UCSF Neuro and Musculoskeletal Imaging

University of California San Francisco Clinical Update (SA-CME)

Stay abreast of the latest developments and trends in neuroradiology and musculoskeletal imaging with this inclusive clinical update.
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Stay Current on Rapidly Changing Specialty

UCSF Neuro and Musculoskeletal Imaging is a comprehensive state-of-the-art update on clinically relevant topics in neuroradiology and musculoskeletal imaging. This in-depth CME course includes case-based lectures on topics like skeletal trauma, shoulder instability, brain tumor pitfalls, hydrocephalus, staging cervical nodes, and more. It will help you to better:

  • Revamp imaging protocols for brain, head & neck, spine, nerve and musculoskeletal imaging
  • Understand the parameters of MR arthrographic technique and interpretation of findings
  • Develop strategies to create short brain, spine and neck differentials
  • Implement newer MR sequences like 3D volumetric imaging and metal suppression techniques
  • Understand advances in stroke management and its effect on imaging
  • Outline strategies to evaluate common and uncommon abnormalities in the neck and spine

Expand Your Skills

Available online, UCSF Neuro and Musculoskeletal Imaging provides a maximum of 21.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits and access to unbiased, evidence-based content and case-based reviews so you can expand your knowledge and incorporate the latest guidelines into your daily practice.

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

Quick Facts

Provider: University of California San Francisco

Course Co-Chairs:
Matthew D. Bucknor, MD
Assistant Professor of Radiology

Christine M. Glastonbury, MBBS
Professor of Radiology, and of
Otolaryngology and Radiation Oncology

Credits: Earn a maximum of 21.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

  • Hydrocephalus - A. James Barkovich, MD
  • Imaging of Neuro Phakomatoses - A. James Barkovich, MD
  • Imaging of Normal and Injured Neonatal and Infant Brain - A. James Barkovich, MD
  • Infections of the Pediatric Brain - A. James Barkovich, MD
  • Techniques for Neonatal Imaging without Sedation - A. James Barkovich, MD
  • ACL Reconstruction - Matthew D. Bucknor, MD
  • MRI of Hip Impingement - Matthew D. Bucknor, MD
  • Osseous Infectious Dilemmas - Matthew D. Bucknor, MD
  • Radiographic Checklist for Hip Impingement - Matthew D. Bucknor, MD
  • The Throwing Elbow - Matthew D. Bucknor, MD
  • Brain Tumor Pitfalls - William P. Dillon, MD
  • CNS Infections - William P. Dillon, MD
  • Current Concepts in Stroke Imaging - William P. Dillon, MD
  • Imaging of Headache - William P. Dillon, MD
  • White Matter Beyond Multiple Sclerosis - William P. Dillon, MD
  • Head and Neck Cases - 1 - Christine M. Glastonbury, MBBS
  • Head and Neck Cases - 2 - Christine M. Glastonbury, MBBS
  • Neck Infections - Christine M. Glastonbury, MBBS
  • Parotid Masses - Christine M. Glastonbury, MBBS
  • Staging Cervical Nodes - Christine M. Glastonbury, MBBS
  • Unknown Primary Tumors - Christine M. Glastonbury, MBBS
  • CNS Hypotension: Finding and Fixing that Elusive Leak - Vinil N. Shah, MD
  • CNS Spine Emergencies: Top 5 Diagnoses Not-to-Miss - Vinil N. Shah, MD
  • Practical Brachial Plexus MRI - Vinil N. Shah, MD
  • Rapid-Fire Neuro Cases - Vinil N. Shah, MD
  • Value-Based Imaging of the Degenerative Spine - Vinil N. Shah, MD
  • Ankle MRI: Tendons and Ligaments - Ramya Srinivasan, MD
  • Hip Ultrasound Made Easy - Ramya Srinivasan, MD
  • Knee Ligaments - Ramya Srinivasan, MD
  • Skeletal Trauma: Commonly Missed Injuries - Ramya Srinivasan, MD
  • Knee Menisci: Pearls and Pitfalls - Lynne S. Steinbach, MD
  • MRI of the Post-Operative Shoulder - Lynne S. Steinbach, MD
  • Pearls and Pitfalls in Shoulder MRI - Lynne S. Steinbach, MD
  • Shoulder Instability - Lynne S. Steinbach, MD
  • The Throwing Shoulder - Lynne S. Steinbach, MD

Course Co-Chairs

Matthew D. Bucknor, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Radiology

 

Christine M. Glastonbury, MBBS

  • Professor of Radiology, and of
  • Otolaryngology and Radiation Oncology

UCSF Faculty

A. James Barkovich, MD

  • Professor of Radiology
  • Chief, Pediatric Neuroradiology

William P. Dillon, MD

  • Professor and Vice-Chair of Radiology

Vinil N. Shah, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Radiology

 

Ramya Srinivasan, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Radiology

Lynne S. Steinbach, MD

  • Professor Emeritus of Radiology

Accreditation

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

Designation

UCSF designates this educational activity for a maximum of 21.25 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 3.75 in CT, 17.0 in MR, and 0.5 in US.

Series Release: April 16, 2019
Series Expiration: April 15, 2022 (deadline to register for credit)

CME credit is obtained upon successful completion of an activity post-test and evaluation. Credit registration forms must be submitted prior to series expiration date. Certificates will be dated upon receipt and cannot be dated retroactively.

Learning Objectives

After viewing this activity, participants will demonstrate the ability to:

  • Update and improve imaging protocols for brain, head & neck, spine, nerve and musculoskeletal imaging
  • Recognize specific imaging features of infection and tumors in the head, neck, spine and peripheral nerves
  • Distinguish between normal anatomy, common anatomic variants and pathological disorders related to MRI of the major musculoskeletal joints, brain, head, neck and spine
  • Recognize internal derangement appearances of the knee, shoulder, elbow, wrist, hip, knee, and foot
  • Implement newer MR sequences such as 3D volumetric imaging and metal suppression techniques
  • Understand the parameters of MR arthrographic technique and interpretation of findings
  • Sharpen evaluation of muscle and tendon abnormalities, and evaluate various abnormalities that simulate musculoskeletal tumors
  • Develop strategies for creating short brain, spine and neck differentials
  • Understand advances in stroke management and its impact on imaging
  • Develop strategies for evaluating common and uncommon abnormalities in the neck and spine

Intended Audience

This educational activity was designed for radiologists, neurologists, orthopaedists, and other medical professionals who will benefit from a greater understanding of neuro and musculoskeletal imaging.