TEACH: Training and Education in Advanced Cardiovascular Hemodynamics will provide an in-depth introduction to the fundamentals of cardiovascular physiology⁠—namely diagnosis and therapeutics⁠—and will help build the foundation for additional, advanced online courses and regional meetings. Among the goals of this program is the establishment of a dedicated group of clinicians interested in promoting education and the incorporation of advanced hemodynamic principles into their clinical practices.


The overall goal of the TEACH program is to provide clinicians with in-depth knowledge about cardiac pathophysiology and the hemodynamics of mechanical circulatory support. Having completed TEACH I, attendees will already have been exposed to the basic concepts of cardiovascular physiology and will have seen how the subjects taught in the TEACH program impact their clinical practices.

The next step for the TEACH program is to ensure the development of a core group of clinicians who can be called upon as faculty at future TEACH programs and who are able to give informative, grand rounds lectures on topics related to:

  • The hemodynamics of mechanical circulatory support
  • The physiology and hemodynamics of cardiogenic shock
  • The comparative hemodynamics and physiology of different forms of mechanical circulatory support
  • The physiology and hemodynamics of high-risk PCI

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Upcoming Programs


What is TEACH?

TEACH stands for “Training and Education of Advanced Cardiovascular Hemodynamics.”

What is the objective of the meeting?

The objective of TEACH is to establish a group of physicians who are known experts in cardiovascular hemodynamics and can train other physicians in this field of study as well as become faculty at major meetings pertaining to this topic.

How do I become an expert?

There are three different levels of certification:

  • Level 1 (Faculty at local programs)
  • Level 2 (Faculty at regional programs)
  • Expert Level (Faculty at national programs)

How do I get started?

  • You will receive an invitation to attend a TEACH I Program.
  • In order to confirm your attendance, you must register and complete an introductory online module on hemodynamics.
  • Level 1 certification is received upon completion of the online exam post-TEACH I.

How do I qualify for TEACH II?

To qualify for TEACH II, you must have obtained your Level 1 certification through successful completion of TEACH I.

What are the benefits of completing this course?

Upon successful completion of the course, attendees will have the opportunity to join a speakers’ bureau to lecture on advanced hemodynamic topics at meetings being organized across the country. Educational materials will also be made available to aid the introduction of focused mini-courses on the subject into the syllabi of medical schools and fellowship curricula.

Can I conduct a program at my site post-TCT?

Yes. Once you have completed Level 1 certification, you can schedule a regional program and use the provided agenda and packet.

How do I organize these regional programs?

Please contact us at TEACH@crf.org for specific details.