CVI’s 2024 Beyond the Spectrum: Innovations in Nuclear and Advanced Imaging 



On-Demand Viewing Available for Credits Through 6/1/2024

  • 8.0 Nuclear/PET-Specific CME/CEU Credits
  • 8.0 Nuclear/PET-Specific SNMMI VOICE Credits
  • 7.25 Medical Knowledge MOC Points for physicians certifying through ABIM

Program Description
CVI’s Beyond the Spectrum: Innovations in Nuclear and Advanced Imaging is designed to further the clinical application, management and interpretation skills of physicians, nuclear technologists and Advanced Practice Tailored for healthcare professionals seeking to deepen their expertise, this program explores critical facets such as practical calcium scoring, artifact recognition, and advancements in imaging modalities like CZT camera attenuation correction. Addressing the nuances of CTA imaging and exploring the clinical applications of Cardiac MRI, participants will gain an understanding of cardiovascular imaging. The program also offers unique insights from the Century Trial, exploring randomized lifestyle modifications for stable coronary artery disease management. With expert-led sessions including a PET-CT case review, this program promises an engaging and enlightening experience, catering to physicians, technologists, sonographers, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, medical assistants, and trainees.

  • Physician & Industry: $450
  • Physician with MOC Points: $500
  • Fellow and Resident: $210
  • Technologist, Advanced Practice Provider, Nurse, All Other Healthcare Professionals: $210


Sunday April 14, 2024 / 7:30am-10:15am / 2.75 credit hours
Monday April 15, 2024 /6:16pm-8:30pm / 2.25 credit hours
Wednesday April 17, 2024 / 6:15pm-9:15pm /3.0 credit hours

Virtual CME Program – Live Via Zoom

On-Demand Viewing for Credits Available Through 6/1/2024

Focus Topics and Learning Objectives

• Cardiac CT Angiography (CTA)
• Modalities used to evaluate cardiac viability
• Lifestyle Modification for Management of Stable Coronary Artery Disease
• Use of PET-CT
• Calcium Scoring:
• Artifact Recognition
• Cardiac MRI

Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
• Apply comprehensive insights into Practical Calcium Scoring, including the critical considerations of timing, patient selection, indications, and potential pitfalls.
• Develop proficiency in artifact recognition and clarity enhancement techniques through CZT camera attenuation correction, enhancing the accuracy of cardiovascular imaging.
• Recognize situations requiring further analysis in the context of CTA imaging, fostering a nuanced interpretation of computed tomography angiography results.
• Explore the clinical indications and applications of Cardiac MRI, equipping participants with a thorough understanding of its role in diverse clinical scenarios.
• Foster a holistic approach to cardiovascular imaging, ensuring participants can effectively leverage various modalities for diagnostic purposes in the field of cardiology.

Course Directors

Veronica A. Covalesky, MD
Veronica A. Covalesky, MDDrexel University College of Medicine
Pravin V. Patil, MD
Pravin V. Patil, MDTemple University
Renee Bullock Palmer, MD
Renee Bullock Palmer, MDDeborah Heart and Lung Center


Loews Philadelphia Hotel
1200 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Parking at the hotel is discounted for CVI attendees.  Discounted rates only apply to daytime parking only.  Request a parking discount ticket at registration desk.
The entrance to the Loews parking garage in on 12th Street.