CME Information: 1.0 Credit, 1.0 ABIM & ABP MOC Point
CME Expiration Date: September 30, 2020
MD, FAAP, FASE, FACC, FASE,
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics,
Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Keck USC School of Medicine
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How to Approach Echocardiography in Congenital Heart Disease
CME Information: 1.0 credit
Release date: September 2017 Valid through: September 2020
Introduction/Statement of Need:
Imaging congenital heart disease can be challenging. It requires a different approach compared to traditional imaging in structurally normal hearts and/or acquired heart disease. Currently many echocardiographers image congenital heart disease the same way they approach structurally normal hearts and/or acquired heart disease. This results in missed diagnoses or incomplete images that do not completely assess the underlying congenital concern. Ideally, Echocardiographers would incorporate a systematic approach for patients with known or suspected congenital heart disease as images are acquired using the recommended imaging planes discussed in the guidelines. It is intended that this webinar will provide a comprehensive overview of idea imaging in congenital heart disease including imaging recommendations from the guideline document, Guidelines and Standards Performance of a Pediatric Echocardiogram: A Report from the Task Force of the Pediatric Council of the American Society of Echocardiography.
This activity is designed for all cardiac sonographers and cardiovascular physicians with a primary interest and knowledge base in the field of echocardiography; in addition, residents, researchers, clinicians, intensivists, and other medical professionals with a specific interest in pediatric and congenital heart disease may find this activity beneficial.
Learning Objectives: At the end of this activity the viewer will better be able to:
Review echo basics relevant to imaging congenital heart disease
Describe anatomic relationships in congenital heart disease using the segmental approach
Identify the key points in the echocardiographic exam in congenital heart disease
Use examples to illustrate application of key points to congenital imaging
Accreditation: The American Society of Echocardiography is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Designation: The American Society of Echocardiography designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to1.0 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 and 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 authors 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 an author’s 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 publication and disclosed to the audience. Disclosures of faculty and commercial support relationships, if any, have been indicated.
Brandy A. Hattendorf, MD, FASE
According to ACCME policy, ASE implemented mechanisms to resolve all conflicts of interest prior to the planning and implementation of this activity.
The following authors reported no actual or potential conflicts of interest in relation to this document:
Brandy A. Hattendorf, MD, FASE
The following authors reported relationships with one or more commercial interests:
The following ACCME reviewers and ASE Staff reported no actual or potential conflicts of interest in relation to this document:
Renee Palmer, MD, FASE; Eric Kallstrom, ACS, RDCS, FASE; Christina LaFuria; Mary Lawson
The following ACCME reviewers, ASE Staff and CME editors reported relationships with one or more commercial interests: None
Method of Participation: Online Only
Estimated Time to Complete this Activity: 1.0 hours
Receiving CME Credit: To receive online CME credit for this activity, read the full activity then complete the posttest and evaluation. A score of 70% or higher is required for successful completion. You will be able to print your CME certificate immediately following successful completion of the posttest and evaluation.
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