Monday, September 24, 2018- PET CT/Thoracic – Dave Naeger, MD
|7:30-8:30||Pulmonary Nodules: The Complete Assessment|
|8:30-9:30||Pulmonary Embolism Update: Controversies, Conclusions and Pitfalls|
|9:45-10:45||Incidentals and Artifacts on PET/CT: Tips and Tricks|
|10:45-11:45||When PET is No Good: Situations in which PET has Low Sensitivity|
|11:45-12:15 PM||Questions and Answers|
Tuesday, September 25, 2018- Breast Imaging – Alfred Watson, MD
|7:00-7:30 AM||Registration and Continental Breakfast|
|7:30-8:30||Suggested Management of Breast Masses by Mammography, Ultrasound, and MRI|
|8:30-9:30||Ultrasound Evaluation of Breast Masses|
|9:45-10:45||Mammography Evaluation of Breast Calcifications and Review of Upright Stereotactic Biopsy Technique|
|10:45-11:45||Evaluation and Treatment of the Symptomatic Male Breast|
|11:45-12:00 PM||Questions and Answers|
|12:00-1:00||Breast Imaging Today and Suggestions to Decrease Medical Legal Liability|
|7:00-7:30 AM||Registration, Check-in, and Continental Breakfast|
|7:30-8:10||Imaging Cranial Nerves I‑VI|
|8:10-8:50||Imaging Cranial Nerves VII‑XII|
|8:50-9:30||MR of the Sella Turcica and Parasellar region|
|9:45-10:25||Regenerative Medicine: A Primer for Radiologists|
|10:25-11:05 PM||CNS Tumors and Tumor Mimics|
|11:05-11:45||Diagnostic Pitfalls in Neuroimaging|
|11:45-12:15||Questions and Answers|
Thursday, September 27, 2018 – Musculoskeletal Imaging – John Feller, MD
|7:00-7:30 AM||Registration, Exhibits, and Continental Breakfast|
|7:30-8:15||MRI of Sports Injuries in the Shoulder|
|8:15-9:00||MRI of Running Injuries|
|9:00-9:45||MRI of Golf Injuries|
|10:00-10:45||Digital MRI: The Fingers and Toes|
|10:45-11:30||Imaging Cervical Spine Trauma|
|11:30-12:00PM||Questions and Answers|
The CME Science Library and Self-Study Program
The CME Science Library
Self-study time in the CME Science Video Library.
Abdomen Imaging Review – Monday, September 24th, 12:30PM-5:30 PM. Self-study time in the CME Science Library. Review coverage of diagnostic modalities for abdominal imaging including CT, MR, sonography, and fluoroscopy. Review displayed in Video format. Option to purchase complete Abdominal Imaging On-Demand Webinar (16.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Enduring CME Credits eligible for 16.5 SA-CME Credits) for 20% off published rate.
Pediatric Imaging Review – Wednesday, September 26th, 12:30PM-5:30 PM, Self-study time in the CME Science Library. Review advances and new perspectives in state of the art Pediatric Imaging including Pediatric Neuroradiology, Pediatric Musculoskeletal Imaging, and Fetal Imaging. Review displayed in Video format. Option to purchase complete Pediatric Imaging On-Demand Webinar (20.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Enduring CME Credits eligible for 20.5 SA-CME Credits) for 20% off published rate.
John F. Feller, MD
Medical Director, Desert Medical Imaging, Indian Wells, CA
Assistant Clinical Professor of Radiology,
Loma Linda University School of Medicine
Blake A. Johnson, MD, FACR
Center for Diagnostic Imaging
David M. Naeger, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Radiology
Associate Chair for Education
University of California, San Francisco
Alfred B. Watson Jr. MD MPH FACR FACPM
Distinguished Emeritus Professor of Radiology
Baylor College of Medicine
Hotel Accommodations, Travel, & Destination Information
Grand Hyatt Kauai
Discover paradise at Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa. The lush grounds and infinite amenities present myriad options for each guest to create their own personalized retreat. Kayak in the lagoons, indulge in a reviving treatment at Anara Spa, or simply breathe in the refreshing ocean breezes. Play championship golf or tennis, savor fine dining or delight in an authentic Luau. The lovely setting of the Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort lets you easily explore the natural wonders of the Garden Isle.
A block of rooms is reserved for conference attendees at the following special rates: Garden View at $239.00, Pool View at $269.00, Partial Ocean View at $299.00 and Deluxe Ocean View at $339.00. All rates are per room per night, plus tax and daily resort of $25.00 per day, and are for single or double occupancy; up to two more guests under age 19 are at no additional charge, additional guests aged 19 and over are $75.00 per night, per person.
To receive these special rates, please make your reservation no later than August 24, 2018. After August 24, 2018 rooms at our discount rates cannot be guaranteed. Rooms are reserved on a first-come, first served basis, and may sell out before the cut-off date.
You can make your reservation ONLINE LINK COMING SOON; call the Grand Hyatt Kauai direct at +1-808-742-1234 or toll-free 1-800-742-2353 to make your reservation, and be sure to identify yourself as a participant of CME’s Science’s September 2018 Imaging Update Conference in order to receive these special rates.
For more information on the Grand Hyatt Kauai Hotel, please visit their website at www.grandhyattkauai.com. For more information on Hawaii and the island of Kauai, please visit www.kauaidiscovery.com and www.Travelsmarthawaii.com.
The Grand Hyatt Kauai is located at 1571 Poipu Rd, Koloa, HI 96756 USA, Phone: (808) 742-1234
Travel to Kauai
The Grand Hyatt Kauai is located on Poipu Beach in Koloa, Kauai. The resort is a half-hour drive from Lihue airport, a short 20-minute flight from Honolulu International Airport. Transportation from Lihue airport is available by taxi or rental car. Rental cars are recommended for those who plan on exploring the island.
Special Airfare and Car Rental Discounts:
For United Airlines and United Express, and United Codeshare airlines (Lufthansa Airlines, All Nippon Airways), visit www.united.com or call 1-800-426-1122 and use Code: ZWYZ106440. US and Canada flights are 2-5% off discounted economy, business and first class, and 10% off full fare economy, business, and first class. International flights are discounted by 5-10%.
For Hawaiian Airlines log on to www.Hawaiianairlines.com/Affiliate and enter the code “CMESCIENCE” for 5% off their published webfares.
For Delta Airlines, Reservations and ticketing are available via www.delta.com. When booking online, select Book A Trip, click on Advanced Search and enter the meeting code NMP3U on the Search Flights page. Reservations may also be made by calling Delta Meeting reservations at 800-328-1111. Mon-Fri. 7am-7pm CDT. *Please note that there is a direct ticketing fee for booking through the reservation number above.
For Alaska Airlines, reservations and ticketing are available via www.alaskaair.com. When booking online, select “Use a Discount Code”, enter in meeting code TBD when prompted. Reservations may also be made by calling Alaska Airlines directly at 800-252-7522. *Please note there is a $15 per person ticket fee for booking through the reservation number above.
For Hertz Rent-A-Car, Call 1-800-654-2240 reference Convention Number use code: 04K20008 and click HERE to book online.
For Avis, Call 1 (800) 331-1600 Reference the course and use AWD code: J906925 and click HERE to book online.
For Budget, Call 1 (800) 842-5628 Reference the course and use BCD# U0111183 and click HERE to book online.
For Advantage Rent A Car; Call 1 (800)-777-5500, reference the course and use discount code CD03541309. To book on-line click HERE
Area code for Hawaii is (808)
Lihue Airport Information (808) 246-1448
Learn more – detailed Hawaii Travel Tips at: Travelsmarthawaii.com
Kauai Visitor Information (Kauai Visitors Bureau)
Toll Free: 1-800-262-1400
Phone: (808) 245-3971
Fax: (808) 246-9235
Address: 4334 Rice St., Suite 101, Lihue, HI 96766
Opportunities for fun are virtually endless. So, what do you want to do first? You might start by checking out the various outdoor sports and other activities that are available on the island at www.kauaidiscovery.com.
Objectives & Accreditation
The Imaging in Hawaii course is designed to provide the tools for participants to enhance interpretation skills utilizing the latest imaging technologies. Lectures and cases will cover evidence-based practice techniques and protocols for improved diagnostic accuracy in multiple applications.
At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Apply advanced techniques and protocol design in CT, MRI, and ultrasound.
- Integrate state-of-the-art imaging techniques and applications into clinical practice.
- Describe thoracic radiologic procedures for clinical cancer management.
- Describe the common challenges in interpreting PET/CT.
- Assess the current status and future applications of breast imaging technologies.
- Describe recent advances and techniques in musculoskeletal imaging.
- Describe the imaging anatomy and protocols that are necessary to arrive at a diagnosis of intracranial diseases.
- Outline the fundamentals of the latest advanced techniques in MRI and CT and their current roles and limitations in clinical practice.
The course is intended for practicing radiologists and radiologic nurses, physician assistants, technologists, scientists, residents, fellows and others who are interested in current techniques and applications for advanced diagnostic imaging.
The fresh, floral air energizes you. The warm, tranquil waters refresh you. The breathtaking, natural beauty renews you. Look around. There’s no place on earth like Hawaii. Whether you’re a new visitor or returning, the islands offer distinct experiences that will entice any traveler. We warmly invite you to explore our islands and discover your ideal travel experience.
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 American 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.
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates these live activities for 19.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This course includes 5 hours of Breast Imaging which can be used towards fulfilling the Mammography requirement. It also includes 1 hour of Breast Ultrasound.
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 they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified conflicts of interest are thoroughly vetted by PIM for fair balance, scientific objectivity of studies mentioned in the materials or used as the basis for content, and appropriateness of patient care recommendations.
Qualified by the American Board of Radiology in meeting the criteria for self-assessment toward the purpose of fulfilling requirements in the ABR Maintenance of Certification Program. This course has been approved for a total of 9.75 SAM Credits.
Technologists: This course is pending approval for up to 16.0 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
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