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Stress Perfusion Imaging

Key information

Subject area:

Life Sciences & Medicine

Course type:

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

Credit level:



1 day

Available course dates:

To be confirmed

Course overview

This  1 day online course covers key topics in the area of Stress Perfusion Imaging.

Professor Amedeo Chiribiri is the course director for the established Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance and is the co-director on the Stress Perfusion course along with Dr Adriana Villa. King's provides an exceptional faculty of internationally renowned experts in the field of cardiac.

The course has been approved by the Royal College of Physicians for 7 CPD points. 

It will be helpful if students have achieved SCMR level 1 certification as the course covers advanced topics but this is not mandatory.


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What does this course cover?

At the end of this course, attendees will have:

  • A solid understanding of what is stress perfusion CMR and how it works
  • Understanding of when to refer a patient for stress CMR, and the different indications for adenosine, regadenoson, low-dose dobutamine and high-dose dobutamine
  • How to interpret and report stress CMR imaging, including recognition of pitfalls and artefacts
  • Overview of the basic CMR physics relevant for stress perfusion imaging acquisition
  • Understanding of the post-processing techniques
  • Understanding of the different applications of cardiac CT and stress CMR
  • Review of the scientific evidence and guidelines supporting the use of stress imaging
  • Learn how to set up a clinical CMR stress test service



What will I achieve?

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to demonstrate understanding for it's use, with knowledge on when to refer a patient for stress CMR and how to interpret and report stress CMR imaging. 


Who will I learn with?

Amedeo  Chiribiri

Amedeo Chiribiri

Professor in Cardiovascular Imaging and Consultant Cardiologist, Guy’s and St Thomas’

Who is this for?

Attendance is open to medical graduates (physicians/surgeons), medical physicists and computational modelers with interest cardiovascular imaging. It is also suitable for cardiologists, radiologists and radiographers.

Attendees will be able to upload their certificates to their NHS ePortfolio.

It will be helpful if students have achieved SCMR level 1 certification as the course covers advanced topics but this is not mandatory.

What is the teaching schedule?

The course day consists of lectures and interactive sessions.

Details on the training schedule can be found in the programme document.

Fees and discounts

Course fees

  • Full fee - £350.
  • King's College London/ GSTT Staff: £125

Employer Funded - Payment by Invoice

This option is only available if your place is being sponsored by your employer or company. If you are eligible for any discounts, you will be able to select this during the checkout process.

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  • full name of the company
  • web url address of the company
  • full finance department address of the company
  • email address where the invoice can be sent.
  • purchase order reference (if needed)
  • the name of the individual at the company, responsible for approving the sales invoice from King’s
  • the contact details of this individual, including their job title, department; email and telephone number

Please note that King’s College London payment terms are 30 days from the date of the invoice.

Course status:


Full fee £350

Internal £125

Terms and Conditions

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