This course highlighted current, state-of-the-art issues in orthopedic imaging. The emphasis is on musculoskeletal MRI and CT, with practical tips and pitfalls to avoid. The faculty includes experienced musculoskeletal radiologists from academic and private practice, as well as a renowned orthopedist. Supplementing the practically-oriented lectures, dedicated time is included for viewing educational exhibits that have undergone a rigorous peer review process. Knowledgeable faculty will be available to discuss the educational exhibits in an informal setting. Ample opportunity for dynamic interactions with faculty is provided throughout the course
At the completion of this course, the participants should have updated knowledge of many facets of musculoskeletal imaging (with an emphasis on MRI and CT), including a clinical orthopedic perspective. Each registrant will be introduced to and/or updated on the following topics:
- Practical MRI Techniques and Protocols
- MRI of the shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand, lumbar spine, hip, knee, ankle and foot, bone marrow, muscle, cervical spine, peripheral nerves
- Imaging of the post-operative lumbar spine
- Imaging around orthopedic hardware with CT and MRI
- MRI and Arthroscopy: pearls & pitfalls from the orthopedist perspective
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 15.35 AMA PRA Category 1™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Release Date: April 8, 2007
Expiration Date: April 8, 2010