This enduring material is devoted to a review and new concepts in imaging neurological and musculoskeletal abnormalities. The course will feature an analysis of new techniques in MR imaging and where they are useful, and presentations on important abnormalities that are often overlooked but which can have great importance in patient care. Spine imaging and interventions, Joint and bone pathology, and intracranial pathology along with selected topics in head and neck abnormalities will be stressed.
After viewing this DVD, you should be able to:
• Recognize subtle abnormalities of the spinal column and spinal canal contents which have a great bearing on patient care.
• Understand how to employ the newest MR techniques such as permeability imaging, susceptibility imaging, diffusion kurtosis, among other advances in MR.
• Formulate a differential diagnosis for abnormal appearing bone marrow and how various MR sequences can assist in that differentiation.
• Recognize very subtle and easily missed diagnosis in MSK radiology and neuroradiology.
• Gain an insight into the analysis of paranasal sinus and orbital lesions and how these should be reported to be of most help to the ophthalmologic surgeon or to the head and neck surgeon.
• Offer a more exacting diagnosis of abnormalities involving the knee, hip, shoulder, ankle and wrist.
• Understand the various ways in which patients with dementia can present relative to their imaging findings.
This enduring material is intended for general radiologists or any radiologists with an interest in Musculoskeletal Radiology and Neuroradiology. Head and Neck Radiologists, Otolaryngologists, and Orthopedics, Residents, or Fellows or other allied healthcare providers.
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™ Credits. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Release Date: June 5, 2015
Expiration Date: June 5, 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. Estimated time to complete course – 15.25 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.