This enduring material is designed to cover cutting edge clinical areas for body CT and MR for radiologists looking to introduce or improve the use of advanced methods into their practice. The lectures will highlight the current state-of-the-art protocols, indications and results of MRI in different disease processes involving the liver, kidneys, pancreas, prostate and bowel. In addition, we have lectures highlighting 3D imaging and diffusion imaging. The CME activity will be given by experts in the field, and will be based on scientific evidence as well as on the speakers’ experience. Several clinical cases will be provided.
At the conclusion of this course, the participant should be able to:
- Describe the indications and results of CT and MRI for hepatocellular carcinoma detection and staging
- Recognize challenges and review solutions with the use of 3T systems applied to the abdomen
- Review current results of diffusion imaging in the abdomen and pelvis
- Review current multi parametric approach for prostate cancer detection with MRI
This enduring material is designed for Body and Cardiovascular Radiologists adn Cardiologists.
It is the policy of the International Institute for Continuing Medical Education, Inc. to comply with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Standards for commercial support of CME activities. All faculty participants in IICME programs are required to disclose to the program audience any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest related to this meeting or its content. Faculty disclosure forms are included in the course syllabus and are available at the registration desk for participating review. In addition, faculty disclosures will be made at the beginning of each lecture.
The International Institute for Continuing Medical Education, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The International Institute for Continuing Medical Education, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 15.25 AMA PRA Category 1™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Release Date: November 21, 2011
Expiration Date: November 21, 2014
Method of Physician Participation
To earn CME credit, you must watch all the lectures for this course (DVDs), and read the course materials and complete a post assessment CME quiz. Estimated time to complete course – 11 hours.
Each CME activity includes a post assessment CME Quiz and course evaluation to determine that the learning objectives have been met and that the activity was of educational value to the target audience and was unbiased. The evaluation also assesses whether or not the CME activity resulted in a change in physician practice behavior and offers participants a method of feedback.