Updated Programme: Joint Echocardiography & Vascular Imaging CME




  • To review the modalities used in imaging the Cardiovascular System
  • To undertake a review of the indications for various imaging modalities
  • To give physicians a better understanding of Cardiovascular Imaging to ultimately improve patient care




Chairpersons: Dr. Stephen Moe, Cardiologist and Dr. Anthony Harris, Cardiac Surgeon

CME Hours: 6


Time Topic Presenter
12.00-12.05 Opening Remarks ·         Dr. Stephen Moe

·         Dr. Anthony Harris

12.05-1.05  Session A – Setting the Stage

·         What is ultrasound?

·         What is nuclear?

·         Other modalities: CT, MR


·         Dr. Stephen Moe, Cardiologist

·         Dr. Dawn Scantlebury, Interventional Cardiologist

·         Colvin Carter, CVT

1.05-2.05 Session B – Chest Pain: Coronary Artery Disease Evaluation

·         Stress Testing

o   Stress ECG vs Stress Imaging

·         Anatomic Testing

o   CT Coronary Angiography

o   Invasive Coronary Angiography


·         Dr. Dean Heller, Interventional Cardiologist

·         Dr. Dawn Scantlebury

2.05-3.05 Session C- Dyspnoea evaluation

·          History and physical exam

·           CXRay/ ECG

·           Echo

·          CT

·          When is invasive evaluation like right heart catheterization warranted?

·         Dr. Ronald Henry, Interventional Cardiologist (Trinidad)

·         Desmond Worrell, Cardiac Sonographer

3.05-4.05 Lunch  
4.05-5.05 Session D- Leg pain: That calf pain in your diabetic is claudication, until proven otherwise!

·         Check pulses

·         ABI with or without exercise

·          Doppler

·          CT/Invasive imaging


·         Dr. Alan Smith, Cardiothoracic Surgeon

·         Ian Sealy, Cardiac Technician

5.05-6.05 E- Stroke

·         Echo: TTE vs TEE

·          Arrhythmia detection

·         Carotid evaluation


·         Dr. Dawn Scantlebury,

·         Dr. Tamara Greaves, Cardiac Anaesthetist

·         Katrina Carter, Cardiac Technician

·         Lestine Nurse, Cardiac Technician

6.05-6.35 F- So you have an Echo: how do you interpret the report ·         Dr. Dawn Scantlebury,
6.35-7.00 Discussion/ Closing Remarks ·         Dr. Stephen Moe

·         Dr. Anthony Harris



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