Congenital Heart Defects, Simplified - Second Edition

Congenital Heart Defects, Simplified - Second Edition


Congenital Heart Defects, Simplified - Second Edition



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Congenital Heart Defects, Simplified - Second Edition

  • Essential Concepts for Nurses and Sonographers
  • The 30 Most Common Heart Defects
  • Other Syndromes and Conditions Associated with Congenital Heart Disease
  • The Basic Definitions of Surgical Procedures
  • Scanning Protocols for Echocardiographers
  • Imaging Tips


Approved for 30 SDMS CME credits upon completion of the post test through the publishers website

Date of Original Release: 10/1/2017

Length: 85 pages

ISBN: 978-0-692-88537-6

Product Code: CHDS2


Book contents
  • -Normal Heart
  • -Normal Pediatric Heart
  • -Essential Concepts for Nurses and Technologists
  • -Basic Embryology
  • -Shunts
  • -Anomalous Coronary Arteries
  • -Aortic Arch Abnormalities
  • -Aortic Arch Abnormalities with Vascular Ring
  • -Aortic Stenosis and Associated Outflow Lesions
  • -Aortic Obstructive Lesions - Surgical Repairs
  • -Branch Stenosis and Pulmonary Artery Band
  • -Coarctation of the Aorta
  • -Car Triatriatum
  • -Double Outlet Right Ventricle (DORV)
  • -Ebstein's Malformation of the Tricuspid Valve
  • -Endocardial Cushion Defect or AV Canal
  • -Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrom (HLHS)
  • -Partial Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return (PAPVR)
  • -Persistent Left Superior Vena Cava (PLSVC)
  • -Pulmonary Atresia with Intact Ventricular Septum (PA-IVS)
  • -Pulmonary Atresia with Ventricular Septal Defect (PA-VSD)
  • -Pulmonary Stenosis
  • -Single Ventricle (Univentricular Heart)
  • -Tetralogy of Fallot (TET)
  • -Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return (TAPVR)
  • -Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return (TAPVR) - Surgical Repairs
  • -Transposition of the Great Arteries D-Type (D-TGA)
  • -Transposition of the Great Arteries Corrected or L-Type (L-TGA)
  • -Transposition of the Great Arteries - Surgical Repairs
  • -Tricuspid Atresia
  • -Tricuspid Atresia with D-Transposition
  • -Truncus Arteriosus
  • -Truncus Arteriosus - Surgical Repairs
  • -Other Syndromes and Conditions Associated with Congenital Heart Disease (CHD)
Congenital Heart Defects, Simplified also includes:
  • An echocardiogram worksheet
  • A full glossary of terms


Sonographers and nurses working with pediatric patients


GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Ken Heiden  RDCS (AE, PE), RVT

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
Milwaukee, WI
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, Content Reviewer, QI Task Force)
President, Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.
St. Petersburg, FL
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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