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2024 Nuclear Cardiology Board Exam Self-Paced Course
Available August 8, 2024

(Includes 20 Pre-recorded Faculty Presentations and 4 Practice Exams)
 
 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
Marianna Dakanali, PhD
 The Basics of Radiation Safety Benjamin Auer, PhD
 Instrumentation (SPECT and PET) Robert deKemp, PhD, MASNC
 Practice Exam 1 (self-paced)  
Session II: Acquisition and Quality Control, Gated SPECT, Artifact Recognition, and MUGA
Technical Aspects of Acquisition and Processing Maria L. Mackin, CNMT, RT(N), FASNC
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
Radionuclide Angiocardiography Ronald G. Schwartz, MD, MASNC
Practice Exam 2 (self-paced)  
Session III: Test Selection, Stress and Nuclear Protocols Interpretation, Appropriate Use, and Risk Stratification
Stress Testing Jamieson Bourque, MD, MHS, FASNC
Nuclear Imaging Protocols and Interpretation Jamieson Bourque, MD, MHS, FASNC
Patient-Centered Imaging and Appropriate Use  Rami Doukky, MD, MSc, MBA, FASNC
Focused Topic: SPECT Viability: Protocols and Case Review Niti R. Aggarwal, MD, FASNC
Risk Stratification SPECT David E. Winchester, MD, FASNC
Practice Exam 3 (self-paced)  
Session IV: Cardiac PET, Multimodality Imaging, Cardiac Amyloidosis, Cases with the Experts: PET and SPECT
Cardiac PET: Basics of Perfusion, Viability, and Sarcoidosis Sanjay Divakaran, MD, MPH
Focused Topic: Nuclear Integration in Multimodality Imaging Saurabh Malhotra, MD, MPH, FASNC
Focused Topic: 99mTc PYP Imaging Case Review Prem Soman, MD, PhD, MASNC
Cases with the Expert, SPECT Panithaya Chareonthaitawee, MD
Cases with the Expert, PET Karthikeyan Ananthasubramaniam, MD, FASNC
Practice Exam 4 (self-paced)  


2024 Nuclear Cardiology Board Exam Prep Course

Live, Virtual Meeting September 14-15, 2024
 

Saturday, September 14, 2024
Eastern Daylight Time Title Speaker
9:00 am Welcome & Opening Remarks Jamieson Bourque, MD, MHS, FASNC
9:10 am Session 1, Exam 1: Practice Questions Answer Review Benjamin Auer, PhD; James Case, PhD, MASNC; Robert deKemp, PhD, MASNC; Mi-Ae Park, PhD, FASNC
 
Moderator:
Jamieson Bourque, MD, MHS, FASNC
10:10 am Break
10:20 am Session 2, Exam 2: Practice Questions Answer Review Mark C. Hyun, CNMT, NCT, RS, RT(N,R,CT), FASNC; E. Gordon DePuey, MD, MASNC; Maria L. Mackin, CNMT, RT(N), FASNC; Ronald G. Schwartz, MD, MASNC

Moderator: Karthik Ananthasubramaniam, MD, FASNC
11:30 am Technology-focused Townhall Q&A
Day 1 Faculty & Moderators: Jamieson Bourque, MD, MHS, FASNC & Karthik Ananthasubramaniam, MD, FASNC
12:30 pm Adjourn for the day
 
Sunday, September 15, 2024
Eastern Daylight Time Title Speaker
9:00 am Brief Introduction Jamieson Bourque, MD, MHS, FASNC
9:05 am Session 3, Exam 3: Practice Questions Answer Review Niti Aggarwal, MD, FASNC; Jamieson Bourque, MD, MHS, FASNC; Rami Doukky, MD, MSc, MBA, FASNC; David E. Winchester, MD, FASNC

Moderator: Karthik
Ananthasubramaniam
10:05 am Break
10:15 am Session 4, Exam 4: Practice Questions Answer Review Karthik Ananthasubramaniam, MD, FASNC; Panithaya
Chareonthaitawee, MD; Sanjay Divakaran, MD, MPH; Saurabh Malhotra, MD, MPH, FASNC; Prem Soman, MD, PhD, MASNC

Moderator: Jamieson Bourque
11:15 am Break
11:30 am Clinical-focused Townhall Q&A Day 2 Faculty & Moderators:
Jamieson Bourque, MD, MHS, FASNC & Karthik Ananthasubramaniam, MD
12:30 pm Closing remarks & adjourn Jamieson Bourque, MD, MHS, FASNC