Returning in April 2024 The 3rd Annual Contrast Echo Summit

The only event dedicated solely to ultrasound enhancing agents in echo!

Introducing the Premier Online Contrast Echo Event: Accessible, Anytime, Anywhere!

 

Contrast echocardiography is a specialised advanced imaging technique with widespread application in clinical practice. This program has been designed to provide attendees with a broad overview of contrast imaging, followed by deep dive presentations exploring detailed aspects of the technique in a variety of different clinical scenarios, including in the critical care setting. 

Care has been taken to incorporate ASE/EACVI guidelines into talks to demonstrate how and why they should be applied in your daily practice.

This is an incredibly unique program presented by an international faculty of experts with a strong emphasis on the practical application of contrast echocardiography in clinical practice. The event is aimed at anyone involved in quality cardiac ultrasound. 

The majority of the sessions are pre-recorded and then streamed at 2pm on the 18th April 2024 (PST). There are several sessions focussed on the practical how-to aspects of contrast echocardiography, making it an ideal event for all sonographers and physicians involved in contrast imaging. Attendees on the day of the live stream will also have access to a chat room to facilitate discussion between the delegates, and in some instances with the live speakers.

The "MUST-ATTEND" event for anyone involved in contrast echocardiography

Echo Guru and CardioServ Proudly Presents the 2024 Contrast Echo Summit

CME Simplified

Free to stream live

April 18th  2pm PST | Tuesday 4pm CST | Tuesday 5pm EST | April 19th 7am AEST

At our core, we believe in equitable education for all. We believe that access to knowledge shouldn't be limited by geographical location, financial means, or any other barriers. The Contrast Echo Summit is designed to empower learners from diverse backgrounds, providing them with an equal opportunity to thrive in their careers.

Watch the live stream for free!!

Premium registrations also available for access to replay content and digital certificates of attendance

Watch Anywhere

Access to physical events is challenging and expensive 

Say goodbye to expensive conferences, time off work, and travel expenses. 

The Contrast Echo Summit is designed to provide you with a flexible, convenient, and cost-effective way to elevate your skills and stay up-to-date with the latest advancements in the field – all from the comfort of your own home or office.


Proudly partnered with CardioServ

Designated for up to 8.0 AMA PRA Category 1 credits TM

Accredited CME

We are pleased to announce that this year's event has 3 tiers of registration to offer - depending on your CME requirements.

The Limited Registration is ideal if you are able to watch live and do not require any certificates of attendance for your CME.

Sonographer - Premium Registration is aimed at sonographers who want to access the replay content, and require a certificate for CPD. The Contrast Echo Summit meets the CPD requirements for ASAR - (8 hours Cat 1A CPD). This program has been approved for 8 hours CME  by The Australasian Society for Ultrasound in Medicine (ASUM). ASUM is recognised as a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) program sponsor through the ARDMS Accepted Continuing Education Evaluation Model   System   (AACEEMS).   Practitioners  who are ARDMS members will also be able to claim CPD for participating in The Contrast Echo Summit program. This also meets the CME requirements for CCI.

The Contrast Echo Summit has been approved as a British Society of Echocardiography accredited course. Participants are eligible for 3 BSE reaccreditation points for completing the Summit Content.

This year's Contrast Echo Summit has partnered with CardioServ LLC to also offer a Physician-Level Registration option for delegates wanting AMA PRA Category 1 credits.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Institute for Advanced Medical Education and CardioServ, LLC. The Institute for Advanced Medical Education is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Institute for Advanced Medical Education designates this activity for a maximum of 8.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM . Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AMA Cat 1 CME only available for Physician-Level registration. Credits available for access to replay as well as the live activity.

Certificates of attendance only available with Premium memberships. 

Delivering Echo Education and building community

ACCESSIBLE | CONVENIENT | INNOVATIVE

Accessible Education 

All of our education is 100 % virtual and free to stream-live.

Learn at your own pace

Watch the presentations when it suits, with 9 months to watch and rewatch *

community access

A vibrant and supportive community with a wealth of experience.

CPD/CME Accredited Education

Digital certificates for hours watched *Available with premium only. 

*Replay access and digital certificates of attendance available with premium registrations only. 

ATTENTION ECHO CHAMBER MEMBERS:

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Registration Options

Select preferred currency

Limited

Just the basics.

No replays, No CPD certificates, No CMEs

  • Access to the free live stream only

Free

Physician

Designated for maximum 8.0 AMA PRA Cat 1 credits

  • Access to replay content for up to 9 months**
  • Digital certificate of attendance to claim CPD hrs
  • Interact with the community
  • CME credits available for the live event and replay 

$552

(AUD)

Limited

Just the basics.

No replays, No CPD certificates, No CMEs

  • Access to the free live stream only

Free

Physician

Designated for maximum 8.0  AMA PRA Cat 1 credits 

  • Access to replay content for up to 9 months**
  • Digital certificate of attendance to claim CPD hrs
  • Interact with the community
  • CME credits available for the replay and live event

$360

(USD)

** Access to content available until February 2025. CME credits available for both the live and replay content

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this program, participants should be better able to:

  1. Identify appropriate indications for the application of ultrasound enhancing agents in patients undergoing echocardiography
  2. Explain the primary uses of contrast echocardiography in the areas of critical care and emergency medicine.
  3. Incorporate new guideline recommendations into clinical practice.
  4. Recognize the recent advancements and future direction of ultrasound enhancing agents and the impact these advancements may have on patient care.
  5. Optimise image settings and machine imaging presets to acquire appropriate images for the clinical indication.
  6. Improve quality and workflow in the echocardiography lab and in the critical care setting by utilising contrast echocardiography where appropriate.
  7. Interpret and discuss echocardiographic findings specific to contrast imaging, including but not limited to, structural and functional assessment of the left ventricle, assessment of intracardiac shunts, assessment of cardiac masses, myocardial perfusion imaging and enhancement of Doppler signals.

2024 Program at a glance

Start time 2pm PST. 18th April, 2024.

8 hours CME content

UEAs, when to use them

Dr Sharon Mulvagh (CAN)

Myocardial perfusion imaging - should this be routine?

Dr Roxy Senior (UK)

Barriers to contrast usage

Dr Jordan Strom (USA)

Sonographer driven contrast echo - is your lab ready?

Jessica Stout (USA)

UEA optimisation, a sonographer's perspective

Steven Walling (USA)

Contrast and QI in the echo lab - an accreditation perspective

Judith Buckland (USA)

UEA MCE Masterclass

Dr Jonathan Lindner (USA)

UEA in Stress echo

Dr Benoy Shah (UK)

MCE imaging - A sonographers perspective

Bethany Gholson (USA)

UEA for mass identification

Dr David Platts (Aust)

UEA critical care

Dr Sam Orde (Aust)

Technically difficult patients in the ICU

Dr Hazem Lashin (UK)

UEA in congenital heart disease

Dr Jarrett Linder (USA)

Sonographer cases session

Various

Future frontiers of UEAs; Sonothrombolysis

Dr Wilson Mathias Jr (Brazil)

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