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Hands-On Perioperative Echocardiography Courses

The Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine will host 5 courses in Perioperative Echocardiography in 2016.

The course focuses on learning the theory of echocardiography and then applying this, under supervision, in a real clinical environment (with a focus on transoesophageal echocardiography [TOE]). In addition the basics of transthoracic echocardiography are covered, focusing on clinical assessment.

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Dates of 2017 courses:

30 January - 3 February 2017 (full)

13 March-17 March

15 May - 19 May 2017 (full)

14 August - 18 August 2017 (full)

Train the trainer: TOE masterclass 4 December - 8 December 2017

 

Venue:

Groote Schuur Hospital

D23 Anaesthetic Department

Cape Town

 

Contact details:

Tel: + 27 (0) 21 404 5004

Fax: + 27 (0) 21 4066589

 

Cost:

Trainees: R2500

Cardiothoracic Anaesthetic Society of South Africa (CASSA) members: R4000

Specialists (non-CASSA members): R 5000

 

Banking details:

FNB Mowbray

Branch number: 200309

Account name: UCT TEE Training

Account number: 62396957270

Please use your surname as reference when doing an internet transfer


Course co-ordinator: Dr Adriaan Myburgh (Adriaan.Myburgh@uct.ac.za)

 

Notes:

  • Lunch will be provided. Please indicate any special meal requirements.
  • Textbooks on the topic recommended for after hours study.
  • A reading list will be provided for participants in advance.
  • Maximum of eight candidates per course.
  • Candidates will be divided into groups depending on prior knowledge and experience.
  • Faculty: Justiaan Swanevelder, Groote Schuur Department of Anaesthesia and International and National visiting leaders in the field of Echocadiography.
  • CPD accredited by CMSA