Our mission is to become a worldwide reference for education in the field for all professionals involved in the process to disseminate knowledge & skills of Acute Cardiovascular Care.
Our mission is to promote excellence in clinical diagnosis, research, technical development, and education in cardiovascular imaging.
Our mission is to promote excellence in research, practice, education and policy in cardiovascular health, primary and secondary prevention.
Our mission is to reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease through percutaneous cardiovascular interventions.
Improving the quality of life and reducing sudden cardiac death by limiting the impact of heart rhythm disturbances.
Our mission is to improve quality of life and longevity, through better prevention, diagnosis and treatment of heart failure, including the establishment of networks for its management, education and research.
The ESC Working Groups' goal is to stimulate and disseminate scientific knowledge in different fields of cardiology.
The ESC Councils' goal is to share knowledge among medical professionals practicing in specific cardiology domains.
The European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging (EACVI) widens the portfolio of educational products offered to its members by providing this online Basic Echocardiography Course. The board members of the EACVI want to present with this illustrated basic course an easy and fruitful instrument in education of echocardiography. The theoretical knowledge about transthoracic echocardiography with some practical comments is presented in convincing and self-explaining presentations.The slide format has been chosen to overcome the main limitation of conventional echo books that can show only static figures, while the main landmark of echocardiography is to look at the heart and blood flow in motion. This is a huge opera that consists of 1062 slides which contain 857 videos and are subdivided into 16 chapters covering all basic echocardiography topics: from physics to anatomy, and assessment of heart chambers and valvular structures.
The EACVI Basic echocardiography course includes 12 more chapters available for EACVI Silver and Gold members.
Become EACVI Member
An international accreditation for documenting competence in transthoracic echocardiography in adults is offered by EACVI. This accreditation procedure includes a written examination to test theoretical and practical issues of echocardiography.
This course is also designed to offer EACVI members to get information about the basics of transthoracic echocardiography, which is the content of the catalogue checked in the written examination.
The online Basic Echocardiography Course has been developed by Prof. Andreas Hagendorff and its content has been reviewed by Dr. Madalina Garbi on behalf of the EACVI Education Committee.
Our mission: To reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease
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