What you will learn

Course description: 

This module will present examples of both correct and incorrect measurements, describing the characteristics of a good measurement and why another measurement is poor. During this course we will review the recommended process for quantification of valvular stenosis and regurgitation.

This course is part of the Cardiovascular eLearning Curriculum.

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Course objectives: 

The Ultrasound Physics Review section will:

  • Discuss the nature of sound
  • Explain pulsed and continuous wave

The Doppler Review section will:

  • Describe spectral display
  • Discuss common measurements

The Aortic Valve section will:

  • Review Aortic Valve Structure
  • Define Aortic Valve Stenosis
  • Discuss Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Distinguish common abnormalities

The Mitral Valve section will:

  • Review Mitral Valve Structure
  • Define Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Discuss Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Distinguish common abnormalities

The Pulmonic Valve section will:

  • Review Pulmonic Valve Structure
  • Define Pulmonic Valve Stenosis
  • Discuss Pulmonic Valve Regurgitation
  • Distinguish common abnormalities

The Tricuspid Valve section will:

  • Review Tricuspid Valve Structure
  • Define Tricuspid Valve Stenosis
  • Discuss Tricuspid Valve Regurgitation
  • Distinguish common abnormalities
Course details

Delivery method: 

  • eLearning


  • English


1.5 Hours

Course author(s): 

Philips Instructor

Course disclaimer: 

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