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Cardiovascular Diseases

Basic to Advanced Echocardiography: From the Riverfront of Savannah

Learning Objectives

Upon conclusion of this program, participants 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 transesophageal 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 which may be discussed or taught in this course.