Echocardiography and lung ultrasonography of the critical patient


Welcome to this two-day course in echocardiography andultrasonography!Transthoracic echocardiography is fundamental for the hemodynamicevaluation of the critical patient, both during anesthesia and in theemergency and critical care unit. Echocardiography allows instant andcomprehensive assessment of cardiac structure and function, as well ashemodynamics.Lung ultrasonography is a tool of great interest in patients withpulmonary edema as it has been shown to improve the diagnosticaccuracy of a cardiac aetiology in patients with undifferentiateddyspnoea, compared with clinical assessment and chest radiography.Echcardiography and ultrasonography are excellent diagnostic tools foruse in the critical patient as they cause minimal discomfort and areof low risk for the patient.LECTURERSCourse director:Oriol Domenech DVM, MS, Dipl. ECVIM-CA (Cardiology)Lecturers and practical instructors: Oriol Domenech DVM, MS, Dipl. ECVIM-CA (Cardiology) Valentina Patata DVM,PhD, Resident ECVIM-CA (Cardiology)Course Assistant: CHIARA PARMENTOLA DVMTARGET GROUP AND COURSE LANGUAGE The target group for this course are veterinarians working withemergency cases, intensive care patients or with patients undergoinganaesthesia. All veterinarians just wanting to expand their knowledgeregarding care of critical patients will benefit from the course. Thecourse is tailored for veterinarians with limited experience ofcardiology in these kind of patients.Course language is English.COURSE DESCRIPTION The course is both theoretical with lectures and practical, givingmany opportunites to train on live dogs.The aim of the course is to provide practical and useful informationabout how to perform the most important echocardiographic views andmeasurements. The course will also include how to interpret the mostcommon hemodynamic condition present in patients under anesthesia orin emergency condition.LEARNING OBJECTIVES After the course the participants will be able to: * Perform the echocardiographic views and measurements which isvaluable to use in a critical patient * Perform and evaluate ultrasonographic scans of lungs * Interpret the main hemodynamic conditions that will be useful inclinic in order to promptly choose the appropriate therapyCOURSE PROGRAMME For details see the subpage "PROGRAMME". PRE-COURSE ACTIVITY AND POST-COURSE LEARNING/ACTIVITY We will provide a short survey that participants can perform beforeand after the course in order to assess their improvement in emergencyechocardiography.  LECTURE NOTES  A PDF file of all the lecture slides will be shared with the delegates1 week before the course starts.COURSE FEE VETS EUR 700 (incl VAT) Including lectures, digital lecture notes, coffees,lunches and the social event with dinner. Early bird fee EUR 595 (incl VAT) available when signing up beforeApril 15th, 2020. Use the campaign code Early bird to get thediscount.REGISTRATIONTo sign up to the event, start by selecting quantity in the bookingoption below. Secondly you fill in your personal details, emailaddress and answer the questions. If you are an "Early bird" use thecampaign code Early bird to get the discount. Then select paymentmethod and fill in requested information.To finalize your booking press the button "Book" at the end. Confirmyour registration by pressing the button "Confirm" in the pop-upwindow. Within a few minutes you will receive a booking confirmationto your email. Follow the link in the email to complete your booking.When you have done that, you will receive another email with a receiptfor the event. It is only after you have  received the receipt forthe event, that you are registered. If you have any questions aboutthis, you are more than welcome to contact us AniCura we work actively to take responsibility for theenvironment. This is why we ask our course participants to in firsthand pay the course fee by card. If this is not possible and aninvoice is wanted, please write an email address in field "Address 2"so the invoice can be sent digitally. Thus we save on the environment.Thank you in advance!TRAVEL AND HOTELPlease arrange your own travel to Novara (close to Milan) and IstitutoVeterinario di Novara. For a recommended taxi service from the airportto the venue, please see subpage "Hotel and transportation".A very nice hotel is available nearby the Istituto with specialdiscounted prices. For more information about the hotel and how tobook a room please see attachment "Hotel Novarello Info". QUESTIONSPlease contact if you have any questions.

Istituto Veterinario di Novara
S.P. 9 Granozzo con Monticello, 28060, Novara, Italy
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