The Beat Goes On

  • Credits: 6.0 SDMS CMEs (6.0 AE)
  • Price: $120 USD
  • Lectures:
    • Making the Bridge: LVAD to Transplant
    • Aortic Stenosis: Assessment and Analysis
    • Endocarditis
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Congenital Heart Defects: Atrial and Ventricular Septal Defects
    • Cardiomyopathy Assessment

Alicia Armour


Alicia Armour is the Health Center Administrator at Duke Triangle Heart Associates. She oversees the cardiology clinic including diagnostic staff (echocardiology, stress testing, ambulatory monitoring, device clinic, and nuclear testing), nursing, medical assistants, and Advanced Practice Providers (NP, PA). With a Master's Degree in Exercise Science and extensive experience in adult echocardiography, she is the perfect person to answer all your questions. Alicia is also active in the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE), where she has served as faculty for the Annual Scientific Sessions, various committees, and writing groups, and is the representative to the IAC-Echocardiography Board of Directors.

Ashlee Davis


Ashlee is currently the Chief Technologist of the Cardiac Diagnostic Unit at Duke University where she has worked as a Cardiac Sonographer since 2008. Ashlee has been active in the American Society of Echocardiography serving on multiple committees, writing groups, and was honored to be part of the first inaugural class of the ASE Leadership Academy. In addition to ASE, she is involved in the CCI ACS writing committee, SDMS, and local echo societies giving talks and participating in annual meetings.

Ashlee received her bachelor's degree in Medical Imaging from the University of Oklahoma. She is proud to hold both ACS and RDCS registries. Through the connections she has made in the small world of Echocardiography, Ashlee has been able to travel all over the country and internationally, teaching others about echo. Ashlee has spoken at national conferences, worked with Dr. Joe Kisslo teaching people to “Think in 3D”, been invited to contribute to publications in Journals and textbooks, traveled to Rwanda to help patients with rheumatic heart disease, and had the opportunity to participate in many echo research projects. Ashlee is excited to be involved in the future of echocardiography.  

Steven Walling


Steven Walling is currently the program director and clinical coordinator at the Hoffman Heart and Vascular Institute School of Cardiovascular Technology in Hartford, CT. He graduated from Springfield College with a BS degree in Exercise Science in 2001. Steve is a registered Advanced Cardiac Sonographer and works as an adjunct faculty member with the Cardiac Ultrasound program at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in Worcester, MA.  He has served on multiple committees with the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) and earned his ASE Fellowship (FASE) in 2013.    

As a nationally recognized speaker and educator, Steve has lectured at the ASE, SDMS, and hospitals throughout the country. He has also lectured internationally, most recently working in hospitals in Germany and Australia.   

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