Imaging The Athlete’s Heart - Training Video

Imaging The Athlete’s Heart


Imaging The Athlete’s Heart

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Imaging The Athlete’s Heart

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Imaging The Athlete’s Heart Training Video is designed to provide an analysis of the indicators and applications for performing cardiac ultrasound examinations on athletes and sudden cardiac arrest. Left ventricle, right ventricle and LV wall thickening will be discussed along with the correlation to sudden cardiac death in athletes.

Date of Original Release: 1/5/2024
This edition valid for credit through: 1/5/2027
Video Length: 00:44:00

Online Video Product Code: OV-AHSD2
DVD Product Code: VL-AHSD2
USB Product Code: USB-AHSD2


  • The Athlete in Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Exercise-Induced Cardiac Remodeling
  • Health vs. Disease:
    • LV chamber enlargement
    • RV chamber enlargement
    • LV wall thickening
  • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
  • Congenital Coronary Artery Malformations
  • Myocarditis
  • Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Dysplasia
  • Valvular Heart Disease
  • Sudden Cardiac Death in Young Athletes


  • Identify the findings seen with the athlete’s heart.
  • Compare cardiovascular medicine and the athlete’s heart.
  • Evaluate exercise-induced cardiac remodeling.
  • Recognize the risk’s associated with sudden cardiac death.
  • State the role of echo in the assessment of the athlete’s heart.


Physicians, sonographers, and other medical professionals involved with performing and/or interpreting cardiac ultrasound examinations. Physician participants may include cardiology, internal medicine, critical care, hospitalists, emergency medicine, family practice, primary care.


GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Steven Walling  BS, RCS, ACS, RDCS, FASE

Director and Clinical Coordinator
Hoffman Heart School of Cardiovascular Technology
Trinity Health of New England Corporation, Inc.
Hartford, CT
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

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)
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute
Milwaukee, WI
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Charlotte Derr, MD, RDMS, FACEP, FPD-AEMUS (Co-Medical Director - planner, QI Task Force)
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
Fellowship Director of Advanced Emergency Medicine Ultrasound Fellowship Program
University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine
Tampa, FL
No relevant financial relationships to disclose

Andreas Dewitz, MD, RDMS (Member of Advisory Board & QI Task Force Subcommittee)
Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine
Clinical Director of POCUS Education, Solomont Simulation Center
Department of Emergency Medicine Boston Medical Center
Boston, MA.
No relevant financial relationships to disclose

Lori Green, BA, RDMS, RDCS, RVT (Program Director - planner, Content Reviewer, QI Task Force)
Program Director and President,
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.
St Petersburg, FL.
No relevant financial relationships to disclose

Trisha Reo, AAS, RDMS, RVT (Program Coordinator - planner, Content Reviewer, QI Task Force)
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.
St Petersburg, FL.
No relevant financial relationships to disclose

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

Credits (Optional with additional purchase)

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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