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Basic Critical Care Echocardiography Course


Department of Critical Care Medicine

Level 3, Whitty Building

Mater Misericordiae University Hospital

Dublin 7


12 hrs training programme over two days:


Wednesday, April 25th 2018

Thursday, April 26th 2018


Course Programme

- Basic physics of 2D and Doppler

- How to operate an ultrasound machine

- The transthoracic standard images

- Basic haemodynamic calculations

- Left and right ventricular function

- Assessment of filling pressures / hypovolaemia

- Massive mitral regurgitation

- Tricuspid regurgitation

- Assessment of tamponade

- Hands-on training with certified sonographer trainers


- Places limited due to hands-on training. Early registration advised. Form attached.

- Total cost: €400.00 (lunch included).


To secure a place, payment + registration form must be forwarded to Ms Margaret Kellett,

Department of Critical Care Medicine, Level 4, Whitty Building, Mater Misericordiae

University Hospital, Dublin 7, as soon as possible but no later than Friday, April 13th 2018

Tel: 353-1-8032773 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Course Directors:

Dr Frances Colreavy, Consultant Intensivist / ESICM ECHO course instructor

Ms Roisin O’Mahony, Chief 1 Cardiac Physiologist

College of Anaesthetists of Ireland = 11 CPD points

Main sponsor: MSD Ireland