This course is an intensive review and update of musculoskeletal MR imaging techniques. The faculty will review the current status of imaging specialized anatomic areas such as the knee, spine, foot and ankle. They will discuss the design and implementation of musculoskeletal imaging protocols. This will provide an excellent opportunity for the practicing radiologist to review the current imaging procedures as well as expose them to the newest procedures and modalities being used.
At the conclusion of this course, the participant should be able to:
- Discuss the current Musculoskeletal MR imaging procedures
- Design and implement appropriate musculoskeletal imaging protocols
- Apply the current advances in musculoskeletal imaging to diagnosing disease processes in the elbow, knee, spine, hip, foot, and ankle
The target audience for this course is all practicing radiologists.
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 12.0 AMA PRA Category 1™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Release Date: December 30, 2009
Expiration Date: December 30, 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 – 15 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.