Table 5

Documentation and Maintenance of Clinical Competence in CCT

Documentation of CompetenceTraining GuidelinesProof of Competence
Training completed after July 1, 2008Level 2 or Level 3 training as outlinedLetter of certification from training supervisor OR letter attesting to competence from Level 2- or 3-trained physician
Training completed before July 1, 2008
  • Level 2 training OR interpretation of at least 150 studies (in which 50 where the candidate is physically present, involved in the acquisition and interpretation of the case) and attendance in at least 20 h of devoted CCT classes

  • Level 3 training OR interpretation of at least 300 studies (in which 100 where the candidate is physically present, involved in the acquisition and interpretation of the case) and attendance in at least 40 h of classes devoted to CCT

Maintenance of competenceContrast CCT examinations per year be performed and interpreted:Level 2: 50 Level 3: 100