Cardiac CT in the Evaluation of Chest Pain 
by Dorinna Mendoza     

Session objectives:
1.  Understand the data supporting the diagnostic accuracy and prognostic utility of cardiac CT angiography for the evaluation of chest pain.
2. Compare the differences between an anatomic test versus functional testing in the evaluation of chest pain.

Please join us for the 
TPMG Appropriate Imaging for Chest Pain Webinar Series
Cardiac CT in the Evaluation of Chest Pain 
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 12:30 via WebEx

Series Objectives: As a result of this session, participants will be able to:
Decrease usage of inappropriate myocardial perfusion scans.
Increase usage and availability of alternative chest pain tests including Stress Echo and CT Angiography.
Improve the quality and efficiency of cardiac imaging tests at your medical center, especially Stress Echo and CT Angiography.
Educate other physician colleagues (ED, Primary Care, and HBS) who order cardiac imaging tests as to which test is most appropriate for each patient.

Speaker: Dorinna Mendoza, MD Cardiologist, Oakland
Planning Committee: 
Gerald Bourne, MD - Cardiologist, Vallejo
Peter H Miles, MD - Chair of the Chiefs of Cardiology, South Sacramento
Jim Jang, MD - Cardiologist, San Jose
Dorinna Mendoza, MD - Cardiologist, Oakland
Jitesh Vasadia, MD - Cardiologist, Santa Rosa
Jamal Rana, MD - Cardiologist, Oakland
Gordon Leung, MD - Cardiologist, San Francisco
Matthew Solomon,MD - Cardiologist, Oakland
Brian O'Kelly, MD - Cardiologist, Oakland
Uma Vadlakonda, MD - Cardiologist, Santa Clara
Samir Thadani, MD - Cardiologist, South San Francisco
Amit Parekh, MD - Cardiologist, Central Valley
Kristi Jones, MD - Cardiologist, South Sacramento

Target Audience: 
TPMG Cardiologists.


TPMG Physician Education and Development is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
TPMG Physician Education and Development designates this live activity for 1.0 hour of AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)TM per webinar .  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Nurses may report up to 1.0 hour of continuing education credit per webinar towards the continuing medical education requirements for license renewal by the California Board of Registered Nurses.

All webinars will meet the requirements for 1.0 hour of Radiologic Technology credit.

Webinar Information:
Topic: Cardiac CT in the Evaluation of Chest Pain 
Host: Gerald Bourne 
Date: Wednesday, April 19, 2017 
Time: 12:30 pm, Pacific Daylight Time (San Francisco) 
Session number: 285 310 033 
Session password: CardioScan 

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Program Evaluation:
To receive CME credit, you must complete the program evaluation after participating in the session (see link below). This evaluation survey should take 2-3 minutes to complete and will be available immediately after the session. You will have only ten (10) days to complete the survey.

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CME Certificate and Transcripts:
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Session date: 
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

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