Coronary CT Angiography is a course dedicated to clinical practice skills for interpreting coronary CTA examinations.
Coronary CT Angiography covers topics such as:
Basic technical aspects of coronary CT, including prospective versus retrospective gating, single- cycle versus multicycle reconstruction, temporal resolution, spatial resolution, scan parameters, and contrast -injection techniques
Normal cardiac anatomy, including coronary arteries, coronary veins, cardiac chambers, valves, and great vessels, as well as the clinical importance of variant anatomy
How to improve examinations with artifacts, such as cardiac arrhythmias, ECG misregistration, and poor breath hold
Appropriate technique for administering beta blockers and nitroglycerin, with knowledge of absolute and relative contraindications
The use of different post-processing techniques based on the appropriate clinical indication, including axial source images, multiplanar reconstructions, maximum intensity projections, and volume-rendered images
Earn up to 33.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits and 25 SAM Credits.