Cardiac Level 2:

Color and Spectral Doppler Online

The objective of this course is to cover two dimensional and left parasternal imaging planes in order to apply the principles of doppler as it applies to image quality and accuracy. Normal and abnormal color flow of MR, TR, RVOT, and LVOT will be taught in order to understand and incorporate spectral doppler and pressure gradients. Echocardiographic features of the common acquired diseases of CVD, PH, DCM, HCM, HOCM, and NSCM will be taught. At completion of this course the attendee will be able to incorporate color and spectral doppler into their echocardiographic exam, and recognize echocardiographic features of some of the common acquired heart diseases.

Spectral Doppler Tracing
of the
Mitral Valve
Apical 4 Chamber with
Color Doppler of the
Mitral Valve
Spectral Doppler Tracing
of the
Tricuspid Valve

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Sonya Gale Gordon, BSc, DVM, DVSc, DACVIM (Cardiology)

Dr. Sonya Gordon is board certified in cardiology by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine. She is currently an Associate Professor at Texas A & M College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Science where she is part of a busy progressive cardiology program. She is routinely an invited speaker at local, national and international veterinary meetings. Although she considers herself a clinician and teacher first her research interests include; canine chronic valve disease, dilated cardiomyopathy, imaging, interventional procedures and clinical trials. She has published numerous manuscripts and book chapters and recently co-authored a practical small animal clinical cardiology book entitled The ABCDs of Small Animal Cardiology. She considers her home College Station TX where she shares her life with her husband, 4 dogs and 2 cats.

June Boon, MS

Clinical Instructor, Echocardiographer, Colorado State University

June has worked in the field of veterinary echocardiography for over three decades. She is the author of Veterinary Echocardiography, the reference book used by cardiologists, cardiology residents and the general practitioner. She has also authored and co-authored several dozen peer reviewed articles pertaining to veterinary echocardiography and cardiology. She teaches the technique, principles and interpretation of echocardiography all over the world.

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