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.