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3D transesophageal echocardiography course

3D transesophageal echocardiography course

Since its foundation, the Cardiology Service of Istituto Cardiocentro Ticino has been proactively committed to postgraduate medical education. Acknowledged by the Swiss Institute of Medical Education (ISFM – Istituto Svizzero per la Formazione medica) / FMH as a B1-level institute, Istituto Cardiocentro Ticino offers candidates a 2-year specialist training in cardiology, through a structured educational course acknowledged by the FMH’s competent medical organisations, where clinical practice goes hand in hand with fundamental theoretical concepts.
The Cardiology Service trains from 4 to 6 cardiology assistants every year.

Dr. med. Francesco Faletras
Dr. med. Francesco Faletra
Head of Cardiac imaging


Programme
The 3D Transesophageal Echocardiography Course is thought for cardiologists, anesthesiologists and sonographers that already have a background in 2D Transesophageal Echocardiography.

Lenght
From Monday to Friday.

Participants
How to partecipate?
The 3D Transesophageal Echocardiography class is organised according to the enrollment requests and the course director’s availability. The maximum number of participants for each course is 8 attendees.

The course will be held at Università della Svizzera italiana Facoltà di Scienze biomediche – Campus Est
Via la Santa 1
CH – 6962 Viganello
Tel. +41 58 666 49 64

Participation is scheduled according to the indicated calendar (subject to Swiss COVID rules).

Participation fee
The course costs CHF 2000. The fee must be payed directly online (paypal or credit card).

Schedule:
9.00 a.m – 12.00 p.m. : Theory, lessons and case discussion (Dr. Faletra)

12.00 p.m. – 15.00 p.m. : Clinical cases and discussion. (Dr. Faletra, Dr. Leo, Dr. Paiocchi, Dr. Schlossbauer)

15.00 p.m. – 17.00 p.m. : Hands on lessons with Philips computer

The course will be either thought in Italian or English, based upon the participants requirements.
Course calendar
We recommend that you often view the calendar with the availability because these may change.

Attention the maximum number of course participants is 8

COURSE CALENDAR

Registration for the course is confirmed after the payment of the registration fee through the PayPal® platform (with PayPal account or credit card).
For credit card payments, if the choice does not appear immediately, you have to click on: “Create an Account”
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For any problems during the payment and registration process, contact echo3D.icct@eoc.ch

I am very pleased and Satisfied with the 3D course.

It met my expectations and I am happy with the experience.

One thing would improve the course is to spend half a day in the lab to see how to acquire images and processing them.

The course met my expectations. I enjoyed the problem solving approach. Good lectures.

 by Alexandra Lazar on Istituto Cardiocentro Ticino

Since I first attended a lecture held by dr Faletra, I wanted to be present at one of his course on the topic of Echocardiography.

The course I participated in was a rewarding experience. Dr Faletra taught us in his own particular way, not only how to understand the 3D anatomy of the heart but also he shared with us the very new aspects of echocardiography, based on his vast experience in this field.

I definitely recommend his courses and Dr Faletra as well as a great mentor!

 by Raluca Rancea on Istituto Cardiocentro Ticino

The course was great because it had all the theoretical 3D and anatomical information you need, but also the hands on cropping and offline reconstructions on real echo images. All the medical stuff was really nice and helpful, starting with dr. Faletra who himself taught us every course. The fact that there aren't many participants in this echo course (3-4 participants) gives you the opportunity to ask questions and have instructive discussions with the professor and the collegues. I highly reccomand this course!

 by Francesco Becherini MD PhD on Istituto Cardiocentro Ticino

Avevo grandi aspettative da questo corso ma il Dott. Faletra è riuscito di gran lunga a superarle tutte. Corso veramente di altissimo livello con buona parte dedicata alle esercitazioni ed alle procedure interventistiche, di grande fruibilità nella pratica clinica. Per chiunque sia interessato all'imaging in Cardiologia si tratta di una full immersion di 5 giorni che non ha eguali. Un grazie "di cuore" per la bellissima esperienza.
Francesco Becherini MD PhD - Fondazione Toscana "G. Monasterio"/CNR - Area della Ricerca di San Cataldo PISA

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Istituto Cardiocentro Ticino

Via Tesserete 48
CH-6900 Lugano
info.icct@eoc.ch

Informazioni - Documentazione

Shpresa Elezi
T. +41 (0)91 811 51 23

Luciano Gilardoni
T. +41 (0)91 811 50 83

Contact

 

Dr. Francesco Faletra
Senior Cardiology

Cardiac imaging