Simon van Hooland

Dr Simon van Hooland

Nephrology Dept, AZ Sint-Lucas, Gent. Founder of Handsonecho


Bio

Simon van Hooland qualified as MD in 2001 at the Catholic University of Leuven. During his Internal Medicine studies, he gained 1 year of ICU experience in Australia, Darwin, NT (2003-2004).In 2005 he started his Nephrology training in UZ Brussel, where he graduated in 2007 as an Internist-Nephrologist. He was active in the Nephrology staff over there as a renal consultant until the end of 2008. Since 2009 he’s working as a nephrologist in AZ St Lucas, Ghent.

 

He is a general nephrologist with the following areas of interest:

  • Dialysis vascular acces (Since 2008 member of the VAS, Vascular Access Society)
  • Medical kidney stone prevention (co-founder of the stone clinic in AZ St Lucas, Ghent)
  • Medical ultrasound and teaching in the field of Ultrasound for the Nephrologist. He is the founder of Handsonecho, a Belgian practical ultrasound teaching platform (www.handsonecho.com) where he coordinates ultrasound courses with (inter)national ultrasound experts in a variety of clinical specialties.

 

He is currently a board member of the NBVN (the Dutch speaking Belgian Nephrology Association).

 

He lives in the Ghent area. In his spare time he likes sports, music and songwriting.


I am teaching in
Renal Ultrasound & Doppler renal arteries

Scan the kidney and its vessels

Passed
Duplex Ultrasound in Dialysis Vascular Access

Course in French, preferably for nephrologists/specialized nurses

Passed
4th International Fluid Academy Days, CACU course

Organised by iFA: www.fluid-academy.org

Passed
Renal & Abdominal ultrasound lesson

Start-to-scan program: Module 4

Passed
Abdominal Echo-Anatomy Course

A Systematic Approach of Abdominal Ultrasound !

Passed
Workshop Abdominal Ultrasound

A systematic approach of abdominal ultrasound !

Passed
Basics of ultrasound (B Mode and Doppler)

Start-to-scan program: Module 1

Passed
e-FAST exam and vascular access

Start-to-scan program: Module 2

Passed
The 10th conference of the Vascular Acces Society

VA Ultrasound Course

Passed
Cardiac and aortic ultrasound

Start-to scan program: module 3

Passed
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