Jul 13, 2024  
2024-2025 CNM Catalog, Volume 56 
2024-2025 CNM Catalog, Volume 56

CVS 2620 - Advanced Procedures in Echocardiography

1 credit hour(s)
Prerequisite: CVS 2120  + CVS 2125  + CVS 2190  + CVS 2193  + DMS 1530  
Pre- or corequisite: PHIL 2120  
Corequisite: CVS 2690  + CVS 2699  
This course is designed to provide students with the theory regarding the application and evaluation of advanced cardiac procedures. Topics include, but are not limited to, ultrasound enhancing agents, speckle tracking, strain imaging, 3D/4D imaging, exercise and pharmacologic stress echocardiography, and transesophageal echocardiography. Students will understand the echocardiographer’s role in the assessment and follow-up evaluation of left ventricular assist devices, transcatheter valve repair or replacements, and left atrial appendage devices.

Theory Hours: 15