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BLENDED INTRODUCTION TO ADULT ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY

St. Petersburg | St. petersburg, USA
From 2930 to 3330 USD
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Title: BLENDED INTRODUCTION TO ADULT ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY
Specialty: Endocrinology
Dates: From Jul, 26, 2018 to Jul, 27, 2018
Location: St. petersburg, USA
Type: Course
Registration Cost: From 2930 to 3330 USD
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St. Petersburg

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Introduction to Adult Echocardiography

19.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

Hands-On Workshop

16.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

Code: BECDSO-181

Concerned Audience:
  • Medical_Professionals
  • Medical_students
  • Nurses
Event Overview
Welcome message:
Blended Introduction to Adult Echocardiography Training Course provides a strong foundation to perform and/or interpret adult cardiac ultrasound examinations and is taught by leading echocardiography experts, that offers fifteen (15) months unlimited access to the online course, plus two (2) full day (16 hours) scan labs with a 3:1 faculty to participant hands-on scan ratio at our facility in St. Petersburg, FL. The Blended Introduction to Adult Echocardiography Training Course is specifically designed for busy physicians, sonographers and other medical professionals who need the highest quality in echocardiography training. This course is held at multiple dates throughout the year, making it the perfect course for both local participants and participants traveling to Florida.


Topics

Imaging Fundamentals

Anatomy of the Heart and EKG

2D Evaluation of Cardiac Anatomy, Measurements, and Normal Values

Parasternal and Suprasternal Windows

Apical and Subcostal Windows

Doppler Fundamentals & Color Doppler

Pulsed & Continuous Wave Doppler

Mitral & Aortic Valves (Evaluation & Disease)

Cardiomyopathies

Right Heart Disease

Coronary Heart Dieases

Diastolic Function/Contrast Echocardiography

Pericardial Disease & Cardiac Masses


Objectives

Increase the participant’s knowledge to better perform and/or interpret Echocardiography examinations.

Demonstrate proper transducer manipulation and system optimization to produce diagnostic images (sonographer) and recognize potential imaging errors (Physician).

Demonstrate routine scan protocols to evaluate an adult patient using 2D/M-Mode/Color Flow & Doppler echocardiographic techniques and demonstrate appropriate measurements.

Identify normal/abnormal characteristics of 2D cardiac anatomy and state the role of cardiac Doppler and list the necessary qualitative/quantitative measurements.

Identify the ultrasound findings associated with valvular heart disease, cardiomyopathies, ischemic heart disease, pericardial disease and cardiac masses.

List the latest imaging techniques in quantification of right and left ventricle wall motion. Document findings and apply standardized guidelines during compilation of an Echocardiography worksheet (sonographer) and dictated report (Physician).

List the steps necessary for system optimization during contrast echo imaging.

Increase confidence to incorporate protocols, techniques & interpretation criteria to improve diagnostic/treatment accuracy.


This blended online and hands-on adult echocardiography ultrasound course 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 are not limited to) radiology, internal medicine, critical care, primary care, emergency medicine, and cardiology professionals.

Speakers/Faculty:

Christie Hill Jordan


BS, RDCS, RCS, RCIS, FASE


Manager, Echo Lab, North Florida Heart Cardiovascular Physicians, Gainesville, FL 

No relevant financial relationship(s) exist.



Daniel Bourque


MS, RCS, FASE


Orlando Regional Medical

No relevant financial relationship(s) exist.



Dennis Atherton


RDCS, RCT, RRT, ACS, FASE


Director: Non-Invasive Cardiology, Maine Medical Center,Portland, ME, Speaker Disclosures: Bristol Myers Squibb, SDMS, ARDMS - Speakers’ Bureau, Philips Ultrasound - Research, Consulting, and Speakers’ Bureau 

No relevant financial relationship(s) exist.



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 relationship(s) exist.



Lori Green


BA, RT, RDMS, RDCS, RVT


President, Program Director, Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc., Saint Petersburg, FL

No relevant financial relationship(s) exist.

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General Info:

The Advanced Registration Tuition is applied to registration submitted and paid/postmarked at least 30 days in advance of the course.

The Regular Registration Tuition is applied to registrations submitted between 7-29 days in advance of the course.

The Late Registration Tuition is strictly enforced and is applied to ALL registrations submitted within one week (7 days) of the start of the course.

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2018-03-07
Late Registration From: 2018-03-08 To: 0--
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3330

Group Registrations:

Group registrations not allowed

Accompanying Persons:

Accompanying persons not allowed

Registration Documents:
Letter of invitation:
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Letter of confirmation:
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Proof of professional / educational status:
We don’t need Proof of professional/educational status
Online Abstract Submission:

We don’t accept Online Abstracts

Accommodation
Accommodation:

The following accommodations are suggested by Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute for their convenient locations and reputable service.


Special discounted room rates are available at most of the beach-front and downtown properties when booked through us. Call us at 727.363.4500 to make reservations.


 The Ponce De Leon Hotel 


(Call Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute for discounted rates)

95 Central Avenue

St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Hotel Main Number: 727-550-9300


Hampton Inn & Suites 


(Call Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute for discounted rates)

80 Beach Dr. NE

St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Hotel Main Number: 727-892-9900


The Inn on Third 


(Call Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute for discounted rates)

342 3rd Ave. N

St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Hotel Main Number: 727-894-3248


Hollander Hotel 


(Call Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute for discounted rates)

421 4th Ave. N

St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Hotel Main Number: 727-873-7900

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Casey Green , Business Development Supervisor , Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc

Phone: 727-363-4500

Fax: 727-363-0811

Email: learn@gcus.com

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Casey Green , Business Development Supervisor , Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc

Phone: 727-363-4500

Fax: 727-363-0811

Email: learn@gcus.com

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