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Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Advanced Cardiac Imaging

Hong Kong Polytechnic University via edX Professional Certificate


Understand the basic concepts of using and interpreting cardiac computed tomography (CT) and cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) through didactic lectures with high quality animations, whilst also having hands-on experience to analyze real clinical cases.

The course is delivered by world-renowned radiologists and cardiologists, and helps you obtain the career advice and expertise in cardiac CT and cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). This program combines fundamental knowledge and skills with advanced technological developments in the field. Topics such as coronary artery disease, cardiomyopathy, heart failure, structural heart disease and congenital heart disease will be covered. Cardiac CT and cardiac MR techniques such as CT angiography (CTA), CT-FFR, CT for transcatheter aortic valve replacement/ implantation (TAVR/ TAVI), stress perfusion CMR for ischemic heart disease, CMR for vascular disease, MRI coronary angiography and CMR for pediatric patients will be delivered with the state of the art animations. Clinical cases will also be provided to allow you to learn post-processing skills for CT and MRI cases.

By the end of this program, you will be equipped with a solid understanding of cardiac CT and cardiac MRI with practical skills on assessing cardiac CT and cardiac MRI images.


Courses under this program:
Course 1: Advanced Cardiac Imaging: Cardiac Computed Tomography (CT)

First-ever cardiac CT MOOC! Learn essential knowledge for cardiac CT through short videos, downloadable cases & forums. Available in multiple languages and provides material to meet level 1 requirements in Cardiac CT.

这是第一个关于心脏CT的MOOC! 通过播放短视频,下载病例和线上学术研讨会学习心脏CT的解剖学,图像采集技术和分析并报告图像的能力。该课程提供多种语言,并提供满足心脏CT一级要求的材料。

Course 2: Advanced Cardiac Imaging: Cardiac Magnetic Resonance (CMR)

​First ever cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) MOOC! Learn the CMR essentials through short videos, downloadable cases, and web forums. Available in multiple languages.



Taught by

Sponsor 1, Sponsor 2, Guest speaker: Dr. Suhny Abbara, Guest speaker: Dr. Ed Nicol, Guest speaker: Dr. Shihua Zhao, Guest speaker: Dr. Elsie Nguyen, Guest speaker: Dr. Mini Pakkal, Guest speaker: Dr. Jonathan Weir-McCall, Sponsor 3, Sponsor 4, Sponsor 5, Guest speaker: Dr. Chiara Bucciarelli-Ducci, Guest speaker: Dr. Carmen WS Chan, Guest Speaker: Dr. Charles Hing-Chiu Chang, Guest speaker: Dr. Stephen Chi-Wai Cheung, Guest speaker: Dr. Kenneth KY Cheung, Guest speaker: Dr. Calvin Woon-Loong Chin, Guest speaker: Dr. Vanessa M. Ferreira, Guest speaker: Prof. Dudley Pennell, Guest speaker: Prof. Steffen E. Petersen, Dr. Ming-Yen Ng and Dr. Varut Vince Vardhanabhuti


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