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The Westin Michigan Avenue * | Chicago, USA
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Specialty: Cardiology
Dates: From Dec, 7, 2017 to Dec, 9, 2017
Location: Chicago, USA
Type: Course
Registration Cost: From 575 to 765 USD
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The Westin Michigan Avenue *

Chicago, USA Visit the Venue to read more


Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 18.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Health Care Professionals

A certificate of attendance will be provided to other health care professionals for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies, or other professional associations.

Attendees should ensure in advance that their credentialing or licensing organization accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM from the sponsor of this activity.

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 18.25 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Participation information will be shared with ABIM through PARS.

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  • Nurses
Event Overview
Welcome message:

The Heart Beat of Cardiology is a premier educational venue for echocardiography in clinical practice. This is held collaboratively with the University of Chicago Medical Center. The program is designed to accommodate the evolving needs of inquisitive attendees.

Topics covered include will include practical knobology and imagine acquisition live scanning, echocardiography, endocardial/pericardial disease, ischemic heart disease, vascular health, contrast, heart failure, diastolic function, new technologies, and valvular heart disease.


Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to:

Identify and quantitate valvular heart disease severity, apply current guidelines, and use the ASE standard for quantification

Apply conventional and tissue Doppler techniques to diastolic function analysis

Interpret stress echocardiographic examinations

Differentiate athletes heart from hypertrophic cardiomyopathy


This program is designed for adult cardiologists, cardiovascular surgeons, anesthesiologists, radiologists, nurses, cardiac sonographers, and fellows in training. Participants should have practical knowledge of echocardiography.


Naser M. Ammash, M.D.

Robert O. Bonow, M.D.

Leslie T. Cooper, Jr., M.D.

Steven J. Lester, M.D.

Grace Lin, M.D.

Francisco Lopez-Jimenez, M.D.

Peter M. Pollak, M.D.

Kirk T. Spencer, M.D.

Lynn Weinert, RDCS

Robert D. Young, BA, MA, RDCS

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General Info:

The registration fee includes tuition, electronic course syllabus, continental breakfasts, break refreshments, and lunch. Although it is not Mayo Clinic Cardiovascular CME (CV CME) policy to limit the number of registrants for a course, conference room facilities may necessitate closing of enrollment; therefore, early registration is advised. Enrollment for this program is limited.



Registration Cost
Early Registration

Late Registration From: 2017-08-25 To: 0--
On site Registration
Fellow , Resident

Group Registrations:

Group registrations not allowed

Accompanying Persons:

Accompanying persons not allowed

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

We don’t accept Online Abstracts


Guest rooms have been reserved for attendees and their guests with special course rates at The Westin Michigan Avenue Chicago. In order to receive the group rate, reservations must be made before the room block is filled or before the expiration date of Wednesday, November 22, 2017, whichever comes first. Reservations will be taken after this date based on space and rate ability.

The Westin Michigan Avenue Chicago

909 North Michigan Avenue

Chicago, IL 60611

Group Rate: $179

Group Coupon: Mayo Clinic December Cardiology

Online Reservations

Phone Reservations: 888-627-8385

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.

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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 Sheila Fick. Exhibits will be available for viewing at all scheduled breaks.
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CVCME , Mayo Clinic

Phone: 800-283-6296


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