Focused Transesophageal Echocardiography

Price: $ 525.00
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12 month license
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*Prices available for group of ≥6 participants
Duration:  8 hours of content (not including tests)
 
Learn the transesophageal echocardiography fundamentals required to achieve competence in focused transesophageal echo.
 
  • Basic principles of ultrasound imaging
  • Indications, contra-indications and complications of transesophageal echo
  • Probe insertion technique
  • Basic transesophageal echo views including extracardiac views
  • Performance of a systematic scanning sequence
  • Knowledge of normal & abnormal cardiac anatomy & function
  • Correlation between transthoracic and transesophageal echo

 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES :

  • Basic knowledge of ultrasonography instrumentation and principles
  • Learn to acquire echocardiographic views from the transesophageal perspective
  • Learn to assess patients via simulated clinical cases

Developed by specialist physicians from the Anesthesiology Department of the Montreal Heart Institute and accredited by the Univerity of Montreal, the Focused Transesophageal Echocardiography curriculum covers in details the principles and applications of the basic transesophageal echo examination.

 

Focused transesophageal echo is performed and interpreted by the clinician in order to establish diagnosis and to guide therapy in the perioperative setting and in the acute care environment.

 

The 8.0 hours of content of the Focused Transesophageal Echocardiography curriculum are divided in 11 courses and 36 modules.  The courses allow for the participant to learn in a systematic, organized way, the elements of transesophageal echo that are required in order to achieve competence in focused transesophageal echo.

 

CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION (CME):

For the RCPSC Specialist the Division of CPD approves:
12.5 hours of Section 3: Assessment - Accredited Simulation Activities CPD credits
(Total 37.5 credits calculated automatically)

For AMA members the Division of CPD approves:
12.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ hours

For the RCPSC General Practicioner the Division of CPD approves:
12.5 hours of Category 1 CPD credits


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