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.
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This course is dedicated to helping 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 cases that can contribute to the logbook of cases to submit for ESC CMR certification.
The course is designed for trainees and consultants, either cardiologists or radiologists that want to get certified in CMR by the EACVI.
An application has been made to the EACCME® for CME accreditation of this event.
This programme might be subject to change.
Course Director: Chiara Bucciarelli-Ducci (UK)
Co-Director: Steffen E Petersen (UK)
12:30-12:35 Welcome and introduction 12:35-12:50 Intro to ESC CMR exam (questions’ structure, scoring of exam, common errors and pitfalls)12:50-13:35 Physics-basic principles and signal encoding 13:35-14:05 CMR safety/set up/devices
14:05-14:35 Tea/Coffee Break
14:35-15:15 Physics-basic and advanced pulse sequences/techniques15:15-15:35 Exam questions demo test n1 and discussion
15:35-15:55 HCM and ARVC 15:55-16:15 DCM, LVNC and transplant 16:15-16:35 Cardiac involvement in secondary disease16:35-17:05 Exam questions demo test n2 and discussion
17:05-17:35 Short break
18:05-19:35 Cases on workstations n1 –Non-Ischaemic
20:30-22:30 Group dinner
08:50-09:10 CMR methodology and applications 09:10-09:30 Image quality/artefacts/scan optimization 09:30-10:00 Exam questions demo test n3 and discussion
10:00-10:30 Tea/Coffee Break
10:30-10:50 CMR in Pericardial disease 10:50-11:20 Cardiac masses/tumors 11:20-11:50 Incidental non-cardiovascular findings11:50-12:20 Exam questions demo test n4 and discussion
13:20-15:05 Cases on workstations n2 – Pericardial/masses/incidental
15:05-15:35 Tea/Coffee Break
15:35-16:05 CMR in chronic ischemic heart disease 16:05-16:35 CMR in acute coronary syndromes (infarction, myocarditis, TakoTsubo)16:35-17:05 Exam questions demo test n5 and discussion
17:05-18:30 Cases on workstations n3 – Ischemic
08:30-08:50 Congenital sequences and specific lesions 08:50-09:10 Aorta and pulmonary vessels 09:10-09:30 Valves anatomy/pathology assessment09:30-10:00 Exam questions demo test n6 and discussion
10:00-10:30 Ask the Experts: free questions from attendees – All
10:30-11:00 Tea/Coffee Break
11:00-12:15 Cases on workstations n4 – Valve/Vascular/Congenital
12:15-13:00 Final Exam questions demo test and discussion
End of course
Grouped transportation by bus from the European Heart House to Nice Airport.
Recommended airport: Nice Airport
The European Heart House2035 Route des CollesLes Templiers - BP 179Sophia Antipolis Cedex, France
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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.
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.
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European Heart HouseLes Templiers2035 Route des CollesCS 80179 Biot
06903 Sophia Antipolis, FR
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