tazeen@nhs.net or Clare.turner9@nhs.net

 
 
Midlands Echo*

Foundation Echocardiography

This course is intended for physiologists and physicians who are starting out in echocardiography.  No previous experience of echocardiography is assumed, however some previous scanning experience would be helpful.

The morning lecture course will cover the basics of cardiac anatomy and physics. The normal echocardiographic examination will be covered in detail before discussing echocardiographic findings in acquired heart disease and simple congenital heart disease. The applications of 2D, colour and spectral Doppler will be explored.

The afternoons are devoted to small group (5 participants maximum) practical scanning sessions with an expert echocardiographer assigned to each group.  Experience of scanning both normal volunteers and patients will be available.

Venue: Moat House Hotel, Stoke on Trent

Duration: 3 Days

Tuition Fee:  £780 inc VAT

CME Credits: 1 credit per complete hour of actual tuition

Accommodation facilities:    Available on request at extra cost

Further details at  www.midlandsecho.com

Registration details:

Dr Grant Heatlie, Midlands Echo, The Apex, 2 Sheriffs Orchard, Coventry CV1 3PP

Tel:    01782 553550

Fax:  01782 801820

E-mail: enquiries@midlandsecho.com

Website: www.midlandsecho.com

 
 
W12*

Hammersmith Echocardiology

A week-long course of contemporary echocardiography designed for cardiologists, cardiac technicians and general physicians with some previous knowledge of echocardiography.

This course is geared to those who want to improve their knowledge and keep up to date with the everexpanding ultrasound modalities. This intensive course will consist of lectures from worldwide experts and discussions on controversial subjects.

•  Resynchronisation therapy - what's new?

•  Live from the OR

•  Stress echo for the assessment of valve disease

•  Live demo - contrast echo

•  TOE imaging

•  3D echo in the real world

•  The athletes heart - the role of echo

•  Assessment of the right heart

•  State of the art assessment of mitral and aortic valve pathologies

•  Cardiomyopathies

•  Echo in coronary artery disease

 

Registration Information:

£650 for NHS/BSE staff £700 other

Please visit here for more information and to register.

 
 
PML event*

Introduction to Transoesophageal Echocardiography

Southampton General Hospital, Physiological Measurements Ltd. and Philips Healthcare are pleased to provide details of the latest Introduction to Transoesophageal course to be held at Southampton NHS Trust.

Introduction to Transoesophageal Echocardiography

12th & 13th November 2015

This two day course is aimed at trainees in Cardiology, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Anaesthesia & ITU as well as Echocardiographers to acquire basic knowledge in TOE, to have hands-on training on simulators and to have exposure to case studies on dedicated workstations.

  • Designed for beginners or operators with limited experience, but will also act as a refresher for more experienced Echocardiographers
  • Cover all the indications and applications of TOE
  • Discusses the use of 3D TOE
  • Includes workstation with 3DQ software run by the Phillips applications team
  • 2 mornings of lectures and 2 afternoons of hands-on training on TOE simulators and on dedicated workstations
  • Exposure to and analysis of several case studies

Course fee £325 excl. VAT.

For more information please contact us at:

Tel- 0870 246 1888

Fax- 01691 676 016

Email: info@pml.tel

Web: www.physiologicalmeasurements.com

 
 
PML event*

Introduction to Transthoracic Echocardiography

Southampton General Hospital, Physiological Measurements and Phillips Healthcare are pleased to provide details of the latest Transthoracic Echocardiography course to be held at Southampton NHS Trust.

Introduction to Transthoracic Echocardiography: 15th & 16th May 2015

Aimed at anyone starting in Echocardiography, or wanting to have the opportunity to acquire valuable theoretically and practical experience in Echocardiography.

It will provide all delegates with:

  • Understanding of cardiac anatomy
  • Physics behind the imaging
  • Image acquisition
  • Control of the Echocardiography machine
  • Eight sessions of practical sessions with patients and healthy volunteers (maximum of four delegates to each station).

Course Cost: £550 excl. VAT

For more information please contact us at;

Tel 0870 246 1888

Fax 01691 676 016

Email info@pml.tel

Web www.physiologicalmeasurements.com

 
 
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Manchester TOE Simulator Workshops 2015

There are six workshops planned for 2015.

The workshops will take place at the Wythenshawe Hospital in Manchester

Click here for the flyer and registration form

 
 
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Philips Learning Centre

The Philips Learning Centre offers Health Professionals the opportunity to continue their professional development in an online learning environment. More than 300 self-directed, accredited learning activities from a variety of different authors are available.

Course content covers a variety of different clinical and department topics including:

- General and applied anatomy and physiology

- Patient-focused case studies

- Comprehensive imaging principles and applications

Different learning styles are accommodated by various learning methods including:

- self-directed courses

- case studies

- archived webinars

- multimedia tutorials

Each successfully completed echo module achieves 2 BSE re-accreditation points

www.theonlinelearningcenter.com

 
 
St George's logo*

St George's TOE Course

This course comprises two days encompassing the theoretical background and practical applications of transoesophageal echocardiography.

Thursday 16th and Friday 17th April 2015

Michael Heron Lecture Theatre

St George's Hospital

Blackshaw Road

London, SW17 0QT

 

For the full programme and registration information please view the download on the right.

 

Lectures covering all the major topics related to the subject are given by leading experts.  There will be opportunity for case study discussions, and plenty of examples will be demonstrated.


Contact
Carrie Victor-Smith
Cardiac and Vascular Sciences, St George's University of London, Cranmer Terrace, London SW17 0RE

Telephone: 0208 725 5939 , Fax: 0208 725 3328
Email: victors@sgul.ac.uk
Website: www.toe-courses.com

 
 
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Wythenshawe Introduction to Echo Course 2015

A hands-on 3 day echo course aimed at physiologists and clinicians new to echo wishing to improve their skills and level of understanding.

 

Organiser: University Hospital of South Manchester

Educational Director(s): Dr. Anita Macnab

Venue: The Education Centre, University Hospital, Southmoor Road, Wythenshawe, Manchester, M23 9LT

Duration: Three  (days)

Tuition: £500 including VAT  (with reduction for early-bird registration)

CME applied for

Typical student numbers:  30

Accommodation facilities: local hotels

 

2014-15 dates: 27th - 29th April, 2015

Registration enquiries to Eileen McLaggan, Cardiac Diagnostic Centre Administrator

Tel: 0161 291 4643 Fax: N/A

Email: eileen.mclaggan@uhsm.nhs.uk