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For the evaluation of your interpretation capabilities, you will have to choose one block of clinical cases out of the 5 blocks presented, and complete the evaluation on coursework:  
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Each of these five blocks represents a panel of frequent echocardiographic diseases. To assess your capabilities in the interpretation of transthoracic echocardiography images, you can take the corresponding test on coursework:
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https://coursework.stanford.edu/portal/site/Echocardiography%20in%20ICU.  
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[https://coursework.stanford.edu/portal/site/Echocardiography%20in%20ICU https://coursework.stanford.edu/portal/site/Echocardiography%20in%20ICU].  
To pass the evaluation, you will need to achieve a score>80%.  
To pass the evaluation, you will need to achieve a score>80%.  

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Contents

The five most important things you need to know 


Basic Transthoracic echocardiography (TTE)

Basic physic principles

Indications for echocardiography, TTE versus TEE

Preparation of the patient

Main echocardiographic imaging planes

Chambers evaluation

Valves evaluation

Pericardium



Hemodynamics

Volume status

Tamponade

Right ventricle systolic pressure

Cardiac output


Images library

Clinical cases 

Each of these five blocks represents a panel of frequent echocardiographic diseases. To assess your capabilities in the interpretation of transthoracic echocardiography images, you can take the corresponding test on coursework:

https://coursework.stanford.edu/portal/site/Echocardiography%20in%20ICU.

To pass the evaluation, you will need to achieve a score>80%.

Block 1

Block 2

Block 3

Block 4

Block 5

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