Echocardiography Best Practice: A Case-Based Update

November 21-24, 2024
In-Person or Livestream | Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, Scottsdale, AZ

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Credit Types: AMA PRA Category 1™ (18.5), Nursing (18.5), Price: $825-$925 | Register by 10/24 to save $100


Fairmont Scottsdale Princess
7575 East Princess Drive 
Scottsdale, AZ 85255 

This course is designed to provide the clinician and cardiac sonographer with an update on the basic concepts as well as advanced techniques when assessing cardiac disease with echocardiography and other imaging modalities. Experts in echocardiography will use illustrative cases and lectures to highlight the role of echocardiography in cardiology such as valvular heart disease, heart failure, myocardial disease, cardiac function, and congenital heart disease. This course will familiarize attendees with recent technological advances in the field. New topics such as 3D imaging, strain imaging and hand-held echo imaging are unique aspects to be discussed during the course along with appropriate use in the operating room, hemodynamic evaluation including cardiac emergencies, cardiac catheterization laboratory, critical care units and in operating rooms will be discussed.

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Describe how to use image optimization techniques
  • Apply use of echo Doppler in a patient with heart failure symptoms
  • Recognize how to assess disease severity by echo and other imaging modalities in common adult valvular heart disease
  • Recognize the role of echocardiography in percutaneous aortic, mitral, and tricuspid valve intervention in patients with severe valve disease
  • Recognize the role of intraprocedural transesophageal echocardiography in guiding transcatheter valve interventions
  • Recognize the role of intraoperative echocardiography in guiding surgical interventions
  • Define the role of echocardiography in patients with cancer and congenital heart disease
  • Discuss measurement principles for right and left heart chamber quantitation

Attendance at any Mayo Clinic course does not indicate or guarantee competence or proficiency in the skills, knowledge or performance of any care or procedure(s) which may be discussed or taught in this course.

The course is intended for practicing adult cardiologist, cardiac sonographers, cardiovascular surgeons, cardiovascular fellows, physician assistance, nurse practitioners, and nurses who order, perform and interpret echo exams to enhance their knowledge of echocardiographic assessment of cardiac disease. The course is designed to further advance your experience in clinical application of echocardiography.

Livestream participation is to be viewed during the livestreaming hours posted for the course. This course is not intended, nor approved, as an on-demand learning activity.

Credit Types Offered
  • AMA PRA Category 1
  • Nursing

Price: $825-$925 | Register by 10/24 to save $100

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