Echocardiography CME

  • Institute for Advanced Medical Education

    The site contains over 50 courses in medical imaging. The majority of offerings are in obstetrical ultrasound. Some nice pictures of black-and-white and color Doppler images.

    Some new courses include:
    • Vascular Laboratory Markers of Cardiovascular Risk
    • Principles of OB/GYN Sonography
    • Buzzwords in Sonography
    • Digital Breast Tomosynthesis

    Target Audience: Physicians specializing in OB-GYN, Radiology

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    • Cost: $10 - $25 per credit
    • Credit hours: 1-3 per course
    • CME credits awarded by: Institute for Advanced Medical Education.
    • Format: On-Demand Online, Online Video
  • SonoWorld

    SonoWorld is devoted entirely to diagnostic ultrasound:
    Emergency and Urgent Care Ultrasound (1.75 hours; $35); and
    Infection Control in Ultrasound: Barrier Protection for Transducers in General and Endocavitary Scanning (0.5 hour; Free).

    Target Audience: Radiologists

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    • Cost: $35
    • Credit hours: 2
    • CME credits awarded by: MedImage World
    • Format: On-Demand Online
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    Echocardiography – A Comprehensive Review

    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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    • Cost: $695
    • Credit hours: 30.5
    • CME credits awarded by: Oakstone Publishing, LLC
    • Format: On-Demand Online, Online Video, Online Audio, Audio CD
    • Material last updated: January 31, 2020
    • Expiration of CME credit: January 31, 2023