The beating of the drums – Myocarditis case studies and learning

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Complete: 07/10/2021 Current Phase


Suitable for trainees who are new to neonatal ultrasound
Takes 60 to 90 minutes to complete
Certificate for completing this course

This is a module looking at clinical cases presenting with a differential diagnosis of myocarditis within paediatric intensive care. The module will consist of four case studies, a lecture on the basics of ECMO (extracorporeal membrane oxygenation) and ventricular assist devices followed by a quiz. 

Course director

Sofia Cuevas-Asturias

ST6 PICU Grid Trainee
Bristol Royal Hospital for Children

Learning objectives

  • Understand general principles of physics of ultrasound
  • Identify key features of a normal lung on ultrasound
  • Identify key features of a pneumothorax on ultrasound
  • Identify pericardial effusion
  • Identify bladder on ultrasound

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