Focused Cardiac Transthoracic Echo

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Duration: 7.5 hours of content (not including tests)
 
Learn the ultrasound and echocardiography fundamentals required to achieve competence in focused transthoracic echocardiography.
 
  • Basic ultrasound physics and machine controls
  • Performance of asystematic scanning sequence
  • The influence of patient positioning on imaging quality
  • Knowledge of normal & abnormal cardiac anatomy & function
  • Adequate transducer manipulation

 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES :

  • Basic knowledge of ultrasonography instrumentation and principles
  • Learn to acquire echocardiographic views from the transthoracic perspective
  • Learn to assess patients via simulated clinical cases

Developed by specialist physicians from the Anesthesiology Department of the Montreal Heart Institute and accredited by the Univerity of Montreal, the Focused Cardiac Transthoracic echo curriculum covers in detail the principles and applications of the basic transthoracic echo examination.

 

Focused transthoracic echocardiography is performed and interpreted by the clinician at the bedside in order to establish diagnosis and to guide therapy of the patient with cardiopulmonary failure.

 

The 7.5 hours of content of the FOCUS curriculum is divided in 6 courses and 36 modules. The courses allow for the participant to learn in a systematic, organized way, the elements of echocardiography that are required in order to achieve competence in focused transthoracic echocardiography.

 

CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION (CME):

For the RCPSC Specialist the Division of CPD approves:
11.25 hours of Section 3: Assessment - Accredited Simulation Activities CPD credits
(Total 33.75 credits calculated automatically)

For AMA members the Division of CPD approves:
11.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ hours

For the RCPSC General Practicioner the Division of CPD approves:
11.25 hours of Category 1 CPD credits


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