Advanced cardiac and TAVI CT course (AU)

The Advanced Cardiac and TAVI Course is intended for cardiologists and radiologists who wish to add to their experience in viewing and reporting Cardiac CTA examinations. Participants will have the opportunity to review 50 mentored cases using the advanced cardiac post processing applications available on the IntelliSpace Portal. 16.25 CPD points can be claimed for attending this Advanced Cardiac & TAVI Course.

Course information


Dr Arun Dahiya, Dr Charles Chao, Dr John Younger




QT Hotel, 7 Staghorn Ave, Surfers Paradise 4217, Australia


Registration Closed

Registration Fee

SGD $1,500.00 per pax

*GST included

Seats Available



  • Understand Coronary Graft procedures and scanning techniques.
  • Ability to report complex Cardiac CTA and Coronary Graft studies
  • Understand TAVI procedures and valve measurements

Audience: Cardiologists & Radiologists

Facilitator: Dr John Younger, Dr Charles Chao, Dr Arun Dahiya

Duration: 1 day, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Accreditation: 16.25 RANZCR CPD  

The price includes the training, lunch and tea breaks; it excludes transportation and accommodation.  


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About speaker

Dr Arun Dahiya

Department of Cardiology, Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital, Brisbane, QLD, Australia

Dr Arun Dahiya is a staff Cardiologist at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital as well as Logan hospital in Queensland, Australia. He completed his cardiology training at Princess Alexandra Hospital, Queensland Australia in 2009. He returned to Brisbane, Australia from USA in 2012 after completing his two-year advanced cardiovascular imaging fellowship at the prestigious Cleveland Clinic, USA. He is also an Associate Professor with Griffith University and is routinely teaching medical students.
He is an invited speaker at national and international conferences and has authored several journal articles as well as book chapters. Apart from general cardiology, he is best known for his work in pulmonary hypertension, coronary artery disease, valvular heart disease and cardiomyopathies including pericardial diseases. He has special interest in imaging of the thoracic aorta. He has been recipient of research awards and is on the reviewer panel for major cardiology journals including Circulation. He is the one of the few cardiologists in the country with multimodality cardiac imaging skills and US board certification. He has highest level of training in Echocardiography, Cardiac CT and Cardiac MRI and is training advanced trainees in multimodality imaging.

Dr Charles Chao

Dr Charles Chao is a consultant cardiologist at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, an associate of the Queensland Cardiovascular Group and is a senior lecturer at the University of Queensland.

Dr John Younger

Dr John Younger is a consultant cardiologist at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital and St Andrew's War Memorial Hospital and is a senior lecturer at the University of Queensland. He began his cardiac CT training in 2005 on a 16-slice scanner and holds a founding membership of SCCT and Level B accreditation with the Australia and New Zealand Conjoint Committee for the Recognition of training in CT Coronary Angiography.

He undertook a two-year fellowship in cardiac MRI at Leeds University, UK, before returning to Australia in 2007 to establish the cardiac CT and cardiac MRI programs at RBWH (in conjunction with the Medical Imaging Department). 

He specializes in cardiac imaging, particularly cardiac CT and cardiac MRI, but also transthoracic, transoesophageal and stress echocardiography. He is a regular speaker at national and international conferences, including SCMR 2011 (Nice, France) and CSANZ 2010 (Adelaide). He has acted as the scientific coordinator for several national meetings on cardiac imaging, particularly the Gold Coast Cardiac Imaging Symposium. He is the joint lead for the cardiac imaging stream on the program committee for CSANZ 2012 and is the chair of a committee establishing a pathway for the investigation of intermediate risk chest pain patients presenting to Queensland Health Hospitals. 

In 2010 he organized Australia’s first radiographer training course for cardiac CT and he has also taught on CT angiography courses with Harvey Hecht in Perth 2011 and John Hoe in Sydney, 2010. He has published in a variety medical journals including The BMJ and Heart. His most recent article was in The Lancet during January 2012 as an author of the landmark CE-MARC study.