The purpose of this Right Ventricle series is to assist the reader in measuring both volumetric and pressure-based metrics of right ventricular performance, as well as quantifying relevant structural characteristics of the right ventricle (RV).

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

Course Details

In this course, you will learn:
  • Right ventricular function
  • Preload
  • Afterload
  • Hypertrophy and RV size
  • IVC and hepatic vein flow and pulmonary embolism

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: 30 minutes
Credit/contact hours: .5
Expiration date: July 10, 2021
Publication date: July 11, 2018

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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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