Echo Use in Extracorporeal Support and Heart Failure

Authors: Robert H Thiele, MD
Credit/contact hours: .25
Estimated time to complete: 15 minutes
Publication Date: October 2, 2018
Expiration date: October 1, 2024



The purpose of this course is to assist the reader in the use of ultrasound and  echocardiography to manage extracorporeal support systems.

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

You Will Learn

  • The use of TEE in extracorporeal life support
  • Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO)
  • Heart failure and assist devices

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 the tab.