Course Objectives: At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:
-Identify key imaging findings in spine trauma and other spine emergencies
-Understand imaging techniques and observations in peripheral neuropathy, vascular diseases of the spine and spinal cord lesions, spine infections and spine tumors.
-Describe degenerative changes in the spine and the radiologist’s role in diagnosis of spine conditions and pain management.
-Understand the basics of Regenerative Medicine
-Be familiar with advanced imaging techniques of the spine including diffusion imaging and fMRI.
-Know what the spine surgeon is looking for in the preoperative and postoperative imaging studies.
The course is intended for practicing radiologists, spine surgeons, physician assistants, technologists, scientists, residents, fellows and others who are interested in current techniques for the evaluation and treatment of spine related conditions.
Joint Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and CME Science. Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Physician Continuing Medical Education
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for 15 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) requires instructors, planners, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to PIM policy. PIM is committed to providing its learners with high-quality activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of a commercial interest.
SAM Credit: This course is eligible for SAM credits.
Technologists: This course is pending approval for 15.0 ARRT Category A CE credits for those technologists attending the entire course.
CME Certificate Copies
How to Claim your CME Certificate instruction video on www.cmeuniversity.com
More Questions About the Course?
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