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Ultrasound Evaluation of the Fetal Heart: Basic and Advanced Techniques - Online Course

Ultrasound Evaluation of the Fetal Heart: Basic and Advanced Techniques

 

Ultrasound Evaluation of the Fetal Heart: Basic and Advanced Techniques


Ultrasound Evaluation of the Fetal Heart: Basic and Advanced Techniques

  • 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.

Overview

Ultrasound Evaluation of the Fetal Heart: Basic and Advanced Techniques Online Course is designed for Physicians, PA’s, sonographers, and other medical professionals who will be involved with performing and/or interpreting ultrasound examinations of the fetal heart. Lectures are presented using PowerPoint, still-frame images, cine clips and case presentations. Topics are based on AIUM Ultrasound practice guidelines and include fetal cardiac anatomy/circulation, fetal heart screening protocols, scan techniques to obtain the 4-chamber, outflow tract, and 3-vessel trachea views. Basic Doppler fundamentals to incorporate spectral Doppler sample sites and normal waveform characteristics are also included. In addition, the evaluation of fetal heart arrhythmias and fetal heart pathology are discussed including multiple case presentations. Taught by leading ultrasound experts, participants will be able to have the confidence to begin integrating the skills learned into clinical practice. Enrollment is valid for 12 months (365 days) and begins the moment the participant is enrolled. Extend your online course access with the addition of an onsite hands-on workshop or registration for a regularly scheduled GCUS scan workshop.

Date of Original Release: 9/7/2021

This edition valid for credit through: 9/7/2024


  1 year/365 days of Unlimited Access from date of purchase. Expires on 11/26/2023 if purchased today.

Code: OC-FH211
ID: 5742

Topics

  • Fetal Cardiac Anatomy and Circulation
  • Overview of the Fetal Echo
  • Evaluation of Fetal Heart Arrhythmias
  • Fetal Heart Pathology

Objectives

  • State the indications and applications for performing fetal heart screening.
  • Identify ultrasound anatomy of the fetal heart.
  • Outline a routine protocol for a fetal heart screening ultrasound examination.
  • List Standard Doppler sample sites and normal spectral Doppler characteristics.
  • Recognize normal fetal heart rate rhythm and commonly seen arrhythmias.
  • Identify ultrasound characteristics associated with commonly seen fetal heart pathology.
  • Increase the participants’ knowledge to better perform and/or interpret fetal heart screening ultrasound examinations.
  • Apply the information discussed in a clinical setting (under supervised conditions until an accepted level of proficiency has been attained).

Tuition

Registration: $325.00

(12 Months Unlimited Access)

Audience

Physicians, PA’s, sonographers, and other medical professionals who will be involved with performing and/or interpreting ultrasound examinations of the fetal heart. Physicians may include (but are not limited to) OB-GYN, radiology, emergency medicine, family practice, and primary care.

Faculty

GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Emily M. Downs  M.Ed, BS, RDMS, RVT, RDCS, RT

University of Colorado Hospital.
Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program of Denver
Denver, CO.

No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Jane JK Burns  AS, RT, RDMS

Ultrasound Educator
Baylor College of Medicine
Texas Children’s Hospital/Pavilion for Women
Houston, Texas
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

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.


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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 5.25 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.

37 YEARS

Serving the Medical Community

160,000+

Participants Trained

500,000+

CME Credits Awarded

6,000+

Courses Offered

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