New CEUS Cardiac Exam Protocols — ICUS Recommendations for Best Practices, Step by Step- SDMS

New CEUS Cardiac Exam Protocols — ICUS Recommendations for Best Practices, Step by Step - SDMS

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Please Note: This program has been submitted for approval of Sonographer SDMS CME Credit

Program Description / Statement of Need:

This webinar addresses several needs and brings together experts of imaging with ultrasound-enhanced agents (UEAs). They will discuss topics such as the usefulness of assessing cardiac structure and function with UEAs. Additional protocols, techniques and experiences such as myocardial perfusion will also be explored to improve patient care.

Target Audience:

The content of this webinar is intended for physicians, nurses, sonographers, and other healthcare professionals involved in ultrasound.

Accreditation and CME Credit Statements:

This program has been submitted for approval of 1.5 hour of SDMS CME Credit Category AE by the Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (SDMS).

Faculty and Planner Disclosures:

As an accredited provider of continuing medical education, it is the policy of Northwest Imaging Forums, Inc. (NWIF) to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of its activities. In accordance with this policy, faculty and planners must disclose any financial relationships with commercial interests germane to program con tent. Additionally, in the event a conflict of interest (COI) does exist, it is the policy of NWIF to ensure that the COI is resolved in order to ensure the integrity of the CME activity. The planner has nothing to disclose.


1. Review the new CEUS protocols and recommendations of the International Contrast Ultrasound Society (ICUS) - 2022
2. Discuss clinical implementation of the ICUS protocols and recommendations
3. Review and compare the 2017 contrast echo guidelines of the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging (EAC), and the 2014 and 2018 guidelines for UEA best practices of the American Society of Echocardiography.