Accreditation Information

CME

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 13.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine presents this activity for educational purposes only. Participants are expected to utilize their own expertise and judgment while engaged in the practice of medicine. The content of the presentations is provided solely by presenters who have been selected for presentations because of recognized expertise in their field.

ACGME Competencies

  • Patient care
  • Medical knowledge
  • Practice-based learning and improvement

Other

UK Healthcare CECentral certifies this activity for 13.5 hours of participation.

Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

1. Describe the physics principles, instrumentation and artifacts of echocardiographic scanning
2. Describe the echocardiographic evaluation of left ventricular function and valve disease.
3. Demonstrate the echocardiographic exam and scanning techniques.

Target Audience

Physicians, Cardiovascular Technicians, Cardiology Fellows

Faculty Disclosure

All planners, speakers, authors, and reviewers involved with content development for continuing education activities provided by the University of Kentucky are expected to disclose any real or perceived conflict of interest related to the content of the activity. Detailed disclosures will be included in participant materials or given prior to the start of the activity.