Chapter 1

Echocardiography and COVID-19

The delivery of echocardiography services has had to change during the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn how portable devices have played a role and when they are indicated for use.
4 Lessons (6m 47s), 1 Quiz
Chapter 2

Performing the echo

Here, you’ll learn the key views of a handheld cardiac ultrasound focussed study, and how to assess the ventricles, fluid status, pericardial effusion, and detect cardiac tamponade.
  • Obtaining a focussed dataset
  • Assessing the left ventricle
  • Examining the right ventricle
  • Looking for valve disease
  • Determining fluid status
  • Evaluating for pericardial effusion
  • Performing the echo quiz
7 Lessons (16m 54s), 1 Quiz
Chapter 3

Other considerations

Learn how to report results of a handheld cardiac ultrasound study, as well as the limitations of such a study, and how to decontaminate the device while reducing risk to yourself.
  • Reporting your findings
  • Recognizing the limitations of handheld echocardiography
  • Decontaminating handheld devices
  • Ensuring staff and patient safety
  • Other considerations quiz
  • COVID Mini: Handheld Echocardiography outro
6 Lessons (12m 15s), 1 Quiz