As a healthcare professional, you probably know the dread of an upcoming continuing medical education re-certification deadline. Fortunately, you can fulfill your echocardiography CME credit requirements from home on ECGEDU.com.
We have recently launched Point Of Care Echo CME, a brand-new echocardiography continuing medical education course that offers both AOA Category 1-A Credit and AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. This only video course can be completed in about 2 hours and is accredited by The Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS).
How Do Our Echocardiography CME Courses Work?
Completing your echocardiography CME credits on ECGEDU couldn’t be easier. Getting signed up will only take a couple of minutes, and once your account is confirmed, you can immediately start the course.
This course is broken up into 16 short chapters. Once you’ve completed each of the videos, you will be given a final exam so that you can claim your CME credits.
All of our CME courses are available 24/7/365 from any device that has an internet connection. You can also rewatch each of the videos as many times as you’d like while your subscription is still active.
Point of Care Echo CME was designed to teach basic cardiac anatomy and how to obtain images properly. Some of the key concepts that we will cover are ventricular function, calculating the ejection fraction, assessing wall motion abnormalities, valvular abnormalities, and much more.
Who Are Our Echocardiography Continuing Medical Education Courses Designed For?
Point of Care Echo CME will fulfill echocardiography continuing medical education credit requirements for just about any healthcare provider. This course is not just for doctors, ED providers, and ICU providers; it’s perfect for medical students, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and most emergency medical techs too.
This course will cover a wide range of echocardiography topics including:
- Basic cardiac anatomy
- The echo probe
- Echo images and obtaining the different views
- Left ventricular function
- Calculating the ejection fraction
- Assessing segmental wall motion abnormalities
- Right ventricular function
- Chamber sizes and wall thickness
- Color-flow Doppler
- Cardiac valvular abnomalities
- Pericardial effusions and cardiac tamponade
- Pleural effusions
- Masses, vegetations, and thrombi
- The inferior vena cava
- Aortic dissections and aneurysms
- An approach to reading Pont of Care Echoes
What CME Credits Are Offered?
Executive Electrocardiogram Education has received accreditation from the Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS) to offer continuing medical education courses and credits to physicians, nurses, and nurse practitioners in the United States.
CME credit requirements vary between medical professionals. We offer the following credits for different types of doctors:
- Medical Doctors: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine: AOA Category 1-A Credit
- Nurses and Nurse Practitioners: AMA and AOA Credits listed above (per the requirements of your certifying board)
All of our online courses follow strict policies and specifications according to the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). Upon passing the final exam, you may claim credits to avoid missing the re-certification deadline.
How Do You Claim CME Credits?
We’ve made enrolling in an ACCME-accredited course and working through the material to claim your credits as convenient and easy as possible. You’ll have access to your chosen program for an entire year and can work whenever you have time. Since it’s online, you can earn the necessary echocardiography continuing medical education credits without leaving home or your workplace.
Once you’ve completed the course, you can claim your CME credits in one of two ways:
- Have ECGEDU submit proper documentation to the AOA or AMA. After you complete the continuing medical education course, our team at ECGEDU will help you claim credits. We’ll send all relevant documents to the accreditation board on your behalf.
- Submit the certificate of completion yourself. You can also claim CME credits by printing off or saving your certificate of completion. You’ll receive this certificate after passing the final exam. Then you can send it to the accreditation board yourself.
Our Other ECG Interpretation CME Courses
In addition to this echocardiography CME course, we also offer three electrocardiogram CME courses:
- ECG Interpretation CME Course: This is our comprehensive ECG interpretation CME course. This 8-credit-hour course includes ECG criteria, arrhythmia interpretation, and a step-by-step approach to reading ECGs. At the end of this course, students will earn Up to 8 Category-1 CME Credits (AMA or AOA).
- Arrhythmias Made Simple CME Course: This course provides a detailed overview of arrhythmia interpretation and the essentials of arrhythmias. At the end of this course, students will earn up to 2.25 Category-1 CME Credits (AMA or AOA).
- Practice ECGs and CME Course: This course is ideal for medical professionals who are already confident with their ECG interpretation skills, but want more practice or want to earn Category 1 CME credits. This course includes 9 groups of 4 ECGs (a total of 36 ECGs). Each group of 4 ECGs offers 1-hour CME Credit.
Enroll In An Echocardiography Continuing Medical Education Course Today!
If you’re looking for an online echocardiography continuing medical education course to satisfy a CME credit requirement, Point Of Care Echo CME is the course for you. This course is fast-paced, easy to follow, and interactive, making it an enjoyable way to get your CME credits on your own schedule.
Click here to get signed up for our Point of Care Echo CME or click here to speak to a member of our team about any questions or concerns you may have.