Imaging

Imaging Seminar CME / CPD 

Short Course:  10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for CME / CEU / CPD

Course(s) are appropriate for:   Emergency Physicians, Family Practitioners, Pediatricians, Internists, General Practitioners, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants (PA-C's)

Series 4B (IMG4B) Topics Include:  Challenges of DXA, Compare Types of Imaging for Identification of Pancreatic Cysts, Ultrasonography vs. MRI, CT in Trauma Patients, and more.

To view topic outline of the full or short course, select the Course Type (Full or Short) below:

Short Course:
IMG4B
Short Course Price:
$485
Format:
Available in Audio format.
Only Available Option: Short Course/Part B

Course Topics

DXA Measurements

Summarize current challenges to the use of DXA; Increase the efficiency of DXA through innovative practices; Apply measurements of trabecular bone score to models of fracture risk; Cite current literature about the effective use of DXA measurements; Identify useful applications for data obtained from whole-body DXA.

Pancreatic Cysts and Fluid

Compare the sensitivities and specificities of computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, and endoscopic ultrasonography for identification of pancreatic cysts; Identify high-risk and worrisome features of pancreatic cysts on imaging; Discuss the role of cytology and markers from pancreatic cyst fluid for predicting presence of
high-grade dysplasia or cancer; Treat and perform surveillance based on recent guidelines from professional societies; Use cholangioscopy-guided techniques for diagnosis and management of biliary and pancreatic conditions.

Miscellaneous Topics in Orthopedics

Summarize the advantages and disadvantages of ultrasonography vs magnetic resonance imaging; Apply algorithms for diagnosis of rotator cuff pathology; Select appropriate candidates for dynamic imaging.; Optimize care for patients with fragility fractures; Explain the human and financial costs of osteoporotic spinal fractures.

Trauma: Imaging/Geriatric Patients

Recognize the impact of radiation from computed tomography in trauma patients; Use clinical decision tools to direct the selective imaging of trauma patients; Assess the need for computed tomography based on results from ultrasonography and physical examination; Describe the physiologic responses of elderly patients to trauma; List the most common causes and areas of injury in the elderly trauma patient.

QUALIFIES FOR TRAUMA

Headache/Syncope and Sudden Death

Recognize the indications for imaging in pediatric patients with headache; Summarize the acute, long-term, and preventive treatment options for migraine in children; Identify the symptoms that constitute migraine with aura; Screen for the underlying etiologies associated with sudden cardiac death in children; Recognize red flags for serious pathology in children with syncope.

Additional Information

Additional Continuing Medical Education options available:

Other courses of interest may include:  Orthopedics, Trauma, Sports Medicine and Multiple Sclerosis.

If you have taken the current Imaging CME / CPD Review listed above or if you are seeking additional credits, please visit: Medical Courses Coming Soon There you will find abbreviated listings of additional courses available related to this specialty and courses that are soon to be released.

For over 30 years, ASI has provided Continuing Medical Education, CME & CEU and Continuing Professional Development Education (CPD) for physicians and allied professionals in Imaging plus over 40 other specialties and subspecialties.  Lectures are recorded annually at the top seminars and conferences to provide the most current medical education to our clients.