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National Diagnostic Imaging Symposium™ - 2015

World Class CME and Oakstone Clinical Update

Improve medical knowledge and skills in a variety of radiology sub-specialties and body systems.

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Gain Expertise in the Field

World Class CME's National Diagnostic Imaging Symposium™ - 2015 is a comprehensive program, featuring 140 lectures across 10 subspecialties and will help you to better:

  • Use MDCT and MR in evaluating the abdomen, liver, pancreas, spleen and bowel
  • Apply ultrasound in obstetrical, gynecological, cardiovascular and other organ system evaluations
  • Evaluate genitourinary malignancies, masses and anomalies with MRI, CT and US
  • Understand the newest breast screening and diagnostic technologies
  • Use CT angiography in cardiovascular imaging
  • Stage and interpret CT findings within a lung cancer-screening program
  • And more...

Convenient CME

National Diagnostic Imaging Symposium - 2015 offers the guidance you need in the format that works with your schedule, along with an  opportunity to earn a maximum of 63.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Available via online or DVD video, this program provides access to unbiased, evidence-based content and case-based reviews so 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.

Chest Radiology

  • Lung Cancer Screening: Current Evidence and Recommendations - Caroline Chiles, MD
  • Lung Cancer Staging: Concepts and Controversies - H. Page McAdams, MD
  • Imaging of the Large Airways - Jeffrey P. Kanne, MD, FCCP
  • Imaging of the Small Airways - W. Richard Webb, MD
  • Lung Cancer Screening: Lung Nodule Classification - Caroline Chiles, MD
  • Drug and Radiation-Induced Lung Disease - H. Page McAdams, MD
  • Pulmonary Manifestations of Collagen Vascular Disease - Jeffrey P. Kanne, MD, FCCP
  • HRCT of the Interstitial Pneumonias: Cases You Will See - W. Richard Webb, MD
  • Lung Cancer Screening: Repeat Annual Screens - Caroline Chiles, MD
  • Imaging the Mediastinum: Case-Based Review - H. Page McAdams, MD
  • Smoking Related Diffuse Lung Diseases - Jeffrey P. Kanne, MD, FCCP
  • Imaging of Acute Pulmonary Embolism - W. Richard Webb, MD
  • Questions & Answers

Musculoskeletal Radiology

  • Spinal Compression Fractures: When to Worry - Mark J. Kransdorf, MD
  • Incidental Soft Tissue Lesions: When to Worry - Mark J. Kransdorf, MD
  • Incidental Osseous Lesions: When to Worry - Mark J. Kransdorf, MD
  • Throwing Injuries of the Shoulder - Laura Bancroft, MD
  • Postoperative Imaging of the Shoulder - Laura Bancroft, MD
  • Sports-Related Elbow Injuries - Laura Bancroft, MD
  • MRI of the Knee: Unraveling the Posterolateral Corner - Mark W. Anderson, MD
  • MRI of the Knee: Medial Pathology - Mark W. Anderson, MD
  • MRI of the Patient with Hip and Groin Pain: Where to Look - Mark W. Anderson, MD
  • Questions & Answers

Breast MRI

  • Breast MR – Indications and BI-RADS Interpretation - Bonnie N. Joe, MD, PhD
  • Imaging Breast Biology by MR- Elizabeth A. Morris, MD
  • Controversies in Breast MR – What Does the Data Say? - Steven E. Harms, MD
  • MR in Locally Advanced Breast Cancer: Neoadjuvant and Therapy Monitoring - Bruce A. Porter, MD, FACR
  • Optimizing Breast MR for the Clinical Radiologist - Bonnie N. Joe, MD, PhD
  • Breast MR Biopsy – Pearls and Pitfalls - Elizabeth A. Morris, MD
  • We Know What to Call Malignant – What Do We Call Benign? - Steven E. Harms, MD
  • MR of Carcinoma in Situ. One of its Best Indications? - Bruce A. Porter, MD, FACR
  • Emerging Technology in Breast MR: DWI and Spectroscopy - Bonnie N. Joe, MD, PhD
  • Does Screening MR Save Lives? - Elizabeth A. Morris, MD
  • Evaluating the Post-Surgical Breast - Steven E. Harms, MD
  • Unusual Breast MR Cases, Valuable Teaching Tools - Bruce A. Porter, MD, FACR
  • Questions & Answers

Genitourinary Radiology

  • CT Urography of the Ureters - Stuart G. Silverman, MD, FACR
  • MRI of Ovarian Cancer- Evan S. Siegelman, MD
  • What’s New in Prostate MRI: PIRADS and Other Advances - Fergus V. Coakley, MD
  • MRI of Gynecologic Malignancy: Uterus and Cervix - Susan M. Ascher, MD
  • MRI of Endometriosis: Pearls and Pitfalls - Evan S. Siegelman, MD
  • Malpractice and Genitourinary Imaging: What You Need to Know - Fergus V. Coakley, MD
  • Leiomyoma vs. Leiomyosarcoma: Is There a Role for MRI? - Susan M. Ascher, MD
  • Incompletely Characterized Renal Masses - Stuart G. Silverman, MD, FACR
  • Evidence-Based, Practical Approach to Adnexal Incidentalomas - Fergus V. Coakley, MD
  • MRI of Congenital Uterine Anomalies - Susan M. Ascher, MD
  • Adrenal Gland Masses - Stuart G. Silverman, MD, FACR
  • Questions & Answers

Neuroradiology

  • Intracranial Tumors and Tumor Mimics - Blake A. Johnson, MD, FACR
  • Stroke Update 2015- Daniel P. Barboriak, MD
  • AVM’s: A to Z - Erik Gaensler, MD
  • Introduction to Neck Anatomy - Amit M. Saindane, MD
  • Radiologist’s Approach to Low Back Pain - Blake A. Johnson, MD, FACR
  • Orbit-What You Really Need to Know - Daniel P. Barboriak, MD
  • Spine Neoplasms - Erik Gaensler, MD
  • Intracranial Pressure Disorders - Amit M. Saindane, MD
  • Imaging Evaluation of CNS Infections - Blake A. Johnson, MD, FACR
  • Neuroimaging for Seizure Patients - Daniel P. Barboriak, MD
  • Inflammatory and Infectious Disorders of the Spine - Erik Gaensler, MD
  • Sellar and Parasellar Lesions - Amit M. Saindane, MD
  • Questions & Answers

Breast Imaging

  • Correlating Ultrasound with Mammograms and Clinical Findings - A. Thomas Stavros, MD, FACR
  • Screening with Tomosynthesis: How It Will Change Your Practice - Reni S. Butler, MD
  • Subtle Cancers at Screening Mammography – What Are the Findings and How to Increase the Frequency of Detection - Edward A. Sickles, MD
  • Subtle Cancers at Screening Mammography – A Practical Case Review - Edward A. Sickles, MD
  • Problem Solving and Strategies in Image Guided Biopsy - Catherine S. Giess, MD
  • Tomosynthesis in the Diagnostic Environment: Shrinking Workups and Improved Outcomes - Reni S. Butler, MD
  • Ultrasound Evaluation of Nipple Discharge - A. Thomas Stavros, MD, FACR
  • Breast Abscess, Diagnosis, Differentials, and Management - Catherine S. Giess, MD
  • Tomosynthesis and the Dilemma of Architectural Distortion - Reni S. Butler, MD
  • 3D Ultrasound. More than Just Bells and Whistles - A. Thomas Stavros, MD, FACR
  • Complicated Cases and What They Can Teach Us - Catherine S. Giess, MD
  • Questions & Answers

Gastrointestinal Radiology

  • Incidental Findings at Abdominal CT - Perry J. Pickhardt, MD
  • Acute Pancreatitis - Koenraad J. Mortele, MD
  • MR for the Non-Traumatic Acute Abdomen - Perry J. Pickhardt, MD
  • Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma - Koenraad J. Mortele, MD
  • MDCT Evaluation of the Spleen - Elliot K. Fishman, MD
  • Evaluation of Bowel Ischemia - Richard M. Gore, MD
  • MDCT Evaluation of Parenchymal Liver Disease - Elliot K. Fishman, MD
  • Abdominal Complications in the Oncology Patient - Richard M. Gore, MD
  • Avoiding Misdiagnosis of Acute GI Tract Pathology - Perry J. Pickhardt, MD
  • Cystic Pancreatic Neoplasms - Koenraad J. Mortele, MD
  • MDCT of Hepatic Masses: A Pattern Approach - Elliot K. Fishman, MD
  • Diagnosis and Staging of Biliary Neoplasms - Richard M. Gore, MD
  • Questions & Answers

Ultrasound

  • Ultrasound of the Endometrium - Thomas C. Winter III, MD
  • Saline Infusion Sonohysterography - Thomas C. Winter III, MD
  • Thyroid Ultrasound by the Numbers - Peter Doubilet, MD, PhD
  • US Evaluation of Complications Post Vascular Intervention - Leslie M. Scoutt, MD
  • Sonography of Renal Masses - William D. Middleton, MD
  • The Painful Scrotum - Thomas C. Winter III, MD
  • Ectopic Pregnancy: Diagnosis - Peter Doubilet, MD, PhD
  • A Practical Approach to US Evaluation of Adnexal Masses - Leslie M. Scoutt, MD
  • Sonography of Liver Masses - William D. Middleton, MD
  • Obstetrical Measurements: Which Ones Are Important? - Peter Doubilet, MD, PhD
  • The Basics of the Carotid US Examination - Leslie M. Scoutt, MD
  • Advanced Gallbladder Sonography - William D. Middleton MD
  • Questions & Answers

Advanced Topics in Breast

  • Contrast Enhanced Digital Mammography – What More Have We Learned? - Maxine S. Jochelson, MD
  • The Future of Breast Cancer Screening - Maxine S. Jochelson, MD
  • MRI for Equivocal Mammographic Findings: Help or Hindrance? - Catherine S. Giess, MD
  • Ultrasound of Breast Implants - A. Thomas Stavros, MD, FACR
  • Ultrasound Assessment of Regional Lymph Nodes - A. Thomas Stavros, MD, FACR
  • Regional Lymph Nodes in Light of the Z-11 Data - A. Thomas Stavros, MD, FACR
  • Emerging Technology - Optoacoustic Imaging - Reni S. Butler, MD
  • Automated Whole Breast Ultrasound - Rachel F. Brem, MD, FACR
  • Questions & Answers

Emergency Radiology

  • Traumatic Brain Injury - Wayne S. Kubal, MD
  • Pulmonary Embolism - Constantine Raptis, MD
  • Acute CNS Infections - Wayne S. Kubal, MD
  • Cervical Spine Trauma - Wayne S. Kubal, MD
  • Intraperitoneal Abdominal Trauma - Robert A. Novelline, MD, FACR
  • Critical Care Chest Radiology - Constantine Raptis, MD
  • Extraperitoneal Abdominal Trauma - Robert A. Novelline, MD, FACR
  • Management of Incidental Findings on ED Chest Radiology - Constantine Raptis, MD
  • Thoracolumbar Spine Trauma - Eric A. Brandser, MD
  • Acute RLQ Pain; Imaging of Appendicitis & Appendicitis Mimics - Robert A. Novelline, MD, FACR
  • Pelvic and Hip Trauma - Eric A. Brandser, MD
  • Foot and Ankle Trauma - Eric A. Brandser, MD
  • Questions & Answers

Cardiovascular Radiology

  • What You Need to Know About the Coronary Artery Evaluation - Elliot K. Fishman, MD
  • Advanced Carotid Doppler Interpretation - John S. Pellerito, MD
  • CTA of AAA and Aortic Endograft: Pre- and Post-Evaluation - Myron A. Pozniak, MD
  • CTA of the GI Tract: Syndromes and Acute Pathologies - Elliot K. Fishman, MD
  • Peripheral Arterial Examination - John S. Pellerito, MD
  • Interactive Case Interpretation - Myron A. Pozniak, MD
  • CTA of Vascular Genetic Syndromes - Elliot K. Fishman, MD
  • Evaluation of Renal and Mesenteric Arteries - John S. Pellerito, MD
  • Questions & Answers

Chest Radiology

H. Page McAdams, MD

  • PROGRAM DIRECTOR
  • Duke University Medical Center

Caroline Chiles, MD

  • Wake Forest University

 

Jeffrey P. Kanne, MD, FCCP

  • University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

W. Richard Webb, MD

  • University of California, San Francisco

Musculoskeletal

Mark W. Anderson, MD

  • PROGRAM DIRECTOR
  • University of Virginia

Laura Bancroft, MD

  • Florida State University School of Medicine

 

Mark J. Kransdorf, MD

  • Mayo Clinic

Breast MRI

Michael J. Ulissey, MD, FACR

  • PROGRAM DIRECTOR
  • Breast Diagnostic Centers
  • Auburn and Federal Way, Washington

Steven E. Harms, MD

  • University of Arkansas and the Breast Center of Northwest Arkansas

 

Bonnie N. Joe, MD, PhD

  • UCSF Women’s Imaging

Elizabeth A. Morris, MD

  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Bruce A. Porter, MD, FACR

  • Swedish-First Hill Diagnostic Imaging Seattle

Genitourinary Radiology

Stuart G. Silverman, MD, FACR

  • PROGRAM DIRECTOR
  • Harvard Medical School

Susan M. Ascher, MD

  • Georgetown University

 

Fergus V. Coakley, MD

  • Oregon Health & Science University

Evan S. Siegelman, MD

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Neuroradiology

Erik Gaensler, MD

  • PROGRAM DIRECTOR
  • Bay Imaging Consultants

Daniel P. Barboriak, MD

  • Duke University Medical Center

 

Blake A. Johnson, MD, FACR

  • Center for Diagnostic Imaging

Amit M. Saindane, MD

  • Emory University School of Medicine

Breast Imaging

Michael J. Ulissey, MD, FACR

  • PROGRAM DIRECTOR
  • Breast Diagnostic Centers
  • Auburn and Federal Way, Washington

Reni S. Butler, MD

  • Yale University

 

Catherine S. Giess, MD

  • Harvard Medical School/Brigham and Women's Hospital

Edward A. Sickles, MD

  • University of California, San Francisco

A. Thomas Stavros, MD, FACR

  • University of Texas Health Sciences Center in San Antonio

Gastrointestinal Radiology

Richard M. Gore, MD

  • PROGRAM DIRECTOR
  • University of Chicago

Elliot K. Fishman, MD

  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

 

Koenraad J. Mortele, MD

  • Harvard Medical School

Perry J. Pickhardt, MD

  • University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Ultrasound

Thomas C. Winter III, MD

  • PROGRAM DIRECTOR
  • University of Utah School of Medicine

Peter Doubilet, MD, PhD

  • Harvard Medical School/Brigham and Women's Hospital

 

William D. Middleton, MD

  • Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology

Leslie M. Scoutt, MD

  • Yale School of Medicine

Advanced Topics in Breast

Michael J. Ulissey, MD, FACR

  • PROGRAM DIRECTOR
  • Breast Diagnostic Centers
  • Auburn and Federal Way, Washington

Rachel F. Brem, MD, FACR

  • The George Washington University Medical Center

Reni S. Butler, MD

  • Yale University

 

Catherine S. Giess, MD

  • Harvard Medical School/Brigham and Women's Hospital

Maxine S. Jochelson, MD

  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

A. Thomas Stavros, MD, FACR

  • University of Texas Health Sciences Center in San Antonio

Emergency Radiology

Robert A. Novelline, MD, FACR

  • PROGRAM DIRECTOR
  • Harvard Medical School

Eric A. Brandser, MD

  • Radiology Associates of Northern Kentucky

 

Wayne S. Kubal, MD

  • University of Arizona in Tucson

Constantine Raptis, MD

  • Washington University School of Medicine

Cardiovascular Radiology

John S. Pellerito, MD

  • PROGRAM DIRECTOR
  • Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine

 

Elliot K. Fishman, MD

  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Myron A. Pozniak, MD

  • University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Accreditation

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

Designation

Oakstone Publishing, LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 63.25 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: 20.75 hours MRI, 23.75 hours CT, 15.25 hours Ultrasound, 2.0 hours Nuclear, 9.25 hours Genitourinary, 6.25 hours Cardiovascular, 7.25 hours Breast MRI, 5.5 hours Breast Ultrasound, 0.5 hours Nuclear Breast Imaging, 6.75 hours Digital Mammography, 4.5 hours Ultrasound-Guided Breast Biopsy, 3.25 hours Stereotactic Breast Biopsy, 1.5 hours MRI-Guided Breast Biopsy, 2.5 hours Musculoskeletal, 5.75 hours Neuroradiology, 7.75 hours Chest, 8.75 hours Gastrointestinal, 2.5 hours Head and Neck, 19.25 hours Body, 2.0 hours MRA.

Date of Original Release: February 15, 2016
Date Credits Expire: February 15, 2019

CME credit is awarded upon successful completion of a course evaluation and a post-test.

Unique Learning Objectives

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

  • Increase diagnostic capabilities in multiple radiology sub-specialties.
  • Effectively use MDCT and MR imaging to evaluate the abdomen, liver, pancreas, spleen and bowel.
  • Apply ultrasound to obstetrical evaluations and beyond, including gynecological, cardiovascular and other organ systems.
  • Utilize MRI to assess injury and disease in the knee, wrist, elbow and shoulder.
  • Improve assessment of genitourinary malignancies, masses and anomalies using MRI, CT and US.
  • Plan the appropriate imaging of emergency department patients.
  • Improve diagnostic accuracy in breast imaging and distinguish advantages of the newest breast screening and diagnostic technologies.
  • Determine the indications and applications of CT Angiography in cardiovascular imaging.
  • Correctly interpret and stage CT findings in the context of a lung cancer-screening program.

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.

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