The program addresses competence in using multiple echocardiographic
techniques in assessment of cardiac structure and function in acquired
and congenital heart diseases.
The format includes concise, clinically relevant didactic lectures
followed by series of illustrative cases presented by experienced
sonographers and echocardiography specialists that may lead to enhanced
In addition, a variety of workshops are offered to demonstrate the
techniques for acquiring echocardiographic data, especially with respect
to new contemporary techniques such as strain imaging.
Course Registration-Fellows, Sono, RN
Online Registration Closed - To Register Please do so by Phone
Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:
Demonstrate the application of Doppler principles to assessing hemodynamics
Assess quantitative valvular stenosis and regurgitation severity
Use of echocardiography to assess prosthetic valves
Recognize the role of echocardiography evaluation patients with suspected endocarditis
Demonstrate and interpret diastolic echocardiographic measurements
Define advantages of stress echocardiography and use of contrast
Apply echocardiographic principles in assessment of congestive heart failure
Identify echocardiographic features of common congenital heart abnormalities
Apply echocardiography to access patients with suspected pericardial disease
Define the role of echo in the interventional cardiology practice
Recognize the advantages and disadvantages of 3-D echo
Attendance at this Mayo course does not indicate nor guarantee
competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may
be discussed or taught in this course.
College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, is accredited by the Accreditation
Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical
education for physicians.
College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, designates this live activity for a maximum of 19 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
A record of attendance will be provided to all registrants for
requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty
societies or other professional associations.
Mayo Clinic Faculty
Naser Ammash, M.D.
John Wells Askew, III, M.D.
Paul Bastiansen, RDCS
Merri Bremer, M.Ed., RN
Harold Burkhart, M.D.
Roger Click, M.D., Ph.D.
Barry Karon, M.D.
Kyle Klarich, M.D.
Carolyn Landolfo, M.D.
Robert McCully, M.D.
Vuyisile Nkomo, M.D.
Brian Shapiro, M.D.
Natesa Pandian, M.D.
R. Parker Ward, M.D.
As a provider accredited by ACCME, College
of Medicine, Mayo Clinic (Mayo School of Continuous Professional
Development) must ensure balance, independence, objectivity and
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 educational activity are required to
disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial
interest related to the subject matter of the educational activity.
Safeguards against commercial bias have been put in place. Faculty also
will disclose any off-label and/or investigational use of
pharmaceuticals or instruments discussed in their presentation.
Disclosure of this information will be published in course materials so
those participants in the activity may formulate their own judgments
regarding the presentation.
Marriott Marco Island Beach & Golf 400 S. Collier Blvd. Marco Island, FL 34145 Phone: 239-394-2511 Fax: 239-642-2672 Course headquarters will be located in Islands Ballroom, lobby level.
Guest rooms have been reserved for attendees and their guests with special course rates at the Marriott Marco Island Beach & Golf.
In order to receive the special rate, reservations must be made before
the room block is filled or before the expiration date of Wednesday,
November 14, 2012, whichever comes first.
Reservations will be taken following this date based on space and
rate availability. A special rate of $179 single/double has been
negotiated for our group.
Please call reservations at 800-438-4373 (toll-free) and identify
yourself as a participant of the Echo course when making your
Check-in, 4 p.m.; check-out, 11 a.m.
High speed internet is complimentary in all guest rooms within our block of rooms.
Complimentary resort fitness center
No resort fee
Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) in Fort Myers, FL is
the recommended airport for arrival. The hotel is approximately 1 hour
from the Fort Myers Airport.
If you prefer to rent a car while on property, Hertz car rental is
located in the hotel. The direct phone number for reservations is
Valet parking - $5 discount; self parking - complimentary
The registration fee includes tuition, electronic course syllabus,
continental breakfasts, break refreshments, and welcome reception.
Although it is not Mayo School of Continuous Professional Development
(CPD) policy to limit the number of registrants for a course,
conference room facilities may necessitate closing of enrollment;
therefore, early registration is advised.
A letter of confirmation will be sent upon receipt of payment and
completed registration form. Please present the confirmation letter when
checking in at the meeting registration desk.
For additional information, contact: Mayo Clinic (Marco Island 2012) 200 First Street SW/GO6-138SW Rochester, MN 55905 www.mayo.edu/cme Email: email@example.com Phone: 800-283-6296 (toll-free) or 507-266-6703 Fax: 507-266-7403
This course offers the unique opportunity for commercial companies
to interact with health care providers and highlight their products and
services. If you are interested in sponsoring or exhibiting at this
course, please contact Sheila Fick.
A future Echo in Marco Island: Case-Based Approach will be held in Marco
Island, FL on December 5-8, 2013. The details for this offering are
evolving and will be posted when available.