Pulmonary Vein Stenosis Imaging and Assessment

Chicago, IL US
January 26, 2018
This quality assurance meeting allows for echo imaging quality and reporting to target opportunities for improvements, leading to enhanced patient care. In this specific meeting, we will be targeting pulmonary vein stenosis imaging and assessment. A case study will be presented, and we will review of technical quality of imaging. The evaluation of report completeness and timeliness for monitoring the patient for treatment will be discussed.

Target Audience

This activity has been designed for physicians and other healthcare professionals interested in the practice of pediatric echocardiography.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the standards for technical quality in imaging for pulmonary vein stenosis;
  • Recognize the echocardiogram findings on a patient with pulmonary vein stenosis in order to enhance patient care;
  • Discuss how to evaluate an echocardiogram report in a complete and timely manner.
Additional information
ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
Practice-based Learning and Improvement
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Elizabeth Cozzi
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
CME Coordinator Contact Phone: 
(773) 702-4799
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Participation
Event starts: 
01/26/2018 - 7:30am
Event ends: 
01/26/2018 - 8:30am
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 
University of Chicago Medicine
5721 S Maryland Ave
Wyler C119
Chicago, IL 60637
United States
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ACCESSIBILITY The University of Chicago is committed to providing equal access appropriate to need and circumstances and complies fully with legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you are in need of special accommodation, please contact our office at (773) 702-4799 or via email at elizabeth.cozzi@uchospitals.edu.

The University of Chicago reserves the right to cancel or postpone this conference due to unforeseen circumstances. In the unlikely event this activity must be cancelled or postponed, the registration fee will be refunded; however, The University of Chicago is not responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses to participants, including fees assessed by airline/travel/lodging agencies.

  Paula Williams, MD, MS
  Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Disclosure Declarations
As a provider accredited by the ACCME, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine asks everyone who is in a position to control the content of an education activity to disclose all relevant financial relationships with anycommercial interest. This includes any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by or used on patients. The ACCME defines “relevant financial relationships” as financial relationships in any amount occurring within the past 12 months, including financial relationships of a spouse or life partner that could create a conflict of interest. Mechanisms are in place to identify and resolve any potential conflict of interest prior to the start of the activity.

Additionally, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine requires authors to identify investigational products or off-label uses of products regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration, at first mention and where appropriate in the content.

Physician Credit
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Other Healthcare Professionals Credit
Nurses and other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of Certificates of Participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME, please consult your professional licensing board.
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