UCSF Abdominal and Thoracic Imaging

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Full Course:  14.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for CME / CEU / CPD; (EXPIRES 04/15/23)

Course(s) are appropriate for:  This educational activity was designed for radiologists and other medical professionals who will benefit from a greater understanding of abdominal and pelvic imaging.

Stay Current in Your Field
This online CME program, featuring experts in the practice of radiology, is an updated review of state-of-the-art abdomino-pelvic imaging and interpretation. It covers a plethora of topics and aims to keep you abreast of the latest advances in the field. UCSF Abdominal & Pelvic Imaging will help you to better:
  • Identify indications for the use of CT/MRI/US for various abdomino-pelvic organs and conditions
  • Recognize postop appearances in the upper abdomen
  • Apply practical approaches to diagnose benign and malignant diseases of the abdomen & pelvis
  • Interpret and assess ultrasound elastography studies
  • Recommend management strategies of incidental findings
  • Predict possible pitfalls in abdomino-pelvic imaging and interpretation
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 (UCSFABTH1)

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

Full Course:
Full Course Price:
Available in Interactive format.
Only Available Option: Full


Female Pelvis and Pregnancy

Imaging Mimics of Pelvic Pathology; MRI of Gynecologic Malignancy; Technical Tips & Tricks for MRI of the Female Pelvis; Acute Pelvic Pain in the Non-pregnant Female; Diagnosing Nonviable Pregnancy in the 1st Trimester; Ectopic Pregnancy: Rings, Rules and Role of US; O-RADS: An Introduction to the Lexicon and Risk Stratification; and US of the Uterus and Endometrium: Pearls to Perfect Your US Performance.

Male Pelvis and Liver

Hepatobiliary Agents and Their Role in Liver Imaging; Imaging of Biochemically Recurrent Prostate Cancer; LI-RADS Cases; MRI of Diffuse Liver Disease; Prostate MRI T2 and Diffusion; Rapid-body MR Imaging Techniques; and Sonography of the Scrotum: A Practical Approach.

Gastrointestinal CT/MR

Imaging of Neuroendocrine Tumors; Imaging of Rectal Cancer; CT of Peptic Ulcer Disease; Acute Appendicitis; CT of Colitis: Infection, Inflammation and Ischemia; Cystic Pancreatic Masses: Imaging Update; Everything You Need to Know about the Spleen in Less than an Hour; and Primary Retroperitoneal Masses: An Approach to Diagnosis.

Abdominal and Thoracic

Acute Aortic Syndrome; Imaging of Pleural Disease; Mediastinal Masses; How to Handle Thoracic Incidentalomas; Look at the Heart: Cardiac Findings on Non-gated CT; Update on Pulmonary Embolism; Acute Abdominal Pain; and Interesting Cases in the Abdomen and Pelvis.

Thoracic and Pulmonary

Bronchiectasis: An Imaging Approach; Introduction to HRCT; Lateral Chest Radiograph; Lung Nodules: What Do I Ignore, and What Do I Further Explore?; Small Airways Disease; Challenging CXR Cases; Confidently Diagnosing Lung Cancer; and Pulmonary Infections.

Course Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
  • Identify indications for the use of different imaging modalities (CT/MRI/US) for various abdomino-pelvic organs and conditions
  • Apply practical approaches to diagnosing both benign and malignant diseases of the abdomen and pelvis
  • Anticipate potential pitfalls in abdomino-pelvic imaging and interpretation
  • Recognize postoperative appearances in the upper abdomen
  • Recommend management strategies of incidental findings
  • Interpret and evaluate US elastography studies



UCSF designates this educational activity 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.
The total credits are inclusive of 6.0 in CT, 5.25 in MR, and 3.25 in US.
Series Release: April 16, 2020
Series Expiration: April 15, 2023 (deadline to register for credit)
CME credit is obtained upon successful completion of an activity post-test and evaluation. CME Credit registration forms must be submitted prior to series expiration date. Certificates will be dated upon receipt and cannot be dated retroactively.

Additional Information


Expand Your Skills
Available online, UCSF Abdominal & Pelvic Imaging provides a maximum of 14.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™ and access to unbiased, evidence-based content and case-based reviews so you can expand your knowledge and incorporate the latest guidelines into your daily practice. This activity will help meet the ABR’s Lifelong Learning and Self-Assessment MOC requirements.