Cardiac CT for Radiographers on Aquilion PRIME and ONE Series – VIC

CPD Points Apply
Days 1 & 2: Introduction to Cardiac CT For Radiographers
Canon Medical Office - Monday 18th & Tuesday 19th March

Day one will include information on patient preparation, ECG basics, anatomy, scan techniques and troubleshooting.

Day two will consist of a practical hands-on sessions that cover cardiac CT post-processing using the Vitrea advanced visualisation software.

Day 3: Live Scanning and Troubleshooting Workshop
Monash Medical Centre - Wednesday 20th March from 1pm to 7pm

In addition to Days 1 & 2, join us for an evening at Monash Medical Centre to learn more about the practical aspects of cardiac CT on the Aquilion ONE, ViSION or GENESIS Edition scanner. This course will consolidate knowledge gained from our regular two day Cardiac CT Course for Radiographers (also available March 18-19 in Melbourne).

Who Should Attend

CT radiographers working on the Aquilion PRIME or ONE Series and are interested in improving their knowledge and understanding of all aspects of cardiac CT.


Dominic Berne
CT Education & Applications Specialist, Canon Medical Systems


Canon Medical Systems Melbourne Office


Days 1 & 2, 18 Mar 2019 from 10:30am to 5:30pm SOLD OUT 
Day 3,  20 Mar 2019 from 1:00pm to 7:00pm $250

Day 1

10:30 Welcome & Introduction
11:00 Introduction to Coronary Anatomy & ECG
11:45 Different types of Cardiac CT Examinations
12:00 Patient Preparation
12:15 Lunch
13:00 Connecting Patients to ECG Monitor
13:45 How to Perform a Calcium Score
14:00 How to Perform a Routine Cardiac CTA
14:15 How to Perform Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Study
14:30 Canon Cardiac Scan Modes
14:45 Arrhythmia Detection
15:00 IV Contrast Parameters
15:15 Break
15:45 Cardiac Reconstructions
16:15 Cardiac Image Quality
16:45 Troubleshooting (ECG Edit & CarioImageXact)
17:15 Questions
17:30 Close

Day 2

09:00 Coronary Artery Anatomy & Day 1 Review 
09:45 Introduction to Vitrea 
10:30 Break 
10:50 Introduction to Calcium Score 
11:10 Workup Calcium Score Cases 
11:30 Introduction to Cardiac CTA Workups 
12:15 Lunch 
13:00 Workup Cardiac CTA Cases 
14:15 Introduction to other Cardiac workups
15:00 Close

This course will be using Version 7 Vitrea Software.

Day 3

  • Welcome by Marcus Crossett (CT Supervisor, Southern Health), and presentation of cardiac CT workflow employed at Monash Heart, one of the “premier cardiac services in Australia and the world”.
  • Observation of live scanning, with advice from Monash Heart staff, as well as Canon Medical Systems CT Applications Specialists
  • Troubleshooting (ECG editing and CardioImageXact) of previous cases on the CT console, once live scanning has finished