Fundamentals of Peri-operative Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE)

Fundamentals of Per-operative Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE) programme is devised to give participants a basic understanding of Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE) and its perioperative applications. Throughout the training, the participants will also be exposed to abundance of video tutorials on TEE, taken into our Operating Theatres, the Invasive Catheterization Labs, and ICUs (AICU, PCICU, PICU), to observe , learn and conduct the full intraoperative TEE examinations.

The teaching methodologies are based on adult learning principles where the interactive processes of participation (through one week of block teaching), self-directed learning and simulator practicing. For practical experience, the participants is under the supervision by Dr Suhaini (Program Director cum Trainer) and appointed Senior Cardiovascular Technologist (CVT) who is specialised in TEE.

Course Objectives

The program will focus on the basic understanding of transesophageal Echocardiography and its peri-operative applications. This will include the basic understanding of applied ultrasound principles, knobology, clinical indications for TEE, usefulness of TEE in various clinical situations, understanding standard TEE images, and interpretation of various clinical conditions using TEE.

At the end of the session, the participant should be able to:

  1. Apply the interpretation of the ultrasound information
  2. Have communication information obtained from echocardiography
  3. Have significant impact in the initial diagnosis, clinical management and decision making for patients with a wide range of cardiovascular disease during peri-operative period.

For more information, kindly view the brochure and please contact the secretariat if need further assistance.

Contact Person:

Sakinah Awang @ Harun
Tel: +603 2600 6251
Fax: +603 2600 6226
Email: sakinahawang@ijn.com.my

 







































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