Advanced Echocardiography & Doppler in Acquired Heart Disease: Part 2


11 hours lecture only

Course Objectives: 

  • Become familiar with advanced techniques to evaluate systolic function
  • Learn how spectral Doppler can be used to help assess:
    • Left ventricular filling pressures and how this relates to the diagnosis of congestive heart failure and prognosis
    • Diastolic function and its clinical significance in common diseases
    • Risk of thromboembolism in the cats with cardiomyopathy
    • Assessment of the hemodynamic significance of aortic insufficiency
    • Help diagnose pulmonary hypertension
  • Learn how to perform and interpret a echocardiographic contrast study (bubble study)
  • Small group break-out sessions using computer based case studies will be utilized to strengthen and consolidate the information presented in this course, gain experience with echocardiographic report generation and to facilitate related treatment discussions.
  • Taught by a board certified cardiologist

Pre-requisite course recommendations:
Basic Echocardiography: Echo Made Easy or equivalent clinical experience
Echocardiography Diagnostics and Clinical Utility or equivalent clinical experience
Advanced Echocardiography and Doppler in Acquired Heart Disease: Part 1 or equivalent clinical experience

Course Fee

$1,590 Standard Pricing
$1,540 Sound Loyalty Pricing

Course Dates & Time

June 13th, 2016 8:00am – 5:00pm
June 14th, 2016 8:00am – 1:00pm

October 15th, 2016 8:00am – 5:00pm
October 16th, 2016 8:00am – 1:00pm

Seminar Location

Academy of Veterinary Imaging
2409 Avenue J, Suite C
Arlington, Texas 76006
(800) 268-5354 opt 4