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NCKSAP: Myocardial Viability, 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:
• Explain the role of viability assessment in risk stratification and selection of appropriate patients for revascularization and apply this understanding to the selection of appropriate patients for viability assessment
• Recognize the strengths and weaknesses of FDG PET, thallium SPECT and technetium 99m tracer SPECT for viability assessment
• Identify the appropriate preparation of patients nuclear viability assessment
• Discuss the relationships between nuclear imaging based assessments of viability and other modalities such as echocardiography and MRI
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: December 31, 2021
Expiration Date: December 31, 2024
Availability: On-Demand
Expires on Dec 31, 2024
Cost: Physician & Scientist: $135.00
International Emerging Markets: $55.00
International Physician & Scientist: $135.00
Trainee: $55.00
Non-Physician (Member): $55.00
Physician (Non-Member): $225.00
Non-Physician (Non-Member): $225.00
Credit Offered:
10 CME Credits
10 MOC Points
10 COP Credits
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