Echo PLUS! a step further in small animal echocardiography: 3rd November 2017

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The day will be a mixture of lectures, demonstrations and practical sessions, with the emphasis on having adequate opportunity to practice the more difficult echocardiographic views. Topics covered will include the use of Doppler in echocardiography, optimising the image for echo, indications and techniques for performing left-sided views, and of course practical sessions. Equipment and Facilities BCF Technology will provide all the necessary ultrasound equipment. **Please note that because of the difficulty providing animals for scanning, delegates are kindly requested to bring a friendly dog with them for the duration of the day. It is important that the dogs can be clipped as appropriate for an echo exam.** Goals •Obtain an understanding of Doppler ultrasonography •Indications –when to perform Doppler echocardiography in practice •A logical approach – how to perform the left-sided echocardiographic views •Identify normal vs. abnormal •Put it into practice – get stuck in! Programme 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 lecture at 9am. We’ll aim to finish at 4.30pm. This will count for 6 hours of CPD. Places are limited to a maximum of 12 delegates so book your place early to avoid disappointment. Course notes, refreshments and lunch will be provided. As a rough guide they day will run as follows: 08:30 – 09:00 Registration, tea and coffee 09:00 – 10:15 Presentation 10:15 – 10:30 Break 10:30 – 10:45 Demo: basic left-sided views (part I) 10:45 – 12:30 Practical session 12:30 – 13:15 Lunch 13:15 – 13:30 Demo: basic left-sided views (part II) 13:30 – 14:30 Practical session 14:30 – 14:45 Break 14:45 – 15:00 Demo: Doppler echo 15:00 – 16:30 Practical session Date 3rd November 2017 Speaker Kieran Borgeat BSc (Hons) BVSc MVetMed CertVC MRCVS DipACVIM DipECVIM-CA (Cardiology)

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