Coronary Nurse – CathLab: The Basics is a complete course that covers the basics of the treatment of patients undergoing PCI, from admission to discharge.

This learning pathway consists of nine online training modules and four knowledge checks, followed by a two-day practical course with hands-on workshops on the simulator, on wire, on balloon & stent 2D model.

Participants can only access this course after completing the online course. Attendance is limited to small groups in order to provide each participant the opportunity to meaningfully and actively engage with the faculty.


This course is specifically designed for Cathlab teams (nurses, technicians, etc…)


By the end of the program, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the objectives of coronary angiography and intervention
  • Evaluate the risks and benefits of treating (or not treating) a patient with Coronary Artery Disease
  • Understand the basics of ECG & haemodynamic monitoring
  • Understand how to get the best views while maintaining safety for the patient and operator
  • Understand the optimal materials for diagnostic and interventional cases
  • Understand the importance of risk factor modification, patient education and communication


The course is offered in several locations within Europe.

Please ask your local Medtronic representative about upcoming courses.


Online training and assessment must be completed. 


Day 1

10:00 till 18:30, followed by dinner

Day 2

08:30 till 14:00 


The course is offered frequently throughout the year. 

Please ask your local Medtronic representative about upcoming courses.


Six weeks before the course

  • Nine online modules
  • Four knowledge checks 

Day 1

  • Q&A session on the online modules & knowledge check
  • Pre-procedural assessment
  • Workshops on simulators with Tips & Tricks and interactive quiz
  • Procedural preparation
  • Choice of materials
  • Wrap-up and group dinner

Day 2

  • The Procedure
  • Workshops on Export thrombo-aspiration device, Guide wires and Stents
  • Post Intervention Management
  • Lunch and Departure