About the Workshop
Two day workshop designed to assist Echocardiographers & Medical Professionals further their skills to accurately identify and assess cardiac pathology following the first few months of training (3-6months) OR as a great refresher for the more experienced Echocardiographer. Have you finished your formal echo qualification (DMU, QUT, DDU, CQU) and would like to consolidate your knowledge? Would you like to review cardiac pathology and test your understanding? This workshop is for you!
Learn the essentials of Cardiac Pathology and consolidate and complement your studies.
Dr Greg Scalia, Ms Kate Mariott and Ms Ruth Ramm will discuss numerous cardiac pathologies that are diagnosed and assessed with Echocardiography.
- Valve Stenosis
- Valve Regurgitation
- LV Systolic & Diastolic Dysfunction
- Acute Pulmonary Emboli
- Rheumatic Heart Disease
- Cardiac Tamponade & Constrictive Pericarditis
- Valve Replacements
- Amyloid Heart Disease, Carcinoid Heart Disease, Sarcoidosis & Hyperesinophillic Syndrome
Dr Greg Scalia MBBS, MMedSc, FRACP, FACC, FCSANZ, JP, FASE answers the question “What happens next?” for each patient discussed. Enjoy Dr Scalia’s clinical experience and knowledge of Echocardiography in this two day “Cardiac Pathology Program”.
Ideal study preparation for QUT/DMU & DDU examinations.
Workshop VenueWesley Hospital Brisbane
FacilitatorRuth Ramm, Dr Greg Scalia & Kate Marriott
|9:10||LV Systolic Dysfunction|
|10:10||LV Diastolic Dysfunction|
|1:15||Valve Stenosis cont.|
|1:45||Prosthetic Heart Valves with Kareena from St Jude|
|3:30||Case studies and Quiz session|
|9:00||Cardiac Tamponade & Constrictive Pericarditis|
|10:50||Kate Marriott Lecture - Patent Foramen Ovale & Cardiac Source of Emboli|
|11:40||Pulmonary Emboli & The Right Heart|
|1:15||Systemic Heart Disease|
|2:00||Rheumatic Heart Disease|
|2:45||Sub-Acute Bacterial Endocarditis (SBE)|
|4:00||Dr Greg Scalia LECTURE - Signs, Symptoms & Follow-Up of Day 2 Pathology Cases|