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Mimicker Mania

Listen to expert sonographer faculty as they review and discuss how to differentiate HCM cases that present similar features. This activity is part of the Advanced Concepts in Echocardiography for the Sonographer: Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (ACE-HCM) course supported by Bristol Myers Squibb.


Important Dates: 
Date of Release:
October 31, 2023
Term of Approval/Date of Expiration: October 31, 2024
Learner Objectives:  
Upon completion of this activity, you should be able to: 

  1. Identify HCM pathophysiology.
  2. Identify key signs and symptoms of HCM.
  3. Identify the stepwise approach to a high-quality HCM echo.
  4. Select accurate settings (gain, resolution, frame rate, depth, probe orientation, etc.) in order to acquire high-quality images and loops for optimal measurements and interpretation.
  5. Effectively communicate detailed quantifications and clear interpretation to the recipient of the echo report.

Educational grant support provided by: Bristol Myers Squibb.

Amy Dillenbeck, MS, ACS, RDCS, FASE 
Cody Frye BA, ACS, RDCS, FASE  
Bradley (Brad) Mehl, MHA, ACS, RDCS, RVT, RDMS, RT(R), FASE 

Availability: On-Demand
Expires on Oct 31, 2024
Cost: FREE
Credit Offered:
No Credit Offered
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