Board Exam Prep Course
Sept. 5-6 | San Francisco Marriott Marquis | San Francisco, Calif.
Registration Opening Early 2018
This course is designed for physicians preparing for the certification or recertification exam in nuclear cardiology, as well as physicians interested in a broad review in nuclear cardiology topics.The overall goal of this activity is to enhance physician competence by providing a comprehensive review of the CBNC blueprint exam in nuclear cardiology, including the most up-to-date information, developments, treatment protocols, methodology, and best test for the right patient at the right time to optimize patient outcomes in their nuclear cardiology practice.
San Francisco Marriott Marquis
CreditsASNC designates this live activity for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ tbd.
ABIM Part II MOC credits offered.
*Subject to Change
Program Highlights Include:
Program ObjectivesThe primary objectives of the course are to enable participants to:
- Appraise knowledge of physics and instrumentation associated with nuclear imaging
- Explain image acquisition and processing, including artifacts
- Describe risk stratification
- Integrate radiation safety standards into professional practice
- Discuss the use of nuclear imaging in assessment viability
- Interpret perfusion images, including PET and ventricular function imaging
- Utilize perfusion imaging in the assessment, diagnosis and response to therapy in CAD patients and special populations
Production of Radionuclides and Radiopharmaceuticals
Stress Testing, Image Interpretation and Protocols
Technical Aspects of Acquisition and Processing
Gated Perfusion SPECT
Radionuclide Ventricular Function Imaging
Instrumentation Quality Control
The Basics of Radiation Safety
Assessment of Myocardial Viability, Including PET
In addition, there will be four practice tests.
FacultyCo-Chairs: Karthikeyan Ananthasubramaniam, MD, FASNC and E. Lindsey Tauxe, CNMT, MEd, FASNC
Accreditation and Continuing Education Credit:Physicians: The American Society of Nuclear Cardiology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The American Society of Nuclear Cardiology designates this live activity for a maximum of 19* AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 19 medical knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) MOC Program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.
*Subject to change when program is finalized
ASNC has received the highest level of recognition, Accreditation with Commendation, from the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). Accreditation with Commendation is awarded to CME providers that demonstrate compliance in all aspects of accreditation requirements and for demonstrating exemplary engagement with the environment in support of physician learning and physician quality improvement.