What you will learn

Course description: 

Improvements in Doppler and in overall imaging allow visualization never before realized. This program will cover assessment of all four cardiac valves for both stenosis and regurgitation. Examples of correct and incorrect measurements will be given as well as explanation of what comprises a good quality measurement and why another is poor.  Educational material will be presented in the form of lectures and case presentations.

This one-day program follows the recommendation for valvular quantification as outlined in various standards and guidelines. Hemodynamic function as well as structural anatomy will be reviewed. This program also includes Interactive presentations with Philips clinical education staff provide a comprehensive review of cardiac system controls and setups.

Prerequisite skills: A thorough knowledge and understanding of 2D echocardiography is recommended for this program.



Course objectives: 

Upon completion of this program, attendees should be able to:

  • Describe the basics of image optimization
  • Discuss structural features and explain common abnormalities of all cardiac valves
  • Identify methods for quantification of valvular stenosis
  • Identify methods for quantification of valvular regurgitation
  • Discuss the effects of multiple lesions on valvular assessment
  • Identify the ergonomic, basic and advanced system features
  • Describe system controls that enhance image quality and system functionality for cardiac exams


Course details

Course Code: 


Delivery method: 

  • Instructor-led


  • English


1 Day

Course instructor(s) : 

Philips Instructor

Course disclaimer: 

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