This CME activity is designed for Cardiologists and Radiologists who desire an in-depth knowledge of Cardiac CT.
- Observe cardiac scans from patient entry through diagnosis and report
- Understand CT image components, image formation, and image processing
- Understand clinical issues including patient safety, pre-medication, radiation exposure and contrast delivery and reactions
- Understand how to use a 3D workstation to review and interpret Cardiac CT images
- Gain knowledge of the sensitivity, specificity and positive and negative predictive values of cardiac CT
- Understand the clinical indications, and appropriateness of cardiac CT
- Understand how to comprehensively review a wide variety of cases on the 3D workstation and recognize varied pathology by CT
In accordance with CME standards, Dr. DeFrance has disclosed that he is on the Speaker's Bureau for Toshiba Medical Systems. In addition, Dr. Lesser is a consultant for Vital Images and on the Speaker's Bureau for Siemens Medical Solutions.
The Institute for Medical Studies is accredited by the ACCME to provide CME for physicians. IMS designates this educational activity for a maximum of 64 hours in category 1 credit toward the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award. Each participant should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.