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2018 Essentials in Echocardiography Conference
1 day event in Orange, CA (Cardiology)
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Activity Name: 2018 Essentials in Echocardiography Conference
Description: 1 day event in Orange, CA (Cardiology)
Needs Assessment: Overview:
The UCI Echo Essentials is designed to expand upon and fill knowledge gaps in the fast evolving field of echocardiography, one of the most commonly used imaging tools in cardiovascular medicine.
Echocardiographers, cardiac sonographers, and referring physicians require periodic updates on newest ultrasound techniques, evolving indications, image interpretations, use of echo contrast, basic hemodynamics, cardiovascular pathophysiology, and novel interventional procedures in this dynamic and changing field.
Course Objectives: Objectives:

* List the major updates in the national guidelines for the native valvular regurgitation, aortic valve stenosis, stress echocardiography in non-ischemic heart disease, 3-dimensional echocardiography in congenital heart disease and apply the knowledge toward performing and interpretation of echocardiography
* Describe techniques and protocols of transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiography in transcatheter aortic valve replacement/implant, percutaneous treatment of mitral regurgitation, tetralogy of Fallot and related pulmonary hypertension
* Describe the benefits of the echo imaging during placement and surveillance of the left ventricular assist device
* Explain the technical aspect of optimizing the use of echo contrast, learn skills and competence level of implementing intravenous access by sonographers and supervision of stress echo by nonphysician clinicians
Location Information
Meeting Location: Doubletree Hotel
Location Address: 100 The City Drive
Location City: Orange
Location State: CA
Location Postal Code: 92868
Location Country: US
City Information URL:
Activity Information
Start Date: 11/3/2018
End Date: 11/3/2018
Meeting URL: Essentials in Echocardiology Conference.pdf
Credit Information
Credit Amount: 7
Credit Unit: Credits
Accreditation: ACCME - Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education > AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
Activity Learning Format: Live Activity
Sponsor Name: UC Irvine School of Medicine
Sponsor Address: 836 Health Sciences Rd.
Sponsor City: Irvine
Sponsor State: CA
Sponsor Postal Code: 92697
Sponsor Country: US
Sponsor Phone: 949-824-2394
Sponsor Email:
Contact Information
Contact Name: Lesley Anderson
Contact Address: 333 City Blvd. West, Ste. 400
Contact City: Orange
Contact State: CA
Contact Postal Code: 92868
Contact Country: US
Contact Phone: 714.456.3868
Contact Email:

Type:     Live Activity
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