Echocardiography and Noninvasive Vascular Testing Lecture Series: Navigating Tricuspid Valve Disease – Contemporary and Advanced Diagnostics and Treatment Modalities

January 17, 2024

The assessment and management of tricuspid valve disease have evolved substantially during the past several years. Whereas tricuspid stenosis is uncommon, tricuspid regurgitation is frequently encountered and is most often secondary in nature and caused by annular dilatation and leaflet tethering from adverse right ventricular remodeling in response to any of several disease processes. Non-invasive assessment of tricuspid regurgitation must define its cause and severity; advanced three-dimensional echocardiography, MRI and CT are gaining in clinical application. The indications for tricuspid valve surgery to treat tricuspid regurgitation are related to the cause of the disorder, the context in which it is encountered, its severity and its effects on right ventricular function. This educational activity will discuss contemporary and advanced diagnostic modalities and treatment options for the disease.

Target Audience

Cardiologists, vascular surgeons, interventional radiologists, echocardiography and noninvasive vascular testing specialists, nurses, sonographers, pharmacists, respiratory therapists.

American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography - Sonographers and vascular technologists may use these credits to fulfill their ARDMS requirements. The ARDMS accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
 

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the pathophysiology of tricuspid valve disease.
  • Demonstrate the hemodynamics that accompanies tricuspid valve disease. 
  • Utilize the testing protocols and diagnostic criteria used in disease classification.
  • Apply current guideline recommendations for management of patients with tricuspid valve disease.
Course Summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
Course opens: 
11/05/2023
Course expires: 
02/24/2024
Event starts: 
01/17/2024 - 6:00pm EST
Event ends: 
01/17/2024 - 7:00pm EST
Rating: 
5
Live Webinar
United States

Elliott J. Elias, M.D., MPH, FACC, FASE 
Cardiologist Medical Director of Cardiac and Structural Imaging 
Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute 
Baptist Health South Florida

Elliott J. Elias, M.D., speaker and co-conference director of this educational activity, is a consultant for Abbott Laboratories, Boston Scientific, Philips Medical and Edwards Life Sciences. All of the relevant financial relationships listed for this individual have been mitigated.

Brian J. Schiro, M.D., co-conference director of this educational activity, is a consultant for Philips Medical and a member of the speakers’ bureau for Cook, Medtronic and Penumbra. All of the relevant financial relationships listed for this individual have been mitigated.

Mohammad Hasan, MBBch, RPVI, moderator of this educational activity, has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies* to disclose, and his participation will not include discussion of off-label or unapproved usage.

Other non-faculty contributors involved in the planning, development and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

All of the relevant financial relationships listed for these individuals have been mitigated.

*Ineligible companies ¬– Companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.
 

Disclosure Policy and Disclaimer

Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

Baptist Health South Florida designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity has been approved for 1 credit hours, CE Broker Course #20-716239, by the Florida Boards of Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine and by the Florida Council of Physician Assistants.

This activity has also been approved for 1 credit hours for Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Pharmacists and Respiratory Therapists. Baptist Health South Florida CE Broker Provider #50-182.

American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography - Sonographers and vascular technologists may use these credits to fulfill their ARDMS requirements. The ARDMS accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
 

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
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