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Case Studies in Infective Endocarditis, part 1

    Overview

    CME Credit Information

    Credit Type
    SA-CME *
    Number of Credits
    1

    Course Objectives

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

    1. Learn different manifestations of infective endocarditis
    2. Recognize the typical signs of infective endocarditis in native valves
    3. Diagnose infective endocarditis with echocardiography

    Target Audience

    Physicians, echocardiographers and others who employ cardiac ultrasound.

    * AMA Category 1 credits that also serve as Self Assessment Module (SAM) credits, as defined by the American Board of Radiology. Other specialists should consult their respective specialty board for applicability. SA-CME credits are accepted by the ARDMS, CCI and Sonography Canada.

    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.

    Sonographers:  These credits are accepted by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS), Sonography Canada, Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) and most other organizations.

    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
    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 author of this CME tutorial is 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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