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Echocardiography: Tricuspid and Pulmonary Valve Disease

Date of Online Release: February 9, 2009 
Recent Review: August 2013
Termination Date: August 3, 2015 
Credits: .75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

   CME Information - Overview

This presentation reviews the echocardiographic features of tricuspid and pulmonary valve regurgitation and obstruction.

Educational Objectives
The intended result of this activity is increased knowledge. At the conclusion of this presentation, participants should be able to-

  • Recognize the echo features of significant tricuspid and pulmonary valve regurgitation and obstruction.

Target Audience
The intended audience for this continuing medical education activity includes cardiologists, physicians, and cardiovascular surgeons with an interest in the latest diagnostic and treatment options for valvular disease.

Method of Instruction / Participation
This enduring material comprises slide sets with text and audio derived from a live clinical echocardiography presentation with post activity assessment and evaluation.

Evaluation / Feedback
We value your feedback; please send your suggestions and comments to the Office of Continuing Medical Education at Texas Heart Institute, cme@heart.thi.tmc.edu.

Raymond F. Stainback, MD, FACC, FASE

Raymond Stainback III, MD, FACC, FASE  
Medical Director, Non-Invasive Cardiac Imaging
Texas Heart Institute 
Houston, Texas

 Accreditation / Credit Designation

Texas Heart Institute is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

The Texas Heart Institute designates this educational activity for a maximum of .75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Estimated Study Time
The estimated time to complete this activity, including review of the materials and completion of the course assessment is 45 minutes.

Repurposing Statement
If you previously completed and received credit for the live CME-sponsored Clinical Echocardiography Lecture Series presentation entitled, Echocardiography: Tricuspid and Pulmonary Valve Disease, on November 27, 2007, please note that you will not receive credit for completing this activity. Participants who take part in an identical activity, even in order to validate learning or to clarify specific topics, cannot claim, nor will the Texas Heart Institute award, duplicate credit for the activity.

Disclosure of Relationships
It is the intent of the Texas Heart Institute to ensure that its educational mission and its continuing medical activities in particular, should not be influenced by the special interests of individuals associated with its program.

Faculty Disclosure
In accordance with the guidelines of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education, faculty members have disclosed their relationships, either with one or more of the manufacturers of commercial products discussed, or with one or more of the corporate organizations offering educational grants for the live continuing medical education activity.

Dr. Stainback does not have any disclosures relevant to this program.

Course Materials and CME Credit

This enduring material comprises one presentation. By clicking on the Course Materials link, you acknowledge that you have reviewed the CME information provided above. After viewing the presentation, you must complete an assessment and evaluation to obtain CME credit for this activity.

Course Materials


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