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Brompton cardiac morphology

Echocardiography in congenital heart disease course (paediatrics)



11-13 June 2019




The Royal Marsden Education and Conference Centre

Stewarts Grove


SW3 6JJ 


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View last year's timetable (PDF, 198KB)


Day one only (lectures, Tuesday):  £190

Day two only (lectures, Wednesday): £190

Day one and two only (lectures): £380


Days one, two and three (hands-on): £595 (places for the full three-day course are now fully booked)


 Once you have paid for your selected option for this course, email morphology@rbht.nhs.ukto confirm your place. 


This three-day course is suitable for anyone concerned with the management of congenital heart disease in the infant, child and adult.


Participants can attend separate days:


  • day one only involves lectures

  • day two only involves lectures

  • days one and two are lectures

  • days one, two and three include lectures and hands-on scanning.

The course comprises lectures on echo-anatomic correlates of congenital heart malformations. There will also be sessions on specific malformations run in parallel with practical scanning at a basic level.


The third day of the course includes  echocardiographic scanning of pathologies, under the guidance of experienced tutors.


Please note that the hands-on scanning sessions are for right hand scanners only. 

Booking will open shortly. 

Course highlights

  • Numerous echo images of a large spectrum of congenital heart conditions will be shown
  • Cardiac specimens of many congenital heart lesions will be demonstrated
  • Lectures by experts in congenital echocardiography (consultants and senior registrars)
  • Scanning of patients, including those with congenital heart diseases (day three only)


Learning objectives

  • Topics covered will enable all participants to increase their knowledge of congenital echocardiography
  • Candidates will increase hands-on experience of echocardiography in paediatrics
  • Candidates will have increased confidence in reviewing congenital echocardiography images of a large range of pathology


Who should attend?

  • Paediatricians and trainees
  • Paediatric echocardiography cardiology specialists (PECS)
  • Paediatric cardiologists and trainees
  • Neonatologists and trainees
  • Adult cardiologists and trainees
  • Adult congenital heart disease specialists and trainees
  • Echocardiographers 
  • Cardiac surgeons
  • Cardiac anaesthetists

Course organisers

Dr Nitha Naqvi

Dr Michael Rigby

Dr Karen McCarthy

Professor S Yen Ho 



Cancellations must be received in writing one calendar month before the course date and will be subjected to an administration charge of £50.


Cancellations received within one month of the course will not be accepted and attendee will be liable for full course fee.


The organiser cannot accept liability for costs incurred in the event of a course having to be cancelled as a result of circumstance beyond its reasonable control.

Royal Brompton

Sydney Street,
London SW3 6NP
Tel: +44 (0)20 7352 8121


For more information, please contact:

Amy O'Gara

Cardiac morphology team

Royal Brompton Hospital
Sydney Street
London SW3 6NP


Tel: +44 (0)207 351 8751