This course is designed for veterinarians who are new to cardiac scanning.
In this single day (3 hours) course, you will learn:
The basic cardiac exam – scanning technique and patient positioning. Using only two basic views, how to examine for:
How to obtain the 4 and 5 chamber views:
Training can be performed on either your own or your tutor’s ultrasound machine.
This course is taught by an Echocardiographer, with the aim of enabling you to begin performing basic cardiac screens and getting the most out of your ultrasound equipment. Clinical training, such as treatment options, are outside of our remit as non-veterinarians.
This course is designed for individuals who are new to cardiac scanning, with little or no prior experience.
Free Online CPD
Free one-hour interactive foundation course on echocardiography basics, designed for those with no previous experience. By the end of this course you will be able to recognise major landmarks from two key windows.
Register below to be sent a link to start your course. With online access, you can start your course any time and anywhere.
The four introductory modules include:
This introductory course focuses on 2D imaging, meaning that almost anybody can get started right away – even if you do not own a machine with a phased array probe or Doppler capability. The views you will learn can even be obtained with a standard microconvex transducer.
If you are a registered veterinarian or vet student then you can access free echo cases every month through the Animal Ultrasound Association. Each case will include image optimisation tips and tricks, as well as background and discussion on the case itself.
Please enter your details below to gain access to our free monthly case studies.