Prosthetic Valves 1: General Approach

The purpose of this prosthetic valve series is to assist the reader in assessing the function of prosthetic valves, particularly in the perioperative period. Assessing a pre-existing and a newly implanted prosthetic valve is covered in this course.

You will learn:

  • Assessing a pre-existing prosthetic valve
  • Assessing a newly implanted prosthetic valve

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.