Coronary Programs

EDUCARE is a comprehensive suite of education and training programs that support healthcare professionals in the delivery of patient care worldwide.


Designed for registered nurses and radiologic technologists, these programs are intended to provide foundational knowledge as well as information on new technologies and techniques.


Master The Complex™

Optimizing Revascularization through Innovation, Training, & Education

  • Clinical cases are increasingly challenging
  • Skill development is necessary to increase proficiency in complex PCI procedures
  • Specialized training and expert clinical support will help optimize revascularization


Foundations of CTO: Master the Complex


Regional training programs focused on complex PCI and CTO through didactic, case presentations, and hands-on experience with technology.

Intended Audience

  • Interventional Cardiologists
  • Lead Tech or Nurse*
  • Cath Lab or Hospital Administrator
* 6.75 CE credits available

Course Objectives

  • Understand the fundamentals of complex coronary intervention
  • Explain the rationale for PCI in patients with complex coronary disease
  • Know what tools are available for optimizing PCI outcomes
  • Comprehend the basics of CTO-PCI and the Hybrid Algorithm technique
  • Recognize the steps to building a complex coronary revascularization program

Where Offered


Advanced Complex - PCI Workshop

Skills for Today and Tools for Tomorrow

Complex PCI Live Cases / Hands-on Training

In depth skills workshop with complex PCI live cases and training through hands-on models.

Intended Audience

  • Interventional Cardiologists and Lead Tech or Nurse* (Team Approach)(up to 20 physicians, accompanied by a lead tech or nurse totaling up to 40 attendees)
* 8.5 CE credits available to Nurses and Techs

Course Objectives

  • Identify the application and problem solving requirements needed to address complex coronary disease
  • Experience practical use of tools and techniques for PCI outcome optimization
  • Understand the value of a team approach in efficiently treating complex PCI patients

Hands-on Models Used During Workshop

AngioJet™ Ultra Coronary Thrombectomy System

IVUS / iLab Ultrasound Imaging System

Rotablator™ Rotational Atherectomy System

CrossBoss™ and Stingray™ Coronary CTO Crossing and Re-Entry Devices

Hands-on Simulator

Where Offered


CE Programs


Offered to all Allied Health Care Professionals, CE programs are intended to provide foundational knowledge as well as information on technologies and techniques.

These programs provide one (1) unit for staff members who attend and participate. 

Where Offered

CE programs are typically held on site at the hospital, unless otherwise indicated by your local Boston Scientific representative

Intended Audience

  • Interventional Cardiologists (up to 25 attendees who are seeking additional training on CTOs and/or are seeking to treat this complex disease state.)

Available Programs

  • IVUS
    • IVUS Basics
    • IVUS Image Interpretation
    • IVUS Measurement
  • CTO
    • CTO-PCI and the Hybrid Algorithm
    • Patient Management in CTO-PCI

  • Balloons
    • Clinical Benefits of Pre and Post Dilatation Balloon Catheters
  • Stents
    • Fundamentals in Stent Design
    • Fundamentals of Intravascular Healing
  • Rotablator
    • Rotational Atherectomy
  • Introductory Programs
    • Intro to Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Intro to Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI)
    • Intro to Transradial Interventions (TRI)
  • Disease States
    • PCI for the Treatment of AMI
    • PCI in SVG lesions
    • Significance of Restenosis in PCI
    • Coronary Thrombectomy Treatment Strategies