Basic Paediatric & Neonatal Echocardiography

Course Overview

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. Both days we aims to deliver the essential theoretical knowledge and acquiring practical skills.

Basic Echocardiography Course Final Programme

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 (include course dinner on 15th February evening)

Number of delegates limited to 40.

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

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

  5. Functional echo in the sick neonate

  6. PDA assessment in the neonate

  7. Normal echo images album

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

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

  10. Abnormal echo image album

Course Faculties

Course Director

Dr Prakash Dey, Course Organiser
Dr Prakash Dey, Course Organiser
Dr Sarah Oh, Course Organiser
Dr Satish Adwani, Paediatric Cardiologist, Oxford
Dr Hannah Bellsham-Revell, Paediatric Cardiologist, London
Dr Prakash Dey, Paediatrician, Aylesbury
Dr Julia Thomson, Paediatrician, London
Dr Tosin Otunla, Neonatologist, Chertsey
Dr Sunitha Sampath, Paediatrician, Barnsley
Dr Jayanta Banerjee, Neonatologist, London
Dr Poornima Pandey, Paediatrician, Kettering
Dr Rajesh Gabani, Paediatrician, London
Dr Bikash Bhojnagarwala, Neonatologist, London
Dr Vikrant Venugopalan, Neonatologist, Birmingham
Dr Pallavi Agadoorappa, Paediatrician, Sheffield
Dr Anshoo Dhelaria, Paediatrician, Stevenage
Dr P Venugopalan Consultant Paediatrician, Brighton University Hospital
Dr Shalini Rajedran, Luton & Dunstable Hospital

Venue: Stoke Mandeville Stadium, Aylesbury HP21 8AL