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Cardiovascular Diseases

Mayo Clinic Update in Echocardiography: Role of Echo from Prevention to Intervention

Learning Objectives

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

  • Incorporate carotid intima media thickness test results in cardiovascular risk assessment
  • Diagnose and treat patients with various cardiomyopathies
  • Recognize the role of echocardiography in improving functional status in patients with pacemakers
  • Describe the basic principles of strain echocardiography and their clinical applications
  • Identify echocardiographic features of right heart dysfunction
  • Evaluate and manage patients with valvular heart disease
  • Demonstrate the role of three-dimensional echocardiographic imaging in clinical and interventional cardiology
  • Recognize common adult congenital cardiac conditions

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.