6th Annual Echo on Marco Island: Case-Based Approach 2016
JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort #MARCO ISLAND, USA
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The program seeks to address competence is using multiple echocardiographic techniques in assessment of cardiac structure and function in adult acquired or congenital heart disease. This will concise, limited didactic lectures with major emphasis on a series of illustrative cases which will include audience response and discussion presented by echocardiography specialists which would lead to enhanced patient management. Workshops will be held to demonstrate the techniques for acquiring the echocardiographic data, especially with respect to new contemporary techniques such as strain imaging.
In addition, audience participants are welcome to bring case(s) to share and discuss with the faculty and audience on Sunday morning. Note, all patient identifiers must be removed from your modality.
MOC 2016 SESSION
A special session will be held Saturday, December 3 for the General Cardiology Knowledge 2016 module. The content will enhance the competence and clinical judgment in the area of cardiology. If you are certified in a specialty and enrolled in ABIM's MOD program, you are required to earn a combined 100 points in medical knowledge and practice improvement during your 10 year certificate period. This is designed to help you with this process by providing 10 points in medical knowledge.
COURSE LEARNING OBJECTIVES
Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:
Demonstrate the application of Doppler principles to assessing hemodynamics including valvular heart disease
Demonstrate use of echocardiography to assess prosthetic valves
Demonstrate and interpret diastolic echocardiographic measurements
Define advantages of stress echocardiography and use of contrast
Apply echocardiographic principles in assessment of congestive heart failure
Identify echocardiographic features of common congenital heart abnormalities
Define the role of echo in the interventional cardiology practice
Recognize the advantages and disadvantages of new imaging techniques including 3-D and strain
This course is intended for adult and congenital cardiologists, cardiology fellows, and cardiac sonographers who have basic experience and knowledge in echocardiography. This course is also intended for other medical specialists, internists, and anesthesiologists working to further their experience in clinical application of echocardiography.
Group registrations not allowed
Accompanying persons not allowed
We don’t accept Online Abstracts
Marriott Marco Island
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