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3D Echocardiography in Structural Heart Disease

When: 23-24th October 2017

Where: London Marriott County Hall, Westminster Bridge Rd, London, SE1 7PB

A two-day course on the current applications of three-dimensional Echocardiography in structural heart disease with a strong emphasis on the practical aspects of dataset interrogation and interpretation.

 

When: 23-24th October 2017

Where: London Marriott County Hall, Westminster Bridge Rd, London, SE1 7PB

 

Description:

This is a two-day course on the current applications of three-dimensional Echocardiography in structural heart disease with a strong emphasis on the practical aspects of dataset interrogation and interpretation.

A key component of the course will be interactive sessions in which participants can crop and orientate datasets with experienced staff using Philips' QLAB software on a wide variety of congenital defects.

There will also be a session on evaluation of left ventricular function and dyssynchrony and a demonstration of 3D acquisition.

The course faculty is from the Department of Congenital Heart Disease, Evelina London Children's Hospital, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust.

 

Faculty:

Professor John Simpson - Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist, Evelina Children's Hospital

Dr Owen Miller - Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist, Evelina Children's Hospital

 

Course fee: £500 + VAT (refreshments and lunch included)

 

For registration, please contact: denise.bent@philips.com

 
 
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9th BSH Heart Failure Day for Revalidation and Training 2017

The meeting will take place on Thursday 2 March 2017 at Regent's Conferences & Events

The meeting has been designed to meet the educational needs of the heart failure component of the core curriculum in cardiovascular medicine, as well as the needs for advanced training in heart failure and revalidation. It will provide an in-depth discussion around particularly challenging and often controversial management issues that will be relevant to consultants and trainees in cardiology, internal medicine, care of the elderly specialists, nurses and GPs with a special interest in heart failure. The day has been structured to provide a balance of carefully selected talks and interactive case-based sessions

For further details please view the programme available to download to the right of the page. Alternatively please visit http://www.bsh.org.uk/

 
 
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Bristol & Cardiff ACHD Echo Course 2017

Monday 2nd & Tuesday 3rd October 2017

(Re-accreditation will be applied for - anticipated 4 points)

(Re-accreditation will be applied for - anticipated 4 points)

 

To provide a comperhensive course on echocardiography in adult patients with congenital heart disease

- The course will cover all congenital lesions and aim to provide echo-anatomic correlation through a mixture of lectures, case workshops and morphology sessions

- Sessions will be based around lesions and include talks on morphology, intervention and surgery and pre and post-repair echo, delivered by national experts in the field.

 
 
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Bristol and Cardiff ACHD Echo Course

The Bristol & Cardiff ACHD Echo course is a two-day programme providing a comprehensive overview of echocardiography in patients with adult congenital heart disease.

The course covers the simple and complex cardiac lesions that are encountered in contemporary clinical practice. In each session:

  • the morphology of cardiac lesions is demonstrated
  • echocardiographic features of the native lesion described
  • surgical and/or interventional treatments explained, and
  • postoperative/follow up echocardiography described.

Lectures will be supplemented by illustrative case presentations.

For further details or to register, please  click here.

 
 
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

Venues: Stoke on Trent / London

Duration: 1 or 2 (days)

Tuition Fee (inc VAT):

Stoke: £240 per day / £420 both days  (4th - 5th Mar) / (16th - 17th Sept)

London: £260 per day / £450 both days  (23rd - 24th Feb) / (7th - 8th Sept)

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 553 550

Fax:  01782 801820

E-mail: enquiries@midlandsecho.com

Website: www.midlandsecho.com

 
 
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Cardiac Assessment Master Class “Function to Perfusion”

Cardiac Assessment Master Class "Function to Perfusion"

When: 29th June 2017

Where: Royal Brompton Hospital, London, SW3 6NP

A one day live case workshop looking at stress echo with DSE and MCE for the assessment of CAD

 

When: 29th June 2017

Where: Royal Brompton Hospital, London, SW3 6NP

 

Description:

A one-day live-case workshop looking at stress echo with DSE and MCE for the assessment of CAD

• Understand the physical properties of contrast ultrasound agents

• Appreciate the benefits of using contrast ultrasound agents in clinical practice

• Gain knowledge of the clinical role of stress echocardiography

• Gain insight into the assessment of myocardial perfusion using contrast agents

• Develop a strategy for setting up a stress/contrast echo service

 

Main speaker: Professor Roxy Senior

Senior Consultant Cardiologist and Director of Echocardiography, Royal Brompton Hospital

 

Course fee: £200

 

Accreditation: BSE and CME accreditation applied for

 

For registration, please contact: denise.bent@philips.com

 
 
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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.

 

This course is aimed at Echocardiographers, Physiologists, Cardiologists and Physicians who wish to progress from a basic to advanced level.

It is ideal for:

• Those with basic skills and experience, seeking to improve their knowledge inpreparation for the BSE or EAE examinations

• Core Cardiology Trainees (ST3-5) who need a structured approach to put theoryinto practice

• Experienced/BSE accredited echocardiographers aiming to refresh and updatetheir knowledge and advance to expert level

• Trainee Cardiologists commencing Higher Specialist Training inEchocardiography (ST6-7)

• Consultants seeking CPD towards revalidation inCardiology/Echocardiography

• 9 BSE reaccreditation points/18 RCP CPD points

 
 
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Core Knowledge in Heart Valve

Core Knowledge in Heart Valve Disease

Friday 22nd September 2017

Education and Research Centre

University Hospital of South Manchester (UHSM)

Southmoor Road, Wythenshawe, Manchester M23 9LT

 
 
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Core Knowledge in Heart Valve Disease

Core Knowledge in Heart Valve Disease

Date: Monday 12th September 2016

Location: Leeds

 
 
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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

 
 
Echo In ACHD*

Echo in ACHD

Echocardiography in Adult Congenital Heart Disease.

Royal Brompton Hospital

Friday 7th & Saturday 8th July 2017

This 2 day intensive course has been developed to provide a forum for learning about echocardiography in adults with congenital heart disease.

 

Please download the PDF to the right for more details on registration.

 
 
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 675977

Fax:  01782 801820

E-mail: enquiries@midlandsecho.com

Website: www.midlandsecho.com

 
 
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Hands-On Course In Transoesophageal Echocardiography

Monday 20th November - Wednesday 22nd November

Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham

A three day non-residential hands on course in transesophageal echocardiography with emphasis on image acquisition and interpretation. Previous echocardiography experience is not essential but the course will be adapted for the more experienced echocardiographer. The course is suitable for Cardiologists, Echocardiographers, Anaesthetists and Intensivists, Places are limited to six.

Cost: £600.00 including lunch.

For further information please contact: Linda.Taylor@uhb.nhs.uk

 
 
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Introduction to Transoesophageal Echocardiography

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 plus live TOE demonstration.

Full course details and registration information are available in the flyer on the right.

 
 
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Manchester TOE simulator workshop

We are hosting 1-day workshops aimed at cardiac physiologists, cardiologists, physicians, cardiac anaesthetists, intensivists and cardiothoracic surgeons who are learning their TOE skills.

See the flyer in the Related Downloads secton on the right for more details and to register.

 
 
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Nottingham TOE Refresher Course

Transoesophageal Echocardiography: Nottingham Refresher Course.

28th-29th September 2017

Nottingham University Hospital NHS Trust City Hospital Campus

The Nottingham TOE Refresher Course is an exam preparatory course aimed at the TOE accreditation exam conducted by the British Society of Echocardiography/ ACTA. It is a two day course with mock exams consisting of MCQ's and video loops one month prior to BSE exam.

 
 
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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

 
 
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Southampton TOE Exam Course (BSE/EACVI)

This is a one day course which provides a series of lectures and exams focusing on the important topics from the BSE syllabus. Practice MCQs and video cases under exam conditions will help the candidate prepare for the BSE / EACVI TOE examination. There will be ample time for discussion of all topics with a panel of experts available to facilitate.

The Programme and Registration details are available as a download on the right.

 
 
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The British Institute Of Radiology - Cardiac MR

Cardiac MR

Cardiac MR

19th June 2017

 

Categorised Courses

 

Transthoracic Courses

Foundation Echocardiography

Hammersmith Echocardiology

Bristol & Cardiff ACHD Echo Course

Transoesophageal Courses

Nottingham TOE Refresher Course

Manchester TOE Simulator Course

Introduction to TOE (Southampton)

Hands on Courses

 

Accreditation Preparation Courses

BSE Examination Preparation Course (Stoke / London)

Southampton TOE Exam Revision Course

Paediatric Courses / Infant Echocardiography

Congenital Echocardiography Course

3D Courses

4D Courses

Stress Echo Courses

Stress Echo Workshop

Online Courses

Philips Online Learning Centre

Other/mixed subject Courses

Core Knowledge in Heart Valve Disease

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