Advanced Critical Care Echo Course

7th - 8th April 2020


Level Two Critical Care Transthoracic Echocardiography eFICE & EDEC Accredited

This EDEC accredited course is aimed at clinicians who are scanning at a FICE/level one ability or have attended a FICE course. It can be taken in conjunction with our FICE course or on its own for those with prior scanning experience. We aim to go beyond basic FICE scanning, introducing additional techniques to aid the assessment of critically ill patients. The course makes use of simulators, live model scanning and real case examples. An experienced faculty provide a high trainer to student ratio.

The Advanced Critical Care Echo Course includes

- Extended 2D TTE views

- An introduction to colour Doppler physics and machine controls

- Visual colour Doppler assessment of valves

- Use of spectral Doppler in assessment of haemodynamic state

- LV and RV assessment

- M-mode and 2D measurements

- Fluid status assessment

- Lunch and refreshments provided