Full Day Course POCUS - Focused transthoracic cardiac sonography (K13)

Wednesday, September 18, 2024, 08:30-17:15
SGI Jahrestagung 2024, SwissTech Convention Center Lausanne

This full day course is offered as part of the SGI Annual Meeting 2024. The target audience for this course is medical doctors.


Course lead
Dr. med. Christoph Ganter, Zürich

Additional instructors
Dr. med. Reto Etter, Biel
Prof. Dr. med. Miodrag Filipovic, St.Gallen
PD Dr. med. Caroline Gebhard, Basel
Dr. med. Gaël Gosteli, Neuenburg
Dr. med. Zied Ltaief, Lausanne


Program

08:30-08:45
Greeting & Introduction

08:45-09:30
Technical principlas of sonography, Image setting, Probe maneuvers
Examination course TTE

09:30-10:15
Parasternal views: introduction and hands-on training on volunteers

10:15-10:30
Coffee break

10:30-11:30
Apical views: introduction and hands-on training on volunteers

11:30-12:30
Subxyphoidal views: introduction and hands-on training on volunteers

12:30-13:15
Lunch break

13:15-14:30
LV/RV function, LV/RV dimension, volume status, pericardial effusion

14:30-15:30
Hands-on training on volunteers

15:30-15:45
Coffee break

15:45-16:15
Valvular diseases

16:15-16:45
Hands-on training on volunteers

16:45-17:15
Echo quiz


Registration for the Full Day Course POCUS takes place online via the main SGI Annual Meeting 2024 registration. There is a limit of 24 participants for this course.

Course fees:
CHF 500.- for SGI and/or IG-IMC members Doctors/Academics
CHF 750.- for non-SGI and non-IG-IMC members Doctors/Academics

All participants of the full day course POCUS are invited to register for and participate in the Trainee Dinner, taking place on Wednesday, September 18, 2024 from 19:00.

Costs for the Trainee Dinner: CHF 30.-


Credits for the full day POCUS course will be applied for from the following societies:

  • Swiss Society of Intensive Medicine (SSIM)
  • Swiss Society for Anaesthesiology and Peroperative Medicine (SSAPM)
  • Swiss Society for Ultrasound in Medicine (SSUM)
  • Swiss Society of Emergency and Rescue Medicine (SSERM)