Advanced Paediatric & Neonatal Echocardiography

Course Overview

The Advanced Paediatric & Neonatal Echocardiography (Advanced ECHO) is a 2 days face to face course that will consolidate your knowledge and enhance your practical echocardiography skills to assess various congenital and acquired heart diseases in children and babies.   You should have attended Basic Paediatric & Neonatal Echocardiography previously or already doing basic echocardiography in your clinical practice to benefit from this course.

You will begin your journey with quick recap of basic window, views, sequential segmental analysis and handling ultrasound machine with image optimisation. Then you will gain knowledge about individual congenital and acquired heart diseases in children and babies mainly focusing on morphology and ultrasound correlations.

Both days we aim to deliver the essential theoretical knowledge by lectures in the morning and acquiring practical skills on volunteer children and babies in the afternoon.

Course faculties include paediatric cardiologists, neonatologists and paediatricians with special interest in cardiology

Target Audience

  • Paediatric, Neonatal, PICU and Emergency trainees and consultants
  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease Trainees
  • Advanced Nurse Practitioners and Physicians
  • Cardiac Ultra-sonographers

Course Objectives

  • Participants will understand echocardiography windows, views and sequential segmental approach performing full ECHO
  • Participants will have knowledge acquiring good quality images and their optimisation
  • Participants will understand the morphology of individual congenital and acquired heart diseases in children and babies
  • Participants will acquire the skills to perform ECHO to identify and assess such conditions

Course Date

19th September 2020 (Saturday)

20th September 2020 (Sunday)

Course Fee

£400 (include free course dinner on 19th Sept 2020)

£200 Day 1 Only

£200 Day 2 Only

Number of delegates limited to 30

Payment by: BACS online transfer
Account name: Paeds Cardio Courses
Account sort code: 40-08-68
Account Number: 30219797


Registration Form Advanced ECHO course

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Topics covered

  • Recap of Basic Echocardiography
  • Situs abnormalities
  • Atrial Septal Defects
  • Ventricular Septal Defects
  • Atro-ventricular Septal Defects
  • Out-flow Tract Obstructions
  • Tetralogy of Fallots & DORV
  • Transposition of Great arteries
  • Tricuspid atresia
  • Single Ventricle conditions
  • Co-arctation of Aorta & Arch abnormalities
  • Echo assessment of PPHN & PAH
  • Functional assessment of a sick child or neonate
  • PDA assessment in the neonate
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Kawasaki Disease
  • Infective Endocarditis


Wycombe General Hospital, High Wycombe HP11 2TT















Lectures: Hampden Lecture Theatre (Marked LT on map)

Hands on Sessions: Children’s ward (Marked CW on map) – 01494 425506

Wycombe Hospital Map with Parking


By Car

From the M40 junction 4
Follow the signs for the A404 Wycombe and Amersham. As you enter High Wycombe, you will descend a steep hill (Marlow Hill). At the bottom there are a series of roundabouts. Turn left at the bottom of the hill and left again at the next roundabout, into Queen Alexandra Road. Take the second turning on the left (200 metres from the roundabout) and follow the signs to the car park.

From Beaconsfield
Follow the signs for High Wycombe along the A40. When you are nearing the hospital, you will come to a set of traffic lights, the Law Courts will be on your right. Go straight over the first roundabout. Turn right at the second and left and the third roundabout. You will now be in Queen Alexandra Road. Take the second turning on the left and follow the car parking signs.

Car parking

Wycombe Hospital operates four car parks for patients and visitors. The main car park is ticket barrier entry with a pay on exit ticket machine, the smaller car parks are pay and display. These car parks are labelled A, B, C and D. These car parks do get busy so visitors are encouraged to use alternative modes of transport if possible.

Parking charges

The following charges apply at Wycombe hospitals

Up to 30 mins       FREE

30 mins to 2 hrs   £3.50

2 to 3 hrs               £5.00

3 to 4 hrs               £6.50

4 to 24 hrs             £9.00

Park and ride

There is also a park and ride service available from Handy Cross which gives access to the hospital.

Free travel on the 8/X8 services for NHS staff (with a valid ID).

By bus

Wycombe Hospital is located just 10 minutes’ walk away from the town centre bus station. The bus station is served by all bus routes in the area, please use the Traveline Journey Planner to plan a journey to the bus station. Alternatively the following bus calls just opposite the Hospital grounds.

Route 8: Carousel buses, High Wycombe Coachway (Park & Ride) – Cressex Business Park – Wycombe Hospital – Railway Station – Bus Station – Cressex Business Park – Coachway

Route 8 operates as the Park & Ride service. Park and Ride passengers can park for free at High Wycombe Coachway, at Handy Cross Hub, please visit for parking information, fares and bus times.

By train

The nearest train station to Wycombe hospital is Wycombe station. Details of trains to Wycombe station can be accessed via the Chiltern Railways website.


The Chilterns Dial-a Ride: Call 01494 766123 or visit


Name/Address Website/Contact Price/night Distance to Venue

Octagon Parade, Abbey Way, High Wycombe HP11 2DQ

0871 984 6493


Free Breakfast

0.6 miles
Premier Inn

Arch Way, High Wycombe HP13 5HL

0333 321 9249


Free Breakfast

0.7 miles
Wendover Arms

Desborough Ave, High Wycombe HP11 2SU

01494 474747


Free Parking,

Free Breakfast

1 mile
Holiday Inn

Handy Cross, High Wycombe HP11 1TL

01494 972100


Free Parking


2 miles

This Course is Supported By GE Healthcare