Introductory Course in Echocardiography for Radiographers 2013

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 INTRODUCTORY COURSE IN ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY

For
RADIOGRAPHERS
A Compulsory Professional Development Programme

Organised by the

INSTITUTE OF RADIOGRAPHY

A Division of
THE RADIOGRAPHERS REGISTRATION BOARD OF NIGERIA
                                                       
Facilitated by: CLENO HEALTH RESOURCES LTD

Date: 27th – 29th August, 2013

Venue: University of Uyo Teaching Hospital, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State

Course Fee:         N30,000.00 (To include course materials and lunch only)

OBJECTIVE:

This introductory course is to expose participants to the principles of Echo cardiogram and its clinical applications.

Course Content
  1. What is an Echo?

i.              Principles of Echo

ii.             Principles of Doppler

  1. Conventional Echo:

i.              Two Dimensional (2D) Echo

ii.             Motion Mode (M-Mode) Echo

iii.            Continuous Wave Doppler

iv.           Pulsed Wave (PW) Doppler

v.            Clinical Applications of Conventional Echo

  1. Colour Doppler Echo:

i.              Principles

ii.             Technique

iii.            Advantages and Limitations

iv.           Applications

  1. The Echo Windows:

i.              Transthoracic Echo

ii.             Transoesophageal Echo

iii.            Future direction in Echo

  1. Normal View and Value

i.              Normal Echo

ii.             Sequence of Scanning

iii.            Normal Variant

iv.           Normal Values

  1. Abnormal View and Value:

i.              Ventricular Dysfunction

ii.             Valvular Disease

iii.            Cardiomyopathies

iv.           Coronary Artery Diseases

METHODOLOGY:

The course will comprise of an intensive theoretical component to provide adequate foundation knowledge

of echocardiogram and hands-on components to re-enforce the theoretical component and skill acquisition.

PRE-REQUISITES:

All participants must be registered with the Radiographers Registration Board of Nigeria and must be holders of current practicing Licenses.

REGISTRATION:

  1. Intending participants should pay their registration fees at any UBA branch nationwide to Radiographers Registration Board of Nigeria, Account Number 1004137156.
  2. Participants are to send proof of payment with completed Course Registration Slip on or before the 27th August, 2013. Please note that physical registration / documentation of participants ends on Tuesday, 27th August, 2013 by 9.00am.
 
  1. Please call the Institute on: 0705 309 0081 OR 0808 322 2200. Email: institute_rrbnonline@hotmail.com
  Go To Download Centre to download Course Flyer and Form.
Link: http://www.rrbnonline.org/cms/Documents/Echocardiography%202013.pdf

 

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