Full 2018 Agenda coming soon!

Current speakers for 2018 Symposium include:

Sunil Mankad, MD: Role of POCUS in the Management of Critically Ill Patients
Steven Goldstein, MD: Multimodality Imaging in Diseases of the Thoracic Aorta—Which Test is Best?
Nicholas Orme, MD: Occupational Musculoskelatal Pain in Cardiac Sonographers Compared to Peer Employees
Jayant Nath, MD: Left Atrial Appendage Closure Devices
Paul Grayburn, MD: Transcatheter Techniques in Mitral Valve Repair
Beverly Gorman RDCS: ICAEL Accreditation Updates
Daniel Forsha, MD: Infant/ Pediatric Congenital Heart Disease
Maria Kiaffas, MD: Adult Congenital Heart Disease
Bethany Austin, MD: Problem Focused Echocardiography in Mechanical Circulatory Support
Jonathan Kozinn, MD: Echocardiography and ECMO


Sunil Mankad, MD
Steven Goldstein, MD
Nicholas Orme, MD
Jayant Nath, MD
Paul Grayburn, MD
Bethany Austin, MD
Maria Kiaffas, MD
Daniel Forsha, MD
Beverly Gorman, MD
Jonathan Kozinn, MD
At the completion of this symposium, participants should be able to:
1. Discuss the role of Echo in the urgent care of critically ill patients
2. Investigate imaging techniques in patients with Aortic disease
3. Review new lab accreditation standards and how this impacts work flow and accuracy
4. Review Adult and Pediatric congenital heart disease
5. Discuss the potential workplace injuries
6. Investigate new techniques for treating Mitral valve disease
7. Review Transcatheter left atrial appendage closure devices
8. Learn the role, function and imaging approaches for catheter based circulatory support
3Lodging and Travel
This event will take place at the Truman Forum Auditorium, Plaza Library, 4801 Main Street Kansas City, MO.
Parking is complimentary. Please bring a sweater or jacket, since temperatures can be difficult to control in large rooms. For more information about Kansas City area events, go to the Kansas City Visitor’s Website

All participants are required verify their attendance for the course. A certificate of completion will be provided to all activity participants based on completion of the program evaluation, documentation of actual attendance time, meeting minimum attendance requirements specific to the activity.

Physicians: The University of Kansas Medical Center Office of Continuing Medical Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The KU Medical Center Office of Continuing Medical Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in activity.

Nurses: The University of Kansas Medical Center Area Health Education Center East, as an approved provider of continuing education by the Kansas State Board of Nursing, presents this offering for a maximum of 12 contact hours credit applicable for relicensure of APRNs, RNs and LPNs. Kansas Provider Number LT0056-0749 Continuing education credit will be prorated according to documented attendance.

Sonographers: This symposium has been approved by the Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography. Approval #28799. Total Credits: 10.

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