CME Credit Information
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.
After completing this course, the participant will be able to:
- Learn the types and etiologies of mitral regurgitation (MR).
- Understand the technical basics of MR evaluation with echocardiography.
- Learn the echocardiography criteria of MR evaluation.
- Relate the different types of MR severity.
Cardiologists, echocardiographers and others who perform and/or interpret echocardiography.
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.
Faculty & Disclosure
Sergei Yakovlev MD
Cardiac Imaging Consultant
I.V. Davidovsky Clinical Hospital
N.N.Blokhin Russian Oncological Scientific Center
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.