Advanced Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE) Workshop

November 15, 2020

Advanced and basic Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE) training using state-of-the-art Heartworks simulators is provided during these hands-on workshops for CRNAs.

Content includes basic image acquisition through advanced imaging and quantitative assessment. Twenty pathologies including aortic stenosis, mitral regurgitation, biventricular dysfunction and cardiac tamponade are featured along with interventional use for transcatheter procedures. All participants will perform basic and comprehensive TEE, including image acquisition, cardiac structure identification and pathology recognition.

In addition each participant will be enrolled in a free 12 chapter TEE course offered by Heartworks eLearn prior to attending the workshop. Online videos and materials will also be made available immediately prior to the workshop.

  • Cost-$450
  • Ten (10) credit hours available
  • Workshop offered at the MTSA Campus

Topics for this workshop include basic utility and hemodynamic assessment, use of TEE for cardiac and noncardiac surgery and use of TEE for transcatheter and electrophysiology procedures. Faculty for the daylong (7 AM-5:30 PM) workshop include John Shields, DNP, CRNA and Russell Gentry, DNAP, CRNA.

For more information contact John Shields at (615) 517-6152,; or Rebecca Talley at For general information contact Rebecca Talley at (615) 732-7679. For information about Heartworks simulators visit:

There are a total of 10 Class A credits available for completion of course content. Participants must complete a course evaluation on course content.  This program has been prior approved by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists for 10 Class A credits; Code Number 1039479

Participation Limited

Presented by: Middle Tennessee School of Anesthesia
315 Hospital Drive, Madison, Tennessee

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