Basic Echocardiography Workshop | Centre for Veterinary Education

Basic Echocardiography Workshop

This small group workshop is designed to give you a basic understanding of small animal (dog and cat) echocardiography.

This workshop is led by Niek Beijerink a leading veterinary cardiologist. Major topics will include ultrasound principles, normal cardiac anatomy and physiology.

Also included will be techniques for achieving quality 2D and M-mode images and results, case presentations of important diseases and emergency cases, as well as plenty of opportunity for hands-on scanning of normal dogs.

Individual coaching of how to obtain 2D and M-mode echocardiographic views and measurements (taught in the lectures) will be the main focus.

Requirements: No prior experience or knowledge is required to participate in this workshop.

Workshop

Saturday 23 February 2019
9.00 - 17.45
11
Early Bird
12 January 2019
Veterinary Science Conference Centre
Regimental Drive
Camperdown NSW
Australia

Speaker/s

DVM PhD Dipl. ECVIM-CA (Cardiology)

Niek Beijerink graduated with a veterinary degree from Utrecht University in The Netherlands. He completed a PhD (canine endocrinology and reproduction) in 2007 and then a residency in Small Animal Cardiology in 2010. He is a Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Cardiology). In 2011 Niek commenced working as a Specialist in Small Animal Cardiology at Sydney University and is responsible for the clinical service and teaching in this area. Since August 2018 Nick has been based in The Netherlands. While he has an ongoing role at Sydney University, he is also a clinical consultant at Veterinaire Specialisten in Vught. Some of his active research interests are heart failure therapy, cardiac CT imaging, and stem cell therapy for heart disease. Niek is also the tutor in the CVE Cardiorespiratory Medicine Distance Education course.

BVSc (hons) MANZCVS (Small Animal Medicine)

Mariko graduated from the University of Sydney with first class honours in 2007 and began working in a small animal general practice in Canberra. Since moving back to Sydney in 2009, she worked as an emergency and critical care veterinarian at referral clinics across Sydney. Mariko completed a rotating internship at the Small Animal Specialist Hospital in 2011 and subsequently obtained her membership in small animal medicine with the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists. She has an interest in the field of veterinary cardiology and, in 2013, commenced a PhD investigating therapeutics of canine and feline congestive heart failure under the supervision of Dr Niek Beijerink. Throughout Mariko’s PhD candidature, she has also worked with Dr Niek Beijerink in the cardiology service at the UVTHS.


Course Fees

Member typeEarly birdFull rate
Member*$1374$1447
Non-member / eMemberN/A$1608
*Members include: Practice, Professional, Part-time, Recent Graduate and Academic members

CVE workshops are suited to practitioners and graduates with 2+ years’ experience. This workshop is not open to student registrations. For any enquiries please contact the CVE on +61 2 93517979 or email cve.enquiries@sydney.edu.au.