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EACVI preparatory course to certification in CMR

Add to calendar17/03/20160:00 19/03/20160:00 Europe/Paris EACVI preparatory course to certification in CMR

Organised by EACVI: The course is designed for trainees and consultants, either cardiologists or radiologists that want to get certified in CMR by the EACVI. The EACVI certification is the only process worldwide and there is today no other preparatory course.

More information on certification exam.

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Summary

Organised by EACVI: The course is designed for trainees and consultants, either cardiologists or radiologists that want to get certified in CMR by the EACVI. The EACVI certification is the only process worldwide and there is today no other preparatory course.

More information on certification exam.

THIS COURSE IS FULLY BOOKED

REGISTRATION IS CLOSED

This course is dedicated to help in certification preparation.
The programme encompasses a mix of interactive lectures, heavily hands-on practical with simulation scanning and image analysis sessions on dedicated workstations performed directly by attendees.
It also includes a review of clinical 50 cases that can contribute to the logbook of cases to submit for ESC CMR certification.  

    • Review the principle of CMR physics
    • Review the role of CMR in acquired cardiovascular disease
    • Review the role of CMR in congenital cardiovascular disease  
    • Learn image analysis during hands-on sessions
    • Learn image interpretation during interactive read with the experts sessions

 

Course objectives

This course is dedicated to help in certification preparation. The programme encompasses a mix of interactive lectures, heavily hands-on practical with simulation scanning and image analysis sessions on dedicated workstations performed directly by attendees.

Target Audience

The course is designed for trainees and consultants, either cardiologists or radiologists that want to get certified in CMR by the EACVI.

SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMME

Scientific Programme

Course Director: Chiara Bucciarelli-Ducci (UK)

Co-Directors: Steffen E Petersen (UK), Sven Plein (UK)

Faculty: Vivek Muthurangu (UK), Jan Bogaert (UK), Massimo Lombardi (IT)

Thursday 17 March

09:00-13:00   Registration
12:00-12:30  Lunch
12:30-12:35   Welcome and introduction                                                                      C. Bucciarelli-Ducci
12:35-13:05   Intro to ESC CMR exam                                                                            S. E Petersen
                     (questions’ structure, scoring of exam, common errors and pitfalls)
13:05-13:35   Physics-basic principles and signal encoding                                          V. Muthurangu
13:35-14:15   Physics-basic and advanced pulse sequences/techniques                      V. Muthurangu
14:15-14:45   Exam questions demo test n1 and discussion                                         V. Muthurangu
14:45-15:15  Tea/Coffee Break
15:15-15:45   CMR safety/set up/devices                                                                      M. Lombardi
15:45-16:05   CMR methodology and applications                                                       S. E Petersen
16:05-16:35   Image quality/artefacts/scan optimization                                              V. Muthurangu
16:35-17:05   Exam questions demo test n2 and discussion                                         CBD / SEP / ML
17:05-17:15  Short break     
17:15-19:00   Cases on workstations n1 – Pulse sequences and artefacts                     All
20:00             Group dinner

Friday 18 March

08:30-08:50   Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy                                                                 J. Bogaert
08:50-09:10   ARVC                                                                                                        M. Lombardi
09:10-09:30   DCM, LVNC and transplant                                                                      S. E Petersen
09:30-09:50   Cardiac involvement in secondary disease                                              M. Lombardi
09:50-10:20   Exam questions demo test n3 and discussion                                         SEP / ML / JB
10:20-10:40  Tea/Coffee Break
10:40-11:40   Congenital- sequences and specific lesions                                             V. Muthurangu
11:40-12:00   Aorta and pulmonary vessels                                                                    J. Bogaert
12:00-12:30   Valves anatomy/pathology assessment                                                    J. Bogaert
12:30-13:00   Exam questions demo test n4 and discussion                                          VM / JB
13:00-14:00  Lunch
14:00-15:15   Cases on workstations n2 – Valve/Vascular/Congenital                            VM / SP / JB
15:15-15:30  Tea/Coffee Break
15:30-15:50   CMR in chronic ischemic heart disease                                                      S. Plein
15:50-16:10   CMR in acute ischemic heart disease                                                         C. Bucciarelli-Ducci
16:10-16:30   Myocarditis and TakoTsubo                                                                       C. Bucciarelli-Ducci
16:30-17:00   Exam questions demo test n5 and discussion                                           CBD / SP
17:00-18:30   Cases on workstations n3 – Ischaemic and Non-Ischaemic                       All

Saturday 19 March

08:30-08:50   CMR in Pericardial disease                                                                          J. Bogaert
08:50-09:10   Cardiac masses/tumours                                                                             J. Bogaert
09:10-09:30   Incidental non-cardiovascular findings                                                       S. Plein
09:30-10:00   Exam questions demo test n6 and discussion                                            SP / JB
10:00-10:30   Ask the Experts: free questions from attendees                                          All
10:30-10:50  Tea/Coffee Break
10:50-12:00   Cases on workstations n4 – Pericardial/masses/incidental                          All
12:00-12:50   Final Exam questions demo test and discussion                                         CBD / SP / All
12:50-13:00   Certificated and feed-back       

End of course                    

 

Logistical information

This educational programme will be accredited by the European Board for Accreditation in Cardiology (EBAC).

Location

Recommended airport: Nice Airport

The European Heart House

2035 Route des Colles

Les Templiers - BP 179

Sophia Antipolis Cedex, France

Registration and hotel accommodation

The registration fee includes:

  • Course participation
  • 2 nights' accommodation in a three-star hotel close to the European Heart House (depending on the course schedule)
  • Transportation from ESC-arranged hotels to the course venue
  • 3 Lunches, 1 dinner, 4 coffee breaks

Registration fees :

  • EACVI Paying Member
    • Fees: 880€
    • Name changes (72h prior to the course): 5€
  • EACVI Non Paying Member
    • Fees: 1080€
    • Name changes (72h prior to the course): 5€

 

REQUESTS RECEIVED LESS THAN 6 WEEKS PRIOR TO THE COURSE DATE, REMAIN SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY.

The ESC reserves the right to cancel any of its Educational Programmes up to 2 months prior to the programme starting date. The ESC will not reimburse any travel or accommodation costs incurred by registered participants in the event of a programme cancellation under any circumstances.

Cancellation conditions

Up to 6 weeks prior to the course and upon receipt of a written cancellation, a refund of fees, minus a 25% of administrative charge, will be processed. No refund will be granted if the cancellation is done less than 6 weeks before the course start date. In the event of the cancellation of a course by the ESC, the full registration fee will be refunded. The ESC is not liable for any cost incurred by the cancellation of accommodation and travel arrangements.