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

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

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

Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, Scottsdale, AZ

11/4/2018 - 11/7/2018

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.

Lodging

The Fairmont Scottsdale Princess has reserved a limited block of luxurious guest rooms for attendees at a special group rate of $309 (USD), single, double, triple and quad occupancy, per night. Group rates will apply three days prior to and three days following the course dates, based upon availability. 

Let the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess be your gateway to everything Scottsdale has to offer. Minutes away from shopping centers and just a short drive from Sedona, the Grand Canyon and the bustling cultural center home to the Phoenix Open, five Major League sports teams, Arabian horse shows, art walks, culinary festivals, hot air ballooning, jeep tours and more.  

Lodging arrangements are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.

Mayo Clinic CV CME is not responsible for expenses incurred by an individual who is not confirmed and for whom space is not available at the meeting. Costs incurred by the registrant such as airline or hotel fees or penalties are the responsibility of the registrant.

Commercial Support

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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