This course has pre-course online lectures to complete followed by a 1 day hands-on workshop with live models. It is designed to give participants an overview of the techniques and interpretation for echocardiography. Limited places available and 1:4 hands-on training.
This course is recommended for practitioners with some basic ultrasound experience.
ICU Physicians, Emergency Physicians, Anaesthetists, Sonographers, Registrars.
Pre-Course (Online 30 mins):
Pre-Course Modules (5 hours):
Module 1 - Instrumentation
Module 2 - Standard Views
Module 3 - Chamber Dimensions
Module 4 - LV Systolic Function
Module 5 - LV Diastolic Function
Module 6 - RV Systolic Function
Module 7 - Valvular Pathology
Module 8 - Pericardial Pathology
Module 9 - Aortic Pathology
Module 10 - Normal Variants and Pathology
Hands On Workshop (6.5 hours):
Module 1 – Instrumentation & Standard views
Module 2 – Chamber dimensions
Module 3 – Left ventricular systolic & diastolic function
Module 4 – Right ventricular systolic function & assessment of right sided pressures
Module 5 – Tricuspid, Pulmonary & Mitral valve pathology
Module 6 – Aortic valve pathology & aortic pathology
Module 7 – Pericardial effusion & tamponade
Post-Course (Online 30 mins):
Australian College for Emergency Medicine: Approved for 12.5 ACEM CPD hours;
Australasian Society for Ultrasound in Medicine: 12.5 myASUM CPD points.
Royal Australasian College of Physicians: Recommended MyCPD category 1 - ‘Educational Activities’ at 1 credit per hour
Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ID 18079): 13 PDP units. Grant eligibility; Emergency Medicine, Surgery, Obstetrics, Anaesthetics.
Australian College for Emergency Medicine: 14 ACEM CPD hours.
Australian Sonographer Accreditation Registry: Hands On Workshop Day 1 (6.5 hours) 6.5 points, Pre-Course and Post Course tests - 1 pt for both, Pre-Course Modules (5 hours): 5 points
Australian Sonographers Association: Hands On Workshop Day 1 (6.5 hours) 6.5 points, Pre-Course and Post Course tests - 1 pt for both, Pre-Course Modules (5 hours): 5 points
College of Intensive Care Medicine: Pre-course reading – Category 1A: Passive Self Learning – 1 point per hour; Workshops – Category 2B: Active or Interactive Small Group Learning - 2 points per hour; Simulations / Skill Stations – Category 3B: Quality Assurance and Patient Safety Activities – 3 points per hour.
Royal Australian College of General Practitioners: Activity 192691 CPD Accredited Activity 40 points.
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons: 12 Points in Maintenance of Knowledge and Skills
Lightbox Radiology Education offers Transfers, Credits and Refunds on most courses - Excludes Custom Courses
Lightbox Radiology Education does not offer refunds, transfers or credits for our online courses.
If you have registered and paid for a course that you can no longer attend, please select a form to complete then email to firstname.lastname@example.org at least 2 weeks before your course commencement date. (Please note: we do not offer credits/transfers or refunds on our custom courses)
Transfers / Credits
Applications for a course transfer/credit must be made at least 2 weeks before your course commencement date. A fee of $50 applies to all course transfers/credits. Please fill out our Transfer/Credit form and forward to email@example.com. If the application for a transfer/credit is made within 2 weeks to your course, all funds will be forfeited or you must find another attendee to take your place.
Course credits are valid for 12 months from the original payment date. You must ensure you enroll and attend this course held within that 12 month period. All courses are subject to availability. Course credits are not transferable to other attendees & cannot be refunded.
Applications for a course refund must be made at least 2 weeks before your course commencement date. A fee of $150 applies for all refunds. Please complete our Refund Form and forward to firstname.lastname@example.org. If the application for a refund is made within 2 weeks to your course, all funds will be forfeited or you must find another attendee to take your place.
In the unlikely event a course is cancelled due to exceptional circumstances, Lightbox Radiology Education will provide (where possible) alternative dates for the course; a credit note towards future courses or a full refund.
Lightbox Radiology Education will not be liable for any additional costs, above the course fee, incurred due to a course cancellation.