Advanced Postgraduate Course in Cardiovascular MR Imaging

Humanitas University’s course in Cardio MR Imaging aims at training technologists to perform cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging independently, in their respective professional areas.

corso cardio RMThe Course

Humanitas University’s advanced postgraduate course in Cardiovascular MR Imaging, endorsed by the Italian Federation of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists, aims at training professionals able to perform cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging independently, in their respective professional areas.

It is designed for technologists with a strong core expertise in the field of magnetic resonance imaging and / or cardiology.

The Scientific Directors of the course are Professor Arturo Chiti and Professor Gianluigi Condorelli.

  • Language: Italian
  • •Participants: 10
  • Estimated duration: 9 months

 

Learning objectives

At the end of the course the technologist will be able to:

  • manage patients’ needs
  • know and employ the main acquisition protocols of cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging;
  • adapt acquisition protocols to specific cases;
  • technically perform a cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging;
  • Perform image post-processing;
  • Identify core data in clinical charts.

 Learn more about the course structure at Programme or download the Brochure.

Programme

corso risonanza magnetica cardiacaThe course is composed of 6 theory modules plus 40 hours of training. An estimated total of 68 hours of lectures will be held over approximately 3 days per month.

A test will be given at the end of each theory module.

A pass mark is required in order to earn university credits (CFU).

 

Module 1 – Anatomy and physiology of the heart and great vessels

  • Anatomy of the heart and great vessels
  • Physiology of the heart and great vessels
  • Radiologic anatomy

 

Module 2 – Pathology

  • Heart diseases studied with MR

 

Module 3 –  Basic Principles of magnetic resonance imaging

  • Sequences used for cardiac MR
  • Study protocols
  • Post-processing
  • Structuring a report
  • Management of patients and clinical charts

 

Module 4 – Pharmacology

  • Physical and chemical properties of gadolinium
  • Pharmacokinetics of contrast media
  • Indications and contraindications of contrast media
  • Preparation of contrast media
  • Adverse reactions to contrast media
  • Management of patients and clinical chart

 

Module 5 – Basic legal requirements

  • Knowledge of contraindications
  • Prescription and administration of contrast media
  • Civil and criminal liability
  • Liability of the professional team
  • Professional competencies

 

Module 6 – Research methodology

  • How to manage a database
  • Applied research
  • Basic principles of statistics

 

For further information please visit the Italian page.

 

 

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Join our international medical community where classes are taught in English by experienced professors and medical doctors from around the world. Your degree will allow you to work as a MD in the EU and abroad.

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Direct clinical experience is supported by a solid tutoring system and starts in your third year, which gives you considerable practical experience.

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Humanitas curriculum is enhanced by a wide variety of active learning methods based on a student-centred approach (Problem-Based Learning, Case method, Concept maps, Simulated patients).

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Rozzano 20089 Milan, Italy

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