CME Info: Echo Week

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SCA 2020 Echo Week OnDemand:

SCA 2020 Echo Week OnDemand contains sessions presented by the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists
at the 2020 Annual Echo Week.

Date of Release: February 18, 2019

Program End Date: February 16, 2022

Features of SCA 2020 Echo Week OnDemand include:


  • Presenters’ slides with fully synchronized audio as it was shown in the room
  • Online access to programs within 24 hours
  • Mobile Streaming for viewing on most iPad®, iPhone® and Android devices
  • Downloadable MP3 files for audio on-the-go

The mission of the Society’s CME program is to provide anesthesiologists, through a broad variety of educational meetings, enduring materials, and electronic media, with the information and skills that will reinforce their knowledge base and introduce new concepts and clinical practice skills involving the perioperative care of patients with cardiovascular and thoracic disease. It is expected that these educational opportunities will enhance the practitioners’ clinical practice skills.

Program Objectives

At the conclusion of these educational sessions, the participant will be able to:

  • Define the physical principles of ultrasound technology and its applications for two and three-dimensional (2D, 3D) imaging and use of Doppler principle to assess normal and abnormal intra-cardiac flows.
  • Distinguish normal and abnormal left and right ventricular function using qualitative and quantitative aspects of echocardiography.
  • Illustrate the normal and abnormal anatomy and function of the native and implanted intra-cardiac valves using 2D/3D imaging and Doppler derived equations of flow.
  • Illustrate the integral role of echocardiography in facilitating surgical decision-making in the operating room.
  • Develop an understanding of the multi-disciplinary applications of echocardiography in structural heart disease interventions and its role as a vital procedural adjunct.

Accreditation Statement

The Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement

The Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists designates this enduring material for a maximum of 32.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Faculty List, Credentials and Disclosures

Disclosures of Relevant Financial Relationships: Attendees can review general continuing medical education (CME) information for the meeting, including the designation and accreditation information, learning objectives, and faculty disclosures by visiting www.scahq.org/echoweek.

Commercial Support

None

Method of Participation and CME Certificate

This product includes a post-test that assesses knowledge learned from the recorded lectures.

This product offers up to 32.5 CME credits depending on the number of lectures you choose to watch. You may re-enter the product as many times as you wish, but you can claim CME credit only once and must claim credit by February 16, 2022

To receive CME credit for this product, you must:

  1. Purchase the product
  2. Read the CME Information available when you first enter the player or by clicking the CME Info link in the top right corner.
  3. View the session(s) of your choosing.
  4. Click the Test link in the top right corner after you have completed viewing a session for which you intend to claim credit.*
  5. Enter the number of credits you wish to claim. Credits claimed should reflect the total number of hours that you spent reviewing the CME information, watching sessions and taking the post-tests.
  6. Generate and print your CME certificate.

*Please Note: If you already claimed credit for attending the live 2020 Annual Echo Week, you cannot claim credit for the same sessions on the 2020 SCA Echo Week OnDemand.

You must watch a session for which you intend to claim credit before taking the test to receive credit. However, you do not have to view all of the sessions in the same sitting. You can access the content as many times as necessary to watch the selected sessions before taking the tests and claiming credit.

Medium or Combination of Media Used

SCA 2020 Echo Week OnDemand is available in the following formats:

  • Online access with downloadable MP3 files
  • Mobile version for most tablets and smartphones

Hardware/Software Requirements

For a complete list of system requirements please go to SCA.OnDemand.org/ECHO and click System Requirements.

Provider Contact Information

For Customer Support, contact support@OnDemand.org or (818) 844-3299; Toll Free: (800) 501-2303 (U.S.A. only). Support hours of Operation 7:30-4:30 PST.

SCA Contact Information

Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists
8735 W. Higgins Road, Suite 300
Chicago, IL 60631
Phone: (855) 658-2828
Fax: (847) 375-6323
Email: info@scahq.org

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