Boston Scientific offers a variety of training and education programs to help you succeed in providing the best patient care possible.
Foundations of CTO: Master the Complex
This program is designed to highlight best clinical practices for Complex PCI and CTO through the optimization of revascularization. This program will be delivered through regional training programs which will embody didactic and case presentations, in addition to hands-on experience with current technology. Through this program, an attendee will be able to obtain sound knowledge on fundamentals around complex coronary intervention, allowing the attendee to explain the rationale for PCI in patients with complex coronary disease. Through discussions around the usage of different tools in optimizing PCI outcomes, the program will provide basic knowledge enhancement on CTO‑PCI. Skills such as the Hybrid Algorithm technique will also be discussed in-depth. Through program content, the attendee will gain knowledge to formulate a step-by step procedure on building a complex coronary revascularization program.
Complex PCI Toolbox
This program offers an opportunity for physicians to observe cases with the experts at Complex PCI Training Centers. Through a one day peer-to-peer case observation, attendees will garner expertise and confidence in device utilization, understanding, and decision making to support their patient needs. The program will provide real time open discussions throughout the procedure on cases which require rotational atherectomy, imaging, transradial approach, and other procedures for complex lesions.
“The Rota Course”
This program offers an opportunity for physicians to observe cases with experts in PCI coronary atherectomy (ROTABLATOR™ Rotational Atherectomy System). Through peer-to-peer case observation, attendees will garner expertise and confidence in device and decision making to support their patients’ needs.
CTO “The Course”
This two-day program is designed to enhance a physician’s ability to perform CTO-PCI procedures. By utilizing live case observations and discussions at an established CTO center, this program will discuss the different CTO methods, such as the antegrade wire escalation approach, hybrid approach, and the retrograde approach.
This program is geared toward the Interventionalist seeking to increase their knowledge of complete revascularization for their challenging cases such as high risk CTO patients and those with comorbidities and difficult anatomy.
This program is designed to enable mastery of a physician’s ability to perform CTO-PCI procedures. By utilizing live case observations and discussions at an established CTO center, this program will discuss different challenges faced during a CTO-PCI procedure. Through this course, the physician will enhance their CTO techniques and decision making to best manage complex CTO-PCI procedures using methods such as the hybrid approach. .
Boston Scientific offers a variety of training and education programs to help fellows succeed in providing the best patient care possible.
IC and SH 101 engages highly regarded faculty to provide fellows with a comprehensive introduction to key interventional tools and techniques through didactic and hands-on learning.
Sr. Fellows for Transition to Practice
This contemporary, interactive training course utilizes didactic lectures, case reviews, and hands-on workshops to teach the advanced principles of Interventional Cardiology.
ALLIED HEALTH PROFESSIONALS
Designed for registered nurses and radiologic technologists, these programs are intended to provide foundational knowledge as well as information on new technologies and techniques.
Allied Health Professionals (AHP)
This program provides a peer-to-peer educational opportunity for nurses and technologists who wish to gain a better understanding of the concepts, applications, and potential benefits of using Intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS), Fractional Flow Reserve (FFR), Rotational Atherectomy, Thrombectomy and Chronic Total Occlusions (CTO). Participants will attend a two day program lead by expert faculty of the above mentioned modalities. Attendees will also participate in hands-on experience with the devices used to perform procedures.
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.