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CME Credit Information

Credit Type:
* AMA PRA Category 1
Number of Credits:
3

Course Objectives of Pulmonary Hypertension

After completing this activity, the participant will:

  • Accurately identify and interpret echocardiographic findings.
  • Understand the 5 different classifications of pulmonary hypertension 
  • Utilize echocardiography as a valuable tool for assessing treatment response and monitoring complications involved with pulmonary hypertension
  • Recognize findings on echocardiographic exam images 
  • Apply the knowledge gained from this course to enhance patient care, optimize clinical outcomes, and promote safety in the diagnosis and management using echocardiography.
Pulmonary Hypertension

Target Audience

  • Physicians, sonographers, and others who perform and/or interpret echocardiography.

* AMA PRA 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.

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 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. 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 the applicability and acceptance of continuing education credit for this activity, please consult your professional licensing board or other credentialing organization.

Estimated Time for Completion
3 hour
Date of Release
September 20, 2023
Date of Most Recent Review
September 20, 2023
Expiration Date
September 19, 2026

Faculty

Jess Hooley, ACS, BS, RCS
Advanced Cardiac Sonographer and Co-Founder of CardioConnections
Phoenix, Arizona

Britni James, RCS
Registered Cardiac Sonographer and Co-Founder of CardioConnections
Phoenix, Arizona

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.

Jess Hooley and Britni James disclose no such relationships exist.

IAME has assessed conflict of interest with its faculty, authors, editors, and any individuals who were in a position to control the content of this CME activity. Any identified relevant conflicts of interest have been mitigated. IAME's planners, content reviewers, and editorial staff disclose no relationships with ineligible entities.