Echocardiography Assessment of Endocarditis/Pericarditis

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Key concepts covered include:

An overview of how

  • To practice, perfect, and test your skills in setting up and performing an echocardiography assessment of the endocardium and pericardium
  • To better visualize and understand the anatomy and physiology of the heart and major vessels, with our 3D model and illustrations
  • Signs and symptoms of endocarditis and pericarditis
  • To differentiate on images abnormal sonographic appearances of the heart, including subacute bacterial endocarditis, common cardiac tumors, and thrombus
  • To obtain measurements of various structures within the heart

What you'll learn

Endocarditis is the inflammation of the inner wall lining of the heart and pericarditis refers to the inflammation of the outer lining of the heart. Every year, about 1 – 6% of people have pericarditis or endocaridits in the world. An appropriate diagnosis and prompt treatment will help the patient to recover faster. Diagnosing these conditions can be done by ECG which plays a very important role in early diagnosis and treatment. read more »»

ECG is one of the most commonly used diagnostic tools and still considered as a gold standard investigation which is often the first diagnostic test performed for detecting heart abnormalities. It also measures the heart’s electrical function. An electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG) is a method to graphically display the electric current generated by the heart muscle during a heartbeat.

Knowledge of pericarditis, endocarditis, the role of ECG is very essential for health care professionals in the initial diagnosis and prognostic diagnosis of some of the cardiac abnormalities in an emergency or primary care ward.

Therefore, this course teaches you how to how to set up and perform echocardiography assessment of endocarditis and pericarditis. Including both Learn and Test modes, the online simulator offers three clinical scenarios that test your ability that cover different situations you might encounter in the clinical environment.

Who should attend?

  • General practitioners,
  • Primary care physicians
  • Undergraduate medical students (Interns)
  • Postgraduate students in medicine
  • Nurses
  • life science graduates

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SIMTICS

SIMTICS


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SIMTICS is a medical learning and content authoring website which is designed to provide excellent simulations and better learning facilities to the health care professionals in a short and comprehensive manner.

*Please note certificate will be available for download post 24 hours of successful course completion with a minimum of  80% score in the quiz.

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* Course Subscription is valid for 1 month

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SIMTICS

SIMTICS


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SIMTICS is a medical learning and content authoring website which is designed to provide excellent simulations and better learning facilities to the health care professionals in a short and comprehensive manner.

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Last Updated 03/2021

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