Ultrasound Evaluation of Pericardial Effusion

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1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
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Description

Date of Original Release: 11/9/2017
This edition valid for credit through: 11/9/2020
Product Code: VIT-PE


  1 year/365 days from date of purchase. Expires on 11/20/2019 if purchased today.


Ultrasound Evaluation of Pericardial Effusion

Ultrasound Evaluation of Pericardial Effusion CME Vital is designed to provide an overview of the ultrasound characteristics associated with pericardial disease. Diagnostic criteria for the evaluation of pericardial verses pleural effusion and echocardiographic findings associated with pericardial tamponade are discussed.

  • Pericardial Anatomy/Physiology
  • How to Categorize Pericardial Effusion
  • Ultrasound Characteristics and Diagnostic Criteria for Pericardial Tamponade
  • Ultrasound Findings Associated with Pleural Effusion

Topics

  • Pericardial Anatomy/Physiology
  • How to Categorize Pericardial Effusion
  • Ultrasound Characteristics and Diagnostic Criteria for Pericardial Tamponade
  • Ultrasound Findings Associated with Pleural Effusion

Objectives

  • Identify the echocardiographic findings associated with pericardial effusion
  • Differentiate pericardial and pleural fluid collections
  • List the clinical findings associated with pericardial tamponade
  • Recognize echocardiographic findings seen with pericardial tamponade

Target Audience

Physicians, sonographers, and other medical professionals involved with performing and/or interpreting adult echocardiography examinations. Physician participants may include: emergency, critical care, hospitalist, internal medicine, family/primary care

Course Instructors

GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Lori Green  BA, RT, RDMS, RDCS, RVT

President, Program Director.
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.
Saint Petersburg, FL.
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Christie Hill Jordan  BS, RDCS, RCS, RCIS, FASE

Cardiovascular Technology Program Director.
Florida State College at Jacksonville.
Jacksonville, FL.
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Faculty & Content Disclosures...
Faculty Disclosure
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc. adheres to ACCME Essential Areas, Standards, and Policies regarding industry support of CME. Speakers will disclose any relevant commercial relationships prior to the start of the educational activity.

Content Validation
All presentations for this CME activity were reviewed and approved by members of the GUI CME Review Committee to determine content validity and to ensure that no conflicts of interest exist prior to the activity commencement or material compilation.

Disclosure of Individuals in Control of Content
In addition to the faculty listed the following individuals are recognized by GUI as being in control of content of this program:

James Mateer, MD, RDMS (Medical Director-planner, QI Task Force)
Medical Director, Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Andreas Dewitz, MD, RDMS(Member of Advisory Board, QI Task Force Subcommittee)
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
Vice Chair of Ultrasound Education
Boston Medical Center
Boston, MA
No relevant financial relationships to disclose

Lori Green, BA, RT, RDMS, RDCS, RVT (Program Director/planner and reviewer, QI Task Force)
President, Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.
No relevant financial relationships to disclose

Brian Schenker, MBA, RDMS, RVT (Program Coordinator/planner and reviewer, QI Task Force)
Program Coordinator, Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.
No relevant financial relationships to disclose


Disclosure of Commercial Support
There was no commercial support involved in the planning, development/implementation of this activity.


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Accreditation Statement

The Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


The Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This course also meets CME/CEU requirements for ARDMS. Note: While offering the CME credit hours noted above, activities are not intended to provide extensive training or certification for exam performance or interpretation.

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