Advanced Echocardiography & Doppler in Congenital Heart Disease: Part 3


11 hours lecture only

Course Objectives: 

  • Become familiar with the following aspects of common congenital heart defects in the dog and cat:
    • Breed predilections
    • Clinical signs and physical examination findings
    • Contrast studies (bubble studies)
      • Become familiar with the role of contrast studies in the identification of shunting defects
      • Learn how to perform a contrast study
    • Become familiar with the therapeutic and procedural options
    • Two dimensional and M-mode features
    • Color flow Doppler features
    • Spectral Doppler features
      • Emphasis will be on understanding how 2D, M-mode, color and spectral Doppler echocardiography can help assess the severity and hemodynamic significance of congenital heart defects
  • 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 / Part 2 or equivalent clinical experience

Course Fee

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

Course Dates & Time

November 10th, 2017 1:00pm – 5:00pm
November 11th, 2017 8:00am – 5:00pm

Seminar Location

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