ULTRA P.A.S.S Adult Echocardiography Registry Review Workbook

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Technique
  • Valvular Heart Disease
  • Ultrasound Transducers
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Systemic and Pulmonary Hypertensive Disease
  • Cardiomyopathies
  • Ventricular Function
  • Cardiac Tumors
  • Miscellaneous
  • Congenital Heart Disease in the Adult
  • Diseases of the Aorta
  • Doppler
  • Stress Echocardiography

Date of Original Release: 12/1/2016
This edition valid for credit through: 12/1/2019
Length: 296 pages

Product Codes:
Workbook - PAU-OL6-CTP2
ISBN: 978-1-945749-08-7
Digital Workbook - PAUE-OL6-CTP2

20.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
20.00 SDMS CME Credit(s)





 

Details

Upon completion of this enduring material,  the participant should be able to:

  1. Increase knowledge to perform and/or interpret adult cardiac ultrasound examinations
  2. Assess the level of knowledge in cardiac ultrasound
  3. Improve ability to recognize cardiac pathology
  4. Identify areas of weakness that require further study
  5. Successfully pass the ARDMS or CCI adult echocardiography certification exam
Target Audience
Medical professionals who are preparing to take the ARDMS Adult Echocardiography or CCI Cardiac Sonographer registry board exams or individuals who need a comprehensive review for professional improvement and/or CME credits.
Topics & Objectives

Topics

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Technique
  • Valvular Heart Disease
  • Ultrasound Transducers
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Systemic and Pulmonary Hypertensive Disease
  • Cardiomyopathies
  • Ventricular Function
  • Cardiac Tumors
  • Miscellaneous
  • Congenital Heart Disease in the Adult
  • Diseases of the Aorta
  • Doppler
  • Stress Echocardiography

Objectives

Upon completion of this activity the learner should be able to:

  • Increase knowledge to perform and/or interpret adult cardiac ultrasound examinations.
  • Assess the level of knowledge in cardiac ultrasound.
  • Improve ability to recognize cardiac pathology.
  • Identify areas of weakness that require further study.
  • Successfully pass the ARDMS or CCI adult echocardiography certification exam.
Course Instructors

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.

Lori Green

BA, RT, RDMS, RDCS, RVT

President, Program Director. Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc. Saint Petersburg, 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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Continuing Education Credits
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 20.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity is approved for 20.00 by The SDMS for Credits through 2/4/2020. SDMS CME credits are recognized by the ARRT as Category A credits. This activity is tracked by SDMS CME Tracker. 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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