This course is designed to review the basic fundamentals of brain, spine, pediatric musculoskeletal and emergency imaging.
At the conclusion of this course, the participant should be able to:
- Have a full understanding of the techniques used in the detection of abnormalities in MR of the shoulder, hip, and ankle.
- Understand the various manifestations of degenerative disc disease and how disruption of the normal spine can be shown on MR Imaging.
- Identify alterations of the spine in metabolic, toxic disease, vascular and neoplastic diseases.
- Use modern imaging, both CT and MR, in detecting stroke and directing proper management of stroke.
- Evaluate pediatric abdominal tumors and distinguish those conditions which constitute an emergency.
- Direct the proper triaging of trauma patients according to the underlying injuries of the vascular system and direct therapy in patients with acute chest pain.
This course is intended for all radiologists, diagnostic radiologist, and radiographers.
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 12.5 AMA PRA Category 1™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Release Date: September 29, 2010
Expiration Date: September 29, 2013
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 – 30 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.