This enduring material is designed to provide an update of the techniques and clinical indications for imaging patients encountered in the ER/Trauma setting, and for imaging musculoskeletal disorders likely to be encountered in the emergency setting.
After viewing this enduring material, you should be able to:
• Optimize protocols and imaging techniques for CT in the ER, & Trauma patients for accurate diagnosis while minimizing radiation exposure.
• Discuss fundamentals of interpretation of musculoskeletal imaging in the E.R.
• Demonstrate imaging of common and uncommon entities encountered in ER and in Polytrauma patients.
• Understand clinical utility of CT in the Acute Coronary Syndrome.
The course is targeted to Radiologists, Emergency Medicine Physicians, and Surgeons.
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 18.0 AMA PRA Category 1™ Credits. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Release Date: March 1, 2015
Expiration Date: March 1, 2018
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.
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.