Echocardiography Symposium, 36th Annual- Day 1
This symposium provides a comprehensive update on the latest developments, cutting edge technologies, current controversies and future directions in the field of echocardiography. Clinical presentations and echocardiographic studies will cover Doppler hemodynamics, valvular heart disease, cardiomyopathy, heart failure, pericardial disease, native and prosthetic valve endocarditis, atrial fibrillation, cardio-oncology, 3D echo, contrast echo, 3D cardiac mechanics, ejection fraction and strain measurements, congenital heart disease and additional state-of-art topics in echocardiography. This course will be of special interest to physicians in the fields of cardiology, along with sonographers and other physicians interested in echocardiography.
Cardiologists, Cardiovascular Surgeons, Sonographers, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses and Pharmacists.
- Apply accurate assessment of cardiac structures, ventricular functions and hemodynamics in the echocardiographic laboratory in order to optimize quality improvement and clinical decision making processes.
- Recognize the usefulness and limitations of imaging techniques, in order to yield a better clinical outcome, to prevent potential misuse and to preserve resources.
- Examine the clinical significance to the recent advent in echocardiography research.
- Communicate more effectively within an interdisciplinary team, following the principles of advanced care management (ACM), to make the vision of value-based care a reality.
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2017 Accreditation & Credits
Baptist Health provides accredited continuing education (CME/CE) to doctors, nurses and allied health professionals.
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 11 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Osteopathic Medicine, Psychology and Physician Assistants
This activity has been approved for 11 credit hours by the Florida Boards of Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine, Psychology and the Florida Council of Physician Assistants. 7.0 credits on Friday, CE Broker #20-570263, 4 credits on Saturday CE Broker 20-570265.
Approved on a session-by-session basis for a total of 11.0 contact hours by the Florida State Board of Nursing CE Broker Provider #50-182 (7 credits for the Friday session and 4 credits for the Saturday session).
This activity has been approved on a session-by-session basis for a total of 11.0 contact hours by the Florida State Board of Pharmacy, CE Broker Provider #50-182; (7 credits for the Friday session and 4 credits for the Saturday session).
All or a portion of this educational activity may meet the CME requirement for IAC Echocardiography accreditation.
Sonographers and vascular technologists may use these credits to fulfill their ARDMS requirements.
Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn up to 11 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) 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 points.
Your participation information will be shared with the ACCME, which will in turn report your points to ABIM. Successful completion of a course examination is required to earn ABIM MOC points.
- 7.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 7.00 ABIM MOC
- 7.00 Florida Board of Nursing
- 7.00 Nurse Practitioners
- 7.00 General certificate of attendance
Online registration is now closed. We will be excepting onsite registrations. Please print this registration form and bring it wil you completed. Echo Registration Form.docx
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