Board Exam Prep Course Agenda


2022 Board Exam Prep Course

  Available August 10 - October 2
 (Includes 20 Pre-recorded Faculty Presentations and 4 Practice Exams)

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

Live, Virtual Meeting

All times are Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)
Saturday, September 17, 2022
Moderator: Jamieson Bourque, MD, MHS, FASNC
Eastern Daylight Time Title Speaker
9:00 am  
Welcome & Opening Remarks

Jamieson Bourque, MD, MHS,  
9:10 am  Exam 1: Answer Review James Case, MD; C. David Cooke, MSEE; Wendy Galbraith, PharmD, and Michael Welling 
10:10 am  Break
10:20 am  Exam 2: Answer Review Karthikeyan Ananthasubramaniam, MD; Jamieson Bourque, MD, MHS; Robert C. Hendel, MD; David E. Winchester MD, MS
11:30 am  Cases with the Expert, SPECT, O&A
Panithaya Chareonthaitawee, MD
12:30 pm  Adjourn for the day  
Sunday, September 18, 2022
Moderators: Jamieson Bourque, MD, MHS, FASNC and Karthik Ananthasubramaniam, MD, FASNC
Eastern Daylight Time Title Speaker
9:00 am  Brief Introduction Jamieson Bourque
9:05 am  Exam 3: Answer Review Mark C. Hyun and E. Gordon DePuey
Moderator: Jamieson Bourque
10:05 am  Break
10:15 am  Exam 4: Answer Review Marcelo Di Carli; Saurabh Malhotra; Ronald Schwartz and Prem Soman
Moderator: Karthikeyan Ananthasubramaniam
11:30 am  Cases with the Expert, PET Karthik Ananthasubramaniam
12:00 pm  Q&A Townhall All faculty 
1:00 pm  Closing Remarks Jamieson Bourque