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ASA Cardiac Fundamental Ultrasound Seminar - Virtual Event

  16 Jul 2022  9:00 AM - 1:00 PM        4.00 CPD Points.

The Cardiac Fundamental Ultrasound Seminar is back on the ASA events calendar in 2022.

This year we will be running our popular Cardiac Fundamental Ultrasound Seminar virtually, open to all cardiac ultrasound students and recent graduates from Australia and New Zealand. Join us for a half day event as some of the leading cardiac speakers discuss pertinent topics targeted to the early career professional. Then join in the interactive Q&A sessions, and ask the experts your questions. 

Presentations by (see speaker tab for bios):

  • Peter Eades – Getting the most of your practical training
  • Philips Healthcare –Knobology: Optimising your Machine
  • Ruth Ramm - Fetal heart development and Cardiac Anatomy
  • Nikki Rathbone - Ergonomics and Intro to the Strong to Scan Program


  • Student Members - $30
  • Accredited Members - $55
  • Accredited Non-Members - $155
    All confirmed registrations will have access to the video recording post event

ASA Student Membership is free. Non members sign up today HERE to take advantage of this excellent member rate.

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Non-Member $155.00 (GST incl.) Register
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Time (AEST) Session Presenter
9am Introductions Stacey Hatcher (Philips) 
9.10am About the ASA Jodie Long (ASA CEO) 
9.15am Getting the most of your practical training Peter Eades  
10.15am Knobology: Optimising your Machine Stacey Hatcher (Philips)
10.45am Q&A
11.00am Morning Tea
11.15am Fetal heart development and Cardiac Anatomy Ruth Ramm
12.15pm Ergonomics and Strong to Scan Program Nikki Rathbone
13.00pm Q&A
13.15pm End of Day



Peter Eades

Peter has been a Cardiac Physiologist for more than 30 years and first picked up an echo transducer 25 years ago. He has worked in the UK, NZ and Australia. He is currently the head Cardiac Sonographer at Qld X-Ray and was previously the Technical Services Manager at Genesiscare.  He has presented to groups of both students and supervisors on how the best outcomes can be gained from practical training. 

Ruth Ramm

Ruth Ramm is the Director of Echo Ed. Ruth gained her adult Echocardiography training and held the position of Chief Cardiac Scientist at the Wesley Private Hospital (1995 – 2007) under the supervision of Professor Greg Scalia. She moved over to the Mater Children’s Hospital, Brisbane in February 2008 to further her paediatric knowledge and Echocardiography skills.

Nikki Rathbone

Nikki Rathbone is the Physiotherapy Clinical Supervisor at the Brisbane Health Clinic located in Indooroopilly, Brisbane. She has over 11 years of experience working as a Physiotherapist in private practice, hospital inpatient and outpatient settings, chronic multidisciplinary pain management programs and as team Physiotherapist in the elite sporting environment. Nikki is an APA Titled Sports & Exercise Physiotherapist holding both a Bachelor of Physiotherapy and Masters of Sports Physiotherapy. She has been involved in the APA for over 8 years sitting on various committees and is a current member of the APA QLD Branch Council.

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Non-Member : $155.00

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