PET Imaging Mini-Fellowship with CT Hands-on-Training


Goal:

The PET /CT Hands-on-Training will teach the basic skills required for screening and evaluating patients for PET and PET/CT scans, preparations, protocol selection, performance of study, quality control, and interpretation. The candidate will be able to review and manipulate the studies at the work station. One-on-one mentoring is a unique feature of this training program. Most studies interpreted will have correlative reports available. The course will fulfill the necessary requirements for State of Texas Certification, provided the candidate demonstrates adequate interpretive skills. Studies include adult and pediatric oncologic and neurologic PET imaging. No CME credit is given for this program.

LENGTH OF PROGRAM: 2 days

MENTORS: Three experienced Nuclear Medicine Physicians

LOCATION: Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center (TMC) (Nuclear Medicine) and the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston in the Texas Medical Center

TRAINING INCLUDES: Two introductory lectures on the basics of PET Imaging. 75 mentored cases on oncology and neurology reviewed in 2 days, or 35-40 cases in one day. Hands-on-training and one-on-one mentoring.

DATES: Flexible schedule

WORKING HOURS: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

METHOD OF PAYMENT: Personal check, money order or certified check submitted upon acceptance of the candidate to attend the training program.

CANCELLATION POLICY: One week advance notice. There will be a $300 nonrefundable administrative fee for all cancellations.

APPLICATION:

Cost: $2,500.00

Travel Information

The UT Houston Health Science Center is one of 15 components in The University of Texas System located is the Texas Medical Center where each day about 125,000 people visit the 42 not-for-profit member institutions in this 675-acre comprehensive medical complex. One of the primary teaching hospitals for the UT Houston Medical School is Memorial Memorial Hermann – Texas Medical Center (TMC), a 600-bed tertiary care center with level I trauma.

CO-DIRECTORS:

Isis Gayed, M.D., Usha Joseph, M.D. and David Wan, M. D.

APPLICATION & INFORMATION CONTACT:

Cheristena.e.bolos@uth.tmc.edu
The University of Texas-Houston Medical School
Department of Radiology
6431 Fannin Suite 2.100
Houston, Texas 77030
Phone:713-704-1786
Fax:713-704-1596