Educational Objectives: By the end of the activity, participants will be able to:

1. Discuss and apply various echocardiography criteria in the interpretation of echo studies.

2. Implement cultural, ethnic, age and gender data which may influence the candidacy of various diagnostic and therapeutic modalities, as it applies to the clinical care of echo treatment.

Target Audience: Physician Focus in Cardiology

Non-Physician Professionals: Echo sonographers, other allied health professionals

Planners/Speakers (varies): 

  1. Alexander Chen, MD, Cardiology RWC
  2. Nader Banki, MD, Cardiology RWC
  3. Roberto Felix, MD, Cardiology RWC
  4. Xiushui Ren, MD, Cardiology RWC
  5. Tina Saparia, MD, Cardiology RWC
  6. Angela, Richardson, RDCS Cardiology RWC
  7. Williams, Sherry, RDCS, Cardiology RWC
  8. Tam, Tammy, PharmD, Heart Failure Pharmacist, RWC

CME Staff: Julia Carranza, CME Coordinator; Alvin Ting, MD, Chief of Physician Education

Resources: National guidelines as promoted by our professional societies, e.g. American College of Cardiology (ACC) and American Society of Echocardiography (ASE)

Disclosure Statement: The regular presenters and program planners of this case conference have disclosed that they have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interest (s). The CME Department has reviewed their disclosure information for the planner(s) and/or committee / faculty or this program and they do not have relationships that present a relevant financial conflict of interest.

Kaiser Permanente Medical Center - Redwood City takes responsibility for the content, quality and scientific integrity of this CME Activity.

Kaiser Permanente does not endorse any brand -name products.

Accreditation Statement: Kaiser Permanente Medical Center - Redwood City is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Statement: The Kaiser Permanente Medical Center - Redwood City designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Session date: 
Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 8:30pm to 9:30pm
Kaiser Permanente
Echo Reading Room
Redwood City, CA 94061
United States
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