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Cardiac CT, Introductory Course

Starting date: 23 - 24 March 2020
Duration: 2 days
Education providers : Skillslab & Simulation Center

Intensive course on the use of cardiac CT imaging in clinical practice by an internationally recognized team of experienced radiologists and cardologists, with mentored interpretation of cases on dedicated workstations.

Target Audience: Doctor/medical specialist

About us

Overview

Hands-on training course, Introductory course (2 days)

Mentored reading of 50+ CT cases with angiography/echo/MRI confirmation (towards ACC/AHA level 1 certification) on Siemens Syngo Via workstations (2 participants per WS), combined with practical, clinically oriented, interactive lectures on indications, data acquisition and image interpretation. The course language is English.

Learning objectives

  • Understanding and implementation of the relevant principles of cardiac CT imaging.
  • Application of tips and tricks to optimize data acquisition and interpretation, including contrast administration protocols, dose saving and comprehensive post processing.
  • Implementation of evidence-based cardiac CT applications in clinical practice.
  • Interpretation of coronary artery disease, bypass grafts and stents on cardiac CT.

Results

Accreditation

NVVC – Netherlands Society of Cardiology
NVVR – Netherlands Society of Radiology

Practical information

Start date

23 march 2020

Programme

Program Day 1 

8:30-17:00

Two hour reading sessions with lunch and coffee breaks in between

  • CT basics: principles and development, data acquisition and optimization
  • Introduction to SyngoVia workstation: buttonology
  • Cardiac and systematic coronary CT angiography reading: calcium score, coronary artery disease, abnormal anatomy,stenosis and occlusions.

19:00-22:30

Dinner with participants and faculty

Program Day 2

8:30-17:00

Two-hour reading sessions with lunch and coffee breaks in between

  • Coronary anomalies and variants
  • CT in stable chest pain
  • Great thoracic vessels: normal anatomy and pathology
  • Structural heart disease 

Cost

The maximum number of participants is 18.

The course fee is € 925,- for medical specialists, € 725,- for residents, which includes lunch and other refreshments throughout the course, dinner on the first night, course syllabus with slides, relevant literature, guidelines.

Next courses: further dates will be announced on the website.

The course fee for both the introductory and advanced courses combined is € 1995,- (€ 1395,- for residents).

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