Echocardiography Best Practice in Patient Care and Clinical Trials: When to Use Multi-Modality Imaging

Echo Best Practice in Patient Care & Clinical Trials

Echocardiography Best Practice in Patient Care and Clinical Trials: When to Use Multi-Modality Imaging

Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, Scottsdale, AZ

11/16/2018 - 11/18/2018

Overview

COURSE DESCRIPTION
Echocardiography has become an essential tool for all clinicians involved in managing patients with known or suspected heart diseases. Echocardiography is also widely used for clinical trials in assessing cardiac function and hemodynamics as an enrollment criterion and/or an end-point. Therefore, it is critical that echocardiography techniques and measurements are standardized for best practice and reliable clinical trial result.

The first part of this 4 day meeting will focus on the use of echocardiography and other imaging modalities for valvular heart disease and heart failure. The basic and the state-of-the-art echocardiography practice will be presented in lecturers, workshops, and live demonstrations. The second part will focus on optimal use of 2-D, 3-D, and strain imaging in the operating room, hemodynamic as well as cardiac emergencies, the emergency department, cardiac catheterization laboratory, and other important clinical areas where echocardiography is essential. The meeting will end with workshops for strain and 3-D imaging.

INTENDED AUDIENCE
The course is designed for physicians and cardiac sonographers who perform and interpret echo exams and wish to enhance their knowledge of the echocardiography assessment of adult cardiac disease. Participants with a basic knowledge of echocardiographic techniques and applications will benefit most from this program.

Program

Friday, November 16, 2018
Hemodynamics and Cardiac Function: Principles, Technique, and Workshops for Practice and Clinical Trials
Left Ventricular and Right Ventricular Assessment
Imaging in Heart Failure Diagnosis and Management
Specific Use of Echocardiography/Imaging in HF
Saturday, November 17, 2018
Application of Hemodynamics and Valvular Heart Disease
Aortic Valve Assessment and Hemodynamics
Valve Assessment and New Technology
Evaluation and Management of Structural Heart Diseases
Sunday, November 18, 2018
Complex and Innovative Applications of Echo/Imaging
Multi-modality Imaging
Breakout Sessions
Full program coming soon!

Credit

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 18.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Health Care Professionals
A certificate of attendance will be provided to other health care professionals for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies, or other professional associations.

Attendees should ensure in advance that their credentialing or licensing organization accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM from the sponsor of this activity.

For disclosure information regarding Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development accreditation review committee members, please go here.


 

Pricing

MD, PhD, DO, PharmD
EARLY BIRD RATE - $795
Registration fee paid in full by October 16, 2018

After October 16, 2018 - $895

Fellow, Resident, RN, NP, PA, Sonographer
EARLY BIRD RATE - $595
Registration fee paid in full by October 16, 2018

After October 16, 2018 - $695


The registration fee includes tuition, electronic course syllabus, continental breakfasts, refreshment breaks, and lunches. Although it is not Mayo Clinic Cardiovascular CME (CV CME) policy to limit the number of registrants for a course, conference room facilities may necessitate closing of enrollment; therefore, early registration is advised. Enrollment for this program is limited.

CANCELLATION POLICY
If you cancel your participation in this course, your registration fee, less a $75 administration fee, will be refunded when written notification is received by Mayo Clinic CV CME before November 2, 2018 (email: cv cme@mayo.edu). No refunds will be made on or after November 2, 2018. Canceled registrations are non-transferable.

NO SHOW POLICY
This course is intended to be a live learning experience. If you do not attend this course on-site as a live learner, you will not be allowed access to the materials/lectures during or after the course. No refunds will be given for no-show registrants.

Mayo Clinic CV CME reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course due to unforeseen circumstances. In the unlikely event Mayo Clinic CV CME must cancel or postpone this course, Mayo Clinic CV CME will refund the registration fee, but it is not responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses to participants, including fees assessed by airline/travel/lodging agencies.

Exhibits

GRANTS AND EXHIBITS
At the time of posting, a complete listing of commercial supports (financial or in-kind) was not available. Appropriate acknowledgement will be given to all supporters at the time of the meeting.

EXHIBIT OPPORTUNITIES
This course offers the opportunity for commercial companies to interact with health care providers and highlight their products and services. If you are interested in exhibit space during this course, please contact Charlene Tri. Exhibits will be available for viewing at all scheduled breaks.


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