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Since 2010, vRad Radiology Education has been providing  high-quality continuing medical education (CME). Open to all radiologists, these 15-minute recorded modules are a convenient way to stay up to date on practical radiology topics.

Expired courses that are no longer available for CME credit are removed from this page. To view all course recordings (current and expired), please visit the vRad Radiology Education YouTube Channel.

 

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The Many Faces of Small Bowel Ischemia

0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

Cost: Free

Expires: 12/31/2025

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Course Overview

In this case-based presentation, Dr. Mellnick reviews different etiologies and imaging findings of small bowel ischemia.

Learning Objectives


  1. Discussion of etiologies of different types of small bowel ischemia.
  2. Review of early and late imaging characteristics of small bowel ischemia.

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Abdominopelvic Vascular Injuries

0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

Cost: Free

Expires: 12/31/2025

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Course Overview

In this case-based presentation, Dr. Munera reviews CT findings of typical blunt vascular injuries as well as demonstrates CT characteristics of unusual blunt abdominopelvic vascular injuries.

Learning Objectives


  1. Describe organ vascular injuries.
  2. Describe CT findings of unusual sites of major vascular injury in patients with blunt abdominopelvic trauma.

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Pediatric Bowel Emergencies

0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

Cost: Free

Expires: 12/31/2025

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Course Overview

In this didactic presentation, Dr. Rooks discusses the clinical presentation, role of imaging, and imaging appearance of common pediatric bowel emergencies.

Learning Objectives


  1. Review importance of clinical history in diagnosing pediatric bowel emergencies.
  2. Discuss role of imaging in acute pediatric bowel emergencies.
  3. Discuss differential and imaging characteristics of pediatric bowel emergencies.

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Breast Emergencies

0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

Cost: Free

Expires: 12/31/2025

 

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Course Overview

In this didactic presentation, Dr. Woodward discusses typical clinical scenarios of patients presenting to the emergency center for evaluation of breast pathology as well as important clinical information when interpreting breast ultrasound. Dr. Woodward reviews ultrasound appearance of the normal breast and common emergency breast pathologies and provides a strategy for follow-up of patients receiving breast ultrasound in the emergency center.

Learning Objectives


  1. Review common breast related symptoms leading to patients presenting to emergency centers.
  2. Discuss imaging appearance of normal breast tissue and common acute breast pathology on ultrasound.
  3. Outline a follow-up plan for patients who receive breast ultrasound in the emergency center.

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Pediatric Cervical Spine Trauma

0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

Cost: Free

Expires: 12/31/2024

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Course Overview

In this didactic presentation, Dr. Beckmann discusses the physiologic bases for differences in pediatric and adult cervical spine trauma as well as review recommendations for initial imaging of pediatric cervical spine trauma and imaging appearance of pediatric traumatic cervical spine injuries.

Learning Objectives

  1. Discuss pediatric physiology resulting in differences between pediatric and adult cervical spine injuries
  2. Review current recommendations for initial imaging of pediatric cervical spine trauma
  3. Demonstrate imaging findings and mimics of pediatric cervical spine trauma

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Ocular and Optic Nerve Trauma

0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

Cost: Free

Expires: 12/31/2024

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Course Overview

In this didactic presentation, Dr. Balakrishnan reviews normal globe and ocular nerve anatomy as well as review clinical exam findings, indications for imaging, and imaging appearance of ocular and ocular nerve traumatic injuries.

Learning Objectives

  1. Review indications/ contraindications for use of different imaging modalities in ocular/ocular nerve trauma
  2. Demonstrate normal globe and ocular nerve anatomy on CT/MRI
  3. Discuss imaging appearance of ocular and ocular nerve injuries

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Pediatric Thoracic Trauma: When a radiograph is not enough

0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

Cost: Free

Expires: 12/31/2024

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Course Overview

In this 15-minute course, Dr. George Koberlein discusses when to CT pediatric patients with thoracic trauma. 

Learning Objectives

  1. Select the most appropriate imaging approaches to allow prompt assessment of the injured and acutely ill patient.
  2. Apply optimal techniques to the acquisition of various imaging examinations commonly used in the emergency setting, maximizing diagnostic potential and considering patient safety. 
  3. Develop and utilize a systematic approach to the assessment of traumatic injuries and non-traumatic acute diseases, from head to toe.
  4. Understand and be better able to implement the requirements for delivering continuous high quality care in an emergency radiology service, as well as throughout the unique circumstances that accompany mass casualty incidents. 

CT of Upper Gastrointestinal Emergencies

0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

Cost: Free

Expires: 12/31/2024

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Course Overview

In this 15-minute course, Dr. Vincent Mellnick focuses on upper gastrointestinal emergencies by discussing common and uncommon conditions, with an emphasis on CT findings. He also shares a series of challenging cases with lessons to be learned. 

Learning Objectives

  1. Select the most appropriate imaging approaches to allow prompt assessment of the injured and acutely ill patient.
  2. Apply optimal techniques to the acquisition of various imaging examinations commonly used in the emergency setting, maximizing diagnostic potential and considering patient safety. 
  3. Develop and utilize a systematic approach to the assessment of traumatic injuries and non-traumatic acute diseases, from head to toe.
  4. Understand and be better able to implement the requirements for delivering continuous high quality care in an emergency radiology service, as well as throughout the unique circumstances that accompany mass casualty incidents. 

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CT Bowel Obstruction: What Really Matters?

0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

Cost: Free

Expires: 12/31/2024

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Course Overview

In this 15-minute course, Dr. Jorge A. Soto discusses the role of CT in evaluation of bowl obstruction and focuses on the complications of closed loop obstruction and strangulation/ischemia. 

Learning Objectives

  1. Select the most appropriate imaging approaches to allow prompt assessment of the injured and acutely ill patient.
  2. Apply optimal techniques to the acquisition of various imaging examinations commonly used in the emergency setting, maximizing diagnostic potential and considering patient safety. 
  3. Develop and utilize a systematic approach to the assessment of traumatic injuries and non-traumatic acute diseases, from head to toe.
  4. Understand and be better able to implement the requirements for delivering continuous high quality care in an emergency radiology service, as well as throughout the unique circumstances that accompany mass casualty incidents. 

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Bone Lesions in the ED: Common Scenarios, Challenging Cases and Imaging Management

0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

Cost: Free

Expires: 12/31/2024

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Course Overview

In this 15-minute course, Dr. Terak Hanna presents the common appearance of frequently encountered bone lesions in the ED, the emergent complications associated with bone lesions seen in the ED and how to confidently recommend appropriate clinical or imaging follow-up.

Learning Objectives

  1. Select the most appropriate imaging approaches to allow prompt assessment of the injured and acutely ill patient.
  2. Apply optimal techniques to the acquisition of various imaging examinations commonly used in the emergency setting, maximizing diagnostic potential and considering patient safety. 
  3. Develop and utilize a systematic approach to the assessment of traumatic injuries and non-traumatic acute diseases, from head to toe.
  4. Understand and be better able to implement the requirements for delivering continuous high quality care in an emergency radiology service, as well as throughout the unique circumstances that accompany mass casualty incidents. 

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