Carotid Artery Intervention Course

Course Description: A high volume carotid artery angiography and intervention course featuring didactic and proctored hands on cases. Satisfactory completion results in a certificate of cases to be applied toward the 30 diagnostic angiograms and 25 carotid intervention case requirements of the ACC/SCAI/SVMB/SVS. Students will receive training on approximately 10 carotid artery angiography and intervention cases. Students will receive protocols, equipment lists, and physician dictation of cases included during course.

Course Length: Two day course

Enrollment: 2 student maximum per course

Faculty: D. Christopher Metzger, MD, FACC

Target Audience: Cardiologists, radiologists, and vascular surgeons desiring to acquire carotid artery diagnostic and intervention skills.

Location: Holston Valley Medical Center, Kingsport, TN

Tuition: $6,000