Echocardiography Best Practice | In Patient Care & Clinical Trials: When To Use Multi-Modality Imaging

November 17-20, 2022
In-Person or Livestream | Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, Scottsdale, AZ

Currently accepting registrations!
Credit Types: AMA PRA Category 1™ (18.75), MOC (18.75), Price: $775-$895 | Register by 10/20 to Save $100


Fairmont Scottsdale Princess
7575 East Princess Drive 
Scottsdale, AZ 85255 

This will be offered as a live, in-person conference at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess in Scottsdale, Arizona and will also be offered by livestream format. When registering, you will be required to choose in-person or livestream. 

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. The recorded lectures take approximately 3-4 weeks to be posted on the course dashboard and ABIM MOC credit must be claimed within 30 days of the livestream course. 

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 interventional 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 course, participants should:

  • Describe how to use image optimization techniques and discuss measurement principles for right and left heart chamber quantitation
  • 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 indications and role of echocardiography in percutaneous aortic and mitral valve intervention in patients with severe valve disease.
  • Recognize the role of intraoperative transesophageal echocardiography in guiding surgical treatment
  • Define the role of echocardiography in patients with cancer
  • Describe the role of echo in the emergency room and critical care units

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.


Credit Types Offered
  • AMA PRA Category 1
  • MOC

Price: $775-$895 | Register by 10/20 to Save $100

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