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Genetics, Pharmacology, Physiology, Pathology, Molecular Biology, Statistics, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures, Management of the Cardiac Transplant Patient...

Whether you are seeking a review as part of your pediatric cardiology board exam preparation, or simply to help you remain current in our field, this intensive and comprehensive course is designed to strengthen your knowledge in the specialty of pediatric cardiology.

Material contained in this product was captured during the live 2014 Specialty Review in Pediatric Cardiology. 

Target Audience

This CME teaching activity is primarily intended and designed to educate pediatric cardiologists completing training and seeking board certification, established pediatric cardiologists seeking an update in their specialty and/or preparing for recertification, cardiologists treating adult patients with congenital heart disease, pediatricians with an interest in pediatric cardiology, and other health professionals who care for pediatric cardiology patients.

Educational Objectives

At the completion of this CME teaching activity, you should be able to:

Discuss principles of cardiovascular physiology and apply to pediatric cardiology practice.

Review principles of cardiovascular pathology and integrate with diagnosis and treatment.

Recognize pathological conditions relevant to pediatric cardiology.

Demonstrate enhanced ability to identify abnormalities seen in cardiovascular studies.

Differentiate cardiovascular conditions resulting from altered hemodynamics from similar appearing conditions produced by other pathologies.

Demonstrate enhanced knowledge of diagnostic and interventional cardiovascular techniques.

Discuss strategies for managing pre- and post-cardiac surgery patients.

Discuss options for managing the cardiac transplant patient.

Discuss principles of complex congenital heart disease and apply to pediatric cardiology practice.

Demonstrate enhanced knowledge of diagnostic and interventional cardiovascular techniques including technique and management of left-right shunts.

Identify areas of relative strength and weakness in knowledge, and assess knowledge gains, through board simulation sessions.

No special educational preparation is required for this CME activity.