Technologists' Coronary CTA Course Agenda

Following are the topics that will be covered in the Technologist Coronary CTA course over 2 days. There will also be independent case review and lunch will be provided on both days. The order in which the topics are covered is often determined by the class participants.

  • Pre-Test and Review
  • A New Era in Imaging
  • Coronary Anatomy and Anomalies
  • Normal and Abnormal Anatomy Review
  • Interactive Case Review
  • CTA in the Acute Setting?
  • Non-coronary Cardiac CT Case Review
  • Technique, Technology and Dosimetry
  • Scan Procedure and Patient Handling
  • Understanding the Data Needed by the Interpreting Physician
  • Plaque Biology
  • Artifacts and Pitfalls
  • Patient Management Interactive Session
  • Managing Suboptimal Studies
  • Understanding the Cardiac Cycle and EKG's
  • Atherosclerosis/Medical Management
  • Final Examination and Review

 

Note: Schedule is subject to change.

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