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Congenital Heart Disease in Adults 1: Terminology and Embryology

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Course Details

Credit/contact hours: .25
Estimated time to complete: 15 minutes
Publication Date: October 2, 2018
Expiration date: October 1, 2024
Reviewed: September 30, 2021

Description:

The purpose of this Congenital Heart Disease in Adults series is to assist the learner in the echocardiographic assessment and management of adult patients with a history of congenital heart disease, many of whom were previously operated on and re­‐present for surgical intervention in early adulthood (e.g., pulmonary valve replacement after Tetralogy of Fallot repair).

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

Note: This course is eligible for ACPE credit.

You Will Learn

  • Lesion classifications
  • Important terminology
  • Embryonic development of the heart and where defects can occur in that development

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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