Royal Papworth Hospital provides highly acclaimed interactive courses for echocardiography and chest Ultrasound training

These courses are accredited by the Royal college of Anaesthetists.

Aims of the course

This course will help you gain theoretical and practical skills in focused echocardiography. It will also cover the basics of chest ultrasound and ultrasound guided intervention in a Critical Care setting. 

The course will help you to identify and differentiate the main cardiac pathologies and normal thoracic anatomy from common diseases. 

What's included on the day?

The course will include presentations and hands-on sessions on the following topics: 
• How to scan and get basic views 
• Cardiac chambers function assessment 
• Pericacardial effusion and tamponade 
• How to recognise and differentiate a pleural effusion 
• Lung parenchima pathology 
• Identify the basic 2D sonography of Lung US as A-Lines, B- Lines, Lung Sliding, Lung Point & Lung Pulse. 
• Hands-on work stations in volunteers and real patients 

Who should attend?

Trainees and Consultants in Intensive Care, Anaesthesia, Acute or Emergency Medicine. 

Faculty

Course Leads

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Dr. Antonio Rubino - Consultant in Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia and Intensive Care

Stefanie Curry - Critical Care Scientist

Faculty

Dr. Andrew Roscoe - Consultant in Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia and Intensive Care

Dr. Kiran Salaunkey - Consultant in Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia and Intensive Care

Dr. Ganesh Ramalingam - Consultant in Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia and Intensive Care

Dr. Nicola Jones - Consultant in Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia and Intensive Care

Plan your visit to Cambridge

Course location

Madingley Hall, Cambridge CB23 8AQ

Travel

It is recommended that attendees fly into London Stansted, London Gatwick or London Heathrow.

If arriving by rail, the closest railway stations is Cambridge which is a taxi ride from Madingley Hall

Recommended taxi service based in Cambridge - Panther Taxis, contactable on 01223 715715.

Special dietary requirements

Please inform us of any special dietary requirements at your earliest convenience.

Attire

Casual attire is appropriate throughout the course.

Contacts

Papworth Professional Development

01223 639814/639821

papworth.cpdevents@nhs.net

Where are we based?

Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Papworth Everard
Cambridge
Cambridgeshire
CB23 3RE

Telephone:  01480 830541

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