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, gender, and implicit bias 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

KP Planners/Faculty (varies): 

Chen, Alexander, MD, Cardiology, KP RWC
Banki, Nader, MD, Cardiology, KP RWC
Felix, Roberto, MD, Cardiology, KP RWC
Ren, Xiushui, MD, Cardiology, KP RWC
Richardson, Angela, MD, Cardiology, KP RWC 
Saparia, Tina, MD, Cardiology, KP RWC
Tam, Tammy,  PharmD, Heart Failure Pharmacist, KP RWC

KP 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 (as appropriate)None of the planners, faculty, committee members or reviewers for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patient.

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 Permanente Medical Center - Redwood City is accredited by the California Medical Association (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: 
09/13/2023 - 8:30am to 9:30am PDT
KP Via Teams
Redwood City, CA 94063
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.00 Geriatrics
  • 1.00 Radiologic Technology
    x-ray use or diagnosis

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