This course is designed as a state of the art imaging review of case material that affects the brain, spine, and head and neck. The internationally known faculty has chosen subject material that emphasizes their approach to solving clinically relevant problems involving these areas.
Whether you are an experienced radiologist or one newly introduced to this material, this course will improve your ability to analyze CT and MR images and to offer a pertinent differential diagnosis.
At the conclusion of this course, the participant should be able to:
- State the essential anatomy necessary to arrive at a diagnosis of the diseases of the central nervous system and head and neck
- Integrate the imaging of complex Neuroradiology and head and neck problems into a “clinical Practice”
- Develop differential diagnoses that relate to the pertinent imaging and clinically relevant findings of diseases that affect these areas
- Integrate information presented in the course into efforts to improve their imaging skills
This program is designed for general radiologists and neuroradiologists. Neurologists, neurosurgeons, and otolaryngologists may also find the program beneficial as could allied health care professionals who desire an update on recent imaging advances and the use of imaging as an aid to clinical patient management for diseases of the brain, spine, and head and neck.
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 (||| HOURS |||) AMA PRA Category 1™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Release Date: May 1, 2009
Expiration Date: May 1, 2012
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 – 19 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.