Cardiovascular CT for the Cardiac Surgeon
Course Description: A high volume, coronary CT angiography course specifically for the cardiovascular surgeon featuring didactic and proctored hands on cases. Satisfactory completion results in a certificate of cases that can be applied to case requirements of the ACCF/AHA. Students will receive protocols, equipment lists, and physician dictation of cases included during course. The goal of the course is acquire sufficient cases volumes to meet the level 2 requirements (50 performed and 150 interpreted cases) of the ACCF/AHA.
Course Length: Four day course
Enrollment: 12 student maximum per course
Faculty: Gerald Blackwell, MD, FACC, (Level 3 ACCF/AHA CT trained)
Target Audience: Vascular Surgeons seeking to acquire level 2 training in coronary CT angiography.
Location: The Heart Center, Kingsport, TN