TEEPS -September 24-26, 2018
Participants in the Duke Intraoperative TEE Preceptorship spend one three-day session in the cardiac operating suites, observing techniques of intraoperative TEE and interpretation of images. Preceptee will participate in active discussions with cardiothoracic anesthesia faculty during live TEE imaging in the OR pre and post cardiopulmonary bypass. They will also learn how to troubleshoot dif
At the conclusion of this preceptorship, the learner should be better able to:
- Perform a comprehensive TEE exam. Assess global cardiac function and identify valvular pathology.
- Demonstrate the appropriate use of various imaging modalities including three-dimensional echocardiography.
- Apply echocardiographic information to enhance surgical decision-making and perioperative clinical management of the cardiac surgical patient.
Alina Nicoara, MD, FASE
- 24.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™