This course has been postponed till 17 and 18 August 2021 and ASCI Congress has been postponed to 19-21 August 2021 due to Covid19.

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Course Overview

Scientific Program

This teaching course is designed to enhance clinical practice skills by providing training in performing and interpreting cardiac CT and coronary CTA examinations under the supervision of teaching faculty.

The course contents can be documented to form part of ASCI Certification in Proficiency in Cardiac CT.

The course contents are aimed for cardiac CT at Beginner and Intermediate level.

The lecture contents are aimed to prepare the attendee to be awarded an ASCI Certificate in Proficiency in Cardiac CT. There will be a Multiple Choice Question examination at end of course

The course contents and teaching cases workshop can also be documented for the attendee interested in obtaining qualifications in cardiac CT from other international imaging societies

ASCI Certificate of Proficiency in Cardiac CT

Attendees will be awarded a Certificate of Proficiency after passing an MCQ exam to be held at the end of the course, after they have fulfilled the other requirements for the Certificate.

Requirements to apply for ASCI Certificate in Proficiency in Cardiac CT

01
Paid up ASCI member-please apply or renew your membership at www.asci-heart.org
02
Physician e.g. cardiologist, nuclear medicine physician, radiologist
03
CV to be submitted (to ASCI Secretariat)
04
Log book of proof of at least 100 cases of cardiac CT performed or observed with workstation analysis.(format of log book is attached) [download here] You can proceed to collect your cases as soon as possible and before or after the certification course is conducted in August 2020. Submit completed log book to ASCI Secretariat office after the MCQ examination. Email: office@asci-heart.org
05
Log book of completion of master class workshop sessions at ASCI recognised course or meeting. Submit completed log book to ASCI Secretariat office after completion of the course in August 2020.
06
Passing of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) exam held at ASCI recognised course or meeting, such as this course in August 2020. Names of candidates passing the exam will be sent by email to you and also posted on the course website 2 weeks after the MCQ examination.
07
Payment of application fee for ASCI Certificate of Proficiency in cardiac CT to ASCI administration office. This fee is NOT included in your registration fee. After you have passed the MCQ examination on 19th August 2020 and submit your application to ASCI office, together with your log book, a fee of USD$200 will be payable to the ASCI office for processing your application and issuing you with the ASCI Certificate of Proficiency . If you fail the MCQ examination , you can resit the MCQ test at the next ASCI approved course.

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14th ASCI Congress Ariyana Convention Center,Danang,Vietnam

20th-22nd August 2020

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Cardiac CTTC

Co-Course Directors

Dr. Tan Swee Yaw MBBS,MRCP,FSCCT
Dr. Tan Swee Yaw MBBS,MRCP,FSCCT Heart Centre,Singapore
He is senior consultant cardiologist at National Heart Centre, Singapore and also Adjunct Assistant Professor at Duke NUS School of Medicine Singapore. He trained in Edinburgh, Scotland and at National Heart Centre, Singapore and also did a fellowship in preventive cardiology and cardiac CT at Stanford University and Northern California. He was joint President and organiser of ASCI Congress 2016 held in Singapore. He is an executive committee member of Asian Society of Cardiovascular Imaging (ASCI) and he has special interest in cardiac CT angiography and Cardiac rehabilitation.
 Dr John Hoe MBBS,DMRD,FRCR,FAMS,FSCCT
Dr John Hoe MBBS,DMRD,FRCR,FAMS,FSCCTHospital,Singapore
Current positions include Consultant Radiologist, Medi-Rad Associates Ltd, Mt Elizabeth Hospital Singapore; Previous President ( 2013-2015) and Founding Member, Asian Society of Cardiac imaging (ASCI). Has been involved in cardiac CT since 2003 and organiser of annual CT Coronary Angiography Teaching Course previously held in Singapore, Sydney, Thailand, Taiwan and Hong Kong and also Congress President of 2nd Congress of ASCI held in April 2008. Main research interest is in Coronary CT angiography and was one of principal investigators in first international multicentre study on 64MSCT ( CorE64 )and CorE320 MSCT multicentre trial on CT myocardial perfusion . Also, Course Director of Advanced CT Training Course for users of cardiac MSCT, since 2004, held at the CT Centre, Mt Elizabeth Hospital, Singapore. He also holds FSCCT certification.

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Scientific Program

  1. Day One-Tuesday August 18th 2020
  2. Day Two- Wednesday August 19th, 2020
8.00-8.30 am

Principles of Cardiac CT

Including CT scanner design, collimation, pitch, spatial and temporal resolution, exposure factors, SNR and CNR
8.30-.9. 00am

Principles of Cardiac CT

Image reconstruction (on scanner) and post processing (on workstation). Include kernels, intervals or phases, slice thickness and overlap, multisegment reconstruction, iterative reconstruction.Post processing using orthogonal views MPRs,CPRs,MIPs and volume rendering
9.00-9.30am

How to perform Cardiac CT

Patient preparation, ECG gating, contrast delivery principles, scanning protocols ( non vendor specific). Include SCCT recommendations
9.30-10.00am

How to perform cardiac CT

Recognising artefacts and possible solutions; How to scan in difficult everyday situations, including high or irregular heart rates, arrhythmias and atrial fibrillation, very obese patients
Dr John Hoe
10.00-10.30am

How to perform cardiac CT

Radiation risks and safety in cardiac CT. Include Risks of medical radiation ,estimating dose and how to reduce dose
10.30-10.50am
10.50 -11.20am

How to read Cardiac CT

Calcium scoring How to do it and what it means. Update on clinical use, guidelines and prognostic utility
11.20-11.50pm

How to read Cardiac CT

Coronary CTA Anatomy with coronary cath correlation and coronary anomalies. Includes SCCT recommendations for terminology
11.50-12.20pm

How to read Cardiac CT

Coronary stenosis detection, quantification ,technique and pitfalls. Includes CTOs
12.20-12.50pm

How to read Cardiac CT

CT of non coronary Cardiac structures Myocardium, chambers ,valves and pericardium -including common congenital lesions and cardiac masses
12.50 -2.00pm
1.55pm-2.00pm

Why you need to be qualified and certified for Cardiac CT
2.00-2.30pm

Clinical Use Of Cardiac CT

Using cardiac CT in the workup of patients with stable and acute coronary disease Includes Appropriateness criteria and indications for cardiac CT- How to select appropriate patients for cardiac CT and how to use scan findings
2.30-3.00pm

Clinical Use Of Cardiac CT

Using coronary CTA pre and post revascularization - including coronary stents, bypass grafts-how to scan and report.
3.00-3.30pm

Clinical Use Of Cardiac CT

Using cardiac CT for Radiofrequency EP procedures, TAVR -how to scan and what to measure and report
3.30-3.50pm
3.50- 4.10pm

Pitfalls in interpretation of coronary CTA studies-how to avoid false negative and false positive studies.
4.10 -4.40 pm

Thoracic CT of non cardiac lesions you should recognise Including aorta, mediastinum and incidental lung nodules
4.40 -5.10pm

Coronary plaque imaging -how to use CT to characterize plaque. Includes update on prognostic studies and serial imaging
5.10 – 5.45pm
8.00-10.30pm

Read with experts-Cardiac CT clinical cases

Teaching cases to be shown by speakers using workstation with powerpoint slides and to illustrate teaching points from their lectures -5 cases per half hour ( 6 mins each case) Total-25 cases
10.30-10.45 am
10.45am-11.15 am

Read with experts-Cardiac CT clinical cases

Teaching cases to be shown by speaker using workstation with powerpoint slides to illustrate teaching points from their lectures -5 cases per half hour ( 6 mins each case) Total 5 cases
12.15-1.00 pm
1.00pm

Course Faculty

Speakers and Faculty

Dr Jung Im Jung
Dr Jung Im Jung St Mary’s Hospital, South Korea
Dr Jung (MD, PhD, Prof) graduated from The Catholic University of Korea in 1992. Since 2011, she serves as a professor of radiology at the Seoul St. Mary’s Hospital, The Catholic University of Korea. Over the past years, she has continued and expanded her research activities in cardiovascular and thoracic imaging. She is currently the president of the Korean Society of Cardiovascular Imaging (KOSCI), immediate past president of the Korean study group of Cardiac MR (KCMR), Secretary-General of Administration Office of Asian Society of Cardiovascular Imaging (ASCI), and editor-in-chief of the Journal of the Korean Society of Radiology (JKSR).
Dr Bae Young Lee
Dr Bae Young Lee The Eunpyeong St Marys Hospital Seoul
He is currently Professor, Radiology, the Eunpyeong St. Mary’s Hospital, the Catholic University of Korea,Seoul,Korea. He trained in St Mary Hospital in Seoul and also at UMHS,University of Michigan He is currently President of Korean Society Cardiovascular Imaging (KOSCI) and Secretary General of ASCI. He is immediate Past President of Korean Society of Cardiac MR(KCMR)
Dr Whal Lee
Dr Whal Lee Seoul National University, South Korea
He is currently Professor of the Department of Radiology, Seoul National University Hospital and Seoul National University College of Medicine. He did his fellowship in cardiovascular Imaging at Seoul National University Hospital and also worked at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto,Canada. He has been on the teaching faculty staff of Seoul National University College of Medicine since 2004. He is currently actively involved in the Korean Society of Cardiovascular Imaging, ASCI as well as Korean Society of Radiology. He is also currently an editor of Acta Radiologica and Investigative Magnetic Resonance Imaging. He was recently awarded the ASCI gold medal in Beijing for his outstanding scientific publication record.
Dr Lynette Teo
Dr Lynette TeoNational University Hospital,Singapore
Dr Lynette Teo is a Senior Consultant radiologist at NCIS and Department of Diagnostic Imaging, NUH. She is also currently Program Director. Diagnostic Radiology Residency ACGME-I Program, National University Hospital (NUH) She obtained her undergraduate degree from the University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom and her postgraduate degree from the Royal College of Radiologists, UK. She subspecialised in cardiothoracic imaging at the Royal Brompton Hospital, Imperial College, United Kingdom. She has a special interest in congenital heart disease imaging. Her research interests include cardiovascular magnetic resonance in congenital heart disease.
Dr Ng Yuen Li
Dr Ng Yuen LiMt Elizabeth Hospital, Singapore
Dr Ng is currently Consultant Radiologist at MediRad Associates Ltd, Department of Radiology , Mt Elizabeth Orchard Hospital and Mt Elizabeth Novena Hospital, Singapore. She graduated from University of Nottingham in UK and is a member of the Royal College of Physicians in the UK. She did her radiology training in Leeds,UK as well as a Fellowship in Thoracic Imaging in Toronto,Canada and is a fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists, UK

Where to find us

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Anna Yeo

ASCI Cardiac CT Certification Course
C/o 3 Mount Elizabeth
#01-01, Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre
Singapore 228510 Singapore

Phone Number:

+65 98758904  

Fax:

+65 67335966

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