Cardiac Cath Lab Course - Day 1

09:00 - 09:30 Registration

09:30 – 10:15 Anatomy and physiology review

10:15 – 11:00 Principles of cardiac catheterisation

11:00 - 11:15 Coffee

11:15 - 12:00 Cath lab set up and equipment

12:00 – 12:45 Radiographic views and coronary anatomy

12:45 – 01:45 Lunch

01:45 - 02:30 Left heart catheterisation

  • Indications
  • Guidelines

02:30 - 03:15 Normal left heart cardiac pressure measurements and sources of error

03:15 – 04:00 Pressure trace workshop

04:00 - 04:30 Questions, feedback, evaluation and close

Cardiac Cath Lab Course - Day 2

09:30 - 10:15 Right heart catheterisation

  • Indications
  • Guidelines

10:15 – 11:00 Normal right heart pressures

11:00 - 11:15 Coffee

11:15 - 12:00 Valvular pathologies and cardiac catheterisation

12:00 – 12:45 Hemodynamic consequences of other cardiac pathologies

12:45 – 01:45 Lunch

01:45 – 02:30 Introduction to angioplasty and stenting

02:30 - 03:15 Utilisation of intra-aortic balloon pumps

03:15 – 04:00 Pressure trace workshop

04:00 – 04:30 Questions, feedback, evaluation and close.