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Objectives and guidelines

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  1.  Paediatric Cardiology Rotation Specific Objectives - Cardiac Catheterization (University of Toronto)
    • Author: Lee K-J (++)
    • Requirements for catheterization rotation during trainee period as defined by the University of Toronto
  2. *ACCF/AHA/AAP recommendation for training in paediatric cardiology. Task Force 3: training guidelines for pediatric cardiac catheterization and interventional cardiology endorsed by the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (JACC 2005;46(7):1388-90)
    • Authors: Beekman RH, Hellenbrand WE, Lloyd TR, Lock JE, Mullins CE, Rome JJ, Teitel DF
    • Purpose: to recommend minimum training experiences in cardiac catheterization for clinical fellows in paediatric cardiology training programs.
  3. *Guidelines for Pediatric Therapeutic Cardiac Catheterization (Circulation 1991 Nov;84(5):2248-58)
    • A statement for health professionals from the Committee on Congenital Cardiac Defects of the Council on Cardiovascular Disease in the Young, the American Heart Association
    • Authors: Allen HD, Driscoll DJ, Fricker FJ, Herndon P, Mullins CE, Snider AR, Taubert KA, AHA Staff
    • Purpose: Report on the current status of pediatric therapeutic cardiac catheterization and its important new techniques as well as the development of guidelines for specific credentialing and review
  4. Core Curriculum for the Training of Pediatric Invasive/Interventional Cardiologists: Report of the Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions Committee on Pediatric Cardiology Training Standards (Cathet Cardiovasc Diagn 1996 Apr;37(4):409-424)
    • Authors: Ruiz CE, Rochini AP, Radtke WAK, Hijazi ZM, O'Laughlin MP, Boucek MM, Gillette PC, Hagler D
    • Purpose: Suggested core curriculum for training of an invasive paediatric cardiologist
  5.  Recommendations of the British Paediatric Cardiac Association for therapeutic cardiac catheterisation in congenital cardiac disease (Cardiol Young 2000;10:649-667)
    • Authors: Qureshi SA, Redington AN, Wren C, Ostman-Smith I, Patel R, Gibbs JL, de Giovanni J
    • Aims: to provide acceptable standards of practice of, therapeutic cardiac catheterisaion performed to treat congenital cardiac disease