ASE Guidelines for Recommendations for Multimodality Assessment of Congenital Coronary Anomalies: A Guide from the American Society of Echocardiography

Date: April 28, 2020

Time: 01:00PM - 02:00PM

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During this webinar, Dr. Peter Frommelt, Chair of the latest guideline document published by the American Society of Echocardiography, will provide a comprehensive review of this document and explain the role of multimodality imaging in patients with congenital coronary anomalies. Dr. Frommelt will discuss specific strategies for imaging of each of the known congenital coronary anomalies, and a question and answer period will be included at the end of the presentation. This guideline was developed in collaboration with the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions, the Japanese Society of Echocardiography, and the Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance, and has also been endorsed by 17 ASE International Alliance Partners.

Target Audience:
This webinar is designed for those with a primary interest and knowledge base in the field of echocardiography and for other medical professionals with a specific interest in imaging and the clinical diagnosis and management of patients with congenital coronary anomalies. This includes cardiovascular physicians, other cardiovascular providers, cardiac sonographers, surgeons, cardiac interventionalists, cardiology and anesthesia fellows, residents, research nurses, clinicians, intensivists, and other medical professionals.

Learning objectives: By the end of this presentation, viewers will be able to:

  • Recognize the different anatomic variations of coronary origin and course when congenital coronary anomalies are present
  • Understand the benefits and limitations of different imaging techniques in diagnosing congenital coronary anomalies
  • Describe appropriate imaging strategies for characterization of congenital coronary anomalies when the coronary anomaly is in isolation 
  • Describe appropriate imaging strategies for characterization of congenital coronary anomalies when the coronary anomaly is associated with other forms of congenital heart disease, both pre- and postoperatively

Speaker(s):
  • Peter C. Frommelt, MD, FASE, Professor, Pediatric Cardiology, Director of Pediatric Echocardiography, Herma Heart Institute, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin

Accreditation Statement:
The American Society of Echocardiography is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Society of Echocardiography designates this Webinar for a maximum of 1.0 hour of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Designation:
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.0 MOC point in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) and American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit. ARDMS, CCI, Sonography Canada recognize ASE’s certificates and have agreed to honor the credit hours toward their registry requirements for sonographers.

The American Society of Echocardiography is committed to ensuring that its educational mission and all sponsored educational programs are not influenced by the special interests of any corporation or individual, and its mandate is to retain only those speakers whose financial interests can be effectively resolved to maintain the goals and educational integrity of the activity. While a monetary or professional affiliation with a corporation does not necessarily influence a presentation, the Essential Areas and policies of the ACCME require that any relationships that could possibly conflict with the educational value of the activity be resolved prior to the activity and disclosed to the audience. Disclosures of faculty and commercial support relationships, if any, have been indicated.

Disclaimer:
The information provided during this CME activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s condition.

Speaker Disclosures:
The following faculty who were involved in the planning and development of this activity reported no actual or potential conflicts of interest in relation to this activity: Peter C. Frommelt, MD

The ASE staff, Jennifer Goss-Medical Education Specialist, and the CME/peer reviewers involved in the planning and content development of this activity reported no actual or potential conflicts of interest in relation to this activity.

Commercial Support: None

Method of Participation & Technical Requirements:
This activity should take approximately 1.0 hours to complete. After reading through the CME information on this page, proceed through the educational content. Once you have finished viewing the presentation, complete the online evaluation.

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Receiving Credit:
To receive CME credit for this activity, you must listen to the webinar in its entirety then proceed through the posttest and activity evaluation. Upon completion of the evaluation, you will be able to print a copy of your CME certificate, and CME credits earned will be automatically transferred to your CME transcript. Please allow 1-4 weeks for your maintenance of certification (MOC) credits to be transferred to ABIM.

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