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Echocardiography and thoracic ultrasound

This topic is a part of the E-learning programme (ESCeL) on Acute Cardiovascular Care which offers a portfolio of 79 chapters among 11 sections.

This content offers the learner a focused and interactive educational experience based on the ESC Textbook of Intensive and Acute Cardiovascular Care, 2nd edition 2015 - by Dr F. Flachskampf, Dr R. Beyer and Dr P. Myrianthefs.

What’s inside?

13 courses on:

  • Echocardiography in acute cardiac care
  • Types of echo imaging & competence
  • Echo in cardiac arrest
  • Echo in chest pain
  • Echo in acute dyspnoea
  • Echo and ventilation
  • Echocardiography in shock
  • Echo in acute valvular disease
  • Echo and acute arrhythmia
  • Lung ultrasound for acute cardiac care
  • Echo in trauma
  • Echocardiography for post-procedural complications
  • Advanced extracorporeal support

Each course ends with a MCQs test.

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Course Co-ordinator

  • Dr Susanna Price

Course Contributors

  • Dr Alfonso Campanile
  • Dr Ana Martinez Naharro
  • Dr Rafael Vidal Perez
  • Dr Guido Tavazzi
  • Dr Shahana Uddin
  • Dr De Francesco Viola