Nuclear Cardiology Today

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NC Today 
April 17-19, 2020 | McLean, VA

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NC Today reviews the most recent advances in SPECT and PET imaging and provides practical insights into running an efficient and productive nuclear cardiology laboratory. The case-based approach to disease management equips participants to demonstrate the value of nuclear cardiology to their administrators and referring physicians.

This program provides attendees with practical knowledge and expert perspectives on the delivery of high-value nuclear cardiology services in the evolving healthcare environment. A key feature of the program is addressing everyday practice dilemmas that arise in the nuclear lab.


 
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McLean, VA 22102


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Cardiac Amyloidosis: A Practical Primer

April 17, 2020, 7:30 am - 11:30 am

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Included with NC Today registration. Please indicate on registration page if you are interested in attending.

Workshop Only Registration: If you prefer to attend the workshop only, please register for the Cardiac Amyloidosis Workshop. The registration fee for the standalone program is $99.

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Nuclear Cardiology Today: Practical Approaches to Real-World Practice for Technologists Workshop
(Saturday only concurrent program) 


April 18, 2020, 8:00—11:45 am

  • Overview of PET and SPECT Hardware & Software

  • PET Imaging Today • Quantitative PET Myocardial Blood Flow  

  • Cardiac Amyloidosis Clinical Overview and How to Do Tc-99m PYP Imaging Appropriately

Program Co-directors: Robert Pagnanelli, BSRT(R)(N), CNMT, NCT, FASNC, FSNMMI-TS and W. Lane Duval, MD, FASNC
Moderators: April Mann, CNMT, MASNC; Robert Pagnanelli, CNMT, FASNC Faculty: Marcelo Di Carli, MD; Wael Jaber, MD; Ed Ficaro, PhD, FASNC

Credits: ARRT Category A credits available

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Saturday Only Registration: Members—$150, Nonmembers—$300
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Exhibitors

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Course Directors

Dr. Callnon

Dennis A. Calnon, MD, MASNC
Ohio Health Heart & Vascular Physicians
Columbus, Ohio

Dr. Wolinsky

David G. Wolinsky, MD, MASNC
Cleveland Clinic Florida
Weston, Fla

“Attendees appreciate that they can bring their questions and problems—the things that are keeping them up at night—to NC Today and take home solutions that have worked for our renowned faculty as well as for attendees from labs a lot like theirs.” -Dr. Wolinsky, NC Today co-director 

Overall Goal

This program will increase learners’ competence in solving technical and clinical issues facing imaging professionals running nuclear cardiology laboratories. The case-based approach to disease management equips participants to demonstrate the value of nuclear cardiology to their administrators and referring physicians. The Health Policy sessions provide an update regarding the latest changes in policy and reimbursement that impact the contemporary nuclear cardiology laboratory. The Practical Dilemma sessions provides attendees with the opportunity to understand how the expert faculty deal with many of the common problems encountered in everyday practice where no evidence-based clinical guidelines exist.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe recent advances in cardiac single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) acquisition, processing and interpretation, and how they impact clinical practice

  • ​​Define ways to avoid image artifacts with SPECT imaging​​

  • Characterize non-imaging abnormalities associated with pharmacologic stress testing

  • Summarize recent advances in positron emission tomography (PET) technology

  • Differentiate CTFFR from PET with myocardial blood flow

  • Employ optimal methodology to interpret and report nuclear cardiology studies

  • Determine the impact of MACRA/MIPS on value-based care

  • Evaluate the role of coronary calcium scoring in managing patients with CAD

  • Compare and contrast the roles of anatomic and physiologic imaging in patients with CAD

  • Integrate appropriate use criteria into test decision process


Registration Rates 

 

MEMBER

NON-MEMBER

 

Early Registration
(through 
Feb. 21)

Standard Registration
(Feb. 22-
April 7)

Early Registration
(through Feb. 21)

Standard Registration
(Feb. 22-
April 7)

Physician 

$799

$899

$950

$1050

Technologist

$349

$349

$950

$1050

Early Career Physician (1st, 2nd, 3rd Year)

$349

$349

$950

$1050

Fellows in Training

$349

$349

$950

$1050

Practice Administrator/
Associate/Emeritus

$349

$349

$950

$1050

International Emerging Markets

$349

$349

$950

$1050

Industry

$799

$899

$950

$1050

Public/Guest

N/A

N/A

$950

$1050


Disclosure Policy

As an accredited provider of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), The American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC) adheres to the ACCME’s Standards for Commercial Support.  In compliance with these standards, it is ASNC’s policy to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific merit in all of its educational activities through the disclosure of relevant financial relationship with commercial companies and resolution of conflicts of interest.  The financial interest or relationships requiring disclosure are outlined in ASNC’s CME Conflict of Interest Policy.  All planners, reviewers and presenters involved with this activity were required to disclose any relevant financial relationships.

The American Society of Nuclear Cardiology has reviewed this activity’s faculty disclosures and resolved or managed all identified conflicts of interest.


 

ASNC has received the highest level of recognition, Accreditation with Commendation, from the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). Accreditation with Commendation is awarded to CME providers that demonstrate compliance in all aspects of accreditation requirements and for demonstrating exemplary engagement with the environment in support of physician learning and physician quality improvement.