Activity information

The certificate of this course includes 3 CME credits. To complete the course you need to pass all quizzes. Only participants with an active Pro Membership will be able to claim CME. If you want to claim CME too, please upgrade to a Pro Membership.

Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of CME Consultants and Medmastery GmbH. CME Consultants is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement

CME Consultants designates this online enduring material activity for a maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Desired Outcomes

  1. Identify core structures in the right heart and why they matter
  2. Differentiate normal from abnormal morphology
  3. Use the most appropriate TTE views to assess the right heart
  4. Summarize findings on an accurate, complete, and succinct TTE report
  5. Measure and estimate right ventricular morphology and systolic function
  6. Discriminate what odd-shaped structures are expected in the right atrium
  7. Identify the role and morphology of the right-sided valves
  8. Determine what the estimated pulmonary artery pressure is and how it signifies degrees of disease
  9. Utilize novel methods for scanning and assessing the right heart and its function

Target Audience

This activity is geared to meet the educational requirements of Echocardiographers in training, Cardiologists, Internists, and Physiologists.

Core Competencies

This activity encompasses the following desirable physician attributes: Medical Knowledge, Practice-Based Learning & Improvement, and Systems-Based Practice.

Cultural Linguistic Competency and Implicit Bias

Important information regarding Cultural Linguistic Competency and Implicit Bias in CME can be found at: https://cmeconsultants.com/clcandib/.

Format

The presentational method for this activity is Lecture.

Disclosure statements

Commercial Support

There is no commercial support for this activity.

Planners

The planners of this activity have nothing to disclose.

Faculty

Cristiana Monteiro, BSc (Hons), CCDS, ECDSAP has nothing to disclose. The course content has been peer-reviewed for content validity and found to be evidenced-based, fair, balanced, and free from commercial bias.

Launch Date

February 21, 2022.

Expiration Date

This activity is valid for credit through February 21, 2024.