Level 1 Course 3,5 days // 26 until 29 march 2019


From 26 -30 March 2018. The level 1 course is designed for Cardiologists and Radiologists with little to no experience in cardiac CTA. During the “do it yourself” sessions the participants will be guided by cardiac CT specialists of the Cardiology and Radiology Staff to complete 50 selected cases.

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This course is especially designed for cardiologists, radiologists and residents with little to no experience in cardiac CTA.

There will be 50 selected cases assessed, using the latest update of Philips software dedicated for cardiac CT. One participant per workstation. During the “do it yourself” (DIY) sessions all cases will be discussed by expert faculty. Coronary angiography will be available in many of the cases as a reference.

Course objectives

Offer background information about the scanner physics, contrast dynamics, acquisition methods, administration of medication to enhance image quality

  • Get familiar with the software and interpretation of images to:
  • Detect coronary stenosis and plaque burden
  • Detect artifacts and pitfalls
  • Correlate CTA to invasive catheterization
  • 50 selected cases will be completed
  • The duration of the course is 3.5 days


The level 1 course is accredited by:

  • The NVVC (Dutch society of Cardiology) for 24 NVVC/ESC/EBAC accreditation points.
  • The NVVR (Radiology society of the Netherlands) for 24 NVVR/CME/CDP accreditation points.

Site and Location

Our site is equipped with both a 64-slice Multi Detector CT with Step & Shoot ability and a 64-slice Multi Detector PETCT. Besides, there are 4 fully equipped catheterization labs. At the moment we are performing over 1.200 Cardiac CT’s a year.

CWZ Hospital
Weg door Jonkerbos 100
6532 SZ Nijmegen
The Netherlands

Tel. +31(0) 24-3658783
E-mail: info@cardiacct.nl