John Jeffrey Carr
Professor of Radiology, Biomedical Informatics and Cardiovascular Medicine
Last active: 9/11/2017

SCCT curriculum guidelines for general (level 1) cardiovascular CT training.

Maroules CD, Cheezum MK, Joshi PH, Williams M, Simprini LA, Nelson KH, Bittencourt MS, Carr JJ, Weigold WG, Cury RC, Blankstein R, Abbara S
J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr. 2015 9 (2): 81-8

PMID: 25708013 · DOI:10.1016/j.jcct.2015.01.004

The Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography has developed general (level 1) cardiovascular CT (CCT) training guidelines for radiology resident and cardiology fellow education. As CCT use has expanded over the past decade, it is essential to incorporate such training in both diagnostic radiology residency programs and cardiology fellowship programs. This curriculum will ensure residents and fellows-in-training obtain a fundamental understanding of CCT to stay current in the evolving landscape of cardiovascular imaging and know how and when to use CCT. The curriculum will also help narrow the present knowledge and training gap that exists for CCT between different programs and may encourage trainees to pursue additional training in advanced cardiovascular imaging.

Copyright © 2015 Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

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Cardiac Imaging Techniques Cardiovascular Diseases Clinical Competence Curriculum Education, Medical, Graduate Female Guidelines as Topic Humans Internship and Residency Male Radiology Societies, Medical Tomography, X-Ray Computed United States

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