Great Ormond Street Hospital Hands-on Echo Course Part 1: Echo Assessment of Simple Congenital Heart Disease

This two day programme comprises of lectures on echocardiography of the normal heart and simple congenital heart disease alongside practical scanning sessions using both mannequins and patients.  This programme will lay the foundation for those wanting to learn echocardiography and consolidate the skills of those in training.  The workshops and presentations will focus on high quality image acquisition and interpretation alongside building knowledge of the anatomy and physiology of both the normal paediatric heart and simple congenital cardiac lesions.


08.30-09.00    Registration and coffee

09.00-09.05    Welcome and introduction

09.05-09.45    Segmental sequential analysis of the heart by echocardiography

09.45-10.15     Assessment of systolic function

10.15-10.45     Pericardial effusion

10.45-11.05     Coffee

11.05-11.35     Interatrial communications

11.35-12.20     Interventricular communications

12.20-13.50     Lunch/Hands on scanning on mannequin

13.50-14.20     Patent arterial duct

14.20-14.50     Aortic stenosis

14.50-15.10     Coffee

15.10-15.55      Pulmonary stenosis and tetralogy of Fallot

15.55-16.25      Assessment of pulmonary hypertension

16.25-16.45      Questions and close


09.45-10.00       Registration

10.00-12.30       Hands on scanning normal hearts

12.30-13.30       Lunch

13.30-16.00       Hands on scanning - simple lesions and function assessment.


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Cancellations must be received in writing at least two weeks before the start of the event and will be subject to an administration charge of 20% of the course fee. It is regretted that no refunds will be made within two weeks of the course date.

Great Ormond Street Hands on Echo Course reserves the right to cancel any conference it deems necessary and will, in such event, make a full refund of the registration fee only. Great Ormond Street Hands on Echo Course will not be liable for any additional incurred costs (including but not limited to travel, accommodation, visa, etc.).

No liability is assumed by Great Ormond Street Hands on Echo Course for changes in programme date, content, speakers or venue.

Any refund will be made by Great Ormond Street Hands on Echo Course to you within 30 days of your cancellation and be paid to you in the same way as you paid for your order.