Dr Simon van Hooland
Nephrology Dept, AZ Sint-Lucas, Gent. Founder of Handsonecho
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
- 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, songwriting and vintage guitars. His latest guitar project : www.mojoguitar.be
I am teaching in
Renal Ultrasound & Doppler renal arteries
Scan the kidney and its vessels
Duplex Ultrasound in Dialysis Vascular Access
Course in French, preferably for nephrologists/specialized nurses
4th International Fluid Academy Days, CACU course
Organised by iFA: www.fluid-academy.org
Renal & Abdominal ultrasound lesson
Start-to-scan program: Module 4
Abdominal Echo-Anatomy Course
A Systematic Approach of Abdominal Ultrasound !
Workshop Abdominal Ultrasound
A systematic approach of abdominal ultrasound !
Basics of ultrasound (B Mode and Doppler)
Start-to-scan program: Module 1
e-FAST exam and vascular access
Start-to-scan program: Module 2
The 10th conference of the Vascular Acces Society
VA Ultrasound Course
Cardiac and aortic ultrasound
Start-to scan program: module 3
Abdominal Ultrasound Program : Module 1
Focus on normal findings
Abdominal Ultrasound Program: Module 2
Focus on pathological findings