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Emergency Radiology

The University of Washington School of Medicine, Harborview Medical Center, Department of Radiology


  • Features case-based presentations with extensive explanations
    – 15 hours of video
  • What, when, and how of imaging in relation to specific topics
    in emergency medicine
  • Stresses the interaction and communication required to be an effective part of the emergency medicine team
  • Provides guidance in diagnosis of polytrauma, commonly missed diagnoses, and when to change existing protocols
  • Benefits of your CMEinfo home study program:
    – Learn from the experts in the comfort of your home or office
    – No travel costs and time away from your practice
    – Select the lectures that you need to learn from, making your
        learning time as efficient as possible
    – Start, stop, and repeat lectures at your convenience

 
CREDITS Earn up to 15 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
CE RELEASE October 1, 2008
CE EXPIRE October 31, 2011
 
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Program Information


Emergency Radiology provides comprehensive presentations and interactive discussions covering a broad range of emergency imaging including epidemiology and mechanisms of trauma, clinicians’ expectations of imaging and an integrated imaging approach to injuries of the head, neck, spine, torso, pelvis, and appendicular skeleton.
 
 

Intended Audience


This program is intended for practicing radiologists, physicians-in-training, and emergency medicine providers.
 
 

Topics & Speakers


  • Radiation Dose Optimization in the ED
  • Thoracic Vascular Trauma
  • Acute Aortic Syndromes
    Martin L. D. Gunn, MD
  • Clearing the Mediastinum
  • High-Energy Trauma to the Upper Extremity
    Thurman Gillespy, III, MD
  • Cardiac Emergencies
  • Gynecologic Emergencies
    Theodore J. Dubinsky, MD
  • First Trimester Pregnancy Emergencies
  • Scrotal Emergency Imaging
    Robert L. Bree, MD, MHS
  • Nontraumatic Pancreatobiliary Emergencies
    Carlos Cuevas, MD
  • Nontraumatic Neuroemergencies
    James R. Fink, MD
  • Acute Nontraumatic Low Back Pain
  • Blunt Cerebrovascular Injury
    Jeffrey G. Jarvik, MD, MPH
  • Cervical Spine Trauma
  • Pediatric Cervical Spine Trauma
    Wendy A. Cohen, MD
  • Extremity CTA in Trauma: Parts I & II
  • Integrating Extremity and Pelvic CTA with Whole Body Imaging
  • MDCT of Bowel and Mesenteric Trauma
  • MDCT of Splenic, Hepatic, Pancreatic and Biliary Injuries
    Jorge Soto, MD
  • Nuclear Medicine Emergency Imaging
    Andrew Shields, MD
  • Emergencies of Transplant Patients
    Manjiri Dighe, MD
  • Imaging of Acute Stroke
    Norman J. Beauchamp,MD,MHS
  • Traumatic Head Injuries
    Sung LoGerfo, MD
  • Maxillofacial and Skull Base Trauma
    Asako Miyakoshi, MD
  • Renal and Bladder Trauma
    Joel Gross, MD
  • Thoracolumbar Spine Trauma
  • Pelvic Fractures
  • Ankle Trauma
  • Pitfalls in Lower Extremity Imaging
  • Gunshot Wounds
    Anthony J. Wilson, MB, ChB
  • Pediatric Musculoskeletal Emergencies
    Shawn E. Parnell, MD
  • Child Abuse
    Stephen L. Done, MD
  • Biomechanics of Musculoskeletal Trauma
  • Low Energy Upper Extremity Trauma, Part 1 & 2
    Felix S. Chew, MD
  • Pediatric Chest and Airway Emergencies
    Teresa Chapman, MD
  • Pediatric Gastrointestinal Emergencies
    Mahesh Thapa, MD
 

Course Co-Chairs

Joel A. Gross, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Radiology
Section of Emergency Radiology
Eric J. Stern, MD
Professor
Departments of Radiology & Medicine
Vice Chair
Academic Affairs, Radiology
 

University of Washington Faculty

Norman J. Beauchamp, MD, MHS
Professor & Chairman
Department of Radiology

Robert L. Bree, MD, MHS
Professor
Department of Radiology
Sections of Body Imaging & Emergency Radiology

Teresa Chapman, MD
Acting Assistant Professor
Department of Radiology
Section of Pediatric Radiology

Felix S. Chew, MD
Professor
Department of Radiology
Director
Section of Musculoskeletal Radiology

Wendy A. Cohen, MD
Professor
Departments of Radiology & Neurological Surgery
Vice Chair
Department of Radiology
Chief of Service, Radiology
Harborview Medical Center

Carlos Cuevas, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Radiology
Section of Body Imaging

Manjiri Dighe, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Radiology
Section of Body Imaging

Stephen L. Done, MD
Clinical Associate Professor
Department of Radiology
Children’s Hospital & Regional Medical Center

Theodore J. Dubinsky, MD
Associate Professor
Departments of Radiology & OB/GYN
Director
Section of Body Imaging

 

James R. Fink, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Radiology
Section of Neuroradiology

Thurman Gillespy, III, MD
Clinical Associate Professor
Department of Radiology

Martin L. D. Gunn, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Radiology
Section of Body Imaging & Emergency Radiology

Jeffrey G. Jarvik, MD, MPH
Professor
Departments of Radiology & Neurosurgery

Sung LoGerfo, MD
Fellow
Department of Radiology
Section of Neuroradiology

Asako Miyakoshi, MD
Senior Fellow
Department of Radiology
Section of Neuroradiology

Shawn E. Parnell, MD
Acting Assistant Professor
Department of Radiology
Section of Pediatric Radiology

Mahesh Thapa, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Radiology
Section of Pediatric Radiology

Anthony J. Wilson, MB, ChB
Clinical Professor
Department of Radiology

Andrew Shields, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Radiology

 

Guest Faculty

Jorge Soto, MD
Associate Professor and Vice-Chairman
Department of Radiology
Section of Body Imaging
Boston University Medical Center
Boston, Massachusetts


 
 

Learning Objectives


After Viewing This Program, Participants Should Be Able To:
  • Explain the important clinical questions that need to be answered to optimize treatment for the most common types of emergency-related abnormalities
  • Discuss the “what, when, and how” of imaging in relation to specific topics in emergency medicine
  • Discuss pitfalls in emergency-related diagnosis and how to avoid them

 
 

Accreditation


The University ofWashington School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
 
 

Credit Designation Statement


The University of Washington School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 15.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The American Board of Radiology accepts this CME certified activity towards the AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ requirement as established in the maintenance of certification criteria. This educational activity is a DVD format. The activity was planned for practicing radiologists, physicians-in-training, and emergency medicine providers. It is estimated that it should take the average learner 15 hours, including completion of the activity evaluation, to conclude the activity.

Release date: October 2008
Credits expire: October 2011

CME credit is obtained upon successful completion of a program evaluation. A $38 processing fee must accompany the
completed evaluation application.