Duration: One day
Anyone who is not using ultrasound routinely in general practice for the purposes of performing an ECHO examination. The course is designed to demonstrate just how useful this diagnostic tool can be to everyday practice. It’s open to new graduates and experienced general practitioners alike.
What is different about this course?
The day comprises a mixture of lectures and practical scanning using a variety of ultrasound machines. The lectures are rich in video content taken from first opinion cases seen in practice.
What changes can delegates expect as a result of the course?
This course should change your mindset and your approach to cases. It will teach you to consider using an Echocardiogram as an extension of your clinical examination enabling you to pick up common cardiac abnormalities in the first instance.
More scans = more revenue, improved diagnostic rate, and further work-ups.
Objectives of the course:
- How to perform an echocardiographic examination systematically
- What’s normal, and what’s abnormal
- How to identify the most common cardiac defects seen in practice.
Briefly the course comprises:
This day long course comprises of a lecture based morning session and a practical hands on afternoon session.
“A renewed enthusiasm to go back into practice and start using the ultrasound machine.”
“Now I understand what the buttons are for, and how to get the best images.”