Course Programme 2017


Wednesday 4th October 2017

Afternoon Session - Normal heart and basic techniques

14:00 - 14:10 Introduction
14:10 - 14:40 Normal cardiac anatomy
14:40 - 15:25 Planes used in echocardiography and morphological correlation

15:25 - 15:45 Tea / coffee

15:45 - 16:00 Physics of Echocardiography
16:00 - 16:30 Echo techniques: basic modes
16:30 - 16:55 Echo techniques: probes, image optimisation
16:55 - 17:30 Quiz and discussion


Thursday 5th October 2017

Morning Session - Introduction

09:00 - 09:30 Registration and Coffee

09:30 - 09:40 Introduction and Welcome
09:40 - 10:10 Sequential Segmental Analysis
10:10 - 10:40 Sequential Segmental Analysis on Echocardiography
10:40 - 11:10 Example cases using segmental sequential analysis

11:10 - 11:30 Tea / Coffee

Morning Session - Breathless Child

11:30 - 12:00 Morphology of Ventricular Septal Defects
12:00 - 12:30 Echocardiography of Ventricular Septal Defects
12:30 - 12:45 Case report and morphology correlation

12:45 - 13:30 Lunch

Afternoon Session - Breathless Child continued

13:30 - 14:00 Morphology of Atrioventricular Septal Defects
14:00 - 14:30 Echocardiography of Atrioventricular Septal Defects
14:30 - 14:45 Case report with morphology
14:45 - 15:05 Sponsor session: Advanced modes – 3D imaging

15:05 - 15:25 Tea / coffee

Afternoon Session - Murmurs

15:25 - 15:40 Morphology of atrial septal defects
15:40 - 16:00 Echocardiography of atrial septal defects
16:00 - 16:10 Morphology of patent arterial duct
16:10 - 16:30 Echocardiography of patent arterial ducts
16:30 - 16:55 Morphology of right and left ventricular outflow tract obstruction
16:55 - 17:25 Echocardiography of right and left ventricular outflow tract obstruction
17:25 - 17:50 Echo Quiz
17:50 - 18:00 Questions and Close

18:00 - 19:30 Drinks and canapes


Friday 6th October 2017

Morning Session - Blue baby

09:00 - 09:30 Morphology of Tetralogy of Fallot
09:30 - 10:00 Echocardiography of Tetralogy of Fallot
10:00 - 10:30 Morphology of Transposition
10:30 - 11:00 Echocardiography of Transposition

11:00 - 11:20 Tea / coffee

11:20 - 11:50 Case report with morphology correlation
11:50 - 12:20 Assessment of pulmonary hypertension by echocardiography
12:20 - 12:45 Case report with morphology correlation
12:45 - 13:05 Sponsor session: Advanced modes – TDI and tissue deformation imaging

13:05 - 13:45 Lunch

Afternoon Session - Shocked Neonate

13:45 - 14:10 Morphology of Coarctation of the Aorta and Interrupted Aortic Arch
14:10 - 14:35 Echocardiography of Coarctation of the Aorta and Interrupted Aortic Arch
14:35 - 15:00 Morphology of hypoplastic left ventricles
15:00 - 15:25 Echocardiography of hypoplastic left ventricles

15:25 - 15:45 Tea / coffee

15:45 - 16:30 Quiz
16:30 - 16:40 Discussion and Close


Saturday 7th October 2017

09:30 - 13:30 Hands-on

09:30 - 11:00 session 1
11:00 - 11:30 tea/ coffee
11:30 - 13:00 session 2
13:00 - 13:30 discussion, wrap-up


Birmingham Southampton Echo Courses
Congenital Heart Imaging Learning and Development