Level 3: High End Courses

Advanced Course: Imaging in Infection & White Blood Cell Labelling

December 4-6, 2017
Sant’Andrea Hospital
Rome, Italy

 


icon_question_pur HOW TO REGISTER

The course allows a maximum of 12 participants. Registrations will be accepted on a first come first serve basis, however, EANM members will be given relative priority.

Online Registration

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


icon_ticket_pur REGISTRATION FEE

Course Fee               € 950.-

Registration Fee includes:

  • Electronic Course Programme Book including all Slides
  • Coffee & Lunch Breaks on each Course Day
  • Transfer from hotel to venue and back

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
  • Cheques will not be accepted

Bank Transfer to:

Bank Name: Die ERSTE Bank
Banking Code: 20111
Account Number: 28120039900
IBAN Code: AT602011128120039900
SWIFT Code: GIBAATWW

icon_cancellation_pur CANCELLATION POLICY

Cancellations must be notified in writing to the EANM 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.


COURSE CONTENT

This advanced course is focused on imaging infection with radiolabelled WBC. A special attention is given to the labelling procedure and quality controls for white blood cells (WBC) scintigraphy that is the nuclear medicine gold standard modality when an infection is suspected.

In addition to cell labelling method, the facilitators will follow 4 different patients in real time as for their preparation, cell labelling, image acquisition and interpretation protocols as well as in-vivo quality controls.

Pitfalls and regulatory aspects will be covered as well in this course.


LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • WBCs labelling methods (leukokit vs open procedure), regulations and QCs
  • WBCs protocols for image acquisition
  • Interpretation of the scans
  • How to resolve pitfalls
  • Procedures for validation and annual revalidation (filling Standard Operator Procedures forms)

TARGET AUDIENCE

The target audience includes Nuclear Medicine physicians involved in the field of infective diseases.


PREPARATORY MATERIAL

It is necessary that participants have some experience in the field of infection imaging. The course coordinators therefore highly recommend to follow the online materials as listed hereunder:

 Introduction to Radiopharmacy (Basic NM Webinar Series)

Introduction to Inflammation and Infection Imaging (Basic NM Webinar Series)

PET/CT in Infectious and Inflammatory Diseases (PET/CT Webinar Series)

Cardiovascular/Inflammation & Infection/EACVI: Imaging Sarcoidosis, Endocarditis and Amyloidosis by PET (CME Session 7 – EANM’16)

Inflammation and Infection: Imaging Infection in the Immunocompromised Patient (CME Session 4 – EANM’15)

It is advised, but not compulsory, that participants have already attended a level-2 course from EANM or any other European Course on Inflammation/Infection Imaging.


FACULTY

Teachers

Chiara Lauri

Elena Lazzeri

Alberto Signore

Local Support

Filippo Galli

Sveva Auletta

Ivan Baldazzi

Fabio Trapasso


PROGRAMME

download Curriculum


HOTELS

Please make sure to book your accommodation for this event as soon as possible.

Please note that a transfer from the ESMIT Headquarter Hotel Villa Maria Regina to the venue and back will be organized by the ESMIT. Therefore, it is of utmost importance that you book your hotel room either in the Headquarter Hotel or in another one nearby.


Hotel Villa Maria Regina (ESMIT Headquarter Hotel)

icon_globe Website    icon_mail e-Mail     icon_phone +39 06 362 90 71    |   icon_car 12 minutes driving distance from ESMIT venue (Sant´Andrea Hospital)

Booking Code offering reduced EANM rates: “ESMIT High End Course”


Hotel Villa Dei Giuochi Delfici Rome

icon_globe Website   icon_mail Contact Form  icon_phone +39 06 367 401    |   icon_car 12 minutes driving distance from ESMIT venue (Sant´Andrea Hospital)

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