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CARDIOLOGY TRAINING 30 January - 2 February 2017

Come and learn with Philips, at the Hands-On-Training area at Arab Health 2017.


Overview

 Participants will the unique opportunity to gain learning and training on the latest technologies across the cardiology continuum.

Topics will include dealing with chest pain and sudden cardiac arrest as well as advances in anatomical intelligence using 3D modelling.


Day 1: Monday, 30 Jan

Dealing with sudden cardiac arrest – everyone can save a life

Time: 11:00am - 6:00pm
Rotating 30 minute sessions

Overview:
CPR - cardiopulmonary resuscitation is the first step to saving the life of someone who is suffering from cardiac arrest. This together with delivering a shock to the victim are the only proven methods to increase the chance of survival. Anyone and everyone can learn this technique, medically trained or not, Anyone can save a life

Learning objectives:

  • You will learn how to do CPR and deliver defibrillation

Day 2: Tuesday, 31 Jan

Overview
Learn latest techniques in image guided therapy

Session 1: Healthy mouth, healthy body

Timings:
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12:00am-12:45am
- 2:30pm-3:15pm

Objectives:
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Review and training of the IOM functions and applications to:
- Review link between poor oral health and cardiovascular disease, and how to combat this

Presenter:
Dr. Crawford Bain, Chair & Professor of Periodontics, Hamdan Bin Mohammed college of Dental Medicine


Session 2: When to treat and how to treat; basic insights in IFR/FFR and IVUS

Timings:
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10:30 -11:30
- 13:00-14:00
- 15:30 – 16:30

Learning objectives:

  • Explain basic principle FFR an IFR, signal quality, acquisition protocol
  • Review IFR pullbacks
  • Discuss Principle of IVUS
  • Highlight Limitations of angiography
  • Explain Basic Interpretation
  • Employ IVUS guided stent implantation

Presenter:
Jurgen Ligthart, Medical Technologist


Day 3: Wednesday, 1 Feb

Overview
Hands on practice for ultrasound elastography and Qlab

Session 1: Ultrasound Elastography Overview

Timings:
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12:00am-12:45am
- 2:30pm-3:15pm

Objectives:
Discuss the differences between strain -and shear wave elastography in the clinical environment.

Presenter:
Radjen Ganpat, Ultrasound Specialist, Philips


Session 2: Anatomical intelligence in Echocardiography and its impact in the clinical routine

Timings:

  • 12:00-13:30
  • 15:30-16:30

Learning objectives:
Analyse the role of anatomical intelligence in echocardiography

Presenter:
- Danay Valenzuela Rodriguez, MD
- Luminary Programme Manager, Philips


Day 4: Thursday, 2 Feb

MR Cardiac For Radiographers

Timings:
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12:00am-12:45am
- 2:30pm-3:15pm

Overview
The Use of MR in Cardiac is on the increase. Learn tips and tricks on using MR to diagnose cardiac disease

Objectives:
Review optimization techniques for cardiac scanning with MRI

Presenter:
Andrew Bull, Clinical Specialist, Philips

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