SCCT Endorsement of Cardiovascular CT Training Courses Program

The SCCT Endorsement of Cardiovascular CT Training Courses Program was created by SCCT leadership to ensure that training courses for cardiovascular CT maintain a high level of quality throughout the globe. To apply for endorsement, please download the application packet, review the packet and submit the application.

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A sample certificate for participants is also available.

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Arizona


Cardiac CTA Live (50 Live Cases)

(18 reviews) Rate this Course

Description: 2 Day course with a minimum of 50 Live Cardiac CTA Patient Scans. An additional 100 CTA cases are available. Please contact us for more details.  

Schedule:

October 14-15, 2016

Faculty: Carter Newton, MD and Roger Bies, MD

Director: Roger Bies, MD

Training Course Cost: $2,250.00

Location: Chandler Regional Medical Center, 1955 W. Frye Road   Chandler   AZ   US

More Info:

Additional Details Staci King   Email   480-728-2038   Website   Alt Website


Central


Cardiac CTA: Complete Level 2 Training

(11 reviews) Rate this Course

Description: Presented in a small group setting, the Cardiac CT Level 2 Certification Course will focus on live/direct case performance and workstation manipulation. Lecture material will cover everything from scanning protocol to CCT indications and billing. Class size will be limited to 8 attendees. The five-day course will fulfill all prerequisites needed for level 2 certification as required by the ACCF and AHA and provide necessary documentation for submission to the Society of Cardiac Computed Tomography for CCT credentialing.

Sponsor: Texas Cardiovascular

Schedule: December 12/3 – 12/7; January 28-February 1, 2008; March 3-7, 2008

Equipment: GE LightSpeed Volume CT (VCT) 64-detector scanner; GE Advantage Workstation (AW)

Director: Tuan Nguyen, MD

Training Course Cost: $3,500 - $7,000

Location: 4316 James Casey   Austin   Texas   USA

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Additional Details Rachel Nguyen   Email   512-923-5607   Website   Tuan Nguyen, MD   Alt Email ,

Cardiac CTA: Advanced Course : 5-Day and 7-Day Offerings

(32 reviews) Rate this Course

Description: 5 Day
This 5-day course is targeted for cardiologists and radiologists who are ready to start interpreting cardiac CT studies. Attendees will experience over 50 live case studies and have the opportunity to interpret them on a GE AW workstation. Mentoring and interpretation overreads will be provided by a team of level 3 experienced physicians. This course fulfills a portion of the Level 2 certification requirements of the ACC/AHA.
7 Day
This seven-day course combines a 2-day course and a 5-day course. The 2-day course includes a series of lectures on cardiac CT and a presentation of over 100 cases. Course includes 15 CME credits. This 2-day portion of the course is in a large group format. After completion of this 7-day course a physician will have fulfilled the Level 2 certification requirements of the ACC/AHA.

Sponsor: GE Healthcare

Schedule: 5-day: September 28-October 2, 2009
7-day: September 26-October 2, 2009

Equipment: GE Lightspeed VCT and AW VolumeShare workstation

Special Features: Focus on case review and hands-on workstation instruction

Director: Tracy Q. Callister, MD, FSCAI

Training Course Cost: 5 day - $7000 and 7-day $8000

Location: Skyline Medical Center, 3441 Dickerson Pike   Nashville   TN   USA

More Info:

Additional Details Linda M. Bauer   Email   262-312-7148   Website  


Eastern


Cardiac CT Hands-On CME Course: Level 1

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Schedule: Monthly

Faculty: Claudio Smuclovisky, MD

Director: Claudio Smuclovisky, MD

Location: Holy Cross Hospital   Ft. Lauderdale   FL   USA

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Griselle Velazquez   Email   954-636-2290   Website   Karen Burch   Alt Email ,

Coronary CTA in the Emergency Department: A Hands-on Workshop - Sixth Annual

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Description: Visit: http://CTAMiami.BaptistHealth.net

Sponsor: Baptist Health South Florida

Schedule: January 10-11, 2015

Director: Ricardo C. Cury, MD, FSCCT

Training Course Cost: See website

Location: Baptist Hospital of Miami and Miami Cardiac and Vascular Institute   Miami   FL    USA

More Info:

Additional Details Julie Zimmett   Email   786-596-8612   Website  

Cardiovascular CT Imaging

(186 reviews) Rate this Course

Description:

Sponsor: Eastern Virginia Medical School , Co-Sponsor: Sentara

Schedule:

2016 Dates:  September 26-30, October 24-28 and November 14-18

2017 Dates: January 23-27, February 20-24




Faculty: Mohit Bhasin MD, Robert McCray MD, Sarah Joyner MD

Director: Mohit Bhasin MD

Training Course Cost: See website

Location: Sentara Heart Hospital Cardiac Diagnostic Unit and Advanced Imaging Center, 600 Gresham Drive   Norfolk   VA, 23507    USA

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Additional Details Dr. Bhasin   Email   (757) 502-3547   Website   Heather Sabri   Alt Email ,

Cardiac CT 50 Case Refresher Course

(7 reviews) Rate this Course

Description: During the program, the course participants will be a minimum of 50 contrast CT angiograms interpreted on a workstation in a supervised teaching environment. The Course participants will be involving CT data acquisition, each case will be identified and patient’s data will be manipulated and reviewed. This Comprehensive refresher program; includes all aspects of Cardiac CTA Imaging: work station, anatomy, CAD, plaque analysis, stents, bypass graft and extra cardiac diseases.
Category 1 CME Credits: 17.75

Sponsor: Cardiovascular Innovations and University of Florida College of Medicine

Schedule: Please contact Bayar Batmunh for dates.

Equipment: TeraRecon Workstations

Director: Norbert Wilke, MD, FACC

Training Course Cost: $1,700

Location: Renaissance Orlando Hotel Airport (Free 24 Hour Shuttle)
5445 Forbes Place    Orlando    FL, 32812   USA

More Info:

Additional Details Mr. Bayar Batmunh, M.Sc   Email   904-236-8995   Website  

Cardiac CT Angiography in Clinical Practice: Level, I, II, and III Certification

(104 reviews) Rate this Course

Sponsor: Rochester Medical Center

Faculty: Pierre C. Atallah MD, Carol Maffucci NP

Director: Pierre C. Atallah, MD
Diplomate, Certification Board of Cardiovascular CT

Location: 543 North Main Street   Rochester   Michigan    USA

More Info:

Carol Maffucci, ANP   Email   248-656-3105   Website  

Johns Hopkins Cardiac CT Practicum: The Total Experience

(796 reviews) Rate this Course

Sponsor: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Office of Continuing Medical Education

Schedule: Classes are held approximately monthly, please contact for current schedule.

Faculty: Edward Shapiro, MD, Irfan Shafique, MD, et al

Director: David Bush, MD

Location: 4940 Eastern Ave   Baltimore   MD   USA

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Additional Details Susan Orr   Email   410 550 0845   Website  

Cardiac CT Hands-On CME Course: Level 2

(52 reviews) Rate this Course

Schedule: Monthly

Faculty: Claudio Smuclovisky, MD

Director: Claudio Smuclovisky, MD

Location: Holy Cross Hospital   Fort Lauderdale   FL   USA

More Info:

Griselle Velazquez   Email   954-636-2290   Website   Karen Burch   Alt Email ,


International


Cardiovascular CT Hands-On Course

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Description:

Sponsor: Severance Hospital

Schedule: May 23-24, 2015

Faculty: Hyuk-Jae Chang, Jin-Ho Choi, and Reza Aarsanjani

Director: Hyuk-Jae Chang

Training Course Cost: See website

Location: Severance Cardiovascular Hospital, 50 Yonsei-ro Seodaemun-gu   Seoul   Korea

More Info:

Additional Details Email   82-2-2228-0901  

Cardiac CT & 3D Imaging

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Description:

Sponsor: U of T Advanced Imaging & Education Centre

Schedule:

November 3 - 7, 2014

Faculty: Dr. Patrik Rogalla, MD, Dr. Laura Jimenez-Juan, MD

Director: Dr. Narinder Paul, MRCP(UK), FRCR, FCPC

Training Course Cost: See website

Location: AIEC located in Toronto General Hospital, 585 University Ave.   Toronto   Ontario   Canada

More Info:

Additional Details Theresa Findlay   Email   416-340-4800 ext.5108   Website  

Edinburgh Cardiac CT Course

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Description:

Sponsor: University of Edinburgh

Schedule: This course is scheduled for April 13-17, 2015. Please see website for further details.

Faculty: Prof. Edwin van Beek, Prof. David Newby, Dr. Peter Henriksen, Dr. Neal Uren, Dr. Tarun Mittal and Dr. Giles Rodit

Director: Saeed Mirsadraee, MD, PhD, FSCCT

Training Course Cost: Please refer to website

Location: University of Edinburgh   Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK    Scotland

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Additional Details Edinburgh: Sharon Douglas, Education Assistant   Email   0044131 537 3355    Website   Jeddah   Alt Email , Alt Website

CT Coronary Angiography Masters Series

(16 reviews) Rate this Course

Sponsor: Australian Institute of Cardiovascular CT

Director: Dr. Daniel Friedman

Training Course Cost: Coming Soon

Location: Point Piper   Sydney   Australia

More Info:

Bronwyn Roughley   Email   +61 429031780   Website  

10th and 11th CT Coronary Angiography Teaching Course

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Sponsor: Medi-IPA Pte Ltd

Faculty: Dr. John Hoe, Dr. Szilard Voros and others

Director: Dr. John Hoe

Training Course Cost: Coming Soon

Location: Hong Kong  

More Info:

Email   65-91294341   Website  

Advanced Cardiac CT Training Course

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Sponsor: Radiology Associates Pte Ltd

Faculty: Drs. John Hoe, Robert Kwok, Toh KH

Director: Dr. John Hoe

Location: CT Centre, Mt. Elizabeth Hospital, 3 Mt. Elizabeth, #01-01 Mt Elizabeth Medical Centre    Singapore   Singapore 228510

More Info:

Email   65-67363538 Ext 37    Website  

Advanced Cardiac CT Workshop

(6 reviews) Rate this Course

Sponsor: Peninsula Radiology Academy

Director: Dr. Carl Roobottom, Dr. Gareth Morgan-Hughes

Location: Plymouth International Business Park   Plymouth   Devon, PL6 5WR   UK

More Info:

Susan Nagy   Email   0044 (0) 1753 874343   Website  

UK Cardiac CT Course

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Description:

Sponsor: Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Trust; British Society of Cardiovascular Imaging; Royal College of Radiologists

Schedule: May 22-May 27, 2016
October 2016 Dates TBD

Director: Tarun K. Mittal MD FRCR

Training Course Cost: Call for registration information

Location: Devere Conference Center, Denham, Near London   Middlesex   United Kingdom

More Info:

Additional Details Mrs. B Yearley   Email   ++44 (0) 1895 829609   Website  


Nationwide


Cardiovascular CT Angiography Training and Certification by Matthew Budoff, MD, FSCCT: Levels 1, 2, & 3

(304 reviews) Rate this Course

Description: Cardiac CTA Levels I-II and III (4.5 days); CT Maintenance (2 days); Peripheral CTA (2 days); Cardiac CTA Fellowship; CT Technologist (2 days); Extended Fellowships and Mentored Independent Study (1-12 months) available; Workstations: GE, Philips, Siemens, Toshiba

Sponsor: Matthew J. Budoff, MD, FSCCT, FACC, FAHA, Chairman: Amery Medical Academy; Director: Cardiac CT Core Lab and Physician Training Center at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center

Schedule: Please contact us for current schedule or see www.ameryacademy.com for more information.

Faculty: Matthew J. Budoff, MD, FSCCT, FACC, FAHA, Professor of Medicine: David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA (See www.ameryacademy.com for additional faculty)

Director: Matthew J. Budoff, MD, FSCCT, FACC, FAHA, Chairman: Amery Medical Academy; Director: Cardiovascular CT Imaging at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center

Training Course Cost: See website: www.ameryacademy.com

Location: Harbor-UCLA Medical Center   Torrance   California   USA

More Info:

Additional Details Matthew J. Budoff, MD, FSCCT   Email   1-949-900-6800   Website  


Pacific


Cutting Edge Cardiac CT: Level 1, 2 & 3

(355 reviews) Rate this Course

Description:

Sponsor: CVMG/Harbor UCLA/Cedars-Sinai

Schedule: Contact for Dates

Director: Dr. Matthew Budoff and Dr. Ronald Karlsberg

Training Course Cost: Call for registration information

Location: Beverly Hills, California   Beverly Hills   California   USA

More Info:

Additional Details Email   310-278-3400   Website   Alt Email ,

Cardiac CT Training Certification by Matthew Budoff, MD, FSCCT Harbor-UCLA

(44 reviews) Rate this Course

Description:

4.5 day Cardiac CT Level 1, 2 & 3; 2 day Maintenance of Competence/Refresher; 2 day Peripheral CT Course, 2 day CT Tech Course; Extended  Fellowships and Mentored Independent Study (1-12 months) available.

Sponsor: Cardiac CT Core Lab and Physician Training at Harbor-UCLA, Matthew J. Budoff MD, FSCCT

Schedule:

Please contact for current schedule or see www.cardiaccttraining.com for more information.


Faculty: Matthew J Budoff MD, FSCCT, Director, Cardiovascular CT Imaging, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Jay Thomas, MD, Assistant Professor Harbor UCLA Medical Center (peripheral only)

Director: Matthew J. Budoff MD, FSCCT, Director, Cardiovascular CT Imaging, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center

Training Course Cost: Please contact for rates.

Location: Los Angeles County, California, USA, call or email for upcoming international venues   Los Angeles   CA   United States and Internationally

More Info:

Additional Details Dr. Matthew Budoff   Email   310-974-9514   Website