Emergency Echo

Contact us by emailing FV-UHB.advancedecho@nhs.net

2017 programme

Day 1



0830 - 0900

Registration

Tea / coffee and filled rolls

Stuart Lounge




0900 - 0915

Introduction and welcome

Stephen Glen

0915 - 0945

Step one - is the heart in the right place and is it beating?

Normal views and tips to achieve clear pictures

Joanne Cusack

0945 - 1015

The breathless patient - is it the heart?

How to quickly assess left ventricular systolic function

Stephen Glen




1015 - 1030

Tea / coffee

Stuart Lounge




1030 - 1115

A tearing pain - can echo help in aortic dissection?

The ascending aorta, role of echo vs CT scanning

Allister Hargreaves

1115 - 1145

Periarrest - where and how to look

Including pulseless electric activity

Joanne Cusack

1145 - 1300

Interactive cases - shock and periarrest

Stephen Glen




1300 - 1345

Lunch

Kailyard Restaurant




1345 - 1545

Practical hands on scanning

Achieving views quickly, technical tips, experience with different equipment including handheld devices





1545 - 1600

Tea / coffee

Stuart Lounge




1600 - 1700

Practical hands on scanning





Day 2



0830 - 0900

Registration

Tea / coffee and filled rolls

Stuart Lounge




0900 - 0920

FATE and FEEL protocols

Joanne Cusack

0920 - 0945

Pass me the big needle - where is the effusion?

Pericardial and pleural effusions, diagnosing tamponade

Stephen Glen

0945 - 1015

Interactive cases - cardiac tamponade

Stephen Glen




1015 - 1030

Tea / coffee

Stuart Lounge




1030 - 1100

Hypotensive, tachycardic, loud systolic murmur. What’s broken?

Ventricular septal defect, papillary muscle failure

Joanne Cusack

1100 - 1130

Interactive cases - cardiac masses

Stephen Glen

1130 - 1200

Where has the blood pressure gone?

Haemodynamic assessment using echo

Joanne Cusack

1200 - 1230

Life threatening pulmonary embolism

Using echo to guide diagnosis and thrombolysis

Stephen Glen




1230 - 1315

Lunch

Kailyard Restaurant




1315 - 1515

Practical hands on scanning

Concentrating on protocol based assessment





1515 - 1530

Tea / coffee / snack

Stuart Lounge




1530 - 1630

Practical hands on scanning

Consolidation, final tips and tricks


1630 - 1645

Where to go from here - let loose with the scanner in the real world

Clinical governance and accreditation


Joanne Cusack

Stephen Glen

1645 - 1700

Conclusions and feedback

Stephen Glen

Advanced Echo Basic Echo