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Cardiac CT Level 1 (Hospital-Based)

We are pleased to offer a Hospital-based / online training programme to enable Deanery/HEE to support Registrars/Cardiology Trainees with achieving Cardiac CT Level 1. Review 50 CTCA cases and 8 hours of CPD ready for BSCI Level 1 accreditation with our BSCI Level 3 certified faculty.

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Cardiac CT Level 1 (Hospital-Based)
Cardiac CT Level 1 (Hospital-Based)

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In-house Hospital Delivery/Online

About The Event

Our in-house Cardiac CT Level 1 training course can be delivered at your hospital/online over 2 or 3 days, on dates to suit your availability. With supervised hands-on training led by Dr Azhar Khokhar, you’ll be supported and supervised by trainers who deliver our Cardiac CT Level 2 Training Courses worldwide.

Reviewing 50 cases hands-on using GE Healthcare virtual workstations, our BSCI Level 3 certified Consultants will take you through CTCA studies covering the basics of cardiac CT interpretation, including non-contrast studies.

Consideration of scan protocol, patient preparation, and study acquisition will be discussed whilst analysing each study independently before discussing diagnosis with the group.

We’ll report all 50 cases looking at scan indication, method of acquisition, findings and total dose-length product. A minimum of 25 of these cases will also recorded in detail in a logbook that will need to be submitted with your Level 1 application.

Within this course, we will cover the equivalent to 8 hours of cardiovascular CT related CPD including:

-  Technical principles of cardiac CT and its application to imaging the heart

- Different gating techniques, their advantages and limitations

-Radiation dose inherent in cardiac CT as well as dose reduction strategies.

- Contrast kinetics, administration, contraindications and complications

- Cardiac anatomy and physiology as applicable to CT

- Techniques of image reconstruction and post-processing

- Techniques to minimize and reduce image artefacts

- Cardiovascular risk assessment

- Current indications and applications of cardiac CT

- Normal anatomy of the heart & thorax

As a result of this Cardiac CT Level 1 training course you will receive a Certificate of CME for 18 CPD hours with a Course Director Letter indicating the 50 cases analysed along with 8 CPD hours of content covered. You will also have your log book with all 50 cases reported ready to submit your BSCI application after the course.

How to apply for BSCI Level 1 accreditation A letter verifying your status as a Consultant or Specialist Registrar from your Head of Department, Human Resources, Medical Director, etc. must be provided with the application.

An application fee must be paid to BSCI before the application will be considered. A link to pay by credit card will appear once your application has been submitted. Fees are as follows:

Level 1

BSCI member £100

Non member £175

Applications will be processed within 8 weeks

Level 1 Fast Track

BSCI member £200

Non member £275

Applications will be processed within 2 weeks

For more information on the BSCI application process, visit the BSCI website.

How to book this training

HEE/Deanery – Please contact to request more information, pricing and arrange dates Attendee – Please contact your Training Director to request this training to be delivered in your Hospital/NHS Trust

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