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the Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Golf | Arizona, USA
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Specialty: Endocrinology
Dates: From Feb, 13, 2016 to Feb, 16, 2016
Location: Arizona, USA
Type: Conference
Registration Cost: From 550 to 825 USD
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the Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Golf

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This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the American Society of Echocardiography and the American Society of Echocardiography Education and Research Foundation. The American Society of Echocardiography is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Society of Echocardiography designates this live activity for a maximum of 38.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ASE designates the State-of-the-Art Echocardiography: Echo Southwest Learning Lab for maximum of 13 hours, the Maintenance of Certification session for 3.75 hours, and a maximum of 25.75 hours for the for the Main Conference. Attendees must be registered for the Learning Lab to claim full credit.  The total amount of hours for attending both the Main Conference and Learning Lab is 38.75 hours and 29.5 for attending both the Main Conference and Maintenance of Certification session.

ARDMS, CCI, and Sonography Canada recognize ASE’s certificates and have agreed to honor the credit hours toward their registry requirements for sonographers.

All or a portion of this educational activity may meet the CME requirement for IAC Echocardiography accreditation.

This activity is eligible for Section 1 credits in the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada’s Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Program. Participants must log into MAINPORT to claim this activity.

The American Society of Echocardiography is committed to ensuring that its educational mission and all educational programs are not influenced by the special interests of any corporation or individual, and its mandate is to retain only those speakers whose financial interests can be effectively resolved to maintain the goals and educational integrity of the program. While a monetary or professional affiliation with a corporation does not necessarily influence a speaker’s presentation, the Essential Areas and policies of the ACCME require that any relationships that could possibly conflict with the educational value of the program be resolved prior to the educational session and disclosed to the audience.

Concerned Audience:
  • Medical_Professionals
  • Medical_students
  • Nurses
Event Overview
Welcome message:

The 29th Annual State-of-the-Art Echocardiography is not only in a fantastic new location for 2016, but the content has been revitalized to focus on new technologies and techniques. The faculty will provide expertise on strain imaging, 3D echocardiography, valve disease, and intervention. Live imaging will allow attendees to watch experts perform these new imaging techniques. Particular attention will be paid to knobology and how to incorporate these techniques into practice.

This course will allow participants to spend time viewing a recorded case and reviewing complications. As patients become more familiar with valve disease and intervention and more centers are performing these complicated procedures, it is important for practitioners to become more comfortable with diagnosis, intervention, and monitoring.

All attendees should have a practical knowledge of echocardiography to fully benefit from this program. The setting is ideal for participants to bring their families and take advantage of some vacation time.


Course Highlights

Expanded learning laboratories:

-Session now expanded to two days

Maintenance of Certification (MOC) sessions:

-Maintain your cardiology board certification in a relaxed setting

Updates on new echo technology including strain images

Revisit the old standbys: Heart failure, CAD, stress echo, pulmonary hypertension, right heart disease

Cases, cases, and more cases


Steven Lester, MD, FASE

Mayo Clinic

Scottsdale, AZ

Learning Lab Director:

Bijoy K. Khandheria, MD, FASE

Aurora Healthcare

Milwaukee, WI

Learning Lab Co-Director:

Roberto M. Lang, MD, FASE

University of Chicago Medical Center

Chicago, IL

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Late Registration From: 2016-01-14 To: 0--
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ASE sonographer

Group Registrations:

Group registrations not allowed

Accompanying Persons:

Accompanying persons not allowed

Registration Documents:
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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


To secure your room at the Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Resort, please call 1-800-325-7832 and state that you will be attending the ASE State-of-the-Art Echocardiography program. The room rate is $169 single/double a night plus tax. A deposit of one night’s stay plus tax will be held at the time of reservation. Deposit will be forfeited for any cancellations occurring within 72 hours of arrival.

The room block is scheduled to be held until Wednesday, January 13, 2016, but may be sold out before this date. Therefore, we advise you to register for the program and reserve your lodging as soon as possible. A resort fee of $20 per room per day will automatically be applied. This fee includes in-room wireless internet, 15% off massage treatments at Elements Spa, daily use of fitness facilities and fitness classes, one hour use per day of the putting green, one hour use per day of the tennis courts, two hours use per day of mountain bikes, expanded shuttle service to Oro Valley Marketplace shopping and dining district, and two complimentary bottles of water upon arrival.

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Phone: 919-861-5574


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