GE Nordic User Days: Basic Cardiac Ultrasound (FATE)
GE Healthcare, Helsinki
Basic FATE covers everything within the curriculum of FICE & FoCUS
Basic Cardiac Ultrasound (FATE - Focus Assessed Transthoracic Echocardiography)
Objective: To provide basic echocardiographic skills for physicians who are not cardiology specialists in order to guide successful cardiopulmonary optimization.
Pre-workshop learning material
All theory is provided in the unique USABCD interactive e-learning concept including pre-test, learning modules and post-test. The e-learning covers: introduction, equipment and skill, basic imaging views, M-mode, cardiac function and pathology.
The following topics will be covered in the workshop in groups of 4-5 participants with live models:
- Basic cardiac views including IVC
- Right and left ventricle function
- Basic clinical scenario training
- Pleural scanning
Who can attend?
Physicians from all specialities e.g.: Anaesthesiologists, intensivists, emergency physicians, internal medicine physicians, surgeons, general practitioners. In fact all healthcare workers dealing with hemodynamic problems in their daily clinic.
Precourse qualifications: No prior US experience is required for this course.
E-learning included: Basic FATE and Basic Physics
8.00-8.30 Registration and coffee
8.30-9.00 Welcome, Scanning Tips & Tricks from GE
9.00-11.00 Highlights and HOT 1 - knobology, FATE cardiac views, pleura (FATE card page 1) and IVC
11.30-13.30 Highlights and HOT 2 - knobology, repetition of HOT 1, M-mode in pos 2, MAPSE/TAPSE, M-mode in pos 3, parasternal long axis view
13.30-13.45 Break with coffee
13.45-15.45 Highlights and HOT 3 - scenario training, discussion
15.45-16.15 QA session with GE technology experts
HOT = Hands-on-training
Starting times and length of breaks may be subject to change.
Language: English unless all participants speak Danish.
The e-learning is available immediately in your USabcd account after registration. It will remain accessible for 12 months after the workshop. All e-learning is in English.
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