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Live, Virtual Meeting

All times are Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)
 
Saturday, September 18, 2021
Eastern Daylight Time Title Speaker
8:00 am - 8:10 am  
Welcome & Opening Remarks

 
Jamieson Bourque, MD, MHS, FASNC  
8:10 am - 9:10 am  Exam 1, Answer Review James Case, C.
David Cooke, Wendy Galbraith,
Randall C. Thompson
Moderator:
Jamieson Bourque, MD, MHS, FASNC
9:10 am - 9:20 am  Break  
9:20 am - 10:30 am  Exam 2, Answer Review Jamieson Bourque, Robert Hendel,
Mark C. Hyun, David E. Winchester
Moderator:
Jamieson Bourque, MD, MHS, FASNC
10:30 am - 11:30 am  Cases with the Expert, SPECT Panithaya Chareonthaitawee, MD, FACC, FAHA
11:30 am  Adjourn for the day  
 
Sunday, September 19, 2021
Eastern Daylight Time Title Speaker
8:00 am - 8:05 am  Brief Introduction
 
Jamieson Bourque, MD, MHS, FASNC  
8:05 am - 9:05 am  Exam 3, Answer Review Mark C. Hyun, 
E. Gordon DePuey
Moderator:
Jamieson Bourque, MD, MHS, FASNC
9:05 am - 9:15 am  Break  
9:15 am - 10:30 am  Exam 4, Answer Review Prem Soman, Marcelo Di Carli,
Saurabh Malhotra, 
Ronald Schwartz
Moderator:
Jamieson Bourque, MD, MHS, FASNC
10:30 am - 11:00 am  Cases with the Expert, PET Karthik Ananthasubramaniam, MD, FASNC
11:00 am - 12:00 pm  Q&A Townhall to address SMS & Chat Questions FACULTY to answer participant questions
Moderators:
Jamieson Bourque, MD, MHS, FASNC & Karthik Ananthasubramaniam, MD, FASNC
12:00 pm  Closing Remarks & Adjourn Jamieson Bourque, MD, MHS, FASNC & Karthik Ananthasubramaniam, MD, FASNC
  

Self-Paced Course

  Available August 13, 2021 - October 3, 2021
 (Includes 18 Pre-recorded Faculty Presentations and 4 Practice Exams)

 
Agenda
Title Speaker
 Welcome Introduction Jamieson Bourque, MD, MHS, FASNC  
 Session I: Physics, Instrumentation, Radionuclides, Radiation Safety
 Physics for the Boards James Case, PhD, MASNC
 Production and Management of Radionuclides and   Radiopharmaceuticals  Wendy Galbraith, PharmD, FAPhA, BCNP
 The Basics of Radiation Safety Randall C. Thompson, MD, FASNC
 Instrumentation (SPECT and PET) C. David Cooke, MSEE
 Practice Exam 1 (self-paced)
Session II: Tech Acquisition, Stress Testing, Patient-Centered Imaging, SPECT Viability, Risk Stratification, and SPECT Cases
Technical Aspects of Acquisition and Processing Mark C. Hyun, CNMT, NCT, RS, RT(N,R,CT), FASNC
Stress Testing, Image Interpretation, and Protocols
Jamieson Bourque, MD, MHS, FASNC
Patient-Centered Imaging and Appropriate Use  Robert C. Hendel, MD, MASNC
Focused Topic: SPECT Viability: Protocols, Case Review Karthikeyan Ananthasubramaniam, MD, FASNC 
Risk Stratification SPECT David E. Winchester, MD, MS, FACP, FACC, FASNC
Cases with the Expert, SPECT Panithaya Chareonthaitawee, MD, FACC, FAHA
Practice Exam 2 (self-paced)
Session III: Gated SPECT, Artifact Recognition, Instrument QC
Gated SPECT E. Gordon DePuey, MD, MASNC
Artifact Recognition E. Gordon DePuey, MD, MASNC 
Instrumentation Quality Control Mark C. Hyun, CNMT, NCT, RS, RT(N,R,CT), FASNC
Practice Exam 3 (self-paced)
Session IV: Cardiac PET, Cases with Expert PET, Radionuclide Angiocardiography, Cardiac Amyloidosis, Nuclear Integration in Multimodality Imaging
Cardiac PET: Basics of Perfusion, Viability, and Sarcoidosis Marcelo F. Di Carli, MD, MASNC
Cases with the Expert, PET Karthikeyan Ananthasubramaniam, MD, FASNC
Radionuclide Angiocardiography Ronald G. Schwartz, MD, MS, FACC, FAHA, ABNM, MASNC
Focused Topic: 99mTc PYP Imaging for Cardiac TTR Amyloidosis, Key Points, and Case Review Prem Soman, MD, PhD, MASNC, FACC, FRCP (UK)
Focused Topic: Nuclear Integration in Multimodality Imaging Saurabh Malhotra, MD, MPH, FACC, FASNC
Pratice Exam 4 (self-paced)
 
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