This course is an overview of the most important practical aspects of musculoskeletal imaging and body MRI. Included are discussions of MR and radiographic imaging of all of the major joints, as well as discussions on infection and tumors. Information will be provided on technique and interpretation of body MR imaging, with emphasis on the major organs.
At the conclusion of this course, the participant should be able to:
- Describe the most important aspects of musculoskeletal imaging, with an emphasis on MRI
- Outline the pertinent aspects of musculoskeletal infection
- Review the common musculoskeletal tumors
- Delineate MR imaging techniques related to body imaging
- Describe MRI findings of pathology commonly encountered during body imaging
The course is intended for private practice radiologists, orthopedists, sports medicine internists, and family practice physicians. The faculty is comprised of nationally recognized expert teachers of musculoskeletal and body imaging with a broad breadth of experience and knowledge in these fields.
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 15.0 AMA PRA Category 1™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Credits may be claimed until February 28, 2009.
Release Date: February 28, 2006
Expiration Date: February 28, 2009