Mid America Heart Institute Clinical Courses
In-depth training on the latest interventional cardiology
Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute is committed to providing educational courses to benefit cardiovascular medicine practitioners throughout the region and beyond. The following is a list of courses currently being developed at Saint Luke’s. These courses are for practitioners who have completed their training and are licensed to practice in the United States.
We would like to know which courses are of most interest to you. After reading the course descriptions, complete the form below to indicate your interest. Your input will help us develop the schedule for the courses. Once we have at least five qualified individuals preregistered for a course, we will start work on the course logistics.
Basic TRI Course
This is a highly interactive course with a low proctor-learner ratio. The course is designed to assist practitioners with the initiation of a successful transradial cardiovascular catheterization program. The course emphasizes vascular anatomy and variants, access techniques, basic catheter selection, along with manipulation, complication prevention, and management. This course is intended for cardiologists, interventional radiologists, vascular surgeons, and cath lab nurses and technicians.
Advanced TRI Course
This course is designed for practicing interventional cardiologists and vascular specialists seeking to further develop the transradial access skills required for STEMI PCI, CTO PCI, bifurcation and left main disease PCI, and peripheral interventions. This course is intended for interventional cardiologists, interventional radiologists, vascular surgeons, and cath lab nurses and technicians. Prior completion of a basic TRI training course and ongoing practice of transradial access is recommended in advance of this course.
CTO PCI Course
This advanced course is designed to train interventional cardiologists to successfully treat chronic total occlusions of the coronary arteries. The course is a key component of the educational platforms presented on the CTO Fundamentals website. This course is intended for interventional cardiologists.
This course provides hands-on, comprehensive training in transcatheter aortic valve replacement. The course is intended for interventional cardiologists, and cardiothoracic and vascular surgeons.
Coronary Imaging Course
This is a cath lab-based coronary imaging course designed to enhance practice and research in the field of invasive cardiology. The course is intended for invasive and interventional cardiologists, and cath lab nurses and technicians.
PAD and Venous Disease Course
This course is designed for practitioners interested in specific advanced invasive techniques for peripheral arterial and venous disease treatment. The course is intended for cardiologists, radiologists, vascular surgeons, and cath lab nurses and technicians.