The six weeks of echo practical sessions will consist of:
5/9/2016: Week 1.” Knobology”, enter patient details, saving images etc. (On different echo machines, including portable vivid machines).
12/9/2016: Week 2. Apical Views, Ap4ch, AP2ch, Ap Long Axis, Ap5Ch – LV function.
19/9/2016: Week 3. Parasternal long axis, RV inflow, RV outflow – LV function.
26/9/2016: Week 4. Parasternal short axis images, apical, pap and AV level – LV function.
3/10/2016: Week 5. Suprasternal and Subcostal imaging, IVC, effusion assessment, aortic arch.
10/10/2016: Week 6. Basic valve assessment.
17/10/2016: Week 7. Assessment day
Location of echo practical sessions for weeks above: Cardiac Investigations Department, level 4, SUH.
Time: 1-1.30pm sharp.