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Focused Bedside TTE and Ultrasound

Dr. Anne-Sophie Beraud developed and implemented an Echocardiography teaching program for the divisions of anesthesia, internal medicine, critical care medicine, and emergency medicine at Stanford Medicine. In this course, Dr. Beraud and Dr. Sara Nikravan will lead you through the core concepts of ultrasound physics, transthoracic echocardiography, and lung ultrasound, as well as hemodynamic and global assessments for echocardiography, the physics of Doppler, and measurement techniques.

Focused Bedside TTE and Ultrasound

There is one session available:

After a course session ends, it will be archived.
Starts Jul 26
Ends Dec 31
Estimated 5 weeks
5–10 hours per week
Self-paced
Progress at your own speed

About this course

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In this course, Dr. Beraud and Dr. Sara Nikravan will lead you through the core concepts of ultrasound physics, transthoracic echocardiography, and lung ultrasound, as well as hemodynamic and global assessments for echocardiography, the physics of doppler, and measurement techniques.

At a glance

  • Institution: StanfordOnline
  • Subject: Medicine
  • Level: Introductory
  • Prerequisites:

    There are no prerequisites for this course, though an understanding of basic medical concepts would be helpful.

  • Language: English
  • Video Transcript: English

What you'll learn

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This is a completely self-directed educational resource, and as such does not offer completion certificates or traditional assessments. There is an unmoderated discussion board available for participant use, but please be aware that Dr. Beraud and Dr. Nikravan will most likely not participate in any discussion board conversations.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Do I need to be a doctor to take this course?

No, though medical background or education would be helpful.

What is the course structure?

This course is an open educational resource. It is completely self-paced and will be open for enrollment at any time. The course contains five subject-based modules of didactic video lectures, with a sixth module containing case studies based on the lecture content. Your progress through the material is not tracked and there are no formal assessments or graded content in this course.

Can I collaborate with the teachers or other students?

The teachers will not be regularly engaging with this course or participating in the discussion forum. There is an unmoderated discussion forum available if you'd like to engage with other students who are enrolled in the course.

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