Cardiac CT for Radiographers (VIC)

New Date:
Thursday, February 3 – Friday, February 4, 2021
Day 1 - 10:30am - 5:00pm
Day 2 – 9:00am – 3:00pm


Canon Medical Systems Melbourne Branch
Level 4, 1 Acacia Place
Notting Hill VIC 3168 Australia

Day 1 will include information on patient preparation, ECG concepts, anatomy, scan techniques and troubleshooting.

Day 2 will consist of a practical session that covers cardiac CT post-processing using the Vitrea advanced visualisation software for Calcium Scoring and CT Coronary Angiography for routine and bypass graft cases. Each participant will have their own workstation.

Who Should Attend

Radiographers working on the following CT systems, who are interested in improving their knowledge and understanding of all aspects of cardiac CT:

  • Aquilion PRIME
  • Aquilion Prime SP
  • Aquilion ONE
  • Aquilion ONE ViSION Edition
  • Aquilion ONE GENESIS Edition
  • Aquilion ONE PRISM Edition
  • Aquilion Lightning 160 (Calcium Scoring will only be applicable to this CT system)

Sample Course Outline (subject to variation)

Day 1

  • Introduction to gross coronary anatomy & blood flow
  • ECG concepts
  • Cardiac CT examinations
  • Patient preparation
  • Connecting patients to the ECG monitor
  • How to perform a Calcium Score, Routine and Bypass Graft Cardiac CTA
  • Canon Cardiac Software (SURECardio)
  • IV Contrast Parameters
  • Image Reconstructions
  • Cardiac Image Quality & Radiation Dose
  • Troubleshooting (ECG Edit & CarioImageXact)
Day 2
  • Coronary Artery Anatomy & Day 1 Review
  • Introduction to Vitrea
  • Introduction to Calcium Score Workups
  • Workup Calcium Score Cases
  • Introduction to Cardiac CTA Workups
  • Workup Cardiac CTA Cases
  • Introduction to other Cardiac workups

Registration

Day 1 & 2: $600 per person
Includes notebook, pen, course materials and catering.

CPD Points Apply

Thursday, February 3 – Friday, February 4, 2021
Day 1 - 10:30am - 5:00pm
Day 2 – 9:00am – 3:00pm