Hridya Saksham™     Echocardiography Training for Pediatricians and Neonatologists
Certified by National Skill Development Corporation ( NSDC)
Course Details

Levels of Training

Level 1
Beginners start from Level I. Even those who handle the probe and machine are asked to start from Level I unless they have had formal LEARNING of Echocardiography basics. This is to ensure, we all speak the same nomenclature, know the same views. The foundations of all further learning are laid in this Level. A student who diligently goes through Level I is bound to be a good echocardiographer.

Level II
Level II ensures you get to learn the probe movements and understand the routine of following the steps of echocardiography as a routine.

Level III
You need to start practising but you still need supervision. This level is meant for you to ensure understand the need to follow the sequence and you fine tune your echocardiography skills.

Globally number of doctors trained till now is 75
Introductory Courses
  • Pediatric Echo Course

  • Fetal Echo Course

Advanced Courses
  • Pediatric ECG Course

  • Functional Echo Course

  • Pulmonary Hypertension Pac

  • PDA in Neonatology Pac

  • Neonatal Cardiology: Clinical to Echo & Management

Advanced Courses
  • CHD Echo for Adult Cardiologists

  • Fetal Echo Disease Specific Groups: 1 to 4

  • Neonatal ECG

  • Xray in CHD 1 & 2

  • Pediatric Echo training 1-4

  • Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension : Etiopathogenesis to Management

Why we started this program?

A huge gap exists between India's requirements for pediatric cardiologists and the available numbers. It is generally recommended that one infant and new born heart surgery program is required for 5-10 million people.
In order to bridge the gap, CHF initiated this program to train medical fraternity in Rural and semi Urban areas of the Country. This will increase the screening and diagnosis of children with CHD

More than 20,000 underprivileged children for congenital heart defects has been screened in three locations namely – Delhi, Siliguri and Punjab || Approximately 8000 pregnant women have been screened in three locations namely – Delhi, Siliguri and Punjab || 99 children successfully underwent Heart Surgeries under CHF Hridaan ® Program || Approximately 1,00,000 people have participated in community awareness programs on Healthy Heart || 8 Children with Pulmonary Hypertension are provided life saving medicines at their doorsteps || 4 patients are receiving financial assistance for their cost of outstation travel to access follow up treatments || 75 Doctors from different parts of India have been trained to launch this program on Pan India Level in future || 18 active volunteers are providing 10,000 hours of voluntary service annually