After completing this course, the participant should be able to:
- understand fetal circulation
- recognize the normal cardiac structures
- recognize the common views of fetal echocardiography
- understand the terminology defining the position, anatomy and anomalies of the heart
- correctly interpret the majority of examinations that can be derived from a simple study of the heart
This course was jointly developed by The Institute for Advanced Medical Education and TheFetus.net
Philippe Jeanty, MD, PhD
Liliana Lopes, MD
Ana Maria Bircher, MD.
The Institute for Advanced Medical Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Institute for Advanced Medical Education designates this enduring material for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
These credits are accepted by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS).
Physicians, sonographers and others who perform and/or interpret obstetrical ultrasound.
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Instructions for Participation and Credit
This activity is designed to be completed within the time designated. To successfully earn credit, participants must complete the activity during the valid credit period. To receive AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™, you must receive a minimum score of 70% on the post-test.
Follow these steps to earn CME credit:
- Read the target audience, learning objectives, and author disclosures.
- Study the educational content online or printed out.
- Take the CME quiz. Choose the best answer to each test question. To receive a certificate, you must receive a passing score of 70%. We encourage you to complete the Activity Evaluation to provide feedback for future programming.
Your CME credits will be archived in the account you create and can be accessed at any time.
Estimated Time for Completion of tutorial: approximately 4 hours
Date of Release:July 15, 2002
Date of Last Review: September 21, 2013
Expiration Date: September 21, 2016
In compliance with the Essentials and Standards of the ACCME, the authors of this CME tutorial are required to disclose any significant financial or other relationships they may have with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) or provider(s) of any commercial service(s) discussed in this program.
Drs. Jeanty, Lopes,and Bircher have indicated that no such relationships exist.
IAME discloses no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests.