Cleveland Clinic’s Fundamental to Advanced Echocardiography

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Key Features

From Cleveland Clinic. Up to 21 AMA PRA Category I Credits™ Fulfills Echo Lab CME Requirements for MDs and Sonographers! Accredited for 21 ABIM MOC points!

Topics Covered

  • Assessment of the Left Ventricle
  • Valvular Heart Disease, 3D Echo, Strain
  • Pericardial and Myocardial Disease
  • Stress Echo
  • Advanced Techniques
  • Lab Fundamentals
  • Structural Heart Disease

Learning Objectives

Following this enduring material, the participants will be able to

  • Explain and apply 2D, 3D and strain methods to quantify cardiac size and function
  • Discuss the challenges and limitations of the assessment of diastolic function
  • Use Doppler methods to comprehend cardiac hemodynamics
  • Describe the most appropriate methods for the imaging, identification and quantification of valvular heart disease
  • Critically appraise new valve guidelines and assess their impact on clinical practice
  • Describe the diagnostic use of echocardiography in the identification and diagnosis of pericardial disease, constriction and tamponade, dilated cardiomyopathies, hypertrophic cardiomyopathies and prosthetic valve dysfunction
  • Explain techniques for performing and interpreting stress echocardiography
  • List best uses of transesophageal echocardiography and point of care ultrasound
  • Describe the role of echocardiography in the assessment of the competitive athlete
  • Summarize the use of echocardiography in critical care

Target Audience

This course is designed for cardiologists, anesthesiologists, sonographers, intensive care/critical care and pain management specialists, internists, and other practicing health care professionals who desire an update on the fundamentals and advancements in echocardiography.

Additional credit info

Release Date: 11/15/17

CME Expiration: 9/30/20

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education designates this enduring material for a maximum of 21 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 21 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

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