National Diagnostic Imaging Symposium

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Full Course:  60 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for CME / CEU / CPD; (EXPIRES 02/15/23)

Course(s) are appropriate for:  This program was designed to meet the educational needs of practicing radiologists, radiologists in training and other physicians, as well as advanced practitioners with a special interest in radiology.

Learning from the Experts

World Class CME's National Diagnostic Imaging Symposium™ is a comprehensive program featuring 115 presentations across 10 subspecialties, including Abdominal, Chest, Cardiovascular, Emergency, Genitourinary, Neurology, Musculoskeletal and Nuclear Medicine. This CME course will help you to better:
  • Assess injuries and diseases of the extremities, spine and face using CT and MRI
  • Apply ultrasound in musculoskeletal, gynecological, obstetrical, cardiovascular and other organ systems
  • Use MDCT and MR imaging to evaluate the abdomen, liver, pancreas, spleen and bowel
  • Evaluate genitourinary malignancies, masses and anomalies using MRI, CT and US
  • Understand the newest breast screening and diagnostic technologies
And more...
This course is strictly ONLINE with no download – an internet connection is critical in order to do this course.  Do not complete testing prior to the end of your chosen date period or your dates will be adjusted.

Series 1 (DIAGIMG1)

To view topic outline of the full course, see below:

Full Course:
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Only Available Option: Full



Imaging of Adrenal Masses; Imaging of Treated and Recurrent Prostate Cancer; MRI of the Bladder and Urethra; MRI of Adnexal Lesions; Renal Mass Imaging Update; Imaging of Cervical and Endometrial Malignancies; Prostate MR: PIRADS 2 Simplified; MRI of Benign Conditions of the Uterus; Case-based Review: Pitfalls of GU MRI; Case-based Review: GU Infections; Case-based Review: MRI of Acute Pelvic Pain in Women; Case-based Review: and CT Urography.

Chest Radiology

Imaging of Fibrotic Interstitial Lung Disease: The New Classification of UIP and the Rationale for Change; Smoking-related Lung Disease; Imaging of Cystic Lung Disease; Airways Disease: A Case-based Approach; Lung Nodule Management Guidelines: What to Use When; Lung Cancer Screening: A Case-based Review; Diffuse Nodular Lung Disease; Pulmonary Complications in the Immunocompromised Host; Incidental Findings on Chest CT; Occupational Lung Disease; and Imaging Evaluation of Acute Chest Pain -

Musculoskeletal Radiology

The Wrist: Intrinsic Ligaments and Tendons; The Shoulder: Labral Pathology; MRI of the Elbow: A Case-based Review; Imaging of Osteoporosis and its Complications; The Knee: Ligaments; and Imaging of Lateral Ankle Pain -

Breast MRI

Point-Counter-Point: Abbreviated Screening Breast MRI Versus Breast MRI - Keep the Full Protocol; 3T vs 1.5T in Breast: What Are the Benefits? Are They Needed; Controversies in Breast MRI - Are They Real; MRI Biopsies: From Basics to Tips and Tricks; Breast MRI in the Post Lumpectomy Patient; The Effective Use of Breast MRI as a Problem Solver; Current Status of Breast DWI; Breast MRI in the Preoperative Setting; Challenges with BIRADS-3 in Breast MRI; Difficulties with NME: Is it BPE or DCIS; and Breast MRI Cases to Leave For Your Partner.

Gastrointestinal Radiology

MR for the Non-Traumatic Acute Abdomen; Acute Pancreatitis; Demystifying Peritoneal Disease; Solid Pancreatic Tumors Beyond Adenocarcinoma; MDCT Evaluation of the Spleen; Evaluation of Bowel Ischemia; CT of Small Bowel Tumors; Appendicitis and Diverticulitis and Their Mimics; Understanding NAFLD; MRC of Benign Biliary Disorders; MDCT of Parenchymal Liver Disease; and Diagnosis and Staging of Biliary Neoplasms.


Why You Should Be Offering Liver Elastography in Your Practice; There is a Mass in the Scrotum: What Does it Mean; Sonography of the First Trimester; Pediatric Ultrasound from the ER: Right Lower Quadrant Pain: More Than Appendicitis; How Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound Will Improve Your Patient Outcomes - How to Get Started; Medical Malpractice Issues in Obstetrics for the General Radiologist; Ectopic Pregnancy: Diagnosis; Pediatric Ultrasound from the ER: Imaging Turns and Twists of Bowel Obstruction; Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound of the Liver and Kidney; Interesting Abdominal Ultrasound Cases; Placenta, Cord, and Amniotic Fluid; and Pediatric Ultrasound From the ER: Acute Scrotum: Practice Essentials.

Breast Imaging

The Community-based Breast Imaging Center - How to Make it Efficient and Profitable; High Risk Screening: The Devil is in the Details; Medicolegal Issues in Breast Imaging; How to Reduce the Frequency of Missed Cancers; Case Studies of Potential Lawsuits - What Can We Learn; Ultrasound Features of Breast Masses as Biomarkers; Tomosynthesis in the Screening and Diagnosis Environments; Contrast Enhanced Mammography: State of the Art; Breast Imaging in Women Receiving Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy; Challenging Cases in Tomosynthesis, What Can We Learn; Ultrasound of Nipple Discharge and Papillary Lesions; and An Analysis of Ultrasound False Negative Findings.

Emergency Radiology

MDCT Maxillofacial Trauma: Saving Face; Shoulder Trauma; Pitfalls in CT of Blunt Abdominal Trauma; CT and MR of Spine Infections; Musculoskeletal Emergencies; Using MR to Address Problematic Cervical Injuries; Easily Missed Thoracolumbar Injuries; CT and MR of Biliary Tract Emergencies; Injuries to the Aorta and Diaphragm; Imaging of Crohn?s Disease in the ER; Avoiding Errors: Foot and Ankle; and Non-Traumatic Subarachnoid Hemorrhage.


Sellar and Parasellar Lesions; Spine Neoplasms; Stroke Intervention: What Really Matters in Your Reports; Brain Infections; Neuroimaging of Drug Abuse; Tumor Markers in Diffuse Gliomas; Head and Neck Tumors; AVM?s A-Z; Upping Your Game! From Common Indications to Stellar Report: Headache; Upping Your Game! From Common Indications to Stellar Report: Cognitive Decline; Intracranial Hemorrhage; and Mysteries of Metastases.

Cardiovascular Radiology

Pearls and Pitfalls for Carotid Duplex Interpretation; CT of the Abdominal Aorta: Aneurysms, Dissections, and Repair; Multimodality Imaging in the Assessment of Structural Heart Disease; Doppler Evaluation of Portal Hypertension; CT of GI Bleeding; Noninvasive Evaluation of Chest Pain; CTA of the Abdominal Vessels and Runoff Studies; and Doppler Evaluation of Renal and Mesenteric Arteries.

Advanced Topics in Breast

A Revolutionary New Era in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Breast Cancer, Past, Present and Future; Modern and Effective Calcification Analysis ; Architectural Distortion on the Mammogram - Detection and Workup Algorithm Leading to the Correct Diagnosis; Tomosynthesis - It Just Keeps Getting Better!; Current Screening Guidelines: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back; Am I Missing Something? Minimizing False Positives with Tomosynthesis; and Through the Looking-Glass: A Potpourri of Case Studies.

Course Objectives

At the conclusion of this CME activity, you will be better able to:
  • Increase diagnostic capabilities in multiple radiology sub-specialties
  • Utilize CT and MRI to assess injury and disease in the extremities, spine and face
  • Apply ultrasound to musculoskeletal, gynecological, obstetrical, cardiovascular and other organ systems
  • Effectively use MDCT and MR imaging to evaluate the abdomen, liver, pancreas, spleen and bowel
  • Plan the appropriate imaging of emergency department patients, including pediatric patients
  • Improve assessment of genitourinary malignancies, masses and anomalies using MRI, CT and US
  • Improve diagnostic accuracy in breast imaging and distinguish advantages of the newest breast screening and diagnostic technologies
  • Correctly interpret and stage CT findings in the context of a lung cancer-screening program
  • Understand how to utilize non-invasive options such as CT, MR and ultrasound for the evaluation of vascular problems
  • Improve skills in MR and US-guided radiology procedures
  • Enhance understanding of the use and limitations of PET/CT



Oakstone Publishing is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Oakstone Publishing designates this enduring material for a maximum of 60 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Date of Original Release: February 15, 2020
Date Credits Expire: February 15, 2023
Credits are inclusive of: Body: 21.00; Chest; 7.00; Cardiovascular: 5.75; CT: 25.75; MRI: 22.50; Ultrasound: 11.75; MSK: 6.00; Nuclear: 0.50; Genitourinary: 10.00; Neuroradiology: 9.50; Head and Neck: 1.00; Gastrointestinal: 12.00; Vascular & Interventional: 5.00; Obstetrical US: 1.50; Gynecological US: 0.50; 1st Trimester US: 1.00; 2nd Trimester US: 1.00; 3rd Trimester US: 1.00; Breast Imaging: 17.25 (Breast MRI: 7.75; Breast Ultrasound: 5.75; Digital Mammography: 11.75; Ultrasound-Guided Breast Biopsy: 1.00; Stereotactic Breast Biopsy: 0.75; MRI-Guided Breast Biopsy: 1.50)
CME credit is awarded upon successful completion of a course evaluation and a post-test.

Additional Information


Convenient Online CME

National Diagnostic Imaging Symposium™ offers the guidance you need in the format that works with your schedule, along with an opportunity to earn a maximum of 60 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Available online, this program provides access to unbiased, evidence-based content and case-based reviews so you may confidently incorporate the latest thinking and guidelines into your daily practice.