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

Registration details:

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

Tel:   01782 675977

Fax:  01782 801820




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



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



Manchester NHS logo*

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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