Courses on Cardiac CT

Edinburgh Cardiac CT course

Next event date: September 16, 2019

Course:    Edinburgh Cardiac CT course
Director:  Dr Saeed Mirsadraee
Date/Time: 16-20 September 2019
Venue:     Edinburgh Training and Conference Venue

How to Register:
https://www.ct-academy.org/register

Other Information:
The course offers lectures and hands-on experience in the interpretation of 150 contrast enhanced CT coronary angiograms as well as multiple non-contrast coronary calcium scans. Cases will be reviewed on Vitrea workstations (maximum 2 delegates per workstation).​

The course meets the requirements for level II accreditation as defined the British Society of Cardiac Imaging and the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography.

This course provides 35 CPD credits in accordance with the CPD Scheme of the Royal College of Radiologists

North East Cardiovascular CT Day

Next event date: September 24, 2019

Course Directors – Dr. Yogesh Raja and Dr. Mudassar Baig

Where – Centre for Life, Newcastle – Darwin Suite – Biomedical West Wing

How to register – www.necep.co.uk

Information

North East Cardiology CT Day is an introductory Course for all Cardiology and Radiology trainees as well as Consultants who would like to have a basic understanding of Cardiovascular CT. Trainees will have the opportunity to learn how to perform and interpret CT Coronary Angiography images with hands-on experience on workstations. The course will offer keynote lectures ranging from basics of Cardiovascular CT to challenges & pitfalls. Advances in Cardiovascular CT including CT FFR, lesion characterisation, perfusion techniques etc. will also be discussed in detail. The full details of the course are available on the website.

London TAVI CT course

Next event date: October 5, 2019

Course: London TAVI CT Course
Director: Ben Ariff / Saeed Mirsadraee
Date/Time: 5/10/19 – 6/10/19
Venue: ETC Venues Marble Arch

How to Register:
www.londontavict.com

Other Information:
This 2 day course provides a combination of didactic lectures and hands on training on TAVI/TAVR CT planning and interpretation lead by experienced cardiac radiologists performing TAVI CT planning routinely.

Up to 50 cases will be assessed on dedicated individual use cardiac workstations (Terarecon).

The following will be covered:

CT protocols for TAVI assessment.
Measuring the aortic annulus; coronary heights; identification of high risk features and determining suitable access routes.
Obtaining C-arm angles for intervention.
Calcium scoring of the valve.
Identifying complications post procedure.

East of England Cardiac CT course

Next event date: October 11, 2019

Course:    East of England Cardiac CT Course

Director:  Dr A Khokhar, Level III BSCI Trainer

Date/Time: 7 – 11 October 2019

Venue:     Chelmsford, Essex

 

How to Register:

Booking via

http://www.jcaseminars.com/Seminars/CTL2march.htm

Or

JCA Seminars website: www.jcaseminars.com

Or

Emma Crussell, JCA Seminars, 01485 210687

 

Other Information:

JCA Seminars are pleased to host their 6 monthly Cardiac CT Level I & II course, set in an informal and delightful rural setting. Teaching and hands on training will be led  by level III accredited BSCI trainers. The faculty includes mixture of consultant cardiologists and radiologists all with BSCI accreditation.

The course follows the BSCI guidelines for level 2 accreditation and over 5 days will include formal lectures and hands on training and analysis of a total of 150 cases as required by the BSCI. The case mix will include 25 non enhanced studies, coronary analysis of various pathologies, bypass grafting and extra cardiac findings etc. The formal lectures will cover all relevant topics and examples of rare and interesting cases shown.

After completion of the course, you will be expected to perform and dual report 25 cases in your local settings before applying for level II accreditation.

For this course, there will be a maximum of 2 attendees per workstation, we keep the numbers attending to a maximum of 24 to increase learning potential and allow you to feel comfortable with asking questions in the small intimate group setting. As a result, early booking is essential. Each candidate will have the opportunity to see live scanning.

UK Cardiac CT Course (formerly Harefield Cardiac CT Course)

Next event date: November 20, 2019

Venue: London

Level: Combined Level 1 and 2 cardiac CT course. Held twice a year, generally in May and October.

Duration: 6 days (starting on Sunday morning to Friday afternoon).

Eligibility: Cardiologists and Radiologists, but other specialists are also allowed although may not be eligible to practice cardiac CT at level 2. Please see BSCI and SCCT eligibility criteria for the purpose. Prior knowledge of CT is not essential.

Sponsor: Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospital NHS Trust & Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London, UK

Accreditation: Society of Cardiovascular CT (SCCT) for Level 2 certification and The Royal College of Radiologists for 46 type 1 CPD points.

Director: Dr Tarun K Mittal MD, FRCR, FSCCT (Level 3 certified trainer)

Faculty: Dr Ben Ariff (Cardiac Radiologist, Imperial College, London), Dr Mini Pakkal (Cardiac Radiologist, Toronto General Hospital), Sue Edyvean (Physicist, Public Health England), Matthew Dunn (Physicist, Nottingham University Hospital), Tito Kabir (Interventional Cardiologist), Toufan Bahrami (Cardiac Surgeon), Gemma Marshall (Radiographer).

More Information and registration: www.cardiacct.ukwww.cardiac-ct.org.uk

Plymouth Cardiac courses

Next event date: December 6, 2019

The Plymouth Cardiac CT courses will run six times in 2019 providing  training and education suitable for practitioners aspiring to Level 1 through to Level 3. Four of the courses are geared towards Level 2 training and education.

These courses, which have been established and are delivered by Dr Gareth Morgan-Hughes (cardiologist) and Professor Carl Roobottom (radiologist), have been running now for 15 years. The educational content has been constantly refreshed and updated over this time period. The lectures are geared towards the practical aspects of quality cardiac CT service delivery. There is an extensive array of excellent cases, which are appropriately diverse. We have taught over 600 attendees from across the world and there has been a high ‘conversion rate’ to formal BSCI/BSCCT Level 2 accreditation following the Level 2 courses. The ‘Level 3’ course, established in 2016, offers education in advanced Cardiac CT techniques relevant to known coronary artery and valvular heart disease / TAVI and encourages, amongst other components, delegate delivered education.

For more information and booking on these course, which receive excellent feedback, please email imaging.education@ge.com

Dates for 2109 are:

11th – 15th Feb – Level 2

20th – 24th May – Level 2

9th – 12th July – Level 1

1st – 3rd October – Level 3

4th – 8th November – Level 2

2nd – 6th December – Level 2

The venue is currently the Plymouth radiology academy, https://www.penra.org.uk/.


 

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