Bedside Echocardiography

A comprehensive course for pediatric cardiac examinations by the pediatric emergency and critical care specialties or fellowships.

 

 

 

Program Description

  • This training program is a comprehensive course for pediatric cardiac examinations by the pediatric emergency and critical care specialties or fellowships.

 

Program Objectives

Every trainee should understand:

  • The basic aspects of ultrasound and Ecocardiography
  • Cardiac Anatomy in children

And become familiar with

  • Portable echocardiography in ICU 
  • Standard and Alternative Views in echocardiogram
  • Assessment of Pulsed Doppler & Color flow mapping 
  • Assessment of LV Systolic function, Shortening fraction and Ejection fraction.
  • Assessment of RV Systolic function
  • Assessment of volume status and Distensibility Index if the IVC
  • Evaluation of Aortic Velocity-time integral ratio
  • Assessment of LV outfolw tract diameter
  • Assessment of Cardiac Valves and Pericardium Indexes.

 

Method of Instruction

  • Workshop
  • Bedside Teaching 2 sessions per week (3 hours)
  • 36 hours Echocardiography
 

Eligibility Requirements

  • Applicants are selected on the basis of their CV and qualifications and referee’s reports.
  • The trainee should be board eligibility according to fellowship program standard. 
  • Proficient in English or Persian Language is necessary for all applicants.

Who can attend? Pediatric ICU Fellows, Pediatric Incentive Care Specialists, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellow

 

Program Duration

  • 3 months

 

Program Instructors

  • Dr. Arman Kocharian, Pediatric Cardiologist
  • Dr. Masoud Mohammadpour, ICU Fellowship
  • Dr. Ehsan Aghaei Moghadam, Pediatric Cardiologist

 

Tution Fee

  • $1500 (USD)

 

Contact Information

  • Contact Person: Masoud Mohammadpour, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, ICU Fellowship, Children's Medical Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences
  • Email: mmpour@tums.ac.ir
  • Tel.: (+98 21) 6693 5848
  • Cellphone: (+98) 912 393 9397
Last Update At : 14 September 2019
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