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Hands-on Cardiac Morphology Course - March 2017

Dr Andrew Cook, UCL Institute of Cardiovascular Science

Monday, 27 March 2017 at 08:45 - Wednesday, 29 March 2017 at 16:35 (BST)

Hands-on Cardiac Morphology Course - March 2017

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Early Bird Rate   more info 27 Mar 2017 £600.00 £0.00
Standard Rate (also use for discounts)   more info 27 Mar 2017 £650.00 £0.00

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Event Details

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** This edition will be held at the Wolfson Centre, Mecklenburgh Square, WC1N 2AP . Closest tube stations are Holborn, Russell Square or Euston **

Please note this course runs Monday to Wednesday

OVERVIEW

Would you like to know how to analyse congenital defects in a logical and stepwise manner ?

This 3-day course is suitable for all those wishing to improve their knowledge of structural heart disease (congenital heart malformations) from fetal life to adulthood. Information will be built up from analysis of normal anatomy & simple defects to more complex morphology and is suitable for a wide range of disciplines.

Those with limited background knowledge may find it useful to visit our website www.cardiacmorphology.com and preview the hands-on course material (see FAQs below)

20% discount of Standard ticket price for UCL or GOSH employees. Use CODE UCL123 or GOSH123 when booking.

 AIMS & OBJECTIVES

The aim of this 3-day course is to allow for didactic teaching followed by small group, object-based learning and discussion about a wide range of structural heart lesions.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

By the end of the course, participants should be comfortable with the anatomy of major groups of congenital heart malformation and be able to analyse hearts in a sequential segmental fashion.

PROGRAMME OUTLINE*


* The programme format will follow that of our previous hands-on courses - full details on request

DAY1: Approach to analysis, In-depth normal anatomy, ASD, VSD, AVSD

DAY2: Arterial abnormalities: Tetralogy, DORV, TGA, CCTGA, Arterial valvar lesions

DAY3: Complex disease: Isomerism, Functionally Univentricular Hearts, Anomalies of the Aortic Arch

FAQS

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

The course location is well served by the London Transport network.  Closest tube stations are Russell Square, Holborn or Euston

What pre-course reading should I plan to do?

You will be given a printed course booklet at the event but can also request access to this electronically following registration

You may also wish to review video recordings at www.cardiacmorphology.com under the 'Lecture archive/Hands-on reference material'

What can/can't I bring to the event?

You are welcome to bring whatever you like to the course. Video recording and photography is not allowed and food and drinks are not permitted in the lecture rooms for Health & Safety reasons.

Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Please contact the organiser via the contact link on this page or else a.cook@ucl.ac.uk 

Is my registration/ticket transferrable?

Yes, tickets are transferrable - please contact the event organiser

Can I update my registration information?

Yes you are free to update your registration at any time

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Yes, it is important that you bring your printed ticket to the course.

What is the refund policy?

Full refunds are available up to 2 weeks prior to the event via the Eventbrite event page. Following this no refund will be given. 

The name on the registration/ticket doesn't match the attendee. Is that okay?

Better if they are correct. Tickets are transferrable and you can change registration details at anytime. 

Do you have questions about Hands-on Cardiac Morphology Course - March 2017? Contact Dr Andrew Cook, UCL Institute of Cardiovascular Science

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When & Where


Wolfson Centre
Mecklenburgh Square
WC1N 2AP London
United Kingdom

Monday, 27 March 2017 at 08:45 - Wednesday, 29 March 2017 at 16:35 (BST)


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Organiser

Dr Andrew Cook, UCL Institute of Cardiovascular Science

Dr. Andrew Cook is Senior Lecturer and leads the Cardiovascular Morphology and Education Unit at the UCL Institute of Cardiovascular Science / Great Ormond Street Hospital Institute of Child Health, London, UK.

 

He has an international reputation for providing education, training and expertise in the structural architecture of the heart including major textbooks on surgical anatomy of the heart and fetal cardiology. He is founder of the website www.cardiacmorphology.com and advises companies on anatomy for device design and simulation.

 

During this work he has developed specific expertise in correlating cardiac structure with imaging from fetus to adult. Current areas of research are: micro-imaging cardiac architecture using micro-computed tomography and phase-contrast synchrotron imaging; and deep-phenotyping of heart defects in mutant mouse embryos using high throughput, high-resolution 3D imaging (www.dmdd.org.uk)

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