Echocardiography and Noninvasive Vascular Testing Lecture Series: Advances in Echocardiography: Strain Without Stress
Despite recent advances in clinical imaging, echocardiography remains the most accessible and reliable noninvasive imaging tool in the assessment of left ventricular systolic function. This lecture will address basic technique, current applications and diagnostic criteria of strain echocardiography of the left ventricle.
Cardiologists, vascular surgeons, interventional radiologists, echocardiography and noninvasive vascular testing specialists, nurses, sonographers, pharmacists, respiratory technologists
- Recognize basic concepts of strain echocardiography imaging.
- Identify the different applications of strain echocardiography imaging.
- Describe systematic protocol for left ventricular strain echocardiography imaging.
- Demonstrate normal and abnormal strain echocardiography imaging findings and explain the criteria used in the diagnosis of disease.
Socrates V. Kakoulides, M.D.
Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute
Baptist Health Medial Group
Socrates V. Kakoulides, M.D., indicated that neither he nor his spouse/partner has relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies, and he will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in his presentation(s) or discussion(s). Pending
Planning Group Disclosures
Muhammad Hasan, MBBCh, RPVI, indicated that neither he nor his spouse/partner has relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies, and he will include off-label or unapproved product usage in his presentation(s) or discussion(s).Planning Group Disclosures
Elliott J. Elias, M.D., disclosed that he is a member of the speakers bureau for Abbott Laboratories, and his participation will not include discussion of off-label or unapproved product usage.
Brian J. Schiro, M.D., disclosed that he receives grant/research support from Medtronic and the he is a member of the speaker’s bureau for Penumbra and Sirtex. Dr. Schiro has also disclosed that his lecture will include discussion of off-label or unapproved usage.
Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME 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 hour, 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 hour 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™.
- 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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