Upcoming Medical Conferences in ChandlerSearch Criteria : United States of America Chandler
Nov 02 - 03, 2018 | USD $2500 | Chandler, Arizona
Cardiac CTA Training is organized by Dignity Health Chandler Regional Medical Center and will be held from Nov 02 - 03, 2018 at Chandler Regional Medical Center, Chandler, Arizona, United States of America. Target Audience: Cardiologists, radiologists, cardiovascular surgeons and other physicians interested in gaining credentialing and competency in cardiac CTA scanning and interpretation. This comprehensive course is designed for a beginner, novice and advanced readers who will enjoy hands-on learning on single operator 3-D workstations. The course is ideal for those desiring didactic teaching on dose modulation, low dose scanning, low volume contrast protocols, scanner set-up, ECG editing and scan rescue techniques. The attendee will use the best reconstruction methods and benefit from our integrated lecture format. Cases are approved by the Society for Cardiac Computed Tomography (SCCT) and apply toward the Level II requirements for live case experience. Course Description & Objectives: The cardiac CTA course is designed to provide clinically orientated, hands-on observation and workstation review for a minimum of 50 cases: 25 Category A Live Cases and 25 Category A1 Live Video Cases. All are applicable toward Level II and Level III credentialing requirements outlined by the SCCT. This course is endorsed by the SCCT and live cases are selected to emphasize appropriate patient selection for cardiac CTA, as well as to illustrate the totality of scanning, reporting and management of clinical issues. The cases will draw from a wide spectrum of studies emphasizing the range of findings encountered in a typical hospital implementation of a cardiac CTA service line. The topics for core knowledge in cardiac CTA are integrated into the lecture and hands-on format. This course will provide attendees with the training needed to become an accomplished, confident and independent cardiac CTA reader able to formulate an appropriate CT exam set-up. At the end of this course, attendees will be able to: • Apply appropriate patient selection and scanner setup • Recognize radiation dose reduction techniques • Differentiate artifacts from true pathology • Demonstrate how to accurately and succinctly report findings Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.