12 months UNLIMITED access from your computer, tablet or phone. No lockouts, or hidden limitations after a certain amount of views.
A variety of learning components including: video lectures, scan demonstrations, interactive components/quizzes, and more to improve diagnostic accuracy.
This online course is approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ upon successful completion.
All online courses cover the same topics as our comprehensive live courses. Add a Hands-On Workshop (Not Valid for Registry Reviews) and receive 3 additional months of access. See our Blended Course Learning Format for more details.
Group pricing is available for groups of 5 or more (Not Valid for Registry Reviews). Add a Custom Onsite Hands-On Workshop for training consistency, time and cost effectiveness, with the highest quality ultrasound training in the industry.
Private Hands-On Workshops are also available for the learner who prefers the 1-1 learning format. Receive 3 additional months of unlimited online access (Not Valid for Registry Reviews) with a Private Hands-On Course. See our Private Hands-On Course Learning Format for more details.
Focused Echocardiography Online Course is designed to provide an in-depth review of the Focused 2D Echocardiography examination for evaluation of the emergency and/or critically ill patient. This course is also useful for bedside echocardiography to determine if further evaluation is needed.
Enrollment is valid for 12 months (365 days) and begins the moment the participant is enrolled. Extend your online course access another 3 months with the addition of an onsite hands-on workshop or register for a regularly scheduled GCUS scan workshop.
Date of Original Release: 2/18/2020
This edition valid for credit through: 2/18/2023
1 year/365 days of Unlimited Access from date of purchase. Expires on 8/15/2023 if purchased today.
Code: OC-FECD201 ID: 4913
Imaging Fundamentals for Echocardiography
Anatomy of the Heart and EKG
The 2D Evaluation of Cardiac Anatomy
Introduction to Cardiac Doppler Ultrasound - Two Parts
2-D, Color and Doppler Echocardiography Protocol
Live Demo 2D and Color Flow Doppler
Ultrasound Evaluation of Heart Failure
Echocardiographic Evaluation of Coronary Artery Disease
Focused Cardiac Ultrasound: Differential Diagnosis of Shock in Trauma
Increase the participant’s knowledge to better perform and/or interpret Focused Echocardiography examinations.
Demonstrate proper transducer manipulation and system optimization to produce diagnostic images and recognize potential imaging errors.
Identify normal/abnormal characteristics of 2D cardiac anatomy and state the role of cardiac Doppler and list the necessary qualitative/quantitative measurements.
Identify the ultrasound findings associated with cardiomyopathies, ischemic heart disease, pericardial disease and shock & hypotension.
Document findings and apply standardized guidelines during compilation of an Echocardiography worksheet (sonographer) and dictated report (physician).
(12 Months Unlimited Access)
Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, and Sonographers involved with performing and/or interpreting focused cardiac ultrasound at the bedside.
James Mateer MD, RDMS
Clinical Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine. Medical College of Wisconsin. Milwaukee, WI. No relevant financial relationships to disclose.
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.
Richard Palma BS, RDCS, RCS, ACS, FASE, FSDMS
Advanced Cardiac Sonographer Program Director Clinical Coordinator Duke School of Medicine Cardiac Sonography Certificate Program Durham, NC No relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Daniel Bourque MS, ACS, RCS, FASE
Echosonographer Orlando Regional Medical Center. Orlando, FL. No relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Lori Green BA, RDMS, RDCS, RVT
President, Program Director. Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc. Saint Petersburg, FL. No relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Faculty & Content Disclosures...
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.
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
Charlotte Derr, MD, RDMS, FACEP (Co-Medical Director-planner & QI Task Force)
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine &
Fellowship Director of Emergency Medicine
Ultrasound Fellowship Program
University of South Florida Medical School
Tampa, FL 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
Trisha Reo, AAS, RDMS, RVT (Program Coordinator-planner, Content Reviewer, QI Task Force)
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.
Credits (Optional with additional purchase)
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 internet activity enduring material for a maximum of 11.50 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.