Chapter 1

Echocardiography overview

Learn the basics: portable or full-sized machine? 2D, M-mode, or Doppler? Learn what TTE can and cannot do, and what type of equipment and mode to use in different situations.
4 Lessons (15m 21s), 1 Quiz
Chapter 2

Nuts and bolts

Become a skilled echocardiographer: in this chapter you will learn how to use the echo machine, with key tips for common situations and best practices for performing TTE exams.
6 Lessons (33m 46s), 1 Quiz
Chapter 3

Parasternal long-axis (PLAX) views

The step-by-step demos in this chapter will guide you through how to acquire and interpret TTE images in the parasternal long-axis views—this is hands-on stuff, so roll up your sleeves!
6 Lessons (16m 38s), 1 Quiz
Chapter 4

Parasternal short-axis (PSAX) views

In this chapter, you’ll learn how to acquire and interpret the parasternal short-axis views. The practical demos in this chapter will help you succeed in your clinical work.
4 Lessons (11m 12s), 1 Quiz
Chapter 5

Apical views

Learn how to acquire another set of very important standard TTE views—the four apical views—by watching the demos in this chapter.
5 Lessons (12m 19s), 1 Quiz
Chapter 6

Subcostal views

The subcostal views are an essential part of a TTE exam, and are especially important in an emergency situation. The demos in this chapter will help you master these key views.
3 Lessons (9m 52s), 1 Quiz
Chapter 7

Suprasternal view

The suprasternal view can be challenging; but, after the lessons in this chapter, you’ll be able to tackle this slightly awkward view yourself, with confidence.
2 Lessons (5m 20s), 1 Quiz
Chapter 8

The ventricles and pulmonary pressures

In this chapter you will build on your understanding of the normal TTE views so that you can recognize and report abnormal ventricular function and estimate right heart pressures.
7 Lessons (26m 11s), 1 Quiz
Chapter 9

The valves

At the end of this chapter you will master the assessment of valve abnormalities—a skill that is such a significant part of an echocardiographer’s repertoire.
7 Lessons (35m 51s), 1 Quiz
Chapter 10

Other uses of TTE

In this chapter you will learn how to use TTE to diagnose many frequently encountered pathologies so that you are well-prepared when you scan independently.
6 Lessons (29m 06s), 1 Quiz
Chapter 11

Finishing your TTE

This chapter covers the practicalities of finishing a TTE exam: learn the best practices for sharing your findings and ensuring that your images are always available for review.
5 Lessons (13m 56s), 1 Quiz