Gulfcoast Focused Echocardiography 2020

Overview

Focused Echocardiography Online Course is designed to provide an in-depth review of the Focused 2D Echocardiography examination for evaluation of the emergency and/or critically ill patient. This course is also useful for bedside echocardiography to determine if further evaluation is needed.

Topics

  • Imaging Fundamentals for Echocardiography
  • Anatomy of the Heart and EKG
  • The 2D Evaluation of Cardiac Anatomy
  • Introduction to Cardiac Doppler Ultrasound – Two Parts
  • 2-D, Color and Doppler Echocardiography Protocol
  • Live Demo 2D and Color Flow Doppler
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Ultrasound Evaluation of Heart Failure
  • Echocardiographic Evaluation of Coronary Artery Disease
  • Focused Cardiac Ultrasound: Differential Diagnosis of Shock in Trauma
  • Case Studies

Objectives

  • Increase the participant’s knowledge to better perform and/or interpret Focused Echocardiography examinations.
  • Demonstrate proper transducer manipulation and system optimization to produce diagnostic images and recognize potential imaging errors.
  • Identify normal/abnormal characteristics of 2D cardiac anatomy and state the role of cardiac Doppler and list the necessary qualitative/quantitative measurements.
  • Identify the ultrasound findings associated with cardiomyopathies, ischemic heart disease, pericardial disease and shock & hypotension.
  • Document findings and apply standardized guidelines during compilation of an Echocardiography worksheet (sonographer) and dictated report (physician).

Audience

Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, and Sonographers involved with performing and/or interpreting focused cardiac ultrasound at the bedside.

Details : 11 Videos

Price : $ 60

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