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What does ACC stand for?

ACC stands for AHA Clinical Competence


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The number of procedures required to achieve competence has not been established objectively. However, the COCATS Task Force 5 indicated that appropriate level 2 training for nuclear cardiology would include experience in correlative catheterization/angiographic and radionuclide data in a minimum of 30 patients and a minimum of 300 cases consisting of diverse types of procedures interpreted under supervision. In addition, hands-on direct experience with at least 35 patients should include pretest evaluation, radiopharmaceutical preparation, performance of the study, administration of the dosage, calibration and setup of the gamma camera, setup of the imaging computer, and processing of the data for display after acquisition. Training for nuclear cardiology procedures may be obtained in multiple programs, including residency/fellowship training programs in cardiology, nuclear medicine, and radiology. Because of the diverse knowledge necessary to achieve clinical competence.
ACCF/AHA/SCAI 2007 Update of the Clinical Competence.
This document assumes that Doppler echocardiographic studies are performed and interpreted in accordance with the statements for clinical competence in echocardiography set forth by the Joint Task Force of the American College of Physicians/American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association. Optimal training for such studies is set forth by the American Society of Echocardiography, the American College of Cardiology, and the Society of Pediatric Echocardiography.
90); Aortocoronary bypass for heart revascularization, not otherwise specified (36. 10); Hemorrhage, unspecified (459. 0); Intermediate coronary syndrome (411. 1); Organ or tissue replaced by other means, heart assist device (V43. 21) MSH: Anaphylaxis; Angina Pectoris; Angina, Unstable; Angioplasty, Balloon; Angioplasty, Balloon, Coronary; Antibodies, Monoclonal; Aspirin; Atherectomy, Coronary; Blood Chemical Analysis; Clinical Competence.