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Courses for Radiologists, Cardiologists, and other Physicians using medical images as part of their practice. Includes courses for Fellows, Residents, and Interns. Most courses provide Category 1 CME credit.

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  • JHU Cardiac CT Level II Certification Course
    Classroom Training

    JHU Cardiac CT Level II Certification Course

    • CTM 5000
    • Course Type: Classroom
    • Course Length: 5 days
    • Cost: $6,395
    • Credits: Up to 41 CME

    This Cardiac CT program offers 20 hours of didactic lectures on patient selection, preparation, imaging principles and techniques, contrast material, cardiac anatomy, assessment of cardiac function and pathology. Training activities include observation of the acquisition of 50 patient examinations and hands on 3D post processing sessions. A review of over 150 Coronary CTA cases to demonstrate the variety of pathology which can be evaluated by CT. A minimum of 100 cases will be reviewed during the 5 days of the course. Participants will be evaluated by means of practical tests demonstrating proficiency with the use of the workstation. A home study program follows the onsite training. Interpretation of 50 case studies and other elements of the course are submitted for course completion while monitored by the education department. This course meets Level II certification guidelines for the ACC and ACR.$6,395.00 tuition only. To register or receive additional information contact Susan Orr at 410-550-0849 or sorr@jhmi.edu. Scheduled Class Dates:

    2020 dates: Sep 14-18, Nov 9-13, Dec 7-11
    2021 dates: Jan 11-15, Mar 8-12, April 5-9, May 24-28, June 21-25

  • Neuroradiology Imaging Course, Management of Acute Stroke - Aquilion One
    Classroom Training

    Neuroradiology Imaging Course, Management of Acute Stroke - Aquilion One

    • CTM 5010
    • Course Type: Classroom
    • Course Length: 3 days
    • Cost: $5,000

    This 3-day course is designed for certified neurologists, neurosurgeons, radiologists, and neuroradiologists interested in training in the workflow for the acute stroke patient. It provides hands-on workshop-type training in whole brain CT perfusion acquisition, interpretation, image processing, and case reporting. The curriculum includes observations of neuro CTA studies, recorded lectures, learning modules, textbooks, articles, and Vitrea FX workstation training.

  • CCTA Building an ED Program 
    Recorded Lecture

    CCTA Building an ED Program 

    • MME 2000
    • Course Type: Online
    • Course Length: 15 minutes
    • Credits: 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CME

    Evaluation of chest pain in the emergency department is a time consuming, expensive and challenging entity. The standard of care for low to intermediate risk patients includes non-invasive imaging, long wait times in the ED and frequent admissions. Cardiac CTA has shown some advantages in this setting when implemented correctly. This lecture goes over the challenges and key components of starting and running a succesful CCTA in the ED program

  • CCTA CAC & Stress Perfusion Testing
    Recorded Lecture

    CCTA CAC & Stress Perfusion Testing

    • MME 2001
    • Course Type: Online
    • Course Length: 16 minutes
    • Credits: 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CME

    The author reviews the incremental benefits of adding calcium scoring to stress perfusion studies using published data and case examples.

  • CCTA CAC Influence 
    Recorded Lecture

    CCTA CAC Influence 

    • MME 2001
    • Course Type: Online
    • Course Length: 16 minutes
    • Credits: 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CME

    The author reviews data on how calcium scores can influence physician and patient behavior. He talks about the shortcomings of some of the studies and future studies needed.