MHIF Complex Cardiovascular Imaging: Multimodality Imaging Education for Te...

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Delta Hotels Marriott Minneapolis Northeast

1330 Industrial Blvd NE

Minneapolis, MN 55413

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Attend this multimodality cardiovascular imaging conference to learn current principles, techniques, risks and limitations of different imaging modalities. Presenters are leading cardiovascular imaging physicians, clinicians and technologists from the Minneapolis Heart Institute at Abbott Northwestern Hospital.


  • To improve the outcomes and quality of life in the cardiovascular population through ongoing research and proven techniques utilizing cardiovascular imaging modalities.

  • Advocating for the field’s continued expansion through communication within our cardiology, radiology and nursing communities;

  • Dedicated to the goals of outreach and education for technologists and medical support staff.

  • Cultivating close working relationships within our cardiology and radiology communities.

  • Moving forward this conference will advocate for education and clinical excellence improved patient care.

Educational Objectives

At the completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  1. Explain the modern principles, techniques, risks and limitations of different cardiovascular imaging modalities.

  2. Describe the roles different cardiovascular imaging modalities play in diagnosing and evaluating treatment of cardiac sarcoidosis, amyloidosis and valve disorders as well as explain the advantages and limitations of each modality.

  3. Describe the decision-making process utilized in determining the appropriate cardiac testing for patients.

Who Should Attend

Cardiovascular techs, CT techs, echo techs, MR techs, nuclear techs, PET techs, radiology techs, vascular techs, nurses, exercise physiologists, and any related providers interested in learning more about cardiovascular imaging.


7:30am Registration, Breakfast & Exhibits

8:30am Welcome & Introduction, Desmond B. Jay, MD & Wendy Beasley, CNMT

9:00am- Which Test When?
10:15am - Cardiac Testing for Women, Retu Saxena, MD, FACC
- The Stress of Picking Stress Tests, Quirino G. Orlandi, MD

10:15am Break and Exhibits

10:30am Advanced Imaging in Cardiac Sarcoidosis
11:45am - Overview of Sarcoidosis, Peter Zimbwa, MF, MSc, PhD, MRCP, DTM&H
- Cardiac Sarcoid with FDG PET, Desmond B. Jay, MD
- Cardiac Sarcoid with CMR, David Lin, MD

11:45am Lunch and Exhibits

12:30pm Imaging Valves
1:45pm - Basic Echo Imaging of Valves, Said Alsidawi, MD
- Interventional Echo, Richard Y. Bae, MD, FACC, FHRS
- Cardiac CT in Structural Heart, Victor Y. Cheng, MD, FACC, FSCCT

1:45pm Break and Exhibits

2:00pm Multi-Modality Imaging to Diagnose Cardiac Amyloidosis
3:15pm - Cardiac MR in Amyloidosis Echo Findings, Victor Y. Cheng, MD, FACC, FSCCT
- Cardiac Amyloid and Strain, Said Alsidawi, MD
- 99mTc PYP in Diagnosing Cardiac Amyloid, Desmond B. Jay, MD

3:15pm Closing

3:30-4:30pm Happy Hour Networking & Exhibits


$125 Registration fee

Tuition includes conference materials, meals, breaks and continuing education credit. Advanced registration is required. Early registration is recommended.

When registering it appears paying by credit card is the only payment option. If you need to pay by check, select the credit card drop-down menu and click on "pay by check." Instructions will follow.

Continuing Education (CE)

All technologists
Activity approved by ASRT for 5.75 credits.

PLEASE NOTE: Certificates of attendance for continuing education credit will be distributed at the end of the conference. To receive credit, you must attend the entire conference.

Other Health Care Professionals
Individuals representing other professional disciplines may submit summit the Certificate of Attendance distributed at the conference to their respective professional associations for continuing education credit.

Cancellation Policy

No refunds will be issued for cancellations received after Friday, October 19, 2019.

All continuing education activities are subject to cancellation. In the event that this event would have to be cancelled, the Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation is not responsible for any airfare, hotel or other costs incurred by participants.

Special Needs

The Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation is committed to accommodating the special needs of participants. When completing the registration, please write your request in the Note section of the registration form. This includes special dietary requests. The planned menu will be heart healthy.

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