Mark Patteson explodes some of the myths around echocardiography

The Cardiac Ultrasound Mini Series™

Join Mark and discover the secrets to successful echocardiography in small animals.This Course is packed with clinical videos that will help make sense of cardiac scanning!

This program was reviewed and approved by the AAVSB RACE program for 8 hours of continuing education in jurisdictions which recognize AAVSB RACE approval. Please contact the AAVSB RACE program if you have any comments/concerns regarding this program’s validity or relevancy to the veterinary profession.

8 hours of RACE Approved CE

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  • Mark, a leading Cardiology Specialist, will focus on the key areas to help you improve your cardiac ultrasound technique
  • Lots of case-based discussion and videos to illustrate key points
  • Comprehensive notes to download
  • Self-assessment quiz to ‘release’ your 8 hours CE certification (don’t worry, you can take them more than once if you don’t quite hit the mark first time)
  • A whole year’s access to recorded sessions for reviewing key points
  • Superb value for money – learn without travelling

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What You’ll Learn

Session 1: Getting Good Images and When Measurements Help (or Don’t!)

  • Basic echocardiographic technique & scanning planes
  • Pumps and balloons: understanding intra-cardiac pressure and why the heart looks like it does in sickness and in health
  • Measurements how to make them, when to make them and when you don’t need to, and what they mean
  • How measurements and their interpretation can go wrong


Session 2: Echocardiography in Acquired Heart Disease

  • Acquired mitral valve disease
  • Canine myocardial disease
  • Feline myocardial disease
  • Canine pericardial disease
  • Some non-cardiac thoracic disease

Session 3: Doppler Echocardiography and Congenital Heart Disease

  • Doppler physics and applications, imaging technique and views
  • When to use Doppler and when you don’t need it
  • A selection of congenital disease cases.  These are selected to help you think about how the heart works rather than experience every type of congenital disease

Mark Patteson MA VetMB PhD DVC CertVR MRCVS
RCVS Recognised Specialist in Veterinary Cardiology
Mark runs a dedicated cardiology service in the south west of England. He is always an extremely popular course tutor on CPD Solutions attendance courses and has been involved with ultrasound training since 1987. He particularly enjoys exploding some myths surrounding echocardiography whilst helping to make it an accessible tool for vets in first opinion practice. In 2010 Mark was awarded the prestigious BSAVA Melton award for his contribution to small animal veterinary practice.

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Take advantage of the easy format of the online Mini Series and Decrease your Stress Levels with your Cardiac Ultrasound patients without leaving your practice!

GREAT VALUE ! Just £327 (GBP) – Please use converter below for current exchange rate

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This includes 12 months access to all the recorded sessions, notes and quiz – 8 hours of RACE Approved CE

No traffic jams, accommodation hassles, pet or child care, rota clashes, locum fees….just great CE and a valuable ongoing resource

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All sessions are recorded and you have access to them for a full 12 months after purchase.

So, register now and take full advantage of this really easy to attend online CE format.

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