American Society of Nuclear Cardiology
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Nuclear Cardiology for Fellows-in-Training
Nuclear Cardiology for Fellows-in-Training
March 13, 2010
Hyatt Regency Atlanta
Atlanta, GA
Satellite session of ACC.10

All cardiology, nuclear medicine, and radiology fellows and residents are encouraged to attend this free program, which covers the clinical and business aspects of nuclear cardiology practice.

This program is not part of the official ACC Annual Scientific Session and/or the ACC's Innovation in Intervention: i2 Summit in partnership with the Cardiovascular Research Foundation, as planned by the Program Committees.

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Program Agenda

Program Faculty

Edwin Wu, MD
Program Chair
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, IL 
Mouaz Al-Mallah, MD
Henry Ford Hospital
Detroit, MI 
James A. Arrighi, MD, FASNC
Brown Medical School/Rhode Island Hospital
Providence, RI 
Thomas A. Holly, MD
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, IL
Rupa Mehta, MD
University of Chicago
Chicago, IL 
Rakesh Mishra, MD
Berkeley Cardiovascular Medical Group
Berkeley, CA 
Patty Reames, RT(R), CNMT, NCT
OSU Heart Center-Cardiology Associates
Bellefontaine, OH 
Prem Soman, MD, PhD, MRCP (UK)
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center/Presbyterian Hospital
Pittsburgh, PA 

Target Audience

This one-day complimentary program is open to all interested cardiology, nuclear medicine, and radiology fellows-in-training or residents.

Purpose

The purpose of this program is to provide a better understanding of nuclear cardiology.  The program does not offer extensive training or certification in the field.  No Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits are given for this course.

Objectives

The primary objectives of Nuclear Cardiology for Fellows-in-Training are to enable participants to:

  • Employ optimal methodology to acquire, process, interpret, and report nuclear cardiology studies
  • Evaluate the strengths and weaknesses 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 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 for the diagnosis of coronary artery disease
  • Evaluate the role of complementary myocardial imaging techniques

Accreditation

The American Society of Nuclear Cardiology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

No Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits are given for this course.

Registration Fee

This program is offered at no cost.  As space is limited, advanced registration is strongly recommended.  On-site registrations will be accepted, if available.

Note: If you are registering for this course and are not a member of ASNC, please submit a letter from your training program verifying that you are a fellow in training and providing the estimated completion date of your fellowship.  This letter may be mailed to ASNC at 4550 Montgomery Ave., Suite 780 North, Bethesda, MD 20814-3304, faxed to (301) 215-7113, or e-mailed to info@asnc.org.

Syllabus Information

ASNC is pleased to provide online access to all syllabus materials at no additional charge to attendees.  This full-size, full-color set of slides is available for your review approximately two weeks before the course.  You will receive an e-mail with instructions on how to access the syllabus when it is ready. 

Attendees may download the syllabus prior to the course and are encouraged to bring their laptop in order to access the syllabus during the course.  If an attendee prefers a printed syllabus, they can print it from the online version or pre-order one from ASNC for an additional fee.  Each participant is asked to select their syllabus preference during the registration process.

  • Electronic Syllabus Only ($0): Attendee who select the electronic syllabus option will be responsible for downloading the presentations or printing the presentations prior to the course.  ASNC will not provide printed syllabi to attendees unless the printed option was selected during registration.

  • Black-and-White Printed Syllabus ($20): Attendees who choose to purchase a printed syllabus also have access to the electronic syllabus.  Sprial bound copies of the purchased syllabus will be available for pick-up on site.

  • Color Printed Syllabus ($60): Attendees who choose to purchase a printed syllabus also have access to the electronic syllabus.  Spiral bound copies of the purchased syllabus will be available for pick-up on site.

Hotel Accommodations

For hotel reservations, please use the ACC hotel block by visiting http://acc10.acc.org.  You must be registered for the ACC Scientific Sessions to book through the ACC hotel block.  If available, hotels will begin accepting direct reservations on February 17, 2010.

The ASNC Nuclear Cardiology for Fellows-in-Training course will be held at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta, 265 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30303.

Disclosure

Americans with Disabilities Act

This program is supported by an educational grant from Astellas Pharma US, Inc.

American Society of Nuclear Cardiology
4550 Montgomery Ave.
Suite 780 North
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
Phone: 301-215-7575, Fax: 301-215-7113
Email: info@asnc.org