Interesting Cardiac Case Studies

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Description

1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
Date of Original Release: 3/23/2015
Reviewed for content accuracy: 3/23/2018
Reviewed by: Gulfcoast Ultrasound CME Committee
This edition valid for credit through: 3/23/2021
Video Length: 0:51:00

Product Codes:
Online Video: OV-ICC
DVD: VL-ICC
ISBN: 978-1-940954-49-3


Interesting Cardiac Case Studies

The purpose of this ultrasound training Video is to show uncommon and intriguing cases in echocardiography. The cases shown are pathologies that are not often encountered and the assessment can have a tremendous impact on patient management and outcomes.

  • Pericardial Tamponade
  • Post-Biventricular Defibrillator
  • Thrombus
  • PFO and Pulmonary Embolus
  • Large Sinus of Valsalva Aneurysm with Clot Formation
  • Large Secundum ASD

Topics:
  • Pericardial Tamponade
  • Post-Biventricular Defibrillator
  • Thrombus
  • PFO and Pulmonary Embolus
  • Large Sinus of Valsalva Aneurysm with Clot Formation
  • Large Secundum ASD
Objectives

Upon completion of this enduring material, you should be able to accomplish the following:

  1. Identify abnormally rare pathologies and the required echo views and windows to properly make a diagnosis
  2. List critical thinking steps needed to properly image abnormal pathologies
  3. Identify advanced quantifications that can be utilized to assist in diagnosis
  4. Utilize history, presenting diagnosis, and patient information to help guide echo examination

Target Audience

Physicians, sonographers, PA’s, NP’s, and other medical professionals involved with performing and/or interpreting adult echocardiography examinations. Physician participants may include (but is not limited to) Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Cardiology, Hospitalists, Primary Care, Emergency Medicine, and Radiologists.

Course Instructors

GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Daniel Bourque  MS, RCS, FASE

Orlando Regional Medical Center.
Orlando, 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 1.50 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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