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Echo Bootcamp for FITs

Monday, June 22, 2020   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Amber Schletty
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                                           Echo Bootcamp for FITs: 
                          Echocardiogram Examinations & Emergencies 

Please join ACC-MN for a series of virtual educational echocardiogram sessions led by Richard Marcus, M.D. of
Iowa Heart Center. 
The four sessions will be a thorough, in-depth, and exhaustive study of different aspects
of echocardiography. 

July 6 | July 13 | July 20 | July 27
6:30 pm CST

 Questions? Contact Amber Schletty -


-- Echocardiographic Examination --
July 6 & 13
Set-up for integrated echocardiographic examination
Essential physics of ultrasound
Physical constraints of cardiac ultrasound imaging
Transducer selection
Generation of ultrasound images
Imaging modalities
Clinical indications
Views/planes/modalities/structures imaged
Choreographed 2D/M-mode echocardiographic examination
Quantitative applications of 2D imaging
Semi-quantitative applications of 2D imaging
Contrast Echocardiography
Doppler echocardiography - 4 tenets
Doppler echocardiography - 4 flavors
Physiologic applications of Doppler echocardiography
Choreographed Doppler echocardiographic examination

-- Echocardiographic Emergencies --
July 20 & July 27

Modes of clinical presentation
Holistic approach
Acute pulmonary edema
Acute respiratory distress
Chest/Interscapular pain


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