Joint Echocardiography & Vascular Imaging Workshop

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Joint Echocardiography & Vascular Imaging Workshop

Sunday, 5 March 2017 – 12PM-7PM

The Mount Restaurant, UWI, St. Michael


“C- Credit” – Barbados Medical Council

Pre-register:

www.hibiscushealthcaribbeanevents.eventbrite.com

BDS$168 – Physicians

BDS$115.50 – Nurses & Allied Health

BDS$52.50 – Students

Objectives:

  • To review the modalities used in imaging the Cardiovascular System
  • To undertake a review of the indications for various imaging modalities
  • To give physicians a better understanding of Cardiovascular Imaging to ultimately improve patient care

 

Programme

Chairpersons: Dr. Stephen Moe, Cardiologist and Dr. Anthony Harris, Cardiac Surgeon

CME Hours: 6

 

Time Topic Presenter
12.00-12.05 Opening Remarks Chairpersons
12.05-1.05  

Session A – Setting the Stage

1.      What is echo/vascular ultrasound

2.      What is nuclear?

3.      What about radiology: CT-MR

4.      Echo modalities

 

 

 

Dr. Stephen Moe, Cardiologist

 

Dr. Dawn Scantlebury, Interventional Cardiologist

 

Terese Gloumeau, Cardiac Technician

1.05-2.05 Session B Chest Pain: Coronary Artery Disease Evaluation

1.      Stress Testing

a.       Stress ECG vs Stress Imaging

2.      Anatomic Testing

a.       CT Coronary Angiography

b.      Invasive Coronary Angiography

c.       FFR/ IVUS

 

 

Dr. Dean Heller, Interventional Cardiologist

 

2.05-3.05 Session  C- Dyspnoea evaluation

1.      History and physical exam

2.      Chest X-Ray/ ECG

·         Should point in the correct direction

·         Echo? Vs CT vs PFTs

·         When is invasive evaluation like right heart catheterization warranted?

 

 

Dr. Ronald Henry, Interventional Cardiologist (Trinidad)

 

Terese Gloumeau, Cardiac Technician

3.05-4.05 Lunch  
4.05-5.05 Session D- Leg pain: That calf pain in your diabetic is claudication, until proven otherwise!

·  Recognizing PAD

·  Poor circulation vs venous disease

·  Check pulses

·  ABI with or without exercise

·  Dopplers

·  CT

 

Dr. Alan Smith, Cardiothoracic Surgeon

 

 

Ian Sealy/ Katrina Carter, Cardiac Technicians

5.05-6.05 Session E- Stroke Evaluation: causes are cardio-embolic, other embolic events, in-situ

1.      PVD: Signs & symptoms

2.      Echo: TTE vs TEE

3.      Arrhythmia detection

4.      Carotid evaluation

 

Dr. Dawn Scantlebury, Interventional Cardiologist

 

Dr. Michael Fakoory, Cardiac Anaesthesiologist/ Dr. Tamara Greaves

 

Ian Sealy/ Katrina Carter, Cardiac Technicians

6.05-6.35 Session F- So you have an Echo: how do you interpret the report Dr. Dawn Scantlebury, Interventional Cardiologist
6.35-7.00 Discussion/ Closing Remarks Chairpersons

 



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