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Cardiovascular Diseases

Basic to Advanced Echocardiography: From the Blue Ridge Mountains of Asheville

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this program, attendees should be able to:

  • Apply Doppler principles and hemodynamics to the assessment of valvular heart disease, including systematic assessment of prosthetic valves
  • Use 2-D, Doppler strain methods to assess myocardial function
  • Illustrate the appropriate use of echo Doppler in myocardial and pericardial disease
  • Recognize the utility of echocardiography TEE including 3-D in the interventional practice
  • Integrate the application of echocardiography in heart failure and the treatment
  • Recognize clinical applications of stress echocardiography

Attendance at this Mayo course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures that may be discussed or taught in this course.