Atlas and Som: Neuroradiology and Head and Neck Imaging

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Course Description

This enduring material will provide an opportunity to analyze cases involving the brain, spine, and head and neck with two of the world’s most renowned experts and leading educators in these fields. Dr. Scott W. Atlas and Dr. Peter M. Som will discuss over 500 selected brain, spine, and head and neck cases in this intensive, personalized tutorial, highlighting their approaches to the differential diagnosis of these diseases. Drs. Atlas and Som will also review pertinent normal anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, and imaging concepts. The emphasis will be on a clinically oriented imaging approach that helps refine differential diagnosis. This course is designed for neuroradiologists, general radiologists, and clinicians who have an interest in imaging of the brain, spine, and head and neck.

Educational Objectives

After viewing this enduring material, you should be able to:

  •  Know the imaging anatomy and protocols that are necessary to arrive at a diagnosis of diseases of the central nervous system and the head and neck.
  •  Develop differential diagnosis that relates to the pertinent imaging and clinically relevant findings for each of the cases covered in this course.
  •  Improve the imaging skills of the course participants.
  •  Integrate the imagining techniques presented into clinical practice.
  •  Implement current techniques and protocols to accurately diagnose disorders of the brain and spine in adults and children.

Target Audience

  •  Board certified general radiologists and trainees interested in neuroradiology and head and neck imaging.
  •  Neuroradiologists.
  •  Radiology residents and fellows in training.
  •  Practicing physicians in general neurology, neurosurgery, otolaryngology, and related clinical subspecialities who desire to familiarize and themselves with the current role of imaging in patient evaluation.
  • Allied health care professionals who desire to have an update on the state of current imaging as an aid to patient management for diseases of the brain, spine, and head and neck.

Disclosure Statement

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 participants review. In addition, faculty disclosure will be made at the beginning of each lecture.

Accreditation

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.

Designation Statement

The International Institute for Continuing Medical Education, Inc. designates this live activity for 17.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Lessons

Temporal Bones

Length: 59 minutesComplexity: Standard

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Sinonasal Cavities

Length: 64 minutesComplexity: Standard

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Orbit

Length: 64 minutesComplexity: Standard

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Non-Nodal Masses

Length: 56 minutesComplexity: Standard

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Major Salivary Glands

Length: 53 minutesComplexity: Standard

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Lymph Nodes

Length: 58 minutesComplexity: Standard

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Larynx and Trachea

Length: 56 minutesComplexity: Standard

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Fibroosseous Lesions

Length: 53 minutesComplexity: Standard

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Questionnaire – Atlas and Som: Neuroradiology and Head and Neck Imaging

Educational Description

This enduring material is designed for radiologists who find themselves challenged by the new practical issues of performing successful high-quality breast imaging in a changing medical environment.

 

Educational Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, the participant should be able to:

  • Apply new and improved skills in perception to the interpretation of screening mammograms.
  • Develop strategies to reduce the possibility of a missed lesion at screening.
  • Appraise the current status of interventional breast procedures, especially core biopsy.
  • Appreciate the role of Whole Breast Ultrasound in breast cancer screening.

Target Audience

This enduring material is intended for all radiologists with a special interest in breast imaging. The faculty is comprised of nationally recognized expert teachers of breast imaging with a broad breadth of experience and knowledge in this field.

Disclosure Statement

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.

Accreditation

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.

Designation Statement

The International Institute for Continuing Medical Education, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 20.75 AMA PRA Category 1™ Credits. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.