Cardiology

ECHO Clinics

Program currently on hiatus until 2021 • 12–1 p.m.

If you would like to submit a case for discussion at this clinic please click on the link below to complete the form. After submitting the form download a copy to reference while presenting your case.

Cardiology Case Review Form

The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine approves this program for an additional 0.5 hour of AMA PRA Category I and Nursing continuing education credit for completing a case review form and presenting it during an ECHO clinic

In this clinic, we will explore various areas of cardiovascular health. Each session will include a didactic presentation that will spotlight an aspect of cardiovascular disease with topics including atrial fibrillation, hypertension, statin therapy, and more. This clinic aslo provides a forum for providers to share challenging patient cases with colleagues and an expert in the field. 

This clinic team is led by:

  • Lorrel Brown Toft, M.D. Dr. Toft is a graduate of the University of California, Irvine with a BS in Biology (summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa) and received her M.D. from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in 2007 (Alpha Omega Alpha). She completed her internal medicine residency training at Johns Hopkins in 2010 and was selected to serve as Assistant Chief of Service/chief resident. She then completed her cardiology fellowship training at Johns Hopkins and joined the faculty at the University of Louisville in 2014.

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Continuing Medical Education (CME) Accreditation

The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians

The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine approves this program for 1.00 hours of nursing continuing education credit.

The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine approves this program for 1.00 hours of MFT/CPC education credit.

Previous Cardiology

August 2020

July 2020

  • • No Clinic

June 2020

May 2020

April 2020

March 2020

February 2020

May 2019


  • Topic: Valvular Heart Disease

April 2019


  • Topic: Electrocardiogram Lecture

March 2019


  • Topic: Hypertension Guidelines

February 2019


  • Topic: Lipid Guidelines

January 2019


  • Topic: Anti-platelet and Coagulate Therapy

December 2018


  • Topic: Atrial Fibrillation

November 2018


  • Topic: Valvular Heart Disease

October 2018


  • Topic: Imaging and Preoperative Evaluation

    October EKGs

September 2018


  • Topic: Statin Myopathy

August 2018

July 2018


  • Topic: Hypertension

June 2018


  • Topic: Alternatives to Statins for Lipid Therapy

May 2018


  • Topic: Treatment of Stable Ischemic Coronary Disease

April 2018


  • Topic: Non-ST Elevation

March 2018


  • Topic: Antiplatelet and Anti-thrombotic Therapy

February 2018


  • Topic: Medical Management of Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction

    February EKG Examples

January 2018


  • Topic: Medical Management of Heart Failure with Reduced Ejection Fraction

December 2017


  • Topic: Sudden Cardiac Death in Athletes

November 2017


  • Topic: Basic Interpretation of a Transthoracic Echocardiogram and Diastolic Function

October 2017


  • Topic: Arrhythmia Recognition Narrow Complex Tachycardia