Canon Medical Systems USA

Courses

Educational courses for keeping up with the clinical, technical, and practice-related developments in medical imaging. Many of these courses provide Continuing Education credits to help fulfill your certification requirements.

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  • CCTA Calcium Scoring
    Recorded Lecture

    CCTA Calcium Scoring

    • MME 2004
    • Course Type: Online
    • Course Length: 15 minutes
    • Credits: 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CME

    The author reviews data on the prognostic value of coronary calcium score and the power of this test to help clinical decision making and level of aggression of treatment.

  • CCTA Cardiologists & Plaque
    Recorded Lecture

    CCTA Cardiologists & Plaque

    • MME 2005
    • Course Type: Online
    • Course Length: 15 minutes
    • Credits: 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CME

    The author reviews several studies that demonstrate important clinical information that can be of use to interventional cardiologists. Stent sizing, restenosis and chronic total occlusions are all mentioned.

  • CCTA CCS in Symptomatic Patients
    Recorded Lecture

    CCTA CCS in Symptomatic Patients

    • MME 2006
    • Course Type: Online
    • Course Length: 16 minutes
    • Credits: 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CME

    The author reviews the data on using calcium scoring in patients that present with chest pain. He discusses the importance of the population being examined in best test selection.

  • CCTA ED Protocols
    Recorded Lecture

    CCTA ED Protocols

    • MME 2007
    • Course Type: Online
    • Course Length: 15 minutes
    • Credits: 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CME

    Obtaining high quality cardiac CTA images requires optimal patient preparation, imaging and post-processing techniques. Emergency department patients tend to have higher heart rates and higher anxiety levels than we see in outpatient evaluations. This lecture gives the authors protocols and key tips used to obtain high quality images in a time efficient manor.

  • CCTA in ED Current Evidence¬†
    Recorded Lecture

    CCTA in ED Current Evidence 

    • MME 2008
    • Course Type: Online
    • Course Length: 15 minutes
    • Credits: 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CME

    Cardiac CTA is a relatively new technology that has gained more widespread use over the last several years. There are a number of trials that have been published examing the use of CCTA for chest pain evaluation in the emergency department setting. The majority of the trials show very promissing results for using CCTA in this environment, and this lecture reviews this in detail