1st Ultrasound MasterClasses Live 2017

13–17 September 2017

Palais Eschenbach, 1010 Vienna

Basic and Advanced Echo | Basic Abdominal Ultrasound | Vascular Ultrasound
Musculoskeletal Ultrasound | Nerve Block Course | Critical Care Ultrasound
Basic Emergency Medicine | Master Emergency Medicine & Trauma
Ultrasound-Guided Vascular Access | Pediatric Ultrasound

| Basic and Advanced Echo
| Basic Abdominal Ultrasound
| Vascular Ultrasound
| Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
| Nerve Block Course
| Critical Care Ultrasound
| Basic Emergency Medicine
| Master Emergency Medicine & Trauma
|Ultrasound-Guided Vascular Access
| Pediatric Ultrasound

Hands-on
Training

Simulator
Training

Keynote
Lectures

Hands-on Training

Simulator Training

Keynote Lectures


Dear colleagues,
Ultrasound has become one of the most important diagnostic features in medicine, and an increasing number of healthcare providers in all specialist fields are embarking on the journey to master ultrasound skills. 123sonography and 3rd Rock Ultrasound are your partners in achieving this goal. Many of you are already familiar with our online classes and live courses.
 
This September we will present our “1st Ultrasound Masterclasses Live” in Vienna. The purpose of this event is to bring your skills to the next level. For four days in one of Europe’s great cities, we offer you a unique opportunity to participate in eleven different courses ranging from introductory material to highly advanced applications. So it doesn´t matter whether you are a curious beginner or experienced sonographer, this is the meeting you want to attend.

All courses will feature some of the world’s best speakers as well as extensive hands-on training. You will be able to work with a wide variety of ultrasound systems from the leaders in ultrasound technology, but also look at some amazing new products from start-up companies with innovative strategies for bedside ultrasound utilization. There will be unique seminars about a wide range of topics that will highlight new technologies and ultrasound applications relevant to your clinical practice.This is an opportunity to hear about what the industry leaders are thinking, provide them with feedback, and network with colleagues who share your interests.

Finally, bring your family. We have arranged for this meeting to be held in a truly special venue in the heart of beautiful Vienna. Special sightseeing events have been arranged. Shopping and great food are short walks in every direction. Mark your calendars now to join us this September.

Preliminary Speakers

THOMAS BINDER, MD

Dr. Binder is a world-renowned cardiologist at the Vienna Medical Center in Austria. He has lectured throughout the world on echocardiography and provided ultrasound training to thousands of clinicians through live courses and on-line instruction.

THOMAS COOK, MD

Dr. Cook has been the program director for emergency medicine at Palmetto Health / University of South Carolina since 2001. He is the founder of 3rd Rock Ultrasound and has lectured on clinical ultrasound for over twenty years.

PATRICK HUNT, MD

Dr. Hunt is the program director for emergency ultrasound fellowship at Palmetto Health / University of South Carolina. He is the co-founder of 3rd Rock Ultrasound and has lectured on clinical ultrasound for over twenty years. He is a past president of the ultrasound section for the Society of Academic Emergency Medicine and is the director for the Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship website (www.eusfellowships.com).

RYAN BARNES, DO

Dr. Barnes completed his fellowship training at Palmetto Health. He is the Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship Director at the Medical University of South Carolina. His academic interests include Echocardiography, Regional Anesthesia, and Musculoskeletal Sonography.

LAURA NOLTING, MD

Dr. Nolting is the associate program director for emergency ultrasound fellowship at Palmetto Health / University of South Carolina. She has published numerous articles, papers, and book chapters on emergency ultrasound.

ANTHONY WEEKES, MD

Dr. Weekes is the director of the emergency ultrasound fellowship at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, North Carolina. He has taught clinical ultrasound for over 15 years. His clinical research focus is on echocardiography and pulmonary embolism.

ROB FERRE, MD

Dr. Rob Ferre completed his fellowship training at Palmetto Health. He is the Emergency Ultrasound Division Director and Associate Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship Director at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He has taught ultrasound to clinicians across the globe and loves to tell about it.

JAMES HWANG, MD

Dr. Hwang is the director for emergency ultrasound at Scripts Memorial Hospital in La Jolla, CA. He is the former ultrasound director for Brigham & Womens in Boston, MA. He is one 3rd Rock’s most experienced and talented instructors. His primary area of interest is echocardiography.

GEOFF HAYDEN, MD

Dr. Hayden is the clinical ultrasound director at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC). He is an associate professor of emergency medicine and pediatric emergency and splits his clinical duties between adult and pediatric patients. He has previously established ultrasound programs at Vanderbilt University, New York Methodist Hospital, and MUSC. He is the founder of the Pediatric Ultrasound Course and has lectured for 3rd Rock Ultrasound for over 8 years.

CHRISTIAN AIGINGER, MD

Hailing from Vienna, Dr Christian Aiginger studied medicine in his home town and specialised in internal medicine and ultrasound diagnostics. He then lectured at the Medical University of Vienna for nine years, and became the head of the Ultrasound Diagnostics Department at a hospital in vienna. Dr Aiginger is also Course Instructor (level 3) of the Austrian Society for Ultrasound in medicine (ÖGUM) and chairman of the training school ´Collegium acad. for Ultrasound Diagnostics including CEUS´. He loves to teach colleques how to use sonography for their daily use,his enthusiasm for this fascinating medical tool is clearly visible in all his courses and lectures. Christian Aiginger regularly takes part in the european ultrasound congresses, in october 2017 he is chairman at the european meeting dealing with abdominal sonography and CEUS (contrast enhanced ultrasound).

ULRIKE HANDLER, MD

After studying Medicine at the Medical University in Vienna Dr. Ulrike Handler started her medical career at St. Josef´s Hospital in Vienna, where she was trained in internal medicine and diagnostic ultrasound. She soon found her fascination in this diagnostic method and specialized on abdominal ultrasound, including contrast-enhanced ultrasound. After finishing her medical education she certificated as tutor of the Austrian Association for Abdominal Ultrasound (ÖGUM) and started to teach abdominal ultrasound together with her colleague, Dr. Christian Aiginger. Dr. Ulrike Handler is currently senior physician at Herz Jesu Hospital in Vienna, where she is also responsible for ultrasound training of the assistants doctors of the internal department. She met Dr. Thomas Binder during a resident stay in the echocardiography laboratory at the Medical University in Vienna. In 2015 she joined the online teaching platform 123sonography, where she, toghether with Dr. Christian Aiginger, teaches abdominal ultrasound to a worldwide community.

WILFRIED RÖTHY, MD

Dr. Röthy received his medical degree from the Medical University of Vienna where he later completed his internship and residency as well as surgery and cardiac surgery fellowship. His research activities led him to Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons (NYC), one of the leading centers in the world for physiology of blood flow, ventricular mechanics and hemodynamics. Dr. Röthy has been principal and co-investigator for numerous clinical trials that have helped shape the field including angiogenesis, heart failure, mechanical circulatory support, physiology of blood flow and hemodynamics. He has a strong passion to vascular ultrasound and teaching. His goal is enabling people to experience something surpassing their expectations.

ANNA MARIA PISTRITTO, MD

Dr. Anna Maria Pistritto is from Italy. She studied Medicine at the Medical University of Catania and started her medical career at the A. Ferrarotto Hospital in Catania, where she was trained in cardiology and diagnostic ultrasound. She applied cardiac ultrasound in many interesting fields of medicine, such as pulmonary hypertension and interventional cardiology. She spent 2 years of her specialization at the Vienna General Hospital, with Prof. T. Binder and Prof. I. Lang. There she was further trained in advanced echocardiography, especially transesophageal echocardiography, and she improved her knowledge on pulmonary hypertension. In 2015 she joined the online teaching platform 123sonography, where she, toghether with Prof. Binder, teaches cardiac ultrasound to a worldwide community. Dr. Anna Maria Pistritto is now cardiologist and works at the Imperia Hospital in Liguria, Italy.

JUTTA BERGLER-KLEIN, MD

At the Medical University of Vienna, Prof. Jutta Bergler-Klein heads the cardiac outpatient clinic. She is currently chair of the Echo Working Group of the Austrian Society of Cardiology and involved in the European EACVI, and fellow of the ESC. Special research interests are valve disease and cardio-oncology. As cardiologist she is deeply convinced that echo presents the most important tool for quick and precise diagnosis. We just can´t go without it!

PATRIC BIAGGI, MD

Dr. Biaggi completed his medical studies in Bern (1992-1998) and his Doctorate of Medicine in 1998. In 2005 was specialist in internal medicine. From 2005 to 2008 continuing his education as specialist for cardiology at the University of Zurich. From 2008 to 2010 completed his fellowship in Echokardiography at the Toronto General Hospital, Canada. His specialization was the clinical focus on valvular heart disease, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and congenital heart diseases, with simultaneous research in three-dimensional echocardiography and speckle tracking strain. From 2010 to 2013 was head physician to Echocardiography and cardiological outpatient clinic, cardiology, at the university hospital in Zurich. In 2013 completed his habilitation at the University of Zurich on the topic of “Modern Techniques Echocardiography and its importance in everyday clinical practice”. Since 2013 is Head of Heart Imaging of the Heart Clinic Hirslanden Zurich. The main focus of his activity is the clarification of heart valve diseases and the interventional echocardiography.

MATTHIAS SCHNEIDER, MD

Dr. Matthias Schneider graduated from Hamburg Medical School (Germany) in 2011. He received his basic training in internal medicine in Potsdam, Germany. In January 2015, he moved to Vienna, Austria, and has worked with Prof. Binder in the Echolab of the Vienna General Hospital since then. Matthias‘ clinical research focus is the right ventricle.

Venue

Palais Eschenbach
Eschenbachgasse 11, 1010 Vienna, Austria

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Contact

Logistics

BE Perfect Eagle GmbH
Bonygasse 42
1120 Vienna
Austria

T +43-1-532 27 58
F +43-1-533 25 87
office@be-perfect-eagle.com
www.be-perfect-eagle.com

Organizer

123 Sonography GmbH
Hegelgasse 21/7
1010 Vienna
Austria

office@123sonography.com
www.123sonography.com

General Information

Credits

International: CME

Certificate of Attendance

Social Program

Get-Together: on 13 September 2017 (6pm, Building A)

Target Groups

  • Primary Care Physicians
  • Specialists/Residents
    • Anaesthesia
    • Cardiology
    • Emergency medicine
    • Gastroenterology
    • Internal medicine
    • Paediatrics
    • Radiology
  • All sonographers
  • All those who are interested in ultrasound and sonography
  • Medical students