Nuclear Cardiology and Cardiac CT for Fellows-in-Training

 
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Complimentary Registration. Over 5 hours of education. Space is Limited!

We are supporting early-career cardiac imagers with “Nuclear Cardiology & Cardiac CT for Fellows-in-Training,” a six-hour overview of topics such as cardiac SPECT and PET, patient-centered imaging, risk stratification and prognosis, coronary artery calcium scoring, sarcoidosis and amyloidosis, and more!

“Nuclear Cardiology & Cardiac CT for Fellows-in-Training,” will be held March 27,the day before the ACC.20 conference at the Rennaisance Downtown Chicago. Fellows are also invited to a special networking reception with ASNC Leadership following the workshop.

3 Reasons Why You Can't Miss This

1 – Perfect Timing: “2020 Nuclear Cardiology & Cardiac CT for Fellows-in-Training” will convene in Chicago on Friday, March 27, the day before ACC.20 opens. Plan to arrive by 11 AM so you don’t miss a minute.  

2 – Perfect Content: Program Director Mouaz Al‐Mallah, MD, MSc, FASNC, has created six hours of content on today’s key imaging topics. Attendees are also granted special access to a networking reception with ASNC's leaders.

3 – Perfect Price: This program is offered to cardiology fellows for FREE.

Get excellent education on timely topics in a convenient location offered at no charge. It’s the perfect FIT for your needs, your schedule and your budget. Space is limited, so RESERVE YOUR SPOT TODAY.

Fellows-in-Training may become members of ASNC for free to support their career throughout the year. Learn more!


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Program Director



 

Mouaz Al-Mallah, MD, MSc, FASNC, FSCCT
Houston Methodist Hospital





Venue

Renaissance Downtown Chicago
1 West Upper Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL  United States  60601


Agenda

Time

Title Speaker

10:55 AM

 Welcome

Sharmila Dorbala, MD, FASNC

11:00 AM

 SPECT Acquisition, Processing & Artifacts

John Mahmarian, MD, MASNC

11:25 AM

 Stress Testing, Tracers and Protocols

Thomas Holly, MD, FASNC

11:50 AM

 Risk Stratification & Prognosis

Rami Doukky, MD, FASNC

12:15 PM

 Break

12:30 PM

 Cardiac PET

Mouaz Al‐Mallah, MD, MSc, FASNC, FSCCT

12:55 PM

 Appropriate Use Criteria

Rupa Mehta Sanghani, MD, FASNC

1:20 PM

 Read with the Expert

Drs. Mehta Sanghani & Holly

1:45 PM

 Break

2:00 PM

 Coronary Artery Calcium Scoring

Khurram Nasir, MD, FSCCT

2:25 PM

 Clinical Applications of Coronary CT Angiography

Todd Villines, MD, FSCCT

2:50 PM

 Non‐Coronary Cardiac CT

Faisal Nabi, MD

3:10 PM

 Read with the Expert

Drs. Villines & Nabi

3:30 PM

 Break

 

3:45 PM

 Nuclear Cardiology in Sarcoidosis and Amyloidosis

Jamieson Bourque, MD, FASNC

4:05 PM

 Patient Centered Imaging: Which test for which Indication?

Saurabh Malhotra, MD, MPH, FASNC

4:25 PM

 Read with Expert

Drs. Bourque & Malhotra

4:45 PM

 Post Test Quiz

Dr. Al‐Mallah

5:00 PM

 Adjournment

 
Please note: due to ACCME guidelines we are unable to provide lunch.​


Course Objectives

  • Recognize the proper application of the ACC/ASNC AUC across a variety of patients
  • Employ optimal methodology to acquire, process, interpret, and report nuclear cardiology studies
  • Evaluate the benefits and risks of new protocols and imaging technologies and how to incorporate these into clinical practice
  • Review and improve interpretation skills in standard and emerging technologies in nuclear cardiology
  • Recognize how to utilize clinical practice guidelines to enhance performance, document compliance, and improve clinical management Analyze and update the basic physiological approach to stress testing and perfusion imaging
  • Review the role of radionuclide myocardial perfusion imaging in the diagnosis and prognosis of coronary artery disease
  • Evaluate the role of complementary myocardial imaging techniques including cardiovascular computed tomography

 

This event is not part of ACC.20, as planned by its Program Committee, and does not qualify for continuing medical education (CME), continuing nurse education (CNE) or continuing education (CE) credit.
 

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Astellas Pharma Global Development, Inc.