This Course provides theoretical, technical, and clinical information about the basic biologic needs for the functional and anatomical imaging offered by PET/CT and SPECT/CT, the emergence of these modalities, their specific clinical applications in diagnosis, evaluation of therapy and early detection of recurrence of malignant tumors and a glimpse about the emerging molecular imaging.
The objectives of the course are to make the audience familiar with the basic principles, the methodology, the indications and the normal patterns of PET/CT and SPECT/CT and to further familiarize the audience with the most frequent abnormal patterns specific to body regions and tumor identity.
The target audiences are Radiologists and Nuclear Medicine specialists, who want to attend a complete and upgraded theoretical and practical review of the topics of PET/CT and SPECT/CT and to familiarize themselves with the normal and the abnormal studies.
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 11.0 AMA PRA Category 1™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Release Date: September 20, 2010
Expiration Date: September 20, 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 – 11 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.