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Learn more about the Echocardiography Basic Views for Sonographers

Are you ready to unlock the secrets of echocardiography?

Zedu's three-day Echocardiography Basic Views for Sonographers course offers an immersive and practical experience to fast-track your skills development and get you work-ready.

Who should attend

  • New trainees starting their clinical training in echocardiography.
  • Students enrolled in an ultrasound course who’ve not yet secured a trainee position and seek to enhance their CV.

How you will learn

At Zedu, we believe in a comprehensive learning approach.
Our renowned hands-off teaching methods ensure you get more hands-on scanning practice. Our courses blend theory seamlessly with extensive practical sessions.
You'll understand the concepts and apply them in real-world scenarios. We take a step-by-step, structured approach to examinations, ensuring everything is covered thoroughly and nothing is left to chance.
The focus on repetitive practice ensures that you learn and retain the knowledge. You will practice on real people of various body shapes, sizes, and ages.
We start by developing your skills with normal, uncomplicated patients and then progress to more challenging body habitus’.
This gradual progression ensures that you build a solid foundation before tackling more complex scenarios, giving you the confidence to handle any situation. Additionally, you'll develop communication skills to support your clinical practice.

What the course covers

You will learn how to:
  • Move the probe intentionally to get the four basic echocardiography views – PLAX, PSAX, SC4 and Apical.
  • Use the machine controls to optimise images proficiently.
  • Use a structured and methodical approach to assess the heart.
  • Determine what images to take and why.
  • Communicate effectively in the exam room to obtain an appropriate presenting history, address patient concerns, and enhance patient satisfaction.
  • Gain informed consent.
  • Use B-mode ultrasound to assess normal sonoanatomy and gross pathology of the heart.
  • Use sonographic terminology to communicate ultrasound findings accurately.

Running time

Day one: 8.30 - 17.00
Day two to three: 09.00 - 17.00
Location - the Zedu Learning HQ, Melbourne

Course outline

🖥️ Scanning Principles
  • Explore system controls
  • How to optimise the image
  • Develop hand-eye co-ordination
  • 3D awareness of the anatomical position of the organs
  • Ergonomics
  • Probe care/sterilisation
🔍Basic Echo (B-mode assessment)
  • 🫀 Anatomy of the heart in 3D – an interactive practical
  • The 4 basic sonographic views of the heart
  • B-mode assessment of:
    • LV & RV function
    • Tamponade & PE
    • Hypovolaemia
    • Volume status
  • Tips and tricks for the difficult patient
  • Techniques to improve imaging
  • 👥Lots of scanning practice on real people

Features

  • Duration (days) 3

Echocardiography Basic Views for Sonographers

$2,860.00

Ready to unlock the power of echocardiography & take your sonography career to new heights? Join our basic echo for sonographers course.

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