Immediately Implement Skills Learned into Clinical Practice
Contrast Echocardiography Live Webinar is designed for the sonographer and physician involved with performing and/or or interpreting contrast echocardiography. The clinical utilization of contrast has expanded and is an important tool in echocardiography. The FDA has deemed the use of contrast to be a safe, effective, and non-invasive method to enhance assessment of everything from cardiac structures to Doppler signals.
Outline administration techniques and instrument settings when contrast is utilized.
Interpret contrast acquired information.
Physicians, sonographers and other medical professionals interested in performing and/or or interpreting contrast echocardiography.
Daniel Bourque MS, RCS, FASE
Echosonographer Orlando Regional Medical Center. Orlando, FL. No relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Faculty & Content Disclosures...
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc. adheres to ACCME EssentialAreas, 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
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 live activity for a maximum of 1.00 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.
Presenting the Gulfcoast Webinar
If traveling to learn a new or specialized ultrasound topic does not fit within your budget, cuts into your job responsibilities or just does not agree with your schedule, Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute's live and on-demand webinars are your answer!