Recent Advances in Clinical Nuclear Cardiology and Cardiac CT: State of the Art Updates and 101 Evidence-Based Case Reviews

COURSE OVERVIEW/STATEMENT OF NEED
Attend the multimodality imaging course that provides just what you are looking for:

  • Meet your IAC accreditation requirements of 15 Nuclear Credit Hours
  • Prepare for the various content examination areas of the Nuclear (CBNC) and Cardiac CT (CBCCT) Boards
  • Engage in a review of 101 evidence-based cases focusing on technical and clinical problems commonly encountered in practice to increase your interpretive skills

The objectives of this multimodality imaging course are designed to meet the needs of professionals who perform or request nuclear cardiology, cardiac CT or Cardiac MRI studies. The course emphasizes the use of these modalities across the spectrum of patients routinely seen by physicians for both the evaluation of individuals with suspected or known coronary disease as well as other non-coronary cardiac disease states.

Join a faculty of expert cardiac imaging clinicians and scientists from across the country who will guide you through the latest advances in nuclear cardiology, cardiac CT and other imaging modalities while you:

  • Explore the latest instrumentation/protocols to improve accuracy and reduce radiation
  • Discover the latest imaging procedures to improve patient outcomes and/or reduce costs
  • Discuss the evidence supporting value-based imaging
  • Engage in the “Battle of the Experts” and rapid-fire “Jeopardy” interactive sessions

Register for the Gold Package option for this course featuring the 2018 Nuclear Cardiology and Cardiac CT Meeting on DemandTM program and save!

Click here for the Gold Package Registration Option to receive the following:

  • Course Registration
  • Online access to all presentations and cases from this course, via the 2018 Nuclear Cardiology and Cardiac CT Meeting on DemandTM program.

With the Gold Package, you get the opportunity to reinforce your learning from the live course in a variety of ways:

  • Watch key lectures again at your leisure
  • Listen to downloadable MP3 files of the audio presentations while you commute or exercise
  • Test yourself with interactive self-assessment questions

Click here to receive all of the Gold Package benefits!

TARGET AUDIENCE
This course is intended for cardiologists, radiologists, nuclear medicine specialists, physician assistants, cardiac imaging technologists and other health care professionals seeking education to maintain their license as well as those currently preparing for the nuclear and cardiac boards.

Course Directors

Daniel S. Berman, MD, FACC, MASNC, FSCCT
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Guido Germano, PhD, MBA, FACC
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Jamshid Maddahi, MD, FACC, FASNC
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Biomedical Imaging Institute

James K. Min, MD, FACC, FSCCT
Weill Cornell Medical College
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and Weill Cornell Medical College

CONFLICT OF INTEREST (COI) POLICY/DISCLOSURES
ACCF committee members, faculty, staff and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships he/she and/or his/her spouse or domestic partner has, occurring within the past twelve months, with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients.  All relevant potential conflicts of interest that are identified are thoroughly vetted by course directors, ACCF education staff, and members of the Accreditation Compliance Workgroup through a process that includes appropriate peer review for fair balance, scientific objectivity and validity, and patient care and safety recommendations. Refer to the links below for committee member disclosures and course faculty disclosures. Please note ACCF staff involved with this course have nothing to disclose.

To Register online for the Course please click the Register button at the top of the page.

If you have any special Dietary requirements, please note that this is now captured through your online profile. To enable us to accommodate your request, please ensure that your profile is up to date. If you select the (other) option, a member of our team will be in touch to discuss your needs. If you require assistance, please contact the Resource Center at 800-253-4636, ext. 5603. 

To Register by Fax or Ground Mail for the Course click here.

Register for the Gold Package option for this course featuring the 2018 Nuclear Cardiology and Cardiac CT Meeting on DemandTM program and save!

Click here for the Gold Package Registration Option to receive the following:

  • Course Registration
  • Online access to all presentations and cases from this course, via the 2018 Nuclear Cardiology and Cardiac CT Meeting on DemandTM program.

With the Gold Package, you get the opportunity to reinforce your learning from the live course in a variety of ways:

  • Watch key lectures again at your leisure
  • Listen to downloadable MP3 files of the audio presentations while you commute or exercise
  • Test yourself with interactive self-assessment questions

Click here to receive all of the Gold Package benefits!

Tuition
The registration tuition includes educational sessions, continental breakfasts, refreshment breaks, lunch and course materials.

Register me as: Designation EARLY Until 2/15/18
EARLY Until 2/15/18
Gold Package*
ADVANCE 2/16/18 Until 4/19/18
Board Course Only
ADVANCE  2/16/18 Until 4/19/18
Gold Package*
AFTER 4/19/18 and ONSITE
 AFTER 4/19/18 and ONSITE
Gold Package*
ACC Member Physician (Includes International Associate) MD, DO, PhD $959 $1259 $1089 $1389 $1219 $1519
Non member Physician (Includes Industry Professional) MD, DO, PhD $1320 $1710 $1450 $1840 $1570 $1960
ACC Member Reduced (Includes CCA Members)
PA, RN, NP, CNS, PharmD, FIT, Emeritus, Resident, Student $489 $669 $619 $799 $749

$929

Non member Reduced
PA, RN, NP, CNS, PharmD, Resident, Student
$700 $880 $830 $1010 $960 $1140

Cancellations

Cancellation, substitution or transfer to another course is allowed if written notification is received four weeks before a scheduled course. A full refund minus a $250 processing fee will be given for written notifications received fewer than four weeks before the first day of the course. No refund will be given for no-shows.

In the unlikely event that the course is canceled, the College will refund the registration tuition in full but is not responsible for any travel or hotel costs you may incur.

ACC reserves the right to cancel the course in the unlikely event of insufficient enrollment or other unforeseen circumstances. If a course is canceled or postponed, ACC will refund registration tuition but cannot be held responsible for other costs or expenses, including cancellation/change penalties assessed by airlines, travel agencies or hotels.

Physicians
This course has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Physician Assistants
The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME.

Technologists
Application has been made with the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology for ACE credits for technologists. ACE credits are accepted by the NMTCB and ARRT.

LEARNER BILL OF RIGHTS
Learner Bill of Rights

TRAVEL

Location
All sessions will be held at Heart House at the American College of Cardiology, 2400 N St. NW, Washington, DC.  The meeting site telephone number is 800-253-4636.

Accommodations
A block of rooms have been established at The Ritz-Carlton, Washington, DC located at 1150 22nd Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20037, 202-835-0500.  Reference ACC Nuclear Cardiology Meeting

Room Rates
The room rate is $285 plus state and local taxes per night. The ACC room block is scheduled to be held until April 3, 2018, but may sell out prior to this date. We advise you to register for the course and reserve your lodging as soon as possible. When you make your reservation, please be sure to ask about early departure fees or cancellation penalties.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Please Note
Smoking is prohibited in all ACC meeting rooms. 

Videotaping, audiotaping and still photography are prohibited in all ACC meeting rooms.

We encourage participation by all individuals. If you have a disability, advance notification of any special needs will help us serve you better. 

Faculty and course are subject to change without notice.

Accredited status does not imply endorsement by the ANCC or ACC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity. 

The views expressed in this course are those of the individual speaker and do not necessarily reflect the views of the ACC.

Clinical Topics: Noninvasive Imaging, Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Keywords: Nuclear Medicine, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Cardiac Imaging Techniques