Cardiovascualr theatre

Tips and tricks in the assessment of cardiac anatomy, coronary artery assessment and functional cardiovascular assessment

Course details

(formally known as Advanced Cardiovascular ct) 

4 days

Autumn dates
26-29 September 2017 - Course now fully booked

Spring and Autumn 2018 dates TBC

£1,600 (trainee rate, limited places)

Academy Training and Education Centre
Siemens Headquarters

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Running in collaboration with Siemens Healthcare, this course takes place at their world class Academy Training and Education Centre based at Siemens Headquarters in Frimley. Siemens Healthcare is one of the largest suppliers to the healthcare industry and a trendsetter in medical imaging and laboratory diagnostics and medical information technology.
This course is designed to provide advanced, practical experience in small group teaching with expert tuition that will allow cardiovascular imagers to be confident when dealing with cardiovascular CT, above and beyond basic reporting. The approach to teaching advanced cardiovascular CT includes tips and tricks in the assessment of cardiac anatomy, coronary artery assessment and functional cardiovascular assessment.
Over 150 cases are presented with a large range of lectures covering the breadth of the BSCI/SCCT curricula used for accreditation.

Learning outcomes

  • Scanner types and protocols
  • Calcium scoring and coronary angiography
  • Stent and graft assessment
  • Functional assessment with cardiovascular CT
  • Valvular heart disease
  • Aortic pathology including TAVI assessment
  • Extra-cardiac findings
  • Congenital heart disease and electrophysiology assessments

Key speakers

  • Dr Ed Nicol
  • Dr Sujal Desai
  • Dr Simon Padley
  • Dan Gibbons
  • Olga Lazoura
  • James Shambrook

Course organisers

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.