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NCKSAP: Ventricular Function, 2nd Edition
Course Overview
This is a self-assessment CME activity in online format consisting of 30 multiple-choice questions. Each question includes an answer rationale and references for further studying. This module will be updated every 3 years. It is designed for practitioners who are performing nuclear imaging studies and want to increase their competence for certification, recertification or general practice improvement.
Target Audience
This activity is designed for nuclear cardiology physicians.
Learner Objectives
Upon completion of this module, learner will be able to:
  • Use ECG-gated SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging to improve the interpretation of perfusion patterns for diagnosis of nonischemic cardiomyopathy and for risk stratification
  • Use radionuclide ventriculography (planar and SPECT) to assess volumes and systolic and diastolic functions
  • Identify the implications of ventricular function testing for clinical management
  •  Define the effect of arrhythmia on ECG gating
Overall Goal
The overall goal of this activity is to provide a comprehensive review of nuclear cardiology imaging procedures and best practices and increase physicians’ competence and performance in their ability to improve cardiovascular disease outcomes.
Continuing Education Term of Approval
Release Date: June 1, 2018
Expiration Date: September 1, 2022
Medium and Software Requirements
Windows Requirements:
Operating system: Windows 10+
Browser: Chrome v90.0+, Firefox v84.0+, Edge v90.0+
Internet connection: DSL, cable modem, or other high-speed connection

Macintosh Requirements:
Operating system: Mac OS X 10.6.8+
Browser: Mozilla Firefox v84.0+, Safari 14+, Chrome v90.0+
Internet connection: DSL, cable modem, or other high-speed connection
Availability: On-Demand
Expires on Jun 30, 2022
Cost: Physician & Scientist: $125.00
International Emerging Markets: $55.00
International Physician & Scientist: $125.00
Trainee: $55.00
Non-Physician (Member): $55.00
Physician (Non-Member): $199.00
Non-Physician (Non-Member): $199.00
Credit Offered:
5 CME Credits
5 MOC Points
5 COP Credits
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