Neuro/Head and Neck Imaging: The Essentials

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Course Description

This enduring material is designed to bring the practicing physician interested in imaging the brain, spine, and head and neck a range of useful and state-of-the-art information regarding the performance of imaging exams, the important anatomy and typical and unusual imaging findings, and pathology of a broad spectrum of diseases. This practical information from some of the very best speakers and experts in their field will present to you vital information on the most common pathologies that you can use immediately in your own practice. The course has been structured to provide a wide range of lectures regarding common problems seen in an active practice. The faculty will lecture on disease of the brain, spine, and head and neck, and will also present interesting case sessions for active audience participation.

Educational Objectives

Upon completion of this enduring material, the participant should be better able to:
• Review the normal anatomy of the brain, spine, and head and neck as depicted on imaging studies, and comprehend the compartment approach to lesion location.
• Comprehend the imaging approach to patients with common brain, spine, head and neck presentations.
• Increase your knowledge of the imaging of brain, spine, and head and neck neoplasia and the proper staging 
of tumors.
• Discuss current thoughts of the imaging of CNS trauma, infection and infarction.
• Review nomenclature and some common and uncommon spine diseases.
• Comprehend the limitations of imaging in disease of the brain, spine and head and neck.

Target Audience

Radiologists, Head and Neck Surgeons, Neurosurgeons, Otologists, Orthopedic surgeons, Radiation Oncologists, Radiology, Neurosurgery, Orthopedics and Otolaryngology residents or fellows or other allied health care providers with an interest in the imaging of CNS and Head and Neck Pathology.

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 25.85 AMA PRA Category 1™ Credits. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Lessons

Postoperative Spine

Length: 50 minutesComplexity: Standard

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Spine Tumors

Length: 48 minutesComplexity: Standard

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Spine Trauma

Length: 46 minutesComplexity: Standard

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Larynx

Length: 48 minutesComplexity: Standard

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Temporal Bone Anatomy

Length: 48 minutesComplexity: Standard

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Jugular Foramen

Length: 47 minutesComplexity: Standard

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Cranial Nerve 5

Length: 34 minutesComplexity: Standard

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MRI Safety

Length: 53 minutesComplexity: Standard

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Sinonasal Masses

Length: 49 minutesComplexity: Standard

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Questionnaire – Neuro/Head and Neck Imaging: The Essentials

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.