The purpose of this series covering performing an Echocardiographic Exam is to assist the reader through the performance of both a basic and advanced transesophageal echocardiography examination as well as basic transthoracic echocardiography.

Course Details

In this course, you will learn:
  • Guiding principles, including TEE and TTE probe manipulation, describing the pathology and defining the physiology of the patient
  • Presentation, and pre- and intra-operative considerations

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.

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Estimated time to Complete: 15 minutes
Credit/contact hours: .25
Expiration date: February 6, 2022
Publication date: February 6, 2019

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Course Author

Robert H Thiele, MD

Board certified in anesthesiology, critical care, and advanced perioperative transesophageal echocardiography.
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