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Journal Articles Journal de Radiologie Year : 2009

[Recommendations for training in cross-sectional cardiac imaging]


The recent and future advancements that are known in the field of cardiac imaging imply an optimal training of the operators. This training concerns medical specialists whether originating from radiology or cardiology. The training of the medical specialists in cardiac imaging entitles 3 main essential steps: The basic training taking place within each specialty, allowing the fellow to get acquainted with the clinical and technical basics. The specialized training, delivered principally in post-residency. This training must include an upgrading of each specialty in the domain that does not concern it (a technical base for the cardiologist, a physio-pathological and clinical base for the radiologist). It must include a specific theoretical training covering all aspects of cardiac imaging as well as practical training in a certified training centre. The continuous medical training and maintenance of skills that allow a sustained activity in the field and the obligation to regularly participate in the actions of specific validated training. The different aspects of these rules are exposed in this chapter.
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inserm-00472785 , version 1 (13-04-2010)


  • HAL Id : inserm-00472785 , version 1
  • PUBMED : 19752827


Francis Joffre, Louis Boyer, Jean-Nicolas Dacher, Martine Gilard, Philippe Douek, et al.. [Recommendations for training in cross-sectional cardiac imaging]. Journal de Radiologie, 2009, 90 (9 Pt 2), pp.1172-5. ⟨inserm-00472785⟩
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