2020 Radiology After Five: How to Make Night and Weekend Call a Success!

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2020 Radiology After Five: How to Make Night and Weekend Call a Success!

About This CME Teaching Activity
This CME activity provides important and clinically advanced information for physicians and other medical personnel who provide or use radiology services in emergency and critical care units. State of the art imaging protocols, advanced techniques and diagnostic pitfalls are emphasized so that studies can be performed and interpreted in an optimal and time efficient manner. Faculty, share pearls and pitfalls of emergency room and critical care imaging while keeping patient welfare in mind. The need for careful and complete communication between the radiologist and the clinicians is emphasized along with modern compliance and reimbursement practices.

Target Audience
This course is primarily designed to educate radiologists, intensivists, trauma surgeons, and emergency medicine physicians. It should also be beneficial for those who order imaging studies and wish to better understand current applications of imaging methods and indications.

Educational Objectives
At the completion of this CME teaching activity, you should be able to:
  • Discuss approaches to imaging of the most frequent and serious emergency and critical care problems that occur in their practice.
  • Demonstrate an increased awareness on how best to respond to the wide variety of imaging and interventional situations that occur most often during the evenings and weekends.
  • Optimize protocols to assess the trauma patient in a time efficient manner.
  • Discuss the malpractice risks associated with trauma imaging.

PROGRAM

CT: 17.0 Hours • MRI: 4.25 Hours
Ultrasound (US): 2.0 Hours • Nuclear Medicine (NM): 0.75 Hours
Session 1
  
CT
Viral Lower Respiratory Tract Infections: From 1918 Spanish Influenza to 2020 COVID-19
Robert M. Steiner, M.D., FACR, FACC
  
MR/US
Emergency Pelvic Pain in the Acute Setting
Sherelle L. Laifer-Narin, M.D.
  
MR/US
Abdominal Pelvic Pain in Pregnancy: Minor Pain or Major Trouble
Sherelle L. Laifer-Narin, M.D.
  
CT/MR/US
Imaging the Patient with Possible Postpartum Complications
Sherelle L. Laifer-Narin, M.D.
  
Session 2
  
CT/MR/US
Abdominopelvic Case Based Review
Sherelle L. Laifer-Narin, M.D.
  
CT
CT: Normal Brain and Common Variants: The Basics
Scott H. Faro, M.D., FASFNR
  
CT/MR
Head Trauma: Making a Difference in the Tough Case
Frank J. Lexa, M.D., MBA, FACR
  
CT
Brain Trauma and Hyperdense Lesions: The Differential Diagnosis Neuro CT Review
Scott H. Faro, M.D., FASFNR
  
Session 3
  
CT
Approach to Mass Lesions: Neuro CT Review
Scott H. Faro, M.D., FASFNR
  
CT
Imaging Acute Skull Base Fractures
Clint W. Sliker, M.D., FASER
  
CT/MR
Interactive Case Review: Neurotrauma and Urgent Cases in the ER
Frank J. Lexa, M.D., MBA, FACR
  
Session 4
  
CT/MR
Neuroradiology Review: Jeopardy Game Format
Scott H. Faro, M.D., FASFNR
  
 
Burnout in Radiology: Saving Ourselves and Our Profession
Frank J. Lexa, M.D., MBA, FACR
  
 
Value in Emergency Radiology: Measuring It, Increasing It, and Getting Paid for It
Frank J. Lexa, M.D., MBA, FACR
  
Session 5
  
CT
Critical Care Thoracic Radiology: What’s New in the ICU
Robert M. Steiner, M.D., FACR, FACC
  
CT/NM
Acute and Chronic Pulmonary Thromboembolism
Seth J. Kligerman, M.D.
  
CT
Aortic Injuries and Mimics
Clint W. Sliker, M.D., FASER
  
Session 6
  
CT
Coronary CTA in the ED
Seth J. Kligerman, M.D.
  
CT
Acute Aortic Syndromes: Rupture, Dissection, and Aneurysm
Seth J. Kligerman, M.D.
  
CT/MR
Interesting Thoracic Case Conference
Seth J. Kligerman, M.D.
  
Session 7
  
CT
Thoracic Trauma in the Emergency Patient
Robert M. Steiner, M.D., FACR, FACC
  
CT
Acute Abdominal and Pelvic Trauma: Pitfalls and Diagnostic Pearls
Douglas S. Katz, M.D., FACR, FASER, FSAR
  
CT
Acute Bowel and Mesenteric Injuries
Clint W. Sliker, M.D., FASER
  
Session 8
  
CT/MR
Acute Pancreatitis: Multimodality Imaging
Douglas S. Katz, M.D., FACR, FASER, FSAR
  
CT
CT of Appendicitis in Adults: Problematic Scans and Scenarios
Douglas S. Katz, M.D., FACR, FASER, FSAR
  
CT
Challenging Cases of the Acute Abdomen and Pelvis on CT
Douglas S. Katz, M.D., FACR, FASER, FSAR
  
CT
MDCT of Maxillofacial Trauma: Saving Face
Mark P. Bernstein, M.D., FASER
  
Session 9
  
CT/MR
Imaging Cervical Spine Trauma: Pearls and Pitfalls
Mark P. Bernstein, M.D., FASER
  
CT
Acute Pelvic Ring Injuries
Clint W. Sliker, M.D., FASER
  
CT
Easily Missed Thoracolumbar Spine Injuries
Mark P. Bernstein, M.D., FASER
  
CT
Interesting Musculoskeletal Cases
Mark P. Bernstein, M.D., FASER