ECHO Plus – Intermediate Small Animal Echocardiography (Ireland – 09/08/24 & 29/11/24)

IMV imaging Courses 2024

ECHO Plus – Intermediate Small Animal Echocardiography

Course Overview: This full day course is for veterinary surgeons comfortable with basic echocardiography and who want to refresh basics and learn more.  The day will be a mixture of interactive lectures, critical appraisal of echo images and hands-on scanning time. Delegates should be comfortable with basic right sided views, however we will cover a brief refresher and spend some time perfecting these images, then learn to use colour and spectral doppler as well as working on left sided views.

Topics Covered:

  • A refresher of basic 2D right-sided echo views and how to optimise them
  • An introduction to Doppler ultrasonography – how, when and why it used
  • How to perform the left-sided echocardiographic views
  • Make the most of your machine – get to grips with the measurements needed to make diagnoses and those we can use to assess cardiac function in more detail
  • Spotting pathological changes
  • Put it into practice – get stuck in!

Available Dates: 9th August 2024, 29th November 2024

Equipment and Facilities: You will need to bring a dog to scan, please let us know if you cannot bring a patient before booking. It is important that the dogs can be clipped as required for a full abdominal and echocardiographic examinations. Kennelling accommodation for the dogs will be available to use if required. Various ultrasound machines will be available to use on the day, however, if you want to bring your own for practice you are welcome to do so, just let us know.

The day will be informal and relaxed with maximum time for hands-on learning. Arrive for tea and coffee from 8.30am, ready to begin the lectures at 9am. We will aim to finish by 5.30pm.

Places are limited to a maximum of 8 delegates so book your place early to avoid disappointment.

IMV imaging Unit 2, Block 3
City North Business Campus
Gormanston, Co. Meath
K32 ER81

Speaker: Chris Linney BVSc GPCertSAP CertAVP(VC) DipECVIMCA (Cardiology) MRCVS
RCVS and EBVS Specialist in Small Animal Cardiology

CPD: 7.5 hours CPD. VCI CVE credits pending approval

Cost – Intermediate Courses: £520 + VAT / €620 + VAT

If you have any further questions, please contact [email protected] / 0044 7760 908463

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