Board Exam Prep Course Program Overview



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Program Highlights
 

  • Core didactics for Nuclear Cardiology Boards
  • Cases with the experts, PET and SPECT
  • Focused Topics: SPECT Viability, 99mTc PYP Imaging, and Nuclear Integration in Multimodality Imaging
  • 4 practice exams for a total of 150+ questions, including faculty review and answer explanation discussion tailored to participant responses
  • Opportunity for self-assessment 
  • Earn up to 27.75* AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and 27.75* MOC points
  • Register by July 8 to save!


   


Here's How It Works:

Set Your Own Pace: 
  • You will have access to 20 pre-recorded sessions tailored to the CBNC exam blueprint.
  • Watch the presentations and take four practice tests at your own pace.
  • Practice-exam questions are answered by Board Prep faculty in the live virtual sessions. 
Cases with the Experts: 
  • SPECT and PET cases highlight key points needed for the Boards and daily practice. Attendees' case questions are answered during the live virtual sessions. 
Teaching with the Tests: 
  • During the recorded virtual-live sessions (September 17 & 18), experts walk through each exam question, explain the correct and incorrect answers, and answer participant questions.
Going to Town with Your Questions: 
  • During the special Board Prep Q&A Town Hall, attendees take the virtual stage, posing questions to the assembled faculty. During "Ask anything," Dr. Bourque and Dr. Ananthasubramaniam respond. The faculty address submitted questions and any additional attendee questions.

Learning Objectives:

  • Apply nuclear cardiovascular imaging physics and instrumentation
  • Explain image acquisition and processing considerations and identify associated artifacts
  • Discuss the production and management of radionuclides and radiopharmaceuticals
  • Incorporate patient-centered imaging principles and appropriate use considerations in nuclear cardiology and stress procedure selection
  • Incorporate risk stratification into selection and application of nuclear cardiology studies
  • Integrate radiation safety standards into professional nuclear cardiology practice
  • Apply nuclear imaging tools in assessment of myocardial viability and cardiac amyloidosis
  • Understand the basics of positron emission tomography (PET) imaging for myocardial perfusion and metabolic viability and sarcoidosis assessment
  • Interpret SPECT and PET perfusion and metabolic images and ventricular function imaging
  • Utilize myocardial perfusion imaging in the assessment, diagnosis, and response to therapy in patients with known or suspected coronary artery disease and special populations
  • Appropriately identify non-cardiac findings on SPECT and PET-CT cardiovascular imaging studies
  • Integrate nuclear cardiology into the multimodality imaging evaluation of cardiovascular disease‚Äč

Credits CME MOC


Accreditation and Continuing Education Credit
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 internet live activity for 27.75* AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Maintenance of Certification 
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 27.75* medical knowledge Maintenance of Certification (MOC) points in the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) MOC program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credits.
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*Credits subject to change.