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Aortic Stenosis

Overview

CME Credit Information

Credit Type
AMA PRA Category 1

AMA Category 1 credits are used by physicians and other groups like PAs and certain nurses.  Category 1 credits are accepted by the ARDMS, CCI and Sonography Canada.

Number of Credits
1

Course Objectives

After completing this course, the participant will be able to:

  1. Know the etiologies of aortic stenosis (AS)
  2. Understand the technical basics of AS evaluation with echocardiography
  3. Know the echocardiographic criteria for AS
  4. Improve the management of AS evaluation difficulties
  5. Use AS echocardiography measurements in the treatment strategy

Target Audience

Cardiologists, echocardiographers and others who perform and/or interpret echocardiography.

Accreditation

The Institute for Advanced Medical Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Institute for Advanced Medical Education designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

These credits are accepted by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS).

For information on applicability and acceptance of continuing education credit for this activity, please consult your professional licensing board or other credentialing organization.

Estimated Time for Completion
Approximately 1 hour
Date of Release
Expiration Date

Faculty

Sergei Yakovlev MD
Cardiac Imaging Consultant
I.V. Davidovsky Clinical Hospital
N.N.Blokhin Russian Oncological Scientific Center
Moscow, Russia

 

Disclosure

In compliance with the Essentials and Standards of the ACCME, the authors of this CME tutorial are required to disclose any significant financial or other relationships they may have with commercial interests.

Dr. Yakovlev discloses no such relationships exist.

No one at IAME who had control over the planning or content of this activity has relationships with commercial interests.

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