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NCKSAP: Nuclear Cardiology Tests and Procedures/Protocols, 3rd 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:  

  • Discuss patient preparation for cardiac nuclear imaging
  • Recognize the contraindications of cardiac stress testing
  • Select optimal imaging protocols 
  • Apply the appropriate use criteria to select patients for stress testing
  • Differentiate attenuation artifacts from true perfusion defects
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 20, 2021
Expiration Date: December 20, 2024
Availability: On-Demand
Expires on Dec 20, 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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