The NICU Echo in 30 Minutes

Step Status
Registration is required to continue.
Type: Enduring Material
Credits: 0.5
Cost: $10
NOTE: Course is free to HSHS colleagues, please contact to get discount code if you do not have it already.

Hardware/Software Requirements:
High speed connection to the Internet. Browser: the most current version of Microsoft Internet Explorer, Chrome, Safari or Mozilla Firefox. The ability to access and view Adobe pdf documents, Adobe Reader and Adobe Flash Player are recommended. To download/update Adobe Reader and Flash Player, go to and follow download the instructions. Printer access recommended to print completion certificate.

The teaching method for this program will consist of a YouTube video with corresponding quiz. Participants will use what they have learned in the video, to complete a follow-up evaluation and quiz to assess new knowledge acquisition. Participants must answer 3 out of 4 questions correctly to pass this course. The program should take approximately 30 minutes to complete.

Access to appropriate bibliographic sources are available throughout the activity to allow for further study.

Confidentiality Statement:
We must protect the confidentiality of the information handled by Prairie/HSHS CME and Prairie Education and Research Cooperative. We will take precautions to avoid improper, inappropriate or inadvertent disclosures of sensitive, confidential or privileged information, records or documents.

Continuing Medical Education:
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 Prairie/HSHS and Prairie Education and Research Cooperative. Prairie/HSHS is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Prairie/HSHS designates this educational activity for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category I Credits ™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Learning Objectives Disclaimer: This activity is a part of a group of online courses that was approved under one CME application. The learning objectives/outcomes for this activity encompass all online courses associated with the initial live activity. For a list of courses included, please contact PERC continuing education.
Objectives: Objective 1: Assess severity and mechanism of mitral regurgitation and implication in edge-to-edge repair

Objective 2: Identify aortic stenosis in various hemodynamic states

Objective 3: Discuss multimodality imaging of the left atrial appendage and procedural guidance for closure

Objective 4: Apply echo analysis of the hypoplastic left ventricular and dilated coronary sinus

Objective 5: For adult sonographers to better demonstrate how to do a pediatric echo


Mr Michael Smarjesse, RDCS AE, PE, Comer Children's Hospital