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Cardiovascular Diseases

21st Annual Echocardiographic Workshop on 2-D and Doppler Echocardiography at Vail

Learning Objectives

Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Apply transesophageal and stress (both exercise and pharmacologic) echocardiography for use in clinical practice of cardiology
  • Use echocardiographic and Doppler methods to assess hemodynamics and cardiac function
  • Utilize echocardiographic information in clinical decision making
  • Justify stress testing combined with the use of cardiac ultrasound
  • Utilize echocardiography to determine which patients should be referred for surgery versus medical therapy for the treatment of cardiovascular disease

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