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Cardiovascular Diseases

19th Annual Mayo Cardiovascular Review Course for Cardiology Boards and Recertification with Echo Focus Session (August 15)

Learning Objectives

Upon conclusion of the Optional Pre-Course Echo Focus Session, participants should be able to:

  • Utilize echo and Doppler information for management of patients with various cardiovascular conditions
  • Identify new echocardiographic modalities for clinical use such as tissue Doppler and strain imaging
  • Recognize common and unusual cardiovascular conditions confidently by echocardiography

Upon conclusion of the Cardiovascular Board Review Session, participants should be able to:

  • Interpret common ECG and EP tracings
  • Evaluate and manage patients with valvular heart disease
  • Interpret echocardiographic images
  • Analyze hemodynamic catheterization traces
  • Apply basic cardiovascular physiology to patient care
  • Diagnose and treat the patient with acute coronary syndromes
  • Evaluate the patient with advanced heart failure

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.