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2018 CT Academy courses

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Philips CT Clinical Education Philips Healthcare • USA

Philips Healthcare is offering a range of courses through its CT Academy program. Below is the full list of cardiac, colon and spectral courses being offered by the Philips CT Academy in 2018.

 

Cardiac

The use of multi-detector CT (MDCT) in the diagnosis of various cardiac diseases has become increasingly important. MDCT is used for routine assessment of cardiac and vascular anatomy, the detection of coronary artery stenosis, post-operative follow up assessment and is now the gold standard for sizing and planning of Trans Aortic Valve Implant (TAVI).

 

An international faculty of cardiac CT experts with cardiology and radiology expertise are present throughout the course, to teach and provide mentored case reviews. The emphasis of the courses is to deliver high-quality education and innovative learning techniques. Each participant has his/her own workstation to review the cases.

 

Courses are designed around the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography’s (SCCT) curriculum. Attendance of both Level 1 and 2 or the combined Level 1/2 course meets all stipulated requirements for SCCT Level II accreditation in cardiac CT. Participants can do Level 1 in one location and Level 2 in a different location or opt to the combined course that covers both levels in one course. Some of the courses are endorsed by the SCCT.

 

Budapest - Hungary

Course directors: Pál Maurovich-Horvat, MD PhD MPH FSCCT; Béla Merkely, MD PhD DSc FESC FACC

http://cirg.hu/ct-academy

Dates: 19-22 June 2018 (Level 2)

 

Dubai - United Arab Emirates

Course directors: Peter Ball, FRCP FRCR; Patrick Donnelly, MD MRCP FESC; Pál Maurovich-Horvat, MD PhD FESC FSCCT; Arjun Nair, MD FRCR; Mark Winkens, MD; Ben Ariff, MRCP FRCR PhD;

 

www.learningconnection.philips.com/en/middle-east-education

Dates: To be determined

 

London - United Kingdom

Course directors: Pál Maurovich-Horvat, MD PhD MPH FSCCT; Dr Ronak Rajani, MD FRCP FESC FSCCT; Dr Rebecca Preston, FRCP FRCR;

 

www.philips.co.uk/healthcare/resources/landing/cardiac-ct-academy.html?vvlhvh

Dates: 6-10 February 2018 (combined Level 1 and 2) 

 

Nilmegen - the Netherlands

Course directors: Mark Winkens, MD; Pál Maurovich-Horvat, MD PhD MPH FSCCT;

 

http://www.cardiacct.nl

Dates: 3-7 September 2018 (Level 2)

 


 

Colon

 

Amsterdam, the Netherlands

An extensive 3-day course with lectures and hands-on by an international faculty focus on the practical handling of virtual colonoscopy scanning and reporting. Lectures will focus on bowel preparation, scanning technique, radiation dose, reporting and the clinical impact of the scans.

 

Participants will review 50 CTC cases under expertise guidance of the faculty. Two participants share a workstation and use advanced image processing software for analysis of the cases.

 

Amsterdam - The Netherlands

Course director: Petra Simons, MD PhD

 

https://virtualcolonoscopyacademy.com/

Dates: 1-3 November 2018

 


 

Spectral

 

We offer a comprehensive hands-on course in novel dual layer spectral CT. This intensive one-and-a-half day course is aimed at radiologists, residents, and senior radiographers with an interest in spectral CT.

 

Dual-layer spectral CT is an exciting new technology that provides spectral information in all patients. This course is aimed at new and future users of spectral CT and addresses basic concepts as well as clinical applications across the body.

 

Munich - Germany

Course director: PD Dr. med. Daniela Pfeiffer MHBA;

 

http://www.ctworkshops.de

Dates: 9-10 November 2018

 

Cologne - Germany
Course director: Prof. Dr. med. David Maintz, Ph.D Jasmin Holz
Dates: Q1 2019

For registration, contact saskia.voihs@uk-koeln.de

Utrecht – The Netherlands
Course director: Tim Leiner, MD PhD

http://spectral-ct.com/
Dates: 8-9 June 2018


 

For more information, please visit the websites as mentioned with each course description above, or go to the course pages listed on NetForum. Email inquiries to ct.academies@philips.com



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