IOC COURSE ON CARDIOVASCULAR
EVALUATION OF OLYMPIC ATHLETES

The 8th IOC Course on Cardiovascular Evaluation of Olympic Athletes will take place at the Olympic Center Giulio Onesti, Rome, Italy on October 26-27, 2018.

 

For further information concerning this course please contact:
 
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Phone: + 377 97 97 35 55

Fax: + 377 97 97 35 50

E-mail: 
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The IOC COURSE ON CARDIOVASCULAR EVALUATION OF OLYMPIC ATHLETES 2018 is fully booked

The IOC Course on Cardiovascular Evaluation of Olympic Athletes has been accredited by the Italian Ministry of Health.

The accreditation number is 2477-239664.

The Italian Ministry of health assign n. 9 ECM Credits.

After the course an email will be sent to the participants to download the certificate.

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Scientific Programme

Thursday October 25th, 2018

Arrival Day and Faculty Dinner

 

Friday October 26th, 2018: Day 1

08.00-08.30: Registration

08.30-08.45: Welcome, introduction and course outline (Antonio Pelliccia)

08.45-09.00: Welcome from IOC Head of Scientific Activities (Lars Engebretsen)

 

Session 1: The basic of cardiovascular evaluation of athletes: the 12-lead ECG

09.00-09.30: The basic of ECG the athlete – How to recognize the normal patterns (with special regard to LV hypertrophy, incomplete RBBB, early repolarization) (Michael Papadakis)

09.30-09.45 Discussions

09.45-10.15: The abnormal ECG patterns in athletes (with special regard to negative T-wave, axis deviation, atrial enlargement, Q waves) (Michael Papadakis)

10.15-10.30  Discussions

Coffee break: 10.30-10.45

 

Session 2: The imaging and exercise testing in the cardiovascular evaluation of athletes

10.45-11.15 How to recognize cardiac disease in athletes by imaging testing (with special reference to hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy) (Stefano Caselli)

11.15-11.30  Discussions

11.30-12.00 How to recognize ischemic heart disease in athletes (atherosclerotic coronary artery disease, congenital coronary anomalies, myocardial bridge) (Mats Börjesson)

12.00-12.15  Discussions

12.15-12.45 How to manage ventricular arrhythmias in athletes (Antonio Pelliccia)

12.45-13.00  Discussions

Lunch break: 13.00-14.30

 

Practical sessions, Day 1

Session 3: Reading the ECG in athletes

14.30-15.30 Interactive reading and interpretation of the ECG in athletes

Tutors: Michael Papadakis and Mats Börjesson

15.30-15.45  Discussions

Coffee break: 15.45-16.00

 

Session 4: What to look for in the echocardiography of athletes

16.00-17.00 Interactive illustration and interpretation of the echocardiographic studies in athletes

Tutors: Stefano Caselli and Flavio D’Ascenzi

17.00-17.15  Discussions

17.15-17.30 Learning Assessment. End of the Day 1

Dinner for participants & Faculty

 

Saturday October 27th, 2018: Day 2

Practical sessions, Day 2

Session 5: The exercise testing in athletes: modalities and results

09.00-10.00 Interactive reading and interpretation of the exercise ECG testing in athletes

Tutors: Mats Börjesson and Michael Papadakis

10.00-10.30  Discussions

Coffee break: 10.30-10.45

Session 6: The cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) in athletes: the essentials to be known

10.45-11.45 Interactive reading and interpretation of the CMR images in athletes

Tutors: James Moon and Antonio Pelliccia

11.45-12.00  Discussions

12.00-12.15 Learning assessment of day 2

Closure of the course

 

PREVIOUS EDITION:

7TH IOC COURSE ON CARDIOVASCULAR EVALUATION OF OLYMPIC ATHLETES, ROME, NOVEMBER 17-18, 2017

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