Adult Heart Murmurs

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Estimated time to complete session: 45 min.

Learning Objectives

1. Distinguish innocent and abnormal heart murmurs in patients and classify them as systolic, diastolic or continuous.
2. Formulate a differential diagnosis of specific cardiac sounds and explain the pathology of heart murmurs to patients.
3. Evaluate diagnostic factors in patients with suspected heart murmurs using cost-effective cardiac testing.

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
01/11/2019

Paul D Simmons, MD, FAAFP, Faculty Physician, St. Mary’s Family Medicine Residency Program, Grand Junction, Colorado

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
01/11/2019
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