Online courses

Advanced (heart-abdomen-lung-brain)

This course suits the needs of more echoardiography-experienced clinicians wishing to make the assessment of their critical patient more deep and effective.
Course length: ≈ 18 hours.
When you have completed the entire course as well as the multiple choice questions, you can request a training certificate.

Heart

  • Doppler Mode
  • Introduction
  • Left ventricular systolic function
  • LV segmental wall kinetics
  • Right ventricular function
  • Cardiac output assessment
  • Pulmonary artery pressure
  • Right atrial pressure
  • Left atrial pressure and diastolic function
  • Preload dependence
  • Pericardial effusion and tamponade
  • Pericadiocentesis
  • Massive lung embolism
  • Valvulopathies
  • Hypertrophic cardiopathy
  • Thoracic aorta
  • Transvenous temporary pacemaker insertion
  • Clinical cases (1-10)
  • Clinical cases (11-20)
  • Clinical cases (21-25)

Abdomen

  • Intestinal assessment
  • Peritonitis and pneumoperitoneum
  • Gastric content
  • Acute gastro-intestinal injury
  • Gallbladder
  • Biliary tract
  • Full normal US exam
  • References

Airway

  • US assessment of anticipated difficult airway
  • US assessment for increased risk of aspiration
  • Diaphragmatic function assessment
  • Using US to confirm endotracheal tube placement
  • US guided percutaneous cricothyrotomy
  • References

Brain

  • Assessment of intracranial pressure
  • Transcranial Doppler