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EACVI Teaching Course for the Heart Imagers of Tomorrow on Focus cardiac ultrasound

16/10/2020 00:00 16/10/2020 00:00 Europe/Paris EACVI Teaching Course for the Heart Imagers of Tomorrow on Focus cardiac ultrasound Echocardiographic Society of Serbia (ECHOS) true DD/MM/YYYY
Echocardiographic Society of Serbia (ECHOS)


Organised by the EACVI Heart Imagers of Tomorrow Committee and the Echocardiographic Society of Serbia (ECHOS), this teaching course is specifically tailored for young cardiologists in training.

Free for EACVI Silver member below 40 years old.

Registration will open in May.

Course Objectives

The objective of the course is to deliver high level education on a specific topic in cardiovascular imaging (CVI).

The course programme will cover theoretical and practical classes, and will include the following activities: interactive lessons, case discussions, hands-on sessions.

Target Audience

The course adresses cardiology imaging specialists, cardiology specialty trainees, cardiac sonographers, radiology technologists, and other doctors with special interest in cardiovascular imaging.

Scientific Programme

An application will be made to the EACCME® for CME accreditation of this event.

Organising Committee:
Ivan Stanković (RS), Aleksandar N.Nešković (RS), Matteo Cameli (IT), Milica Stefanović (RS), Susanna Price (UK)

Faculty members: Hani Mahmoud-Elsayed (UK), Predrag Miličević (RS), Aleksandra Janićijević (RS)

This programme may be subject to change.

Friday 16 October

Time Title Speaker
09:00-09:10  Welcome adrress   
09:10-10:30 Session I - FoCUS: introduction  
09:10-09:20 FoCUS: scope and principles Aleksandar N.Nešković
09:20-09:40 FoCUS exam: knowbology
and views
Hani Mahmoud-Elsayed
09:40-10:00 Basic lung ultrasound Ivan Stanković
10:00-10:20 Global LV and RV function Susanna Price
10:20-10:30 Discussion  
10:30-11:00 Tea/Coffee break  
11:00-12:30  Session II - FoCUS targets  
11:00-11:20 Pericardial effusion and tamponade Ivan Stanković
11:20-11:40 Cardiac arrest Predrag Miličević
11:40-12:00 Volume status Susanna Price
12:00-12:20 Heart valves and large massess Aleksandra Janićijević
12:20-12:30 Discussion  
12:30-13:30 Lunch break  

Hands-on session and Interactive case-based workshop 
Participants will be divided in two groups and will attend one hands-on session for two hours and one Interactive case-based workshop for two hours.

13:30-15:30 (Group 1) /
16:00-18:00 (Group 2)
Hands-on session 
Station 1: Parasternal long-axis view
Station 2: Parasternal short-axis view
Station 3: Apical 4-chamber view
Station 4: Subcostal 4-chamber and IVC views
Station 5: Lung ultrasound
15:30-16:00 Tea/Coffee break  
13:30-15:30 (Group 2) / 16:00-18:00 (Group 1) Interactive case-based workshop
Series of FoCUS cases (pearls and pitfalls) to be discussed by participants and moderators

Aleksandar Nešković, Susanna Price, Ivan Stanković, Milica Stefanović
18:00-18:30 Closing remarks  

Logistical information


Crowne Plaza Belgrade
Vladimira Popovica 10,
Belgrade, 11070

Registration fees

The registration fee includes:

  • Course participation
  • 1 Lunch
  • 2 Coffee breaks
 Membership  Registration fees (including 20% VAT)

EACVI Silver member below 40 years old, or in training, Nurse & Technician

FEACI / EACVI Silver member €60
Non-member below 40 years old €70
Non-member €100

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Requests received less than 6 weeks prior to the course date, remain subject to availability.

The ESC reserves the right to cancel any of its Educational Programmes up to 2 months prior to the programme starting date. The ESC will not reimburse any travel or accommodation costs incurred by registered participants in the event of a programme cancellation under any circumstances.

Cancellation conditions

Up to 6 weeks prior to the course and upon receipt of a written cancellation, a refund of fees, minus a 25% of administrative charge, will be processed. No refund will be granted if the cancellation is done less than 6 weeks before the course start date. In the event of the cancellation of a course by the ESC, the full registration fee will be refunded. The ESC is not liable for any cost incurred by the cancellation of accommodation and travel arrangements.