Oakstone CME Echocardiography – A Comprehensive Review

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Discover New Cardiology Guidelines with Online CME

Oakstone’s Echocardiography – A Comprehensive Review online CME focuses on contemporary clinical standards, in addition to presenting new available modalities, emerging indications, and new approaches to echocardiography.

Directed by Scott D. Solomon, MD and Maja Cikes, MD, PhD, this continuing medical education program includes 36 lectures organized in four sections – general principles, disorders, modalities, and settings. It’s available online so you can earn CME credits whenever, wherever, and will help you to:

  • Understand clinical indications and quality assurance issues
  • Recognize clinical uses, advantages, potential complications, and limitations of new available modalities
  • Know the techniques needed to evaluate various diseases and disorders
  • Summarize the characteristic findings of diseases of the myocardium

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss image acquisition and Doppler analysis in echocardiography
  • Explain the clinical indications and quality assurance issues of echocardiography
  • Recognize the limitations and potential artifacts of an echocardiogram
  • Describe the techniques needed to evaluate mitral valve disease
  • Summarize the characteristic findings of diseases of the myocardium
  • Explain the advantages of point-of-care handheld echocardiography
  • Appraise the clinical uses and potential complications of stress, exercise, transesophageal, and contrast echocardiography
  • Describe the principles and applications of three-dimensional echocardiography
  • Discuss the role of echocardiography in the intraoperative, critical care, and emergency department settings
  • Summarize the use of echocardiography in cardio-oncology as a tool to provide comprehensive insight into cardiac structure and function
  • Describe the therapeutic and prognostic implications for imaging the atria

Intended Audience

This educational activity was designed for cardiologists and others interested in echocardiography.

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