Basic Paediatric & Neonatal Echocardiography

Course Overview

Course Programme: Basic-Echocardiography-Course-Programme 2-3 March 2024

The Basic Paediatric & Neonatal Echocardiography (ECHO) is a 2 days face to face course that will be the foundation for your paediatric cardiology career. This course covers all primary applications of paediatric and neonatal cardic ultrasound. You will begin your journey learning about the origins of ultrasound and the relevant physics that guide image acquisition. Then you will gain knowledge about all applications of cardiac ultrasound which will help you to diagnose congenital and acquired heart diseases in children.

Next course is face to face on 2 & 3 March 2024 (Saturday & Sunday).

Each day you will have morning half lectures delivered by consultants with huge expertise in paediatric cardiology and echocardiogram. The second half of the day you will have hands-on experience doing practice on healthy children volunteers and cardiac cases with congenital heart conditions.

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 familiarize with the relevant cardiac morphology.

  • Participants will learn the different echo windows and views.

  • Participants will achieve an understanding of the physics around good echo imaging.

  • Participants will understand the echo imaging of different heart defects.

  • Participants will perform supervised ECHO on babies and children.

  • Participants will be able to recognize a range of abnormal ECHOs.

Course Fee: £400

Number of delegates limited to 40.

This activity applied for RCPCH CPD approval.


Payment by: BACS (Online) 
Account name: Paeds Cardio Courses
Account sort code: 40-08-68
Account Number: 30219797

IBAN for International bank transfer: GB41HBUK40086830219797

Registration: Basic Paediatric & Neonatal Echaocardiography Course 2-3 March 2024 Registration Form


Line art of boy lying on exam table as healthcare provider performs echocardiogram on him.  Woman is standing next to table.  SOURCE: Original art. Used in 89195.

Topics covered:

  1. Essential cardiac ultrasound Physics including Doppler

  2. An approach to segmental sequential analysis

  3. Echo Windows and views

  4. Echo assessment of PPHN & Fucntional assessment

  5. PDA assessment in the neonate

  6. Normal echo images album

  7. Echo assessment of CHD – Part I (Acyanotic Heart Diseases)

  8. Echo assessment of CHD – Part II (Cyanotic Heart Diseases)

  9. Abnormal echo image album

Course Faculties

Course Director

Dr Prakash Dey
Stoke Mandeville Hospital
Dr Prakash Dey Stoke Mandeville Hospital
Dr Satish Adwani, Paediatric Cardiologist, Oxford
Dr I R Ragunathan Paediatric Cardiologist Southampton Hospital
Dr Prakash Dey, Paediatrician, Aylesbury
Dr Poornima Pandey, Paediatrician, Kettering
Dr Ruwan Morawakkorala Paediatric Cardiology Southampton Hospital
Dr Shakirah Balogun Consultant Paediatrician Stoke Mandeville Hospital Aylesbury
Dr Narayana R Vayyeti Consultant Paediatrician Warrington Hospital
Dr Pallavi Agadoorappa, Paediatrician, Sheffield Children's Hospital
Dr Ronel Talker Paediatric Cardiology London
Dr Bikash Bhojnagarwala, Neonatologist, Medway Hospital Kent

Venue: Paediatric Ward, Wycombe Hospital, Queen Alexandra Rd, High Wycombe HP11 2TT