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  • State-of-the-Art Imaging Review: Brain, Spine, Head & Neck

    28 Lessons in , $1,595.00

    Course Description

    This enduring material is designed as a state of the art imaging review of case material that affects the brain, spine, and head and neck. The internationally known faculty has chosen subject material that emphasizes their approach to solving clinically relevant problems involving these areas.

    Whether an experienced radiologist or one newly introduced to this material, this course will improve the participant’s ability to analyze these CT and MR images and to offer a pertinent differential diagnosis.

    Educational Objectives

    Upon the completion of this enduring material, the viewer should be better able to:

    • State the essential anatomy necessary to arrive at a diagnosis of the diseases of the central nervous system and head and neck.
    • Integrate the imaging of complex neuroradiology and head and neck problems into a “clinical practice.”
    • Develop differential diagnoses that relate to the pertinent imaging and clinically relevant findings of diseases that affect these areas.
    • Integrate information presented in the course into efforts to improve their imaging skills.

    Target Audience

    This course is designed for general radiologists and neuroradiologists. Neurologists, neurosurgeons, and otolaryngologists may also find the program beneficial as could allied health care professionals who desire an update on recent imaging advances and the use of imaging as an aid to clinical 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 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

    The International Institute for Continuing Medical Education, Inc., designates this enduring material for a maximum of 20.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

     

  • Sports Medicine Imaging: MRI of the Major Anatomy

    9 Lessons in $1,595.00

    Course Description

    This enduring material is designed for musculoskeletal radiologists, general radiologists and clinicians in orthopedics and/or sports medicine who are interested in sports medicine imaging. The lectures presented will cover MRI imaging of various joints focusing on optimizing imaging protocol and image interpretation using a “checklist” approach with an emphasis on the most common internal derangements. When appropriate, normal post-operative imaging appearances and pathology will be emphasized.

    Educational Objectives

    Upon the completion of this enduring material, the viewer should be better able to:

    • Recognize the most common internal derangements of the major joints.
    • Familiarize themselves with the optimal protocols for sports imaging.
    • Understanding the normal and abnormal appearance in post-operative cases.
    • Improve overall musculoskeletal imaging skills.

    Target Audience

    This course is intended for all radiologists with a special interest in Musculoskeletal Imaging.


    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

    The International Institute for Continuing Medical Education, Inc., designates this enduring material for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

     

  • New Innovations in Breast Imaging: Tomosynthesis, Breast MR, Whole Breast Ultrasound

    21 Lessons in $1,595.00

    Course Description

    This enduring material blends the newest innovations in breast imaging with time-honored traditional breast imaging modalities and procedures. Special attention will be given to Tomosynthesis and Breast MR, as well as Whole Breast Ultrasound. The contentious issues of Breast Density Legislation and Screening Guidelines will also be addressed.

    Educational Objectives

    Upon the completion of this enduring material, the viewer should be better able to:

    • Review the basic principles of screening and diagnostic mammography
    • Address the multi-modality approach to the evaluation of breast lesions
    • Outline the current applications of breast ultrasound in diagnostic, screening, and interventional settings
    • Describe the major aspects of breast MR, including imaging techniques and current indications
    • Discuss the current medical and legal concerns regarding the missed breast cancer
    • Delineate current and future applications of breast Tomosynthesis
    • Evaluate the role of risk assessment in the choice of imaging modalities for breast cancer screening

    Target Audience

    This course 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

    The International Institute for Continuing Medical Education, Inc., designates this enduring material for a maximum of 13.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

     

  • Neuro/ENT – Head and Neck Imaging: What You Need To Know

    27 Lessons in , $1,595.00

    Course Description

    This enduring material is designed to bring the practicing physician interested in imaging disease of the CNS and extracranial head and neck a range of useful and state-of-the-art information regarding the performance of imaging exams, the typical and unusual imaging findings, and pathology of a broad spectrum of diseases. 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 and head and neck, and will also present interesting case sessions.

    Educational Objectives

    Upon the completion of this enduring material, the viewer should be better able to:

    • Review the normal anatomy of the head and neck as depicted on imaging studies, and comprehend the compartment approach to lesion location.
    • Comprehend the imaging approach to patients with several common head and neck presentations.
    • Increase your knowledge of the imaging and reporting of head and neck neoplasia, and the proper staging of tumors.
    • Debate current thoughts of the imaging of stroke.
    • Learn the approach to spinal cord and vertebral body disease.
    • Understand the compartment approach to spinal disease.
    • Increase your understanding of temporal bone anatomy and pathology.
    • Comprehend the limitations of imaging in disease of the head and neck.
    • Comprehension of the complexity and importance of reporting sinus CT studies.

    Target Audience

    Radiologists, Head and Neck Surgeons, Neurosurgeons, Neurologists, Neuro-Otologists, Radiation Oncologists, Radiology, and Otolaryngology residents or fellows, and other allied health care providers with an interest in the imaging and treatment of Neuroradiology and Head and Neck anatomy and 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

    The International Institute for Continuing Medical Education, Inc., designates this enduring material for a maximum of 18.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

     

  • Live From New York: The Best in Breast Imaging

    25 Lessons in $1,595.00

    Course Description

    This enduring material provides a balanced overview of more traditional breast imaging, blended with the newest state- of-the-art breast imaging techniques and modalities. Special attention will be given to Breast MRI, Digital Mammography, and Breast Ultrasound, as well as the newly evolving technologies of Tomosynthesis and Whole Breast Ultrasound. Patient communication and medicolegal issues will also be addressed.

    Educational Objectives

    Upon the completion of this enduring material, the viewer should be better able to:

    • Review the basic principles of screening mammography for detecting early breast cancer.
    • Outline the current applications of breast ultrasound in diagnostic, screening, and interventional settings 
for earlier detection and accurate diagnosis of breast cancer.
    • Describe the major aspects of breast MR, including imaging techniques, image interpretation, biopsy 
techniques, and current indications, as an evolving new weapon in the war on breast cancer.
    • Discuss the current medical and legal concerns regarding the missed breast cancer, in an effort to improve early detection of breast cancer.
    • Delineate current and future applications of Digital Mammography and PACS in streamlining breast imaging practice.
    • Appreciate the role of Molecular Breast Imaging, Digital Breast Tomosynthesis, and Whole Breast Ultrasound in improving early detection of breast cancer in the future.

    Target Audience

    This enduring material 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

    The International Institute for Continuing Medical Education, Inc., designates this enduring material for a maximum of 16.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

     

  • Imaging Essentials in the 21st Century: Brain, Spine, Head & Neck

    25 Lessons in , $1,595.00

    Course Description

    This enduring material is designed for neuroradiologists, general radiologists, and clinicians who have an interest in imaging of the brain, spine, and head and neck. The case material shown will include a wide spectrum of the diseases that affect these areas. The specific utilization of CT, MRI, MRS and perfusion-diffusion & permeability imaging in the investigation of these diseases will be discussed. In each section, the imaging protocols, anatomy, pathology, and the clinically relevant differential diagnoses will be reviewed. This course will improve the participant’s ability to analyze CT and MR images, to offer a pertinent differential diagnosis, and to be familiar with the newest technologies applied to these regions.

    Educational Objectives

    Upon the completion of this enduring material, the viewer should be better able to:

    • Present the essential anatomy and imaging protocols necessary to arrive at a diagnosis of the diseases of the central nervous system and head and neck.
    • Recognize both the common and uncommon CNS and ENT diseases.
    • Develop a differential diagnosis for each area that relates to the pertinent imaging and clinically relevant findings.
    • Review the application of the newest imaging techniques to these areas.
    • Improve the imaging skills of all of the course participants.

    Target Audience

    This enduring material is intended for Board certified general radiologists 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 subspecialties who desire to familiarize themselves with the current role of imaging, and Allied health care professionals who desire to have an update on recent imaging advances and the use of imaging as an aid to clinical 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 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

    The International Institute for Continuing Medical Education, Inc., designates this enduring material for a maximum of 19.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

     

  • Breast Imaging in the 21st Century: Digital Mammography, Breast Ultrasound, Breast MRI

    32 Lessons in $1,595.00

    Course Description

    This enduring material is designed to cover clinical aspects of breast imaging including digital mammography, breast ultrasound, breast MRI, and interventional procedures, as well as medicolegal issues. The faculty consists of twelve nationally and internationally recognized experts. The program of lectures and panel discussions will be filled with “take home” information that should benefit every breast imaging practice.

    Educational Objectives

    Upon the completion of this enduring material, the participant should be better able to:

    • Discuss the new ACR BI-RADS 5th Edition terminology for breast abnormalities findings on mammography, ultrasound and MRI.
    • Develop a multimodality approach to screening, staging and clinical problem solving. •Develop a systematic approach to the assessment of findings on mammography, ultrasound, and MRI.
    • Appreciate the latest technologic developments in digital Tomosynthesis, automated breast ultrasound and breast MRI.
    • Understand the techniques and skills for performance of stereotactic, ultrasound- guided, and MRI-guided breast biopsy.
    • Discuss recent screening mammography controversies.
•Reduce their risk of false negative interpretation and malpractice litigation.

    Target Audience

    This course 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

    The International Institute for Continuing Medical Education, Inc., designates this enduring material for a maximum of 19.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

     

  • A Practical Update for the Radiologist In the ER/Trauma Setting

    22 Lessons in $1,595.00

    Course Description

    This enduring material is designed to provide an update of the techniques, indications, diagnostic strategies, and pitfalls of diagnosis encountered in the ER/Trauma setting. Attention will be paid to the diagnosis of Neurological, Musculoskeletal, Abdominal, Thoracic, and Cardiac emergencies and trauma. A special session will detail what the clinician is looking for in an ER/Trauma Radiology report.

    Educational Objectives

    Upon the completion of this enduring material, the viewer should be better able to:

    • Discuss fundamentals of interpretation of Neurological imaging in the Emergency Department.
    • Discuss fundamentals of interpretation of Musculoskeletal imaging in the Emergency Department.
    • Discuss fundamentals of interpretation of Abdominal imaging in the Emergency Department
    • Discuss fundamentals of interpretation of Cardiothoracic imaging in the Emergency Department
    • Be able to guide technologists and clinicians in the use of bedside ultrasound for basic thoracic diagnosis and when this technique is indicated.
    • Understand clinical utility of CT in Acute Coronary Syndrome.
    • Demonstrate awareness of commonly missed fractures of the upper and lower extremity.
    • Diagnose and understand how proper diagnosis of acute tendon and ligament tears leads to adequate management.
    • Implement nuclear medicine techniques into the practice of ER radiology.
    • Understand modern concepts of stroke imaging and how the practice has evolved.
    • Discuss the handling of complex patients who present to the ER such as those with MSK tumors and congenital heart disease.
    • Know the recommendations for incidentally detected pulmonary nodules in the ER.

    Target Audience

    The course is targeted to Radiologists, Emergency Medicine Physicians, and Surgeons.

    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

    The International Institute for Continuing Medical Education, Inc., designates this enduring material for a maximum of 14.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

     

  • Mammography in Santa Fe: Learning from the Legends – Tabar, Stavros and More!

    32 Lessons in $1,595.00

    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.