Edward Rieth was identified as candidate for an extensive 6 month training program in Echocardiography for qualified Clinical Technologist who specialise in cardiology. The course started on the 4th of April 2016 and will conclude on 30 September 2016. The host unit is Division of Cardiology, University of Stellenbosch and Tygerberg Hospital South Africa. The program is under the guidance of Prof Anton Doubell (Head of Department) and Dr Alfonso Pecoraro (Program Director). The objective of the fellowship is to upgrade the candidate’s skills in specifically echocardiography for adults but also include paediatric.
The training program consist of the following
o General echocardiography including paediatrics
o Electrophysiology lectures
o Cath lab hands on training
o Hands on echocardiography training with tutor
PASCAR is an organisation of physicians from across Africa involved in prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease and is concerned by the lack of progress in the diagnosis and effective treatment of cardiovascular disease across Africa.Read more