Introduction to Transesophageal Echocardiography - Training Video

Introduction to Transesophageal Echocardiography


Introduction to Transesophageal Echocardiography

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Introduction to Transesophageal Echocardiography

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Introduction to Transesophageal Echocardiography Training Video is designed to provide an introduction to transesophageal echocardiography. The lecture will cover common indications, contraindications, common complications, and review the essential images to acquire. Examples of how to obtain the images and a review of correct image orientation and interpretation will be discussed.

Date of Original Release: 1/12/2021
Reviewed for content accuracy: 1/12/2024
Reviewed by: Gulfcoast Ultrasound CME Committee
This edition valid for credit through: 1/12/2027
Video Length: 0:54:00

Online Video Product Code: OV-TEE2
DVD Product Code: VL-TEE2
USB Product Code: USB-TEE2


  • Training and Certification
  • Types of Probes
  • Indications
  • Complications
  • Equipment
  • Views/Complete Exam
  • The Required Views
  • The Reporting


  • State the indications and contraindications to transesophageal echocardiography (TEE)
  • Recognize complications with TEE
  • Recognize basic TEE views and understand transducer orientation
  • Understand common pathologies with case study examples


Physicians, PA's, Sonographers, NP's and other medical professionals involved with performing transesophageal echocardiography. Physician participants may include (but is not limited to) Cardiologists, Anesthesiologists, Intensivists, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Radiology, Primary Care, and Family Practice.


GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Steven Walling  BS, RCS, ACS, RDCS, FASE

Director and Clinical Coordinator
Hoffman Heart School of Cardiovascular Technology
Trinity Health of New England Corporation, Inc.
Hartford, CT
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

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)
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.
No relevant financial relationships to disclose

Trisha Reo, AAS, RDMS, RVT (Program Coordinator - planner, Content Reviewer, QI Task Force)
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.

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 enduring material for a maximum of 1.25 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.


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