Computed Body Tomography- The Cutting Edge

Johns Hopkins Clinical Update

Stay current with the latest advances in CT technology.

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Keep Up With the Latest Innovations in CT

This is a wide-ranging review from CMEinfo and Johns Hopkins Medicine provides an in-depth review of the various diagnostic uses of CT and the latest advances in CT technology. The course is a convenient way to earn CME credit and stay on top of rapidly changing technologies and principles related to the use of CT scans. Primary focus will be on multidetector/multislice CT and newer systems including dual-source CT scanners. It is the ideal home study course for both training and practicing radiologists and radiologic technologists. An acclaimed team from Johns Hopkins presents 29 40-minute lectures with guest speakers from The Salk Institute for Biological Studies, NYU School of Medicine and other leading institutions.

Convenient CME

A clinically based review, this learn-at-your-own-pace course provides up to 19.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Accessible online, it provides access to unbiased, evidence-based content and case-based reviews so that you may confidently incorporate the latest thinking and guidelines into your daily practice.

View our full list of Topics/Speakers, Faculty, Accreditation and Media Format information.

  • Pattern Recognition and Differential Diagnosis: Cystic Hepatic Mass - Michael P. Federle, MD
  • Pattern Recognition and Differential Diagnosis: Cystic Renal Mass - Michael P. Federle, MD
  • Pattern Recognition and Differential Diagnosis: The Misty Mesentery - Michael P. Federle, MD
  • Thoracoabdominal Trauma: Update on Imaging and Management - Michael P. Federle, MD
  • CT of Incidentalomas: What You Need to Know - Elliot K. Fishman, MD, FACR
  • CT of Renal Tumors - Elliot K. Fishman, MD, FACR
  • CT of the Adrenal Gland: How We Do It - Elliot K. Fishman, MD, FACR
  • Optimization of CT Protocols and Protocol Design - Elliot K. Fishman, MD, FACR
  • Role of Multiplanar and Three Dimension Imaging in CT: Analysis and Interpretation - Elliot K. Fishman, MD, FACR
  • The Missed Diagnosis on CT: Pearls and Pitfalls - Elliot K. Fishman, MD, FACR
  • CT Evaluation of Pulmonary Embolism - Karen M. Horton, MD
  • CT of Pancreatic Masses Beyond Adenocarcinoma - Karen M. Horton, MD
  • CT of the Acute Abdomen: GI Applications - Karen M. Horton, MD
  • CT of the Acute Abdomen: GU Applications - Karen M. Horton, MD
  • Imaging COPD: Basic to Advanced Biomarkers - Ella Kazerooni, MD
  • Key Elements of a Lung Cancer Screening Program - Ella Kazerooni, MD
  • Lung RADS: Structured Reporting Management and Practice Audit for Lung Cancer CT Screening - Ella Kazerooni, MD
  • Patient Centered Radiology - Ella Kazerooni, MD
  • CT Enterography 2015 - Alec J. Megibow, MD, MPH, FACR
  • CT of Bowel Obstruction - Alec J. Megibow, MD, MPH, FACR
  • Dual Energy CT: Abdominal Applications - Alec J. Megibow, MD, MPH, FACR
  • Pancreatic Cysts: More Secure or More Confused? - Alec J. Megibow, MD, MPH, FACR
  • CT Evaluation of Pancreatitis - Siva Raman, MD
  • CT Evaluation of Parenchymal Liver Disease - Siva Raman, MD
  • CT Evaluation of Primary Liver Masses - Siva Raman, MD
  • Congenital Heart Disease in Adults - Marilyn J. Siegel, MD
  • Congenital Lung Lesions in Adults - Marilyn J. Siegel, MD
  • CT of the Pediatric Patients in 2015: How I Do It - Marilyn J. Siegel, MD
  • Radiation Dose in CT: Risks and Imaging Strategies - Marilyn J. Siegel, MD

Activity Director

Elliot K. Fishman, MD, FACR

  • Professor of Radiology and Radiological Science
  • Surgery and Oncology Director
  • Diagnostic Imaging and Body CT
  • Johns Hopkins Medicine

Johns Hopkins Faculty

Karen M. Horton, MD

  • Professor of Radiology and Radiological Science
  • Vice Chair of Operations
  • Johns Hopkins Medicine

 

Siva Raman, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Radiology and Radiological Science
  • Johns Hopkins Medicine

Guest Faculty

Michael P. Federle, MD

  • Professor of Radiology
  • Associate Chair, Education
  • Stanford University
  • Stanford, CA

Ella Kazerooni, MD

  • Professor, Director of Cardiothoracic Radiology
  • University of Michigan
  • Ann Arbor, MI

 

Alec J. Megibow, MD, MPH, FACR

  • Professor of Radiology
  • NYU School of Medicine
  • Director of Outpatient Imaging Services
  • New York, NY

Marilyn J. Siegel, MD

  • Professor of Radiology and Pediatrics
  • Washington University School of Medicine
  • Edward Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology
  • St. Louis, MO

Accreditation

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

Designation

The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 19.25 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: May 15, 2015
Expiration Date: May 15, 2017

A certificate of credit will be provided after successful completion of the activity evaluation and post-test. A minimum passing rate of at least 70%, within three attempts is needed. A $45 processing fee is required before taking the online post-test. Instructions will be provided in the electronic syllabus. Registrations for credit will not be accepted after the expiration date of the activity.

Policy on Speaker and Provider Disclosure

It is the policy of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine that the speaker and provider globally disclose conflicts of interest. The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine OCME has established policies in place that will identify and resolve all conflicts of interest prior to this educational activity. Detailed disclosure will be made in the instructional materials.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this CME activity, you will be better able to:

  • Summarize the latest concepts in the chest and cardiac CT, including coronary artery imaging
  • Analyze the newest applications of 64-slice multidetector/multislice CT
  • Identify the role of CT in GI pathology, including virtual colonoscopy
  • Recognize the latest concepts in liver and renal imaging
  • Define the current role of MDCT/CTA in the evaluation of pancreatic and renal tumors
  • Explain the current role of CT angiography and how to optimize its performance

Intended Audience

This enduring material is designed for radiologists and radiologic technologists.

CONFIDENTIALITY DISCLAIMER FOR CME ACTIVITY PARTICIPANTS

I certify that I am attending a Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine CME activity for accredited training and/or educational purposes. I understand that while I am attending in this capacity, I may be exposed to "protected health information," as that term is defined and used in Hopkins policies and in the federal HIPAA privacy regulations (the "Privacy Regulations"). Protected health information is information about a person's health or treatment that identifies the person.

I pledge and agree to use and disclose any of this protected health information only for the training and/or educational purposes of my visit and to keep the information confidential. I agree not to post or discuss this protected health information, including pictures and/or videos, on any social media site (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, etc.), in any electronic messaging program or through any portable electronic device.

I understand that I may direct to the Johns Hopkins Privacy Officer any questions I have about my obligations under this Confidentiality Pledge or under any of the Hopkins policies and procedures and applicable laws and regulations related to confidentiality. The contact information is: Johns Hopkins Privacy Officer, telephone: 410-735-6509, e-mail: HIPAA@jhmi.edu.

"The Office of Continuing Medical Education at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, as provider of this activity, has relayed information with the CME attendees/participants and certifies that the visitor is attending for training, education and/or observation purposes only."

For CME Questions, please contact the CME Office
(410) 955-2959 or e-mail cmenet@jhmi.edu.
For CME Certificates, please call (410) 502-9634.

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Office of Continuing Medical Education
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Baltimore, Maryland 21205-2195

Reviewed & Approved by:
General Counsel, Johns Hopkins Medicine (4/1/03)
(Updated 4/09 and 3/14)

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