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Echocardiography for the Sonographer: Update on Echo in Valvular Heart Disease


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Echocardiography for the Sonographer: Update on Echo in Valvular Heart Disease

  1. 1. w Progra Ne m20th AnnualEchocardiography Fo rmfor the Sonographer a t!Update on Echo in Valvular Heart DiseaseSeptember 8 – 9, 2012Rochester Marriott Hotel | Rochester, MinnesotaREGISTER ONLINE NOW!
  2. 2. COURSE DESCRIPTIONThe course is designed to provide the sonographer with a practical review of thecurrent uses and limitations of two-dimensional echocardiography, Doppler andcolor flow imaging in the assessment of valvular disease. Recent advances in thefield of echocardiography including the assessment of systolic and diastolicfunction, quantitative Doppler, and stress echocardiography will be presented. Thelectures will be illustrated with digital image presentations of clinical cases inechocardiography and time has been allowed for participants to ask questions aswell as interact closely with the course faculty. An audience response system willbe used during case presentations.Interactive hemodynamic workshops and case review sessions will be conducted toallow participants the opportunity to apply the principles they are learning.Participants will receive an electronic syllabus and hemodynamic guide for theirfuture reference. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own calculators tomaximize participation in the hemodynamic workshops.COURSE LEARNING OBJECTIVESUpon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:• Discuss standard echocardiographic methods used to assess valvular heart disease;• Develop an integrated approach to the Doppler assessment of valvular stenosis and valvular regurgitation; and,• Discuss emerging applications of echocardiography in the evaluation of native and prosthetic valve dysfunction.Attendance at this Mayo course does not indicate nor guarantee competence orproficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be discussed or taughtin this course.INTENDED AUDIENCEThe course is designed for sonographers and physicians who wish to enhance theirknowledge of the echocardiographic assessment of adult cardiac disease.Participants with a basic knowledge of echocardiographic techniques andapplications will benefit most from this program.CREDITCollege of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, is accredited by the Accreditation Council forContinuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education forphysicians.College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, designates this live activity for a maximum of11.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the creditcommensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.Other Health Care ProfessionalsA certificate of attendance will be provided to other health care professionals forrequesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies, orother professional associations.
  3. 3. GRANTS AND EXHIBITSAt the time of this printing, a complete listing of commercial supporters (financial orin-kind) was not available. Appropriate acknowledgment will be given to allsupporters at the time of the meeting.Exhibits will be available for viewing at all scheduled breaks.DATE AND LOCATIONEchocardiography for the Sonographer will be held September 8 – 9, 2012. Course willbe located in the Marriott Ballroom on the second floor of the Rochester MarriottHotel, 101 First Avenue SW, Rochester, Minnesota.CANCELLATION POLICYIf you cancel your participation in this course, your registration fee, less a $75administrative fee, will be refunded when written notification is received by MayoCardiovascular CME before August 25, 2012 ( or fax#: 507-538-0146). No refunds will be made on or after August 25, 2012. Canceled registrationsare non-transferable.Mayo School of CPD reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course due tounforeseen circumstances. In the unlikely event Mayo School of CPD must cancel orpostpone this course, Mayo School of CPD will refund the registration fee, but is notresponsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses to participants, including feesassessed by airline/travel/lodging agencies.TRAVELRochester, Minnesota, is a friendly city that greets thousands of visitors from aroundthe world each year. The city is serviced by a modern international airport withmultiple flights daily via American or Delta Airlines. Access to and from the airportis provided by taxi, shuttle service, and rental car. The airport is locatedapproximately 10 miles from the Mayo Clinic campus.Note to Travelers: Several cities in the United States are named Rochester. When youmake airline reservations and check your baggage, be sure that your destination isRochester, Minnesota (RST) and that your baggage has been properly tagged.Travel arrangements are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.PARKINGParking is available in hotel, city, and Mayo patient/visitor ramps. The cost forparking is not included in the registration fee. A map indicating the location ofdowntown parking facilities will be mailed with the registrant confirmation letter.
  4. 4. LODGING ACCOMMODATIONSGuest rooms have been reserved for attendees and their guests with special courserates at each of the following downtown Rochester hotels. In order to receive thespecial rate, reservations must be made before the room block is filled or before theexpiration date of August 18, 2012, whichever comes first. Reservations will betaken following this date based on space and rate availability. Please identifyyourself as a participant of the Mayo Clinic Echo for the Sonographer conferencewhen making your reservation.Kahler Grand Hotel Rochester Marriott Hotel20 Second Avenue SW 101 First Avenue SW800-533-1655 or 507-282-2581 877-623-7775 or 507-280-6000$92 single/double $109 single/doubleThe hotels listed above are connected by skyway and pedestrian subway toconference facilities, downtown shops, and restaurants. You may wish to visit theRochester Convention and Visitors Bureau website ( and/ for additional accommodation options and area information.Lodging arrangements are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.Mayo Clinic is not responsible for expenses incurred by an individual who is notconfirmed and for whom space is not available at the meeting. Costs incurred bythe registrant such as airline or hotel fees or penalties are the responsibility of theregistrant.FACULTYCourse DirectorsDaniel D. Borgeson, M.D., F.A.C.C..Merri L. Bremer, M.Ed., R.N., R.D.C.S., F.A.S.E.Barry L. Karon, M.D., F.A.C.C., F.A.S.E.Rekha Mankad, M.D., F.A.C.C.Mayo FacultyJennifer L. Betz, R.D.C.S. Sally J. Miller, R.D.C.S.Crystal R. Bonnichsen, M.D. Jocelyn M. Moen, R.D.C.S.William D. Edwards, M.D., F.A.C.C. Dawn M. Morrisette, R.D.C.S.Janell K. Fox, R.C.S. John P. O’Brien, R.D.C.S.Heidi M. Goblirsch, R.D.C.S. Ron A. Roth, R.D.C.S.Cathryn A. Harris, R.D.C.S. Steve F. Tucker, R.D.C.S.Suzette M. Hoehn, R.N. Jennifer A. Warmsbecker, R.D.C.S.Daniel L. McCullough, R.D.C.S.
  5. 5. Course ScheduleSATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 20127:00 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast7:45 a.m. Welcome7:50 a.m. Course Overview Orientation to the Audience Response System Course Directors8:00 a.m. Doppler Hemodynamic Assessment: Principles, Formulae, and Calculations Barry L. Karon, M.D.8:30 a.m. Pathology of Aortic and Mitral Stenosis William D. Edwards, M.D.9:00 a.m. Cases in Aortic Stenosis: 2-D/Doppler Assessment and Quantitation of Severity Sally J. Miller, R.D.C.S.9:30 a.m. Cases in Mitral Stenosis: 2-D/Doppler Assessment and Quantitation of Severity Steve F. Tucker, R.D.C.S.10:00 a.m. Refreshment Break10:15 a.m. Stress Echo for Valvular Stenosis (Including MS, Low-Output AS) Jennifer L. Betz, R.D.C.S.10:45 a.m. Pathology of Prosthetic Valve Dysfunction William D. Edwards, M.D.11:15 a.m. Cases in Prosthetic Valves: Assessment of Normal Prosthetic Function and Dysfunction Merri L. Bremer, R.N., R.D.C.S.11:45 a.m. Questions & Answers12:00 p.m. Lunch1:00 p.m. Echo Pathology of Mitral and Aortic Regurgitation Ron A. Roth, R.D.C.S.1:30 p.m. Mitral and Aortic Regurgitation: Semi-Quantitative Assessment by Doppler and Color Flow Imaging Rekha Mankad, M.D.2:00 p.m. Quantitative Assessment of Valvular Regurgitation by PISA and Continuity Methods Sally J. Miller, R.D.C.S.2:30 p.m. Refreshment Break2:50 p.m. Cases in Valvular Regurgitation Jennifer L. Betz, R.D.C.S. and Rekha Mankad, M.D.3:20 p.m. Questions & Answers3:30 p.m. Echo Approach to Abnormal Heart Sounds Barry L. Karon, M.D. and Suzette M. Hoehn, R.N.4:00 p.m. Adjourn
  6. 6. Course ScheduleSUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 20128:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast8:30 a.m. Echo Lab Accreditation: What’s New? Merri L. Bremer, R.N., R.D.C.S.9:00 a.m. Echo Assessment of Tricuspid and Pulmonic Valve Disease Jennifer A. Warmsbecker, R.D.C.S.9:30 a.m. Cases in Endocarditis Barry L. Karon, M.D.10:00 a.m. Refreshment Break10:15 a.m. Interventional Echocardiography for Valvular Disease Daniel L. McCullough, R.D.C.S.10:45 a.m. Focus on Congenital Heart Disease Crystal R. Bonnichsen, M.D.11:30 a.m. Lunch12:30 p.m. Breakout Sessions: Two 40-minute sessions Imaging Tips for the Beginning Sonographer Jennifer A. Warmsbecker, R.D.C.S. Ergonomics for Sonographers Janell K. Fox, R.C.S. 3D Hands-On Session Daniel L. McCullough, R.D.C.S.2:00 p.m. Illustrative and Interesting Cases Jocelyn M. Moen, R.D.C.S., Heidi M. Goblirsch, R.D.C.S., John P. O’Brien, R.D.C.S., Dawn M. Morrisette, R.D.C.S., and Cathryn A. Harris, R.D.C.S.3:00 p.m. AdjournFACULTY DISCLOSUREAs a provider accredited by ACCME, College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic (Mayo School ofContinuous Professional Development) must ensure balance, independence, objectivityand scientific rigor in its educational activities. Course director(s), planning committee,faculty, and all others who are in a position to control the content of this educationalactivity are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercialinterest related to the subject matter of the educational activity. Safeguards againstcommercial bias have been put in place. Faculty also will disclose any off-label and/orinvestigational use of pharmaceuticals or instruments discussed in their presentation.Disclosure of this information will be published in course materials so those participantsin the activity may formulate their own judgments regarding the presentation.
  7. 7. REGISTRATION Register online: Fee:Course Registration $350Mayo Clinic Division of Cardiology has recently implemented an onlineconference registration system. If this is your first time using the online system,you will need to create a profile and login account.Register by entering the url: clicking on Register Now. The system will step you through the profile andlogin process. An email address is required upon registration. A letter ofconfirmation will be forwarded to this address upon receipt of payment andsubmitted registration. Present this letter of confirmation when checking in atthe meeting registration desk.The registration fee includes tuition, electronic course syllabus, continentalbreakfasts, break refreshments, and lunches.Although it is not Mayo School of Continuous Professional Development (CPD)policy to limit the number of registrants for a course, conference room facilitiesmay necessitate closing of enrollment; therefore, early registration is advised.Enrollment for this program is limited.For additional information, contact:Cardiovascular Continuing Education200 First Street SW - Gonda 6Rochester, MN 55905E-mail: cvcme@mayo.eduPhone: 800-283-6296 or 507-266-0677Website:
  8. 8. MAYO CLINIC200 First Street SW / Gonda 6-138Rochester, MN 5590520th AnnualEchocardiographyfor the SonographerUpdate on Echo in Valvular Heart DiseaseSeptember 8 – 9, 2012Rochester Marriott HotelRochester, MinnesotaIf you already received a copy of this brochure,please give this brochure to an interested colleague. REGISTER ONLINE NOW!© 2012 Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and ResearchMC4111-11rev0412