2020 CMR Board Exam Review Course

The CMR Certification Examination Preparatory Course organized by the SCMR, is intended to align to the objectives for a new physician certification in cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) launched by the Alliance for Physician Certification & Advancement™ (APCA™). 

The Certification Board of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (CBCMR) examination assesses candidates on their knowledge, skills and abilities in preparing patients for CMR studies, selecting appropriate protocols, conducting CMR studies in a spectrum of scenarios and interpreting the results, and performing post-processing tasks. For more information regarding the examination, please visit here.

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Course Information
Course Date:
February 12, 2020
Session 1: Basics of MRI
  • Basic MRI Physics

  • Basic Pulse Sequences for MR Imaging

  • Principles of Fast Imaging

  • MRI Safety

  • CMR and Devices - Patient Preparation, Safety and Artifacts

Speaker Information
Vanessa Ferreira MD   [ view bio ]
Peter Kellman PhD  [ view bio ]
Chrisptopher Macgowan  [ view bio ]
Charlotte Manisty MD, PhD  [ view bio ]
Vanessa Orchard MSc  [ view bio ]
Kevin Steel DO, FSCMR  [ view bio ]
Damian Tyler PhD  [ view bio ]
Session 2: Select and Perform Patient-Specific Protocols
  • Cine Imaging
  • LGE Imaging
  • Stress Perfusion Imaging
  • Flow Quantification
  • Optimizing Image Quality and Troubleshooting
  • Recognizing and Minimizing Common Artifacts
Speaker Information
Alison Fletcher FSCMR  [ view bio ]
Dinesh Kalra MD, FSCMR  [ view bio ]
Steve Leung MD, FSCMR  [ view bio ]
Saul G. Myerson MD  [ view bio ]
Kevin Steel DO, FSCMR  [ view bio ]
Session 3: Interpret CMR Exams: Ischemic and Nonischemic Heart Disease
  • T1 & T2 Mapping
  • CMR for Assessing Acute Coronary Syndromes
  • CMR in Acute Myocarditis
  • CMR for Myocardial Involvment in Systemic Diseases
  • CMR for Assessing DCM and ARVC
  • CMR for Assessing Non-compaction Cardiomyopathy
Speaker Information
Erica Dall'Armellina MD, PhD  [ view bio ]
Vanessa Ferreira MD, PhD  [ view bio ]
Matthias G. Friedrich MD  [ view bio ]
Ntobeko Ntusi MD, PhD  [ view bio ]
Karen Ordovas MD  [ view bio ]
Steffen E. Petersen MD, PhD, MSc, MPH, FSCMR  [ view bio ]
Session 4: Interpret CMR Exams: Nonischemic Heart Disease, Pericardial Disease, Cardiac Masses
  • CMR for Assessing HCM
  • CMR for Infiltrative and Storage Heart Disease
  • CMR for Differentiating Athlete's Heart from Cardiomyopathies
  • CMR for Iron Overload
  • CMR for Pericardial Disease
  • CMR for Cardiac Masses and Tumors
Speaker Information
Andrew Ertel MD  [ view bio ]
Marianna Fontana MD, PhD  [ view bio ]
Pier Giorgio Masci MD  [ view bio ]
Viviana Maestrini MD, PhD  [ view bio ]
Faiseal Nabi MD  [ view bio ]
Vikas Rathi MD  [ view bio ]
Session 5: Valvular Heart Disease and Congenital Heart Disease
  • CMR for Valvular Heart Disease
  • CMR for Basic Congenital Heart Disease
  • MCMR for Complex Congenital Heart Disease
  • CMR for Shunts
Speaker Information
Sonya V. Babu-Narayan MD, PhD, BSc  [ view bio ]
Kristian Mortensen  [ view bio ]
Saul G. Myerson MD  [ view bio ]
Rachel M. Wald MD  [ view bio ]
Session 6: Interpret CMR Exams: Vascular Diseases
  • CMR for Assessing Aortic Diseases
  • CMR for Assessing Pulmonary Arteries and Veins
  • CMR for Assessing Coronary Arteries
  • CMR for Assessing Peripheral Vascular Disease
  • Extracardiac and Extravascular Findings
Speaker Information
James Carr MD  [ view bio ]
Marco Francone MD, PhD  [ view bio ]
Chris Kramer MD  [ view bio ]
Karen Ordovas MD  [ view bio ]
Alessia Pepe MD, PhD  [ view bio ]
2021 Live Q&A Session of Session 1
2021 Live Q&A Session of Session 2
2021 Live Q&A Session of Session 3
2021 Live Q&A Session of Session 4
2021 Live Q&A Session of Session 5
2021 Live Q&A Session of Session 6
Individual topic purchase: Selected
Accreditation Council For Continuing Medical Education
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™: 11.75
Preview Session 1: Basics of MRIPreview Session 1: Basics of MRI
SCMR Member Price:$300.00
Non-Member Price:$350.00