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UCSF Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Imaging

University of California San Francisco Clinical Update

Earn credit, stay current and learn from thought leaders in cardiac and pulmonary radiology.
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Wide-Ranging Clinical Update

This program offers recorded lectures from distinguished professors and practicing radiologists from the University of California San Francisco School of Medicine, one of the world’s leading institutions for radiology and biomedical imaging. Designed for radiologists looking to improve their diagnostic skills in cardiac and pulmonary imaging, this course will improve your ability to:

  • Confidently interpret high-resolution CT scans of the lungs and provide focused differential diagnoses
  • Describe a practical approach to the imaging of lung infections and pleural diseases
  • Understand typical manifestations of acute and chronic aortic diseases

A Thorough Look to Stay Current

Earn up to 11 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits with your choice of online or DVD video formats. Take advantage of the post-course quizzes to test your knowledge and stay current.

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

Cardiac and Vascular Imaging

  • Acute Aortic Syndromes - Michael D. Hope, MD
  • Essential Coronary CTA Findings - Michael D. Hope, MD
  • Perioperative Aorta: What the Surgeon Wants to Know - Michael D. Hope, MD
  • Pulmonary Embolism: Update and Controversies - Michael D. Hope, MD
  • Challenging Cardiac Cases from the Reading Room - Karen G. Ordovas, MD
  • Critical Cardiac Findings by CT - Karen G. Ordovas, MD
  • The Latest on Pulmonary Hypertension Imaging - Karen G. Ordovas, MD

Thoracic Oncology

  • A Comprehensive Approach to Lung Cancer Cases - David M. Naeger, MD
  • Everything You Need to Assess a Pulmonary Nodule - David M. Naeger, MD
  • The Cancer Formerly Known as BAC - David M. Naeger, MD
  • Typical & Atypical Appearances of Lung Cancer - David M. Naeger, MD
  • A Quick Review of Mediastinal Tumors - Karen G. Ordovas, MD
  • Cardiac and Pericardial Tumors in 20 Minutes - Karen G. Ordovas, MD
  • Slam-Dunk Appearances in Pulmonary Infections - Karen G. Ordovas, MD
  • Update on Lung Cancer Screening - Karen G. Ordovas, MD

Diffuse Lung Disease

  • HRCT: A Multidisciplinary Approach - Brett M. Elicker, MD
  • Imaging of Acute Lung Diseases - Brett M. Elicker, MD
  • Test Your Knowledge: Interactive Quiz on Diffuse Lung Disease - Brett M. Elicker, MD
  • Update of Diffuse Lung Diseases - Brett M. Elicker, MD
  • HRCT: Key Findings and What We Have Learned in the Past 20 Years - Part 1 - W. Richard Webb, MD
  • HRCT: Key Findings and What We Have Learned in the Past 20 Years - Part 2 - W. Richard Webb, MD

UCSF Course Co-Directors

David M. Naeger, MD

  • Associate Professor of Clinical Radiology
  • Associate Director, Nuclear Medicine Residency Program

 

Karen G. Ordovás, MD, MAS

  • Associate Professor of Clinical Radiology
  • Director, Cardiac Imaging

UCSF Faculty

Brett M. Elicker, MD

  • Associate Professor of Clinical Radiology
  • Chief, Cardiac and Pulmonary Imaging

 

Michael D. Hope, MD

  • Associate Professor of Radiology

W. Richard Webb, MD

  • Professor of Emeritus of Radiology

Faculty Disclosure

None of the course speakers has disclosed a financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with a commercial company, which might provide products or services relating to his/her presentation(s) or commercial support for this continuing medical education activity.

All potential conflicts of interest have been resolved in accordance with the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support.

None of the speakers participating in this activity has indicated that their presentations include or discuss investigational or off-label uses of pharmaceutical products or medical devices.

Accreditation

The University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine (UCSF) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation

UCSF designates this enduring material for a maximum of 11.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. The total credits are inclusive of 10.0 in CT and 1.0 in MR.

Series Release: May 16, 2015
Series Expiration: May 15, 2018 (deadline to register for credit)

CME credit is obtained upon successful completion of a multiple-choice self-test and evaluation (included with the series), as well as an additional $45 processing fee. CME Credit registration forms must be submitted prior to series expiration date, certificates will be dated upon receipt and cannot be dated retroactively.

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this course, you should be able to:

  • Confidently interpret high-resolution CT scans of the lungs and provide focused differential diagnoses
  • Describe a practical approach to the imaging of lung infections and pleural diseases
  • Understand typical manifestations of acute and chronic aortic diseases
  • Describe the role of cross-sectional imaging in the evaluation of acquired heart diseases
  • Discriminate benign vs. malignant lung nodules/masses on CT and PET
  • Understand the role of CT and PET in the evaluation and staging of lung cancer

Intended Audience

UCSF Cardiac & Pulmonary Imaging is intended for radiologists from all types of clinical practice.

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