Table 6

Requirements for CMR Study Performance and Interpretation to Achieve Level 1, 2, and 3 Training

Cumulative Duration of TrainingMinimum Total Number of Mentored Examinations PerformedMinimum Number of Mentored Examinations Interpreted
Level 11 month50
Level 23 months50150
Level 31 year100300
  • This represents cumulative time spent interpreting, performing, and learning about CMR, and need not be a consecutive block of time, but at least 50% of the time should represent supervised laboratory experience. This can include time spent at educational courses on the topic. Training time is defined as a minimum of 35 h/week.

  • The caseload recommendations may include studies from an established teaching file, previous CMR cases, and electronic/on-line CME.