Table 8

Documentation and Maintenance of Clinical Competence in CMR

Documentation of CompetenceTraining GuidelinesProof of Competence
Training completed after July 1, 2008Level 2 trainingLetter or 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 30 h of devoted CME

  • 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 60 h of devoted CME, and acknowledged teacher of CMR

Maintenance of competencePerformance and/or interpretation of 50 (Level 2) or 100 (Level 3) cases/yr