Adult Echocardiography Registry Review

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$295.00 (12 months access)
10.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

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Date of Original Release: 11/29/2017
This edition valid for credit through: 11/29/2020
Product Code: OC-RRC171



Adult Echocardiography Registry Review

Adult Echocardiography Registry Review Online Course provides a comprehensive review for successful certification exam completion. The adult cardiac ultrasound registry review is taught by a leading expert in the adult echocardiography profession and includes interactive lectures, case studies, and mock registry exams. This program is an effective review for individuals taking the ARDMS and/or the CCI adult echocardiography examinations.

  • Applying Physics of Ultrasound
  • Preparing for the Echocardiographic Procedure
  • Performing Echocardiographic Imaging
  • Valvular Heart Disease
  • Ischemic Heart Disease
  • Cardiomyopathies
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Cardiac Tumors
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Systemic and Pulmonary Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Interactive Mock Exam

Topics

  • Applying Physics of Ultrasound
  • Preparing for the Echocardiographic Procedure
  • Performing Echocardiographic Imaging
  • Valvular Heart Disease
  • Ischemic Heart Disease
  • Cardiomyopathies
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Cardiac Tumors
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Systemic and Pulmonary Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Interactive Mock Exam

Objectives

  • Increase the participants’ knowledge to better perform and/or interpret cardiac ultrasound examinations.
  • Apply knowledge of the cardiac anatomy and corresponding cardiac physiology of the systemic & pulmonary circulation to perform routine scan protocols for adult echocardiography.
  • Differentiate normal and abnormal imaging characteristics of the adult cardiac ultrasound examination.
  • Cite commonly seen valvular pathology based upon their characteristic appearance and Doppler signature and/or quantitative diagnostic criteria.
  • Recognize cardiac pathology commonly diagnosed by echocardiography such as pericardial disease, Cardiomyopathies, CAD (ischemic disease), pulmonary hypertension and congenital heart disease.
  • Apply quality assurance and the relationship of specificity, sensitivity and overall accuracy of cardiac ultrasound examination test validation.
  • Define areas of weakness that require additional self-study to successfully pass your cardiac technology ultrasound board examination. (RDCS or RCS)

Target Audience

Medical Professionals who are preparing to take the ARDMS Adult Echocardiography or CCI Cardiac Sonographer registry board exams or individuals who need a comprehensive review for professional improvement and/or CME credits.

Course Instructors

GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Christie Hill Jordan  BS, RDCS, RCS, RCIS, FASE

Cardiovascular Technology Program Director.
Florida State College at Jacksonville.
Jacksonville, FL.
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Faculty & Content Disclosures...
Faculty Disclosure
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc. adheres to ACCME Essential Areas, Standards, and Policies regarding industry support of CME. Speakers will disclose any relevant commercial relationships prior to the start of the educational activity.

Content Validation
All presentations for this CME activity were reviewed and approved by members of the GUI CME Review Committee to determine content validity and to ensure that no conflicts of interest exist prior to the activity commencement or material compilation.

Disclosure of Individuals in Control of Content
In addition to the faculty listed the following individuals are recognized by GUI as being in control of content of this program:

James Mateer, MD, RDMS (Medical Director-planner, QI Task Force)
Medical Director, Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Andreas Dewitz, MD, RDMS(Member of Advisory Board, QI Task Force Subcommittee)
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
Vice Chair of Ultrasound Education
Boston Medical Center
Boston, MA
No relevant financial relationships to disclose

Lori Green, BA, RT, RDMS, RDCS, RVT (Program Director/planner and reviewer, QI Task Force)
President, Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.
No relevant financial relationships to disclose

Brian Schenker, MBA, RDMS, RVT (Program Coordinator/planner and reviewer, QI Task Force)
Program Coordinator, Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.
No relevant financial relationships to disclose


Disclosure of Commercial Support
There was no commercial support involved in the planning, development/implementation of this activity.


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Accreditation Statement

The Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


The Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute designates this enduring material for a maximum of 10.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This course also meets CME/CEU requirements for ARDMS. Note: While offering the CME credit hours noted above, activities are not intended to provide extensive training or certification for exam performance or interpretation.

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