Basic FATE (Focused Assessed Transthoracic Echocardiogram) Course

This activity is planned and hosted by the Department of Anesthesiology at the University of Minnesota. For more information, contact


Saturday, September 21, 2019


Bentson Healthy Communities Innovation Center

Basic FATE Course

This educational activity is comprised of an online education component and a live, interactive component.


Steps for successful completion:

  1. Register for the activity at

  2. Complete the online modules Basic Ultrasound Physics and Basic Cardiac Ultrasound (FATE) prior to 12:00 pm on September 20, 2019.

    • Registrants will receive login information within 7 business days to access and complete e-learning on

    • The estimated time to complete the online modules is 3-8 hours.

    • A score of 80% or higher on the assessment is required to be eligible for the CME Credits noted above.  Learners can repeat the assessment if needed to meet the passing threshold.

  3. Attend the live activity on September 21, 2019.

  4. Provide feedback on the online and live activities using the online evaluation form by October 5, 2019.

  5. Receive a Statement of Participation for the online and the live activity by email approximately 4-6 weeks after the live activity if you have met the eligibility requirements noted above. 

Additional Information:

Basic Ultrasound Physics
Release Date: 2013, reviewed October 2015.

Basic Cardiac Ultrasound (FATE)
Release Date: 2013, reviewed January 2016.

Pre-requisite Information: Completion of the online modules is required prior to participation in the live component.

Technical Information:

The USabcd website and associated e-learning products are optimized for the Firefox web browser. When studying the e-learning modules you may experience minor inconsistencies in the layout when using Google Chrome, Safari and Internet Explorer. Always use the latest versions for the best experience.

Contact for questions regarding this activity.


Joint Accreditation LogoIn support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by University of Minnesota, Interprofessional Continuing Education and Pain Medicine and Ultrasound of Airway, Breathing, Circulation and Dolor (USabcd). University of Minnesota, Interprofessional Continuing Education is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Designation Statements

American Medical Association (AMA)

The University of Minnesota, Interprofessional Continuing Education designates this enduring material for a maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and this live activity for a maximum of 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Healthcare Professionals

Other healthcare professionals who participate in this CE activity may submit their statement of participation to their appropriate accrediting organizations or state boards for consideration of credit. The participant is responsible for determining whether this activity meets the requirements for acceptable continuing education.


Physician: $1000
Resident or Fellow: $450
University of Minnesota Resident or Fellow: $300

Group Discount

At least 3 registrations from the same group must be submitted to receive a $20 discount per person. Register each person separately online and enter group discount code 3GRP16 into the discount box during checkout. Or email the completed group registration form to NO refunds will be issued if a person from a group has to cancel or does not show up at the conference. Normal refund policy applies for complete group cancellations.


Special needs such as dietary restrictions, lactation room, etc. should be communicated in advance to Department of Anesthesiology at the University of Minnesota at

 How to Register


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