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Course details


Duration
5 days

Dates
4 - 8 September 2017

Fees
£950 - Medical, Consultant
£800 - Medical, non-Consultant
£650 - Non Medical 

Location
Margaret Turner Warwick Education Centre
Imperial College
Royal Brompton Campus
Dovehouse street
London SW3 6LY

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This one-week annual course provides a thorough grounding in the theoretical and practical aspects of nuclear cardiology. The course is suitable for all professionals involved in using or delivering a nuclear cardiology service, whether medical, nursing or technical. It is particularly suitable for specialty trainees wishing to gain basic experience in nuclear cardiology and for those wishing to progress to independent reporting.


Learning outcomes

  • Understand the basic principles of radionuclide myocardial perfusion imaging (MPS) including properties of radiopharmaceuticals, indications of cardiovascular stress, image processing and interpretation 
  • Appreciate the diagnostic and prognostic value of MPS in patients with known or suspected coronary artery disease
  • Identify normal vs. abnormal patterns of myocardial perfusion and markers of adverse prognosis on MPS 
  • Describe the current role of cardiovascular PET imaging as well as the contribution of alternative imaging techniques to the assessment of patients with heart disease

Target audience

This course is particularly suitable for specialty trainees wishing to gain basic experience in nuclear cardiology and for those wishing to progress to independent reporting.


Key speakers

  • Professor Richard Underwood
  • Dr Eliana Reyes
  • Dr Kshama Wechalekar
  • Dr C Butcher
  • Dr A Kelion
  • Mr Jim Bailey
  • Ms Sima Gregg
  • Mr Bruno Rojas
  • Ms Lucy Hossen

Course organiser

Terms and conditions

Terms and conditions

Cancellations must be received in writing one calendar month before each course and will be subject to an administration charge of £50-£150 depending on the course. Cancellations received within a month of the course cannot be accepted and the attendee will be liable for the full course fee. Substitutions may be made at any time.
 
The organiser cannot accept liability for cost incurred in the event of a course having to be cancelled as a result of circumstances beyond its reasonable control.