Diastolic Function 1: Diastolic Period Physiology

The purpose of this Diastolic Function and Assessment series is to assist the reader in the assessment of left ventricular diastolic function.

You will learn:

  • Physiology of the diastolic period
  • Mitral and pulmonic blood flow

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.