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 3AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- Diagnose valve stenosis, regurgitation, and malfunction of native and prosthetic valves.
- Optimize their TTE studies to avoid erroneous conclusions and reports.
- Assess valves using a range of qualitative and quantitative TTE techniques.
- Apply the principles of evidence-based medicine to TTE.
- Use TTE to discriminate between different kinds and causes of valve disease.
- Critically evaluate TTE data.
- Produce an accurate, succinct, and reliable TTE report.
- Apply their advanced knowledge in valve assessment to a range of interactive cases.
This activity is geared to meet the educational requirements of Cardiologists, Cardiologists in training, Echocardiographers, Ultrasonographers, and General Practitioners with specialist interests in cardiology.
This activity encompasses the following desirable physician attributes: Patient Care & Procedural Skills, Medical Knowledge, Practice-Based Learning & Improvement, and Systems-Based Practice.
The presentational method for this activity is Lecture.
Instructions for participation
Each participant must watch all the video lessons, successfully pass all quizzes of this activity with a grade of 70% or higher and complete a post-evaluation form. Once completed, your certificate will be made available immediately for download. If you receive a score of 69% or less, you may retake the quiz until successful.
Hardware and software requirements
Medmastery requires a modern Web browser (Internet Explorer 10+, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Google Chrome) and the latest version of Adobe Flash. Moreover, a PDF-Reader is required in order to view certain downloads. For questions or technical support, please contact [email protected].
The following planners for this activity have stated they have no relevant financial relationships: Franz Wiesbauer, M.D., MPH; Asha Daigle; Shirley Hutchinson; Clemens Lang, MD; Laura Pacey, PhD; Jessica L. Phillips, MD; Magdalena M. Schimke, PhD, MSc; Anna Wonnerth, MD; William T. Choctaw, M.D., J.D.; Harold D. Damuth, Jr., M.D.; Lester Holstein, M.D.; Michael Marchiano, M.D.; Nancy Williams; Priscilla Graham; and Stephanie Santos.
Christopher J. Eggett, PhD 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.
February 17, 2020.
This activity is valid for credit through February 17, 2022.