General Cardiac Exam

GENERAL CARDIAC EXAM: For the beginning sonographer or as practice and reinforcement after a wet lab.

Voice over lecture; Standard views of the heart for M Mode, and 2 dimensional measurements, use of Colorflow and Spectral Doppler, valve flow measurements and examples of some of the common cardiac disease processes.

Over 3 hours of video.

Craig McInnis, DVM

Craig graduated from Texas A&M in 1976.  He practiced small animal veterinary medicine with the Air Force in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba and Hahn, Germany until 1980.  Upon returning to Texas, he continued to practice in Houston, TX.  In 1982, Craig was able to return to a progressive small animal practice (Tieraerztlicheklinik Birkenfeld) in the Hunsruck in Germany for 2 years.  Emergency medicine called him back to Houston for 5 mor years before joining Cardiopet in 1989 for a year.  He then took over the Santa Fe, NM Animal Emergency Clinic and continued to read ECGs for Larry Tilly's VetMedFax. He also contributed several articles to 5 Minute Clinical Consult In 1992, he and Larry started a mobile cardiac ultrasound service.  In 1995, Craig moved to central coast California and spent 9 years building Echo Service for Pets mobile ultrasound for dogs and cats.  In 2004 he sold the practice and moved back to New Mexico where he owns and operates Echo Service for Pets, LLC.  He began lecturing while in Germany with the Air Force.  He continued lecturing on ultrasound topics in New Mexico and California.  The DVDs grew from requests to teach his customers and colleagues how to perform diagnostic ultrasound.  He is now offering this new platform by request of customers using wireless media in practices.

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