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Echocardiographic Evaluation of Diastolic Function - Live Webinar

Echocardiographic Evaluation of Diastolic Function - Live Webinar

Tuition - $49.00


Product Details

1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

Event Day(s): July 24 - 24, 2019
Time(day 1): 4:45 PM - 5:45 PM (EST)
Product Code: EDF2-191W

Echocardiographic Evaluation of Diastolic Function - Live Webinar

Echocardiographic Evaluation of Diastolic Function - Live Webinar will review the current guidelines for the assessment of diastolic function, explain the physiology of diastole, and discuss the technical caveats for proper measurement utilized in the evaluation of diastolic function. In addition, examples of the various ways to evaluation diastolic function with different arrhythmias and cardiac pathology will be included.

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Topics

  • Diastology
  • Diastology and LV Inflow
  • Grading Diastolic Function; Stages and Classification
  • Contrast Ultrasound
  • Case Studies

Objectives

  • State the importance of the echocardiographic evaluation of diastolic function.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the importance of diastology.
  • List technical potential pitfalls in diastolic echo acquisition.
  • Demonstrate how to measure diastolic function.
  • Demonstrate the use of contrast agents for left ventricular assessment, Doppler enhancement and to document LV structural abnormalities.

Audience

This echocardiography live webinar is intended for sonographers, physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and other medical professionals learning how to perform and/or interpret adult echocardiography exams. Participants may include (but is not limited to): radiology, internal medicine, critical care, primary care, emergency medicine, and cardiology professionals.

Faculty

GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Richard Palma  BS, RDCS, RCS, ACS, FASE,FSDMS

Program Director and Clinical Coordinator.
Hoffman Heart and Vascular Institute.
St Francis Hospital and Medical Center.
Hartford, CT.
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
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 and reviewer, QI Task Force)
President, Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.
No relevant financial relationships to disclose

Brian Schenker, MBA, RDMS, RVT (Program Coordinator/planner and reviewer, QI Task Force)
Program Coordinator, Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.
No relevant financial relationships to disclose


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Credits

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.

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