Cardiac CT for Radiographers on Aquilion PRIME

Wednesday, 26 June to Thursday, 27 June 2019
10:30am - 3:00pm

CPD Points Apply

Canon Medical Systems ANZ
Building C (Toshiba Building), 12-24 Talavera Road
North Ryde NSW 2113, Australia

Day one will include information on patient preparation, ECG basics, anatomy, scan techniques and troubleshooting. The second day will consist of a practical hands-on session that covers cardiac CT post-processing using the Vitrea advanced visualisation software.

Who Should Attend

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


Adam Loveday 
CT Applications Specialist, Canon Medical Systems


Canon Medical Systems Sydney Office


Wednesday, 26 June 2019 from 10:30am to 4:30pm $250
Thursday, 27 June 2019 from 9:00am to 3:00pm $250


Day 1

10:30 Introduction & Pre-Course Quiz 
11:10 Introduction to Coronary Anatomy & ECG
11:50 Different types of Cardiac CT Examinations
12:00 Patient Preparation
12:30 Lunch
13:10 How to Perform a Calcium Score
13:20 How to Perform a Routine CTA
13:30 Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Study
13:50 Canon Cardiac Scan Modes
14:10 Arrhythmia Detection
14:20 IV Contrast Parameters
14:35 Cardiac Reconstructions
14:50 Break 
15:10 Cardiac Image Quality
15:45 Troubleshooting (ECG Edit & CarioImageXact)
16:30 Review & Close 

Day 2

09:00 Review Day 1
09:20 Coronary Anatomy  
09:40 Introduction to Calcium Score 
10:10 Introduction to Vitrea
10:50 Break
11:10 Introduction to CTCA & Workups Practise 
13:00 Lunch
13:30 CTCA Workup Practise continued 
14:00 Introduction to CABG workups
14:30 Course Review - Cardiac Scenarios 
15:00 Close

This course will be using Version 7 Vitrea Software.