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Left Ventricular Function & Geometry 1: LV Function

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Course Details

Credit/contact hours: .25
Estimated time to complete: 15 minutes
Publication Date: March 8, 2018
Expiration date: March 7, 2021
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Description:

The purpose of this Left Ventricular Function and Geometry series is to assist the reader in measuring both volumetric- and  pressure-based metrics of left ventricular performance, as well as quantifying relevant structural characteristics of the LV. Starting with the CASS study, this course looks at volumetric assessments of LV function, fractional area change, assessing cardiac output, and functional estimates of LV function.

Please note this course includes a Reference section. For accurate completion status, you MUST review the reference section.

You Will Learn

  • Volumetric estimates of LV function
  • Functional estimates of LV function

Method and medium:

Learners participate in the interactive learning modules by correctly answering multiple choice questions dispersed throughout. Learners will be prompted to try again if a question is answered incorrectly.The course will open in a new tab - to exit the course, simply close that tab.

Robert H Thiele, MD

Dr. Thiele attended medical school at Vanderbilt, completed his internship at Northwestern, his anesthesiology residency at UVA and his critical care fellowship at Duke. He is board certified in anesthesiology, critical care, and advanced perioperative transesophageal echocardiography.

DISCLOSURE: This individual reports no relevant financial relationships with commercial entities.

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