Courses & Workshops

 

21 October 2021
Hospital Garcia de Orta

Workshops

PRESENCIAL

1 SIMULATION-BASED RIGHT HEART CATHETERIZATION

Workshop organizers:
Filipa Ferreira, Sofia Alegria

Description:
Practical face-to-face course with simulator, based on clinical cases

Where: Hospital Garcia de Orta - Training room 1 (2nd floor)

Target:
Cardiology, pneumology and internal medicine doctors, nurses or cardiopneumology technicians with special interest in pulmonary hypertension

Minimum participants: 15 / Maximum participants: 40*
In case we have less than 20 participants the course will be held in the morning (from 9:00 to 13:00) In case we have more than 20 participants we will make two groups. One group to be held during the morning as mentioned and another group to be held in the afternoon (from 14:00 to 18:00). By the time of registration, please mention your preference.
PROGRAMME
9:00 or 14:00 WELCOME
9:05 or 14:05 Informal talk about right heart catheterization where the following aspects will be presented (Sofia Alegria; Filipa Ferreira):
  • Clinical indications and contra-indications
  • Technical execution
  • Equipment and Swan-Ganz catheter
  • Pressures and waveforms
  • Measurements, calculations and report
  • Complications and common mistakes – Tips and tricks
  • As a gold standard tool for diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension
  • Vasoreactivity test
  • Other practical uses besides pulmonary hypertension (cardiogenic shock, constrictive pericarditis, cardiac transplant evaluation)
10:30 or 15:30 Coffee Break >> 15 minutes
  PRACTICAL COMPONENT WITH CLINICAL CASES – HANDS ON SIMULATOR
10:30 or 15:30 Pulmonary arterial hypertension (Bárbara Ferreira)
11:00 or 16:00 Thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (Diogo Cunha)
11:30 or 16:30 Intracardiac shunt evaluation (Alexandra Briosa)
12:00 or 17:00 Valvular Heart Disease (João Grade Santos)
12:30 or 17:30 Heart failure (Mariana Martinho)
13:00 or 18:00 Closing remarks
* O número de participantes poderá ser ainda alargado caso as normas da DGS assim o permitam.
 
2 PERCUTANEOUS CIRCULATORY ASSISTANCE WITH IMPELLA®: LIVE DEMONSTRATION AND CASE-BASED LEARNING

Workshop organizers:
Gonçalo Morgado, Ernesto Pereira, Ana Rita Pereira

Description:
Practical face-to-face course with simulator, based on clinical cases

Where:
Hospital Garcia de Orta - Training room 2 (2nd floor)

Target:
Cardiology and intensive medicine doctors, nurses or cardiopneumology technicians with special interest in left ventricular mechanical support

Maximum participants: 10*
PROGRAMME
9:00 WELCOME
9:05 Informal talk about left ventricular support using Impella® device where the following aspects will be presented:
  • Equipment
  • Clinical indications and contra-indications
  • Technical execution
  • Complications and common mistakes – Tips and tricks
  Coffee Break >> 15 minutes
10:30 PRACTICAL COMPONENT WITH CLINICAL CASES – HANDS ON SIMULATOR
  • Clinical cases
  • Troubleshooting
13:00 Closing remarks
* O número de participantes poderá ser ainda alargado caso as normas da DGS assim o permitam.
 
3 NON-VALVULAR STRUCTURAL INTERVENTION: Hands-on Course

Workshop organizers:
Isabel João, Ana Rita Almeida, Inês Cruz Ana Cristina Martins, Rita Calé, Ana Rita Pereira

Description:
Practical face-to-face course based on clinical cases

Where:
Hospital Garcia de Orta, Library of the Cardiology department (7th floor)

Target:
Cardiology doctors, nurses or cardiopneumology technicians with special interest in non-valvular structural intervention

Maximum participants: 12

COURSE OBJECTVES:
Hands-on course focus on:
  • Left atrial appendage – percutaneous closure
  • Patent foramen ovale – percutaneous closure
  • Atrial septal defect – percutaneous closure
PROGRAMME
9:00 WELCOME
9:05 INTRODUCTION
9:30 HANDS ON STATION – Overview and training – Rotation (4 groups)
  • Planning (workstation – echocardiography and cardiac CT) – Left atrial appendage
  • Planning (workstation – echocardiography) – Patent foramen ovale and atrial septal defect
  • Device and procedure – Left atrial appendage
  • Device and procedure – Patent foramen ovale and atrial septal defect
13:00 Closing remarks
 
4 CLINICAL ARRHYTHMIAS, FROM BASIC TO PRACTICE. FOCUS ON EP STUDY AND ABLATION.
Arritmias: do básico à prática. Foco na electrofisiologia e ablação.

Workshop organizers:
Luís Brandão, Sofia Almeida, Rita Miranda

Where:
Hospital Garcia de Orta - Training room 2 (2nd floor)

Maximum participants: 10*
PROGRAMME
14:00 WELCOME / BOAS VINDAS
14:10 PART 1
How to perform a basic EP study: intracardiac tracing interpretation.
14:40 PART 2
Supraventricular tachycardia differential diagnosis
15:10 PART 3.
WPW and accessory pathways approach and ablation
15:40 PART 4
Atrial fibrillation and flutter approach and ablation
16:10 Coffee Break >> 15 minutes
16:30 PART 5.
Ventricular tachycardia with structural heart disease
17:00 PART 6.
Ventricular tachycardia without structural heart disease
17:30 PART 7
Practical cases: from ECG to intracardiac tracings.
18:30 CLOSURE / ENCERRAMENTO