Paediatric and Neonatal Echocardiography Course - 14 &15 November 2019

14 - 15 Nov 2019

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Suitable for Neonatal and Paediatric Consultants, trainees, nurse practitioners and sonographers who wish to understand the theory and practice of Paediatric and Neonatal echocardiography.

Theory and hands on practical course in Paediatric and Neonatal echocardiography.

Draft Programme

Day 1

09.00 - 09.15 Registration and coffee

09.15 - 10.00 Introduction, overview and aims of course 

09.10 – 09.50 Physics of ultrasound and Doppler

09.50 – 10.40 Standard views for sequential segmental analysis 

10.40 - 11:00 Coffee

11.00 – 11.45 Assessment of cardiac function 

11.45 - 12.30 Atrial & ventricular septal defects: ASD/VSD/AVSD 

12.30 - 13.00 Functional echocardiography in the NICU / PICU 

And Echo / POCUS training for the intensivist

13.00 - 14.00 Lunch

14.00 - 16.20 Practical echo session

16.30 - 1645 Day summary

Day 2

08.45 - 09.00 Registration and coffee

09.00 – 10.00 Cyanotic congenital heart disease 

10.00 – 10.40 Echo evaluation of Pulmonary Hypertension / PPHN 

10.40 – 11.00 Coffee

11.00 – 11.30 Echo evaluation of Patent Ductus Arteriosus (PDA) 

11.30 – 12.15 Left heart problems 

12.15 – 1300 Cardiac pathologies – echo reviews and panel discussion 

13.00 - 14.00 Lunch

14.00 - 16.20 Practical echo session 

16.30 - 1645 Course summary, Feedback and close

Course fee:

£480.00 (£400.00 East of England trainees / £285 Addenbrooke's staff)

Please be advised that your course fee is refundable for up to 14 days following your application. Thereafter course fees are non-refundable.

Numbers are limited to 24 delegates.

RCPCH CPD approval has been sought for this course

Course Administrator

Ibolya Olds
01223 348884

Course Location

The course takes place at:

Wolfson College, Cambridge

01223 348884
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