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Focused Echocardiography in Life Support (FELS) with the Victorian Heart Hospital

Hosted by a team of consultants and sonographers spearheading echocardiography teaching in Australia’s first and only cardiac emergency department, this workshop explores all aspects of Focused Echocardiography in the emergency department. During a three-hour session of interactive learning, demonstration and practicing echocardiography performed in the ED:
The workshop will cover:

  • Basic cardiac anatomy and physiology
  • Probe movements and manipulation
  • Standard views
  • Common pathology
  • Management of acute cardiac pathology

There will also be practical stations hosted by clinicians and sonographers practically applying tips, tricks and troubleshooting methods to Focused Echo in Life support.
Troubleshooting suboptimal views     

  • Knobology
  • Tips to patient positioning
  • Tips to obtaining on axis views
  • Tips to viewing the IVC 

CPD: Educational Activities (EA) – 3.5 hours


Key dates

  • Early Bird Registrations Open

    Friday, 22 March 2024

  • Abstract Submissions Open

    Friday, 22 March 2024

  • Abstract Submissions Close

    Tuesday, 9 July 2024

  • Volunteer Applications Close

    Wednesday, 7 August 2024

  • Abstract Acceptance Notification

    Wednesday, 7 August 2024

  • Early Bird Registration Deadline

    Friday, 23 August 2024

  • Speaker Registration Deadline

    Monday, 23 September 2024

  • Standard Registration Deadline

    Thursday, 7 November 2024