By the end of this program, the participant should be able to:

  • Discuss the fundamental principles of image formation chest x-ray, computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), cardiac catheterization,   nuclear medicine, and diagnostic medical sonography.
  • Discuss the information, with regard to cardiac imaging, that each imaging modality provides.
  • Describe common congenital cardiac anomalies.
  • Recognize the signs and symptoms of congenital vs. acquired heart disease.


Target Audience

This program specifically targets imaging technologists working in the diagnosis and treatment of heart disease. Other cardiac disciplines also may benefit from viewing this program.