2020 SCCT Guideline for Training Cardiology and Radiology Trainees as Independent Practitioners (Level II) and Advanced Practitioners (Level III) in Cardiovascular Computed Tomography: A Statement from the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography

Andrew D. Choi, Dustin M. Thomas, James Lee, Suhny Abbara, Ricardo C. Cury, Jonathon A. Leipsic, Christopher Maroules, Prashant Nagpal, Michael L. Steigner, Dee Dee Wang, Michelle C. Williams, Irfan Zeb, Todd C. Villines, Ron Blankstein

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Abstract

Cardiovascular computed tomography (CCT) is a well-validated non-invasive imaging tool with an ever-expanding array of applications beyond the assessment of coronary artery disease. These include the evaluation of structural heart diseases, congenital heart diseases, peri-procedural electrophysiology applications, and the functional evaluation of ischemia. This breadth requires a robust and diverse training curriculum to ensure graduates of CCT training programs meet minimum competency standards for independent CCT interpretation. This statement from the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography aims to supplement existing societal training guidelines by providing a curriculum and competency framework to inform the development of a comprehensive, integrated training experience for cardiology and radiology trainees in CCT.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalJournal of cardiovascular computed tomography
DOIs
StateAccepted/In press - 2020

Keywords

  • Cardiac computed tomography
  • Cardiology
  • Curriculum
  • Radiology
  • Training

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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