GE Nordic User Days: Basic Cardiac Ultrasound (FATE)

GE Healthcare, Helsinki

Kuortaneenkatu 2
00510 Helsinki
Thursday, October 11, 2018 (All day)
Basic Cardiac Ultrasound (FATE)

Basic FATE covers everything within the curriculum of FICE & FoCUS

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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
  • M-Mode
  • 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

11.00-11.30 Lunch

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 Finnish. 

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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Course price: 389,00 € excluding VAT

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