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Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Workshop

NOTICE: This course has been postponed until further notice. We will communicate the new dates once the course has been scheduled.

Dates: Postponed
Venue: Groote Schuur Hospital
Time: 08h00 to 17h30. Sunday ends at 13h30.

Course fee is R 7 900 per person (refreshments provided)
CPD points = 21 Units | Level 1

This is a three-day hands-on Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance workshop specifically designed to benefit Radiographers, Radiologists and Cardiologists working on, or interested in MRI, both in a clinical and research environment.

The course will consist of a series of lectures, followed by practical sessions based on the theory. Participants will have the opportunity to experiment with MRI where they can gain a deeper understanding on how to plan, execute and analyse Cardiac MRI scans.

Course content:

Cardiovascular anatomy
How to perform: 

  • CMR anatomy and function
  • flow in adult congenital heart disease
  • CMR LGE and viability assessment
  • CMR velocity encoded imaging 

CMR for:

  • myocarditis
  • infiltrative heart disease
  • ischemic heart disease 
  • systemic rheumatic disease
  • HIV-associated cardiovascular disease
  • CMR safety in permanent pacemakers and implantable- cardioverter defibrillators

View the full course programme

A Certificate of Attendance and CPD points will be issued to participants of the course.

The course is held at Groote Schuur Hospital and the Cape Universities Body Imaging Centre (CUBIC) which hosts Africa’s first 3T Magnetom Skyra, whole body research scanner. CUBIC is situated at J10, Groote Schuur Hospital, Anzio Road, Observatory.

For more information or to register email ce.administration@uct.ac.za.Registration closes Friday 30 October 2020. There is limited space available.

Only participants registered for the course will be eligible to attend.