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ECHO Australia Conference 2019 Program Outline

Speakers and session details to be announced soon.

Please click through Day 1 - Day 3 to see the program outline*.

*At the time of registration, ECHO Australia provided the most recent information available and the delegate accept that the content and/or the delivery of the event can change.

  • Streams
  • Sonographer Stream
  • Heart Disease Stream
  • Echo Stream
  • Live Scanning
  • Interactive Cases
  • Lecture
  • Computer Workshops
  • TOE Simulator
  • Computer Workshop 2
Time
Session
Duration
Cost
8:00 AM
  • Session 1: Aortic & Mitral Disease

    Including Live Heart Dissection

    2.5 hours
11:00 AM
  • Session 2: Tricuspid & Pulmonary Valve Disease

    Including Live Heart Dissection

    2 hours
2:00 PM
  • Sonographer Basics
    1.5 hours
  • Master Class A: Valvular Heart Disease
    1.5 hours
  • Master Class B: Contrast Echo
    1.5 hours
4:00 PM
  • Sonographer Advanced
    1.58 hours
  • Master Class A: Prosthetic Valve Assessment
    1.58 hours
  • Master Class B: ECHO in POCUS/ER/ICU
    1.58 hours
Time
Session
Duration
Cost
8:00 AM
  • Session 1: Diastology and Cardiomyopathies
    2.5 hours
11:00 AM
  • Session 2: Pulmonary Hypertension and Diseases of the Aorta

    Including Echo Jeopardy

    2 hours
2:00 PM
  • Live Scanning 1: 3D ECHO

    In this workshop, delegates have the opportunity to observe how 3D echocardiography is performed. This includes tips and tricks for image acquisition, image orientation, and measurement techniques.

    This session is informal, so delegates can ask questions from the floor to address areas of interest.

    1.33 hours
  • Interactive Cases: Diastology

    During this session, real-life clinical cases will be presented highlighting the role and challenges of echocardiography in the assessment of LV diastolic function.

    Delegates will have the opportunity to engage, debate and learn with the panel of experts. An audience response system will be used to enhance learning.

     

    1.33 hours
  • Lecture: Adult Congenital Heart Disease

    This session includes didactic lectures on basic adult congenital heart disease (ACHD).

    These lectures will cover primer topics such as tips and tricks for assessing patients with ACHD as well as the role of echo in the assessment of shunt and obstruction congenital heart lesions.

    1.33 hours
  • Computer Workshop: Basic LV Strain

    In this workshop, two delegates will share one computer workstation while they learn the basics on how to perform strain imaging on the GE EchoPac clinical software.

    The small group environment supports and encourages interactions between delegates, instructors and GE application specialists.

    Places for this workshop or strictly limited.

    1.33 hours
3:40 PM
  • Live Scanning 2: Adult Congenital Heart Disease

    In this workshop, delegates have the opportunity to observe how to perform an echocardiogram on patients with various types of congenital heart disease.

    This includes tips and tricks for image acquisition, image orientation, and image interpretation.

    This session is informal, so delegates can ask questions from the floor to address areas of interest.

    1.33 hours
  • Interactive Cases: Cardiomyopathies

    During this session, the real-life clinical cases will be presented highlighting the role of echocardiography in the assessment of cardiomyopathies.

    Delegates will have the opportunity to engage, debate and learn with the panel of experts. An audience response system will be used to enhance learning.

    1.33 hours
  • Lecture: Systematic Diseases

    This session includes didactic lectures on systemic diseases that affect the heart.

    1.33 hours
  • Computer Workshop: 3D ECHO

    In this workshop, two delegates will share one computer workstation while they learn the fundamentals on how to acquire, crop and display 3D images on the GE EchoPac clinical software.

    The small group environment supports and encourages interactions between delegates, instructors and GE application specialists.

    Places for this workshop are strictly limited.

    1.33 hours
Time
Session
Duration
Cost
8:00 AM
  • Session 1: Case Competition and Pericardial Disease
    2.5 hours
11:00 AM
  • John O'Shea Memorial Lecture

     

     

    30 mins
11:30 AM
  • Session 2: Ischaemic Heart Disease and Stress Echo
    1.5 hours
2:00 PM
  • Live Scanning 3: Quantification

    In this workshop, delegates have the opportunity to observe the performance of quantitative echocardiographic measurements performed on real patients with valvular heart disease.

    In this informal session, delegates can ask questions from the floor to address areas of interest.

    1.33 hours
  • Interactive Cases: Cardiac Masses

    During this session, delegates will be challenged on how echocardiography can be utilised to identify various cardiac masses.

    Delegates will have the opportunity to engage, debate and learn with the panel of experts. An audience response system will be used to enhance learning.

    1.33 hours
  • TOE Simulator

    In this workshop, delegates have the opportunity to perform transoesophageal echocardiography (TOE) on a simulator under the guidance and teaching of TOE experts.

    The small group setting provides delegates the opportunity to receive close personal instruction.

    Places for this workshop are strictly limited.

     

     

    1.33 hours
  • Computer Workshop: Advanced Strain

    In this workshop, two delegates will share one computer workstation while they learn how to perform for advanced strain measurements such as RV strain, LA strain and torsion on the GE EchoPac clinical software.

    The small group environment supports and encourages interactions between delegates, instructors and GE application specialists.

    Places for this workshop are strictly limited.

     

    1.33 hours
3:40 PM
  • Live Scanning 4: Strain Imaging

    In this workshop, delegates have the opportunity to observe how strain imaging (speckle tracking echo) is performed on real patients/models. This includes tips and tricks for image acquisition, and the value of incorporating this technology into routine clinical practice.

    In this informal session, delegates can ask questions from the floor to address areas of interest.

    1.33 hours
  • Interactive Cases: Stress ECHO

    During this session, the real-life clinical cases will be presented of stress echo studies.

    Delegates will have the opportunity to review and interpret images with a group of expert echocardiologists.

    An audience response system will be used to enhance learning.

    1.33 hours
  • TOE Simluator (repeat)

    In this workshop, delegates have the opportunity to perform transoesophageal echocardiography (TOE) on a simulator under the guidance and teaching of TOE experts.

    The small group setting provides delegates the opportunity to receive close personal instruction.

    Places for this workshop are strictly limited.

     

    1.33 hours
  • Computer Workshop: Quantification

    In this workshop, two delegates will share one computer workstation while they learn how to perform advanced echocardiographic measurements on the GE EchoPac clinical software.

    This workshop will include how to perform quantitative echocardiographic measurements in patients with valvular heart disease.

    The small group environment supports and encourages interactions between delegates, instructors and GE application specialists.

    Places for this workshop are strictly limited.

    1.33 hours
  • Computer Workshop: Trans-aortic valve insertion (TAVI) – CT/Echo Fusion

    In this workshop, two delegates will share one computer workstation while they learn the essential scan techniques and measurements required for accurate pre-procedural TAVI planning. The workshop will also give participants hands-on experience with specialised TAVI planning software on Advanced 3D workstations supported by an experienced CT applications team.

    The small group environment supports and encourages interactions between delegates, instructors and GE application specialists.

    Places for this workshop are strictly limited.

    1.33 hours

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