Level 2: School

ESMIT Winter School 2018

February 23-25, 2018
Ex Collegio Baroni, Università degàli Studi di Bergamo
Bergamo, Italy

 Every ESMIT Track is accredited with European CME credits (ECMEC), assigned by the EACCME


icon_question_pur How to travel to Bergamo

Exact Address: Ex Collegio Baroni, Università degli Studi di Bergamo, Via Pignolo 123, Bergamo, Italy

Option A) Flights to Milano Malpensa followed by a bus ride to Bergamo. Details such as timetables, available tickets and prices can be found on following websites:

Milano-Malpensa Airport      Bus Connections

Option B) Flights to Milano-Bergamo. Further information at:

Milano-Bergamo Airport

Find hereunder a helpful homepage where you can find the best travel route from your hometown to Bergamo (or any other destination):

www.rome2rio.com


icon_question_pur How to register

Each track will allow a maximum of 40 participants. Registrations will be accepted on a first come first serve basis, however, EANM members will be given relative priority.

» Online Registration (opens soon, open until January 26, 2018)

If online registration is not possible, please contact us: esmit@eanm.org


Registration to the Technologist Track: Since the organization of the Tech Track is different than from the other 4 tracks (as described in the tab “Technologists”), please send an e-mail to esmit@eanm.org, if you are interested in attending either the English or the Italian track. The registration fee for the Tech Track amounts to € 100.- since it will be held for 1,5 days and without the option of attending one of the other tracks before or after.


icon_ticket_pur Registration fees

Flat rate € 250.- for 2 Tracks

Registration fee includes:

  • Electronic course programme book including all slides
  • Coffee & Lunch breaks on each School day

Registration fee does NOT include:

  • Travel to the venue
  • Accommodation

icon_payment_pur Mode of payment

Registration fees need to be paid 4 weeks prior to the event. In case the payment is not received by this deadline, the registration needs to be cancelled. Payment can be settled by

  • credit card
  • bank transfer to:
    Bank name: Die ERSTE Bank
    Banking Code: 20111
    Account number: 28120039900
    IBAN Code: AT602011128120039900
    SWIFT Code: GIBAATWW
  • Cheques will NOT be accepted.

icon_cancellation_pur Cancellation policy

Cancellations must be notified in writing to the ESMIT Office. Telephone cancellations cannot be accepted. Substitutions will be accepted and can be made at any time. Name and e-mail address of substitutes need to be sent to the EANM office 4 weeks prior to the event. In the case of cancellation 4 weeks before the course, we will refund you the fee less a € 100,- administration charge.
After this date we cannot grant any refund for cancellations. Any refund will take place after the respective course. EANM will not be held liable for cancellation fees of hotels, airlines or other means of transportation.


Cardiovascular Track

The Cardiovascular track (Cardio) will offer the roadshow to get all of your questions on multimodality imaging in coronary heart disease (perfusion and function) and cardiovascular infection & inflammation answered by experience professionals in a high interactive forum.

The format of the Cardiovascular track has been created to provide during a 1.5-day program a comprehensive overview of basic, theoretical and practical concepts needed for a deeper and thoughtful understanding of the use of molecular imaging in cardiovascular disease. The program is organized in refresher sessions and clinical sessions focused on multimodality imaging in coronary heart disease and cardiovascular infection & inflammation. During the refresher session basic concept on cross sectional anatomy, radiopharmaceutical and imaging acquisition protocols with a special session on imaging quantitation will be provided. Each of them will be accompanied with interactive case example of normal anatomy and variants as well as basic examples of multimodality imaging, including hybrid imaging examples. The training on specific clinical setting of coronary heart disease will include two consecutive sessions focused on coronary artery disease diagnosis and patients’ management, respectively and on cardiovascular infection & inflammation. The organization of clinical session is based on short focused lectures providing a practical approach for the choice of the best imaging procedure to answer specific clinician questions step-wise in the clinical decision making process and the basis for guideline understanding. Subsequently, by interactive case studies and hands-on sessions where clinical examples are shown, attendees will be challenged in the application of the instructed concepts. During hands-on sessions participants will experience reading and reporting of specific imaging tests with particular emphasis on their role in the therapeutic disease management, preparing themselves for the clinical discussion with the referring clinicians. With the cardiovascular multidisciplinary team discussion that will represents the forum for the discussion of the main findings of the hands-on sessions, we aim to simulate the daily team-work setting and provide attendees the skills needed, such as communication, interactivity and education skills.


icon_suggestedreadings_pur  Suggested Readings:

Online material covering topics that might be of help for a better understanding of the Level 2 Cardio Track

 PET/CT in Cardiology: state of the art in future prospects (PET/CT Webinar Series)
 Introduction to Inflammation and Infection Imaging (Basic NM Webinar Series)
 Stress testing protocols (Basic NM Webinar Series)
 PET/CT for Technologists Webinar Series
 Multimodality Imaging in Cardiology (Plenary session 2 – EANM’ 14, Lecture 3)
 SPECT Myocardial Perfusion Imaging: Processing and Quantification (CME 13 Session – EANM’12)
 Myocardial Viability (CME 5 session – EANM’ 13)
Cardiovascular: Improving Nuclear Cardiology Practices: From Protocols to Appropriate Use Criteria (CME 1 session – EANM’ 14)
Cardiovascular & EACVI: Imaging in Heart Failure: Focus on Nuclear Medicine Techniques and Clinical Implications (CME 8 session – EANM’ 15)
icon_globe Online tutorials for Nuclear Medicine and Radiology Technologists as well as students (NucmedTutorials)
icon_globe Case based learning in scintigraphic imaging techniques, using hybrid imaging modalities like PET-CT and SPECT-CT (NuclearMD)
icon_globe PET-CT Cases (NuclearMD)
icon_globe Other Online Resources (NuclearMD)
icon_globe Forum for radiologists and related professionals in the medical imaging industry (AuntMinnie)
icon_globe Website dedicated to radiology (W-Radiology)


icon_ruuicula_pur Curricula Cardiovascular Track

The Winter School consists of 4 parallel tracks held during 3 consecutive days. Each track takes 1,5 days and all tracks start over again, which allows each participant to attend 2 tracks in a row.

download Curriculum of Cardiovascular Track 1

download Curriculum of Cardiovascular Track 2

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