Prosthetic Valves 3: Types of Valves

The purpose of this prosthetic valve series is to assist the reader in assessing the function of prosthetic valves, particularly in the perioperative period. This course focuses on mechanical and biological prosthetic valves.

You will learn:

  • Mechanical prosthetic valves
  • Biological prosthetic valves

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.

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