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Three-dimensional Echocardiography in Congenital Heart Disease: An Interactive Live Webinar
Date: February 15, 2017
Time: 05:00PM Eastern
Three-dimensional Echocardiography in Congenital Heart Disease: An Interactive Live Webinar - Event Non-Members: $25.00
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Three-dimensional Echocardiography in Congenital Heart Disease: An Interactive Live Webinar

Date: February 15, 2017 Time: 5:00 pm Eastern Time


During this webinar, Dr. Girish Shirali will address the ASE guideline for Three-dimensional Echocardiography in Congenital Heart Disease, published in collaboration with EACVI. Three-dimensional Echocardiography (3DE) has become important in the management of patients with congenital heart disease (CHD), particularly with pre-surgical planning, guidance of catheter intervention, and functional assessment of the heart. The aim of this webinar is to provide a review of the optimal application of 3DE in CHD including principles of 3D data acquisition, image display, and quantitative techniques.

Target Audience:
This webinar is designed for those with a primary interest and knowledge base in the field of echocardiography and for other medical professionals with a specific interest in 3D Echocardiography in Congenital Heart Disease. This includes cardiovascular physicians, other cardiovascular providers, cardiac sonographers, surgeons, cardiac interventionalists, neurologists, residents, research nurses, clinicians, intensivists, and other medical professionals.

Learning Objectives:
By the end of this presentation, the viewer should be better able to:

  1. List the modes and principles of 3D data acquisition
  2. Describe the application of the anatomic approach to image display
  3. List optimal sonographic projections for different congenital defects
  4. Compare quantitative techniques for ventricular volumetrics and functional assessment

Accreditation Statement:
The American Society of Echocardiography is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Society of Echocardiography designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ARDMS, CCI, Sonography Canada recognize ASE’s certificates and have agreed to honor the credit hours toward their registry requirements for sonographers.

The American Society of Echocardiography is committed to ensuring that its educational mission and all sponsored educational programs are not influenced by the special interests of any corporation or individual, and its mandate is to retain only those speakers whose financial interests can be effectively resolved to maintain the goals and educational integrity of the activity. While a monetary or professional affiliation with a corporation does not necessarily influence a presentation, the Essential Areas and policies of the ACCME require that any relationships that could possibly conflict with the educational value of the activity be resolved prior to the activity and disclosed to the audience. Disclosures of faculty and commercial support relationships, if any, have been indicated and resolved.

Faculty and Credentials:
Girish S Shirali MBBS, FASE, FACC
Melva and Randall l. O’Donnell PhD Chair in Pediatric Cardiology
Co-Director, Ward Family Heart Center
Division Director, Cardiology
Children’s Mercy Kansas City
Professor, Dept. of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City

Speaker Biography:
Dr. Shirali is Director, Cardiology, and Co-Director, Ward Family Heart Center, Children’s Mercy, Kansas City. Dr. Shirali is a renowned educator and innovator in pediatric echocardiography. His interests include 3D echocardiography, informatics and outcomes research. He has delivered >300 invited lectures, published >80 papers and co-edited a textbook on 3D echocardiography. Dr. Shirali has over 13 years of experience with 3D echocardiography, and is the senior author of the recently published joint EACVI-ASE expert consensus document on 3D echocardiography in Congeniatl Heart Disease.

Disclosure Statements:
Dr. Shirali has reported that he has no actual or potential conflicts of interest in relation to his activity.
The ASE staff and ACCME/CME Committee members who were involved in the planning and implementation of this activity have no actual or potential conflicts of interest in relation to his activity.
No commercial support was received for the development or implementation of this activity.

This activity contains recommendations only and should not be used as the sole basis to make medical practice decisions or for disciplinary action against any employee. The statements and recommendations contained in this activity are primarily based on the opinions of experts, rather than on scientifically-verified data. ASE makes no express or implied warranties regarding the completeness or accuracy of the information in these activity, including the warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. In no event shall ASE be liable to you, your patients, or any other third parties for any decision made or action taken by you or such other parties in reliance on this information. Nor does your use of this information constitute the offering of medical advice by ASE or create any physician-patient relationship between ASE and your patients or anyone else.

The information provided during this CME activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s condition.

Method of Participation/Technical Requirements:
To participate, you will need Adobe Flash plugin, a supported internet browser (Firefox, Chrome, or Safari), computer with speakers / headset and a high speed internet connection.

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