Coronary Programs

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


Boston Scientific offers a variety of training and education programs for physicians to help you succeed in providing the best patient care possible.


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

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


Complex PCI Observational Preceptorship


A one day, peer to peer complex PCI live case cath lab observational program which focuses on rotational atherectomy, imaging, transradial approach, and complex lesions.

Intended Audience

  • Interventional Cardiologists (up to 5 physician attendees)

Course Objectives

  • Gain expertise and confidence in devices and procedural decision factors

Where Offered

  • Mt. Sinai Hospital – New York, NY (Dr. Samin Sharma)
  • WellStar Kennestone Hospital – Marietta, GA (Dr. Arthur Reitman)
  • Integris Baptist Medical Center – Oklahoma City, OK (Dr. George Chrysant)
  • Rex Hospital – Raleigh, NC (Dr. Lee Jobe)
  • Inova Fairfax Hospital – Fairfax, VA (Dr. Shawn Yazdani)
  • Scripps Green Hospital – San Diego, CA (Dr. Paul Teirstein


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)

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


CTO “The Course”


CTO “The Course” is a two day program at an established CTO center which provides live case observations and discussions.

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.)

Course Objectives

  • Cultivate physicians ability to perform CTO-PCI procedures
    • Antegrade wire escalation approach
    • Hybrid approach
    • Retrograde approach 

Where Offered

  • Mid America Heart Institute - Kansas City, MO (Dr. Aaron Grantham)
  • York Hospital  -  York, PA  (Dr. William Nicholson)
  • Edward Hospital  - Naperville, IL (Dr. Mark Goodwin)
  • Banner Good Samaritan  -  Phoenix, AZ (Dr. Ashish Pershad)
  • Piedmont Hospital – Atlanta, GA (Dr. Kandzari and Dr. Lembo)


Rotablator System Certification Training

Techniques and Therapies Using the Rotablator Atherectomy System

Physicians must complete the following requirements for Rotablator System Certification:

  1. Complete Rotablator System Didactic training – now online
  2. Complete Wet Heart training with Boston Scientific Representative
  3. Complete 3 proctored cases
    • Fellows can complete their training during their fellowship
    • Practicing physicians must complete 3 cases with a Rotablator System certified proctor

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Rotablator System Online Didactic Training

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