Imaging Seminar is organized by American Seminar Institute (ASI).
Course(s) are appropriate for:
Emergency Physicians, Family Practitioners, Pediatricians, Internists, General Practitioners, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants (PA-C's)
Short Course: 10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
Short Course Price:$485
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.
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.