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National Diagnostic Imaging Symposium™

Presented by Oakstone and World Class CME

The National Diagnostic Imaging Symposium™ course is now available on DVD and MP4 formats to fit your schedule and preparation preference.

This activity features up to 40 faculty and 120 topics. Radiology sub-specialties presented include: Musculoskeletal Imaging, Cardiovascular Radiology, Gastrointestinal Radiology, Genitourinary Radiology, Chest Radiology, Emergency Radiology, Neuroradiology, Ultrasound, Breast Imaging & Breast MRI.

For information on upcoming live World Class CME courses go to worldclasscme.com


 
CREDITS Earn up to 71 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
CE RELEASE March 1, 2014
CE EXPIRE February 28, 2017
ONLINE PRICE $1,295.00
(You will be redirected to Oakstone.com)
 

Intended Audience


The activity was designed for community radiologists who routinely are called upon to perform diagnostic imaging in various subspecialties and need to be proficient in several modalities.
 
 

Topics & Speakers


MUSCULOSKELETAL
  • Human Tendons with Emphasis on the
    Rotator Cuff of the Shoulder
  • Glenohumeral Joint Instability:
    All You Need to Know
  • Elbow Instability with Emphasis on
    the Critical Ligaments and
    Other Stabilizing Structures
    Donald L. Resnick, MD
  • MRI of the Ankle: Chronic Lateral Pain
  • MRI of the Lumbar Spine: Disc Disease
  • MRI of the Shoulder: Mimics and Pitfalls
    Clyde A. Helms, MD
  • MRI/Arthroscopy Correlation: The Shoulder
  • MRI of the Wrist: A Case-Based Approach
  • MRI of Soft Tissue Masses
    Cree M. Gaskin, MD
  • MRI of the Knee: What the Surgeon
    Wants to Know
  • MRI of Osseous Trauma: Bone Bruises
    and Beyond
  • MRI of Athletic Injuries of the Pelvis
    and Proximal Femurs

    Mark W. Anderson, MD
BREAST IMAGING
  • My Approach to Screening Mammography
  • The Breast Imaging Audit – Beyond the Basics
  • A Multimodality Approach to Breast Cancer
    Michael N. Linver, MD, FACR
  • Breast Tomosynthesis – Concepts and Rationale
  • An Update on High Risk Lesions
  • Asymmetries – From Perception
    To Management
    Margarita L. Zuley, MD
  • Missed Cancers at Mammography –
    What Types are Missed?
  • Missed Cancers at Mammography –
    How to Reduce the Misses
  • Missed Cancers at Mammography –
    A Practical Case Review
    Edward A. Sickles, MD
  • Problem Solving and Strategies in Stereotactic
    and Ultrasound Breast Biopsy
  • Challenges in Breast Ultrasound
  • Complicated Cases
    Catherine S. Giess, MD
GASTROINTESTINAL RADIOLOGY
  • CTC for Population Screening
  • CTC for Evaluation of Symptomatic Patients
  • Imaging RLQ and LLQ Pain
    Perry J. Pickhardt, MD
  • MRI Anorectum: Malignant Disease
  • Acute and Chronic Pancreatitis
  • Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma: MDCT and MRI
    Koenraad J. Mortele, MD
  • Imaging the Liver in Cirrhosis: What is Key?
  • MRCP: Technique and Applications
  • “The Others”: Non-HCC Tumors of the Liver
    Aliya Qayyum, MBBS
  • The Enterocolitides: Can You Tell
    Them Apart?
  • Biliary Tract Malignancies:
    Diagnosis and Staging
  • How to Handle Incidental Lesions
    of Liver and Pancreas
    Richard M. Gore, MD
BREAST MRI
  • Basic Interpretation of Breast MR
  • Benign Lesions in Breast MR
  • DCIS – New Data and Interpretation Methods
    Steven E. Harms, MD
  • BiRads-3 in Breast MR – Where Do We Stand?
  • Foci and Non-mass Enhancement
  • MR Guided Biopsy – Tips and Tricks
    Reni S. Butler, MD
  • MR in Breast Implant Evaluation
  • MR Cases to Leave for Your Partner
  • Preoperative Planning and the Controversies
    of Breast MR
    Pamela M. Otto, MD, FACR
  • MR of Mammographically Occult and
    Recurrent Breast Cancer
  • MR Cancer Staging – Breast and Body Imaging
  • High Risk Surveillance – Contributions
    of Breast MR
    Bruce A. Porter, MD, FACR
EMERGENCY RADIOLOGY
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Cervical Spine Trauma
  • Thoracic and Lumbar Spine Trauma
    Wayne S. Kubal, MD
  • CT for the Diagnosis of PE,
    a 10 Step QI Program
  • Blunt Trauma with Aortic Injury
  • Blunt (Non-Aortic) Chest Trauma
    Caroline Chiles, MD
  • Intraperitoneal Abdominal Trauma
  • Extraperitoneal Abdominal Trauma
  • Acute Right Lower Quadrant
    Abdominal Pain
    Robert A. Novelline, MD, FACR
  • Acetabular Fractures: Simplified Approach
    to a Complex Fracture
  • Ankle Trauma: Advanced Anatomy,
    Imaging and Classification
  • Foot Trauma: Advanced Imaging of
    Subtle and Complex Injuries
    Eric A. Brandser, MD
 

 

 

 

GENITOURINARY RADIOLOGY
  • Incidental Cystic Renal Masses: How to Report Them Even When Not Characterized
  • MRI of Solid Renal Masses
  • CT Urography for Hematuria: New Techniques
    and New Guidelines
    Stuart G. Silverman, MD, FACR
  • MRI of Mullerian Duct Anomalies
  • Uterine Artery Embolization: Role of MRI for
    Patient Selection and Post Treatment Surveillance
  • MRI of Gynaecologic Malignancies
    Susan M. Ascher, MD
  • MRI of Benign Uterine Conditions
  • MRI of the Adrenal Gland
  • MRI of Endometriosis
    Evan S. Siegelman, MD
  • Pseudotumors in GU Imaging
  • Imaging and Evidence-based Management
    of Adnexal Incidentalomas
  • CT and MR in Pregnancy
    Fergus V. Coakley, MD
CARDIOVASCULAR RADIOLOGY
  • Performance of Cardiac CTA
  • Cardiac CTA Pitfalls
  • Coronary Revascularization: CABG and Stents
    Shawn D. Teague, MD
  • The Triple Rule Out: Advantages and Challenges
  • CTA of Thoracic and Abdominal Aorta
  • Dual Energy CT: Vascular Applications
    Elliott K. Fishman, MD
  • Applications of Cardiac MRI
  • Contrast Enhanced MRA at 1.5 and 3T
  • Interesting Cardiac MRI Cases
    Scott B. Reeder, MD
  • Renal and Mesenteric Doppler
  • Essentials of Carotid Doppler
  • Peripheral Arterial Evaluation
    John S. Pellerito, MD
ULTRASOUND
  • Abdominal Ultrasound: Interesting Cases
  • Mistakes to Avoid in Routine Obstetric Ultrasound
  • Evaluation of the Acute Scrotum
    Thomas C. Winter, III, MD
  • Sonography of the Shoulder
  • Doppler Pearls and Pitfalls
  • Advanced Gallbladder Sonography
    William D. Middleton, MD
  • Renal Sonography – 50 Shades of Gray
  • Sonography of the Uterus – Practical Tips
  • Ultrasound of the Adnexa – What’s Important
    & What’s Not
    Beverly G. Coleman, MD, FACR
  • Ectopic Pregnancy: Diagnosis
  • Thyroid Ultrasound by the Numbers
  • Sonography of the First Trimester
    Peter M. Doubilet, MD, PhD
CHEST RADIOLOGY
  • Airspace Disease: When It’s NOT Pneumonia
  • COPD: An Update
  • Pulmonary Hypertension: Classification
    and Imaging
    Kendra L. Fisher, MD
  • Lymphoproliferative Disorders of the Chest
  • Congenital Thoracic Lesions Found in Adults
  • Airway Disease: Case-Based Review
    H. Page McAdams, MD
  • Fact or Myth: Breaking Down
    Cardiopulmonary Dogma
  • Realtor’s Approach to the CXR: Location,
    Location, Location
  • Pulmonary Thromboembolic Disease:
    Challenging Conventional Wisdoms
    Marc V. Gosselin, MD
  • HRCT of the Secondary Pulmonary Lobule:
    Anatomy and Image
  • HRCT: Approach to Ground Glass Opacity
  • HRCT: Approach to Fibrotic Lung Disease
    W. Richard Webb, MD
NEURORADIOLOGY
  • Epilepsy Imaging
  • CNS Venous Disease
  • Neuro Case Differentials: Thinking, Fast and Slow
    Howard A. Rowley, MD
  • Lumbar Spine: Imaging and Intervention
  • Cranial Nerves I-VI
  • Cranial Nerves VII-XII
    Blake A. Johnson, MD
  • Inflammatory and Infectious Disorders of
    the Spine
  • Spine Neoplasms
  • AVM’s: A to Z
    Erik Gaensler, MD
  • Pediatrics for the “General Neuroradiologist”
  • Stroke Update
  • Normal Variants in Brain MRI
    Daniel P. Barboriak, MD
ADVANCED TOPICS IN BREAST
  • The Dense Breast Controversy
  • Contrast Enhanced Digital Mammography
    Maxine S. Jochelson, MD
  • I-125 Radioactive Seed Localizations
    Michael J. Ulissey, MD
  • Breast Masses in Children and Adolescents
  • Radiation Risks in Childhood and Pregnancy –
    What to Do Next
    Marilyn J. Siegel, MD
  • Molecular Breast Imaging – PET, BSGI, and
    Gamma Biopsy
  • Screening Ultrasound in Breast Imaging
  • 3D Automated Breast Ultrasound – How Do You
    Integrate Into Clinical Practice
    Rachel F. Brem, MD

 
 

Faculty


Musculoskeletal Imaging

Mark W. Anderson, MD
PROGRAM DIRECTOR
University of Virginia

Cree M. Gaskin, MD
University of Virginia Health Sciences Center

Clyde A. Helms, MD
Duke University

Donald L. Resnick, MD
University of California, San Diego

Breast Imaging

Catherine S. Giess, MD
Harvard Medical School
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Michael N. Linver, MD, FACR
University of New Mexico School of Medicine

Edward A. Sickles, MD
University of California, San Francisco

Michael J. Ulissey, MD
PROGRAM DIRECTOR
Breast Diagnostic Centers
Auburn and Federal Way, Washington

Margarita L. Zuley, MD
University of Pittsburgh

Gastrointestinal Radiology

Richard M. Gore, MD
PROGRAM DIRECTOR
University of Chicago

Koenraad J. Mortele, MD
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Perry J. Pickhardt, MD
University of Wisconsin
School of Medicine & Public Health

Aliya Qayyum, MBBS
University of California, San Francisco

Breast MRI

Reni S. Butler, MD
Yale University

Steven E. Harms, MD
University of Arkansas and
The Breast Center of Northwest Arkansas

Pamela M. Otto, MD, FACR
University of Texas
Health Science Center at San Antonio

Bruce A. Porter, MD, FACR
Swedish-First Hill Diagnostic Imaging, Seattle

Michael J. Ulissey, MD
PROGRAM DIRECTOR
Breast Diagnostic Centers
Auburn and Federal Way, Washington

Emergency Radiology

Eric A. Brandser, MD
Radiology Associates of Northern Kentucky

Caroline Chiles, MD
Wake Forest University

Wayne S. Kubal, MD
University of Arizona in Tucson

Robert A. Novelline, MD, FACR
PROGRAM DIRECTOR
Harvard Medical School

Genitourinary Radiology

Susan M. Ascher, MD
Georgetown University

Fergus V. Coakley, MD
Oregon Health & Science University

Evan S. Siegelman, MD
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Stuart G. Silverman, MD, FACR
PROGRAM DIRECTOR
Harvard Medical School

Cardiovascular Radiology

Elliott K. Fishman, MD
John Hopkins University School of Medicine

Shawn D. Teague, MD
Indiana University School of Medicine

John S. Pellerito, MD
PROGRAM DIRECTOR
Hofstra North Shore - LIJ School of Medicine

Scott B. Reeder, MD
University of Wisconsin

Ultrasound

Beverly G. Coleman, MD, FACR
University of Pennsylvania

Peter M. Doubilet, MD, PhD
Harvard Medical School

William D. Middleton, MD
Washington University School of Medicine

Thomas C. Winter, III, MD
PROGRAM DIRECTOR
University of Utah School of Medicine

Chest Radiology

Kendra L. Fisher, MD
PROGRAM DIRECTOR
Loma Linda University School of Medicine

Marc V. Gosselin, MD
Oregon Health & Science University

H. Page McAdams, MD
Duke University Medical Center

W. Richard Webb, MD
University of California, San Francisco

Neuroradiology

Daniel P. Barboriak, MD
Duke University Medical Center

Erik Gaensler, MD
PROGRAM DIRECTOR
Bay Imaging Consultants

Blake A. Johnson, MD
Center for Diagnostic Imaging

Howard A. Rowley, MD
University of Wisconsin

Advanced Topics in Breast

Rachel F. Brem, MD
The George Washington University Medical Center

Maxine S. Jochelson, MD
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Marilyn J. Siegel, MD
Washington University School of Medicine

Michael J. Ulissey, MD
PROGRAM DIRECTOR
Breast Diagnostic Centers
Auburn and Federal Way, Washington


 
 

Objectives


At the conclusion of this CME activity, participants will be able to:
  • Discuss current practice in the sub-specialties of diagnostic radiology
  • Use MRI to diagnose joint disorders
  • Improve diagnostic accuracy in breast imaging
  • Describe protocols and uses for MDCT imaging of heart, aorta, colon and pancreas
  • Utilize MR angiography appropriately
  • Understand ultrasound imaging of the abdomen, thyroid and pelvis
  • Establish ability to screen with automated breast ultrasound
  • Increase diagnostic capabilities in emergency radiology
  • Know current approach to differential diagnosis of pulmonary diseases
  • Implement protocols for MRI of the head, abdomen, breast and musculoskeletal system

 
 

Accreditation


Oakstone Publishing, LLC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
 
 

Designation


Oakstone Publishing designates this enduring material for a maximum of 71 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Credits are inclusive of: 30.25 hours MRI 28.25 hours CT, 12.5 hours Ultrasound, 0.5 hours Nuclear, 11.5 hours Genitourinary, 8.75 hours Cardiovascular, 9 hours Breast MRI, 6.25 hours Breast Ultrasound, 4.25 hours Nuclear Breast Imaging, 9.75 hours Digital Mammography, 2.5 hours Ultrasound-Guided Breast Biopsy, 3.25 hours Stereotactic Breast Biopsy, 2 hours MRI-Guided Breast Biopsy, 11.75 hours Musculoskeletal, 8.25 hours Neuroradiology, 9.5 hours Chest, 8.5 hours Gastrointestinal, 2 hours Head and Neck, 2.25 hours Body

Date of Original Release: March 1, 2014
Date Credits Expire: February 28, 2017