Series date: 
01/01/2018 - 7:30am to 12/31/2018 - 7:30am

This series occurs weekly on Wednesdays at 7:30 - 8:30 a.m. in Geffen Auditorium unless otherwise noted in the session. This is a weekly one-hour conference which focuses on topics pertinent to the ongoing clinical practice of cardiac imaging, continuing education, quality assurance, and research.

This course is intended for practicing adult cardiologists, cardiovascular surgeons, cardiovascular trainees, general internists, family medicine specialists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and nurses with a cardiovascular interest.

Geffen Auditorium (Gonda, SL, Room 208), Rochester, MN
This conference will be also transmitted to Eau Claire, La Crosse, Austin, Jacksonville and via LIVE Webcast

Visit the online series if you wish to participate by watching pre-recorded session instead.

Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is jointly accredited by the Accreditation  Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


The Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 
AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

For disclosure information regarding Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development accreditation review committee member(s), please go here

• Apply echocardiographic information in clinical decision making
• Quantitatively assess Doppler and color flow imaging
• Assess left ventricular function
• Recognize usefulness of Doppler for assessing hemodynamics and diastolic function
• Describe the value and limitations of stress and contrast echocardiography
• Summarize the clinical uses of transesophageal echocardiography
• Utilize the methods, instrumentation, and modalities of echocardiography
• Identify recent advances in ultrasound
• Develop skills necessary to evaluate valvular lesions, prosthetic valves, dissection, mass, cardiomyopathy, and ischemic heart disease
• Discuss non-echocardiographic imaging modalities used in various cardiac conditions
• Discuss clinical applications of strain imaging
• Discuss clinical applications of 3D echocardiography

Each session may also provide it's own objectives.

Visit the department's website for additional information.

Garvan Kane, M.D., Ph.D.
Patricia Pellikka, M.D.

Contact Monica Schroeder, Department Coordinator, at ph. 6-2643.


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