Pericardium and Extracardiac Structures
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CME Exam: eTEE Pericardium and Extracardiac 
Number of CME Units: 3.00 Units Available
The University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education designates this enduring material for a maximum of 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Estimated Time: 180 minutes
Number of Questions: 10 Questions
Passing Score: 70%
Number of Attempts: 5
Description: The pericardium and extracardiac chapter will cover the coronary artery anatomy and dominance, coronary artery anomalies, intracoronary air, the anatomy of the pericardium, the transvers and oblique sinuses of the pericardium, pericardial restraint, pericardial effusions, tamponade, constrictive pericarditis, and pleural effusions.
Objectives: At the completion of this chapter the user will be able to:

  • Describe Coronary Artery Anatomy and Dominance
  • Evaluate Coronary Artery Anomalies
  • Describe the Echocardiographic Appearance of Intracoronary Air in the Myocardium
  • Describe the Anatomy of the Pericardium
  • Indicate the Transverse Sinus and Oblique Sinus Echocardiographically
  • Describe Pericardial Restraint
  • Describe the Echocardiographic features of Pericardial Effusions, Tamponade, and Constrictive Pericarditis
  • Describe Pleural Effusions

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  The CME is AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM for Physicians. Echocardiography CME that is approved for NBE certification.
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CME Sponsor: University of Nebraska Medical Center - Center for Continuing Education This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education and JLS Interactive, LLC.

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