Congenital Heart Disease in Adults 1: Terminology and Embryology
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).
You will learn:
- Lesion classifications
- Important terminology
- Embryonic development of the heart and where defects can occur in that development
Author(s): Robert H Thiele, MD
Estimated time to complete: 15 minutes
Credit hours: .25
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.