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September 20th is the first course date of the Basic Catheter and Wire Skills Training course for non-cardiologists at UMCU, University Medical Center Utrecht in the Netherlands. This course marks the start of a new training and teaching center from September 2012 onwards. Course Director is Dr. Pieter R. Stella.
UMCU will use Mentice's VIST-C medical simulators for practicing hands-on cathlab diagnostic procedures.
The learning objectives:
- Identify the optimal materials for diagnostic and interventional cases
- Understand the common procedural steps for PCI and PCI cases
- Understand various imaging modalities for catheter based therapies
- Evaluate and prevent the risks of radioprotection
About Dr. P.R. Stella:
P.R. Stella, MD, PhD
Head Interventional Cardiology
Director Heart-Catheterisation Laboratories
Director Clinical Cardiovascular Research Department
Invited Professor Medical University HoChiMinh, Vietnam
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