Radiology CME

Free Radiology CME Courses Online

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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Michael Novick, MD

Dr. Michael Novick is the Associate Director of Quality Assurance, Director of Education, and a practicing radiologist at vRad. Dr. Novick earned his medical degree from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York and completed his radiology residency at Lenox Hill Hospital, New York and a fellowship in Musculoskeletal Imaging at UCLA.

2022 QA Forum Part 4

0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

Cost: Free

Expires: 12/31/2025

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Course Overview

In Part 4 of this QA Forum, Dr. Novick will discuss the imaging findings associated with anoxic brain injury. Six cases will be presented and reviewed.

Learning Objectives

  1. Learn to identify the misses and causes which commonly appear on QAC lists.
  2. Understand latest imaging technologies to deliver continuous high quality care in radiology.
  3. Identify different approaches that allow for prompt assessment and diagnosis of the patient.
  4. Apply principles of critical thinking during the assessment and diagnosis of the patient.

In: General

2022 QA Forum Part 3

0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

Cost: Free

Expires: 12/31/2025

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Course Overview

In Part 3 of this QA Forum, Dr. Novick will discuss common pitfalls encountered in diagnostic imaging interpretation. Five cases will be presented and reviewed.

Learning Objectives

  1. Learn to identify the misses and causes which commonly appear on QAC lists.
  2. Understand latest imaging technologies to deliver continuous high quality care in radiology.
  3. Identify different approaches that allow for prompt assessment and diagnosis of the patient.
  4. Apply principles of critical thinking during the assessment and diagnosis of the patient.

In: General

2022 QA Forum Part 2

0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

Cost: Free

Expires: 12/31/2025

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Course Overview

In this session, Dr. Novick will review a variety of cases that arose during our routine QA review process with an eye on strategizing to reduce similar errors moving forward.

Learning Objectives

  1. Learn to identify the misses and causes which commonly appear on QAC lists.
  2. Understand latest imaging technologies to deliver continuous high quality care in radiology.
  3. Identify different approaches that allow for prompt assessment and diagnosis of the patient.
  4. Apply principles of critical thinking during the assessment and diagnosis of the patient.

In: General

2022 QA Forum Part 1: Review

0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

Cost: Free

Expires: 12/31/2025

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Course Overview

In this session, Dr. Novick will review concepts covered during our last QA Forum of 2021, specifically interpretation misses resulting from so-called Satisfaction of Search and suboptimal search patterns. 

Learning Objectives

  1. Learn to identify the misses and causes which commonly appear on QAC lists.
  2. Understand latest imaging technologies to deliver continuous high quality care in radiology.
  3. Identify different approaches that allow for prompt assessment and diagnosis of the patient.
  4. Apply principles of critical thinking during the assessment and diagnosis of the patient.

In: General

2021 QA Forum #1 Part 4: Zebras, Approximately

0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

Cost: Free

Expires: 12/31/2024

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Course Overview

This 15-minute course will review cases that appear on quality assurance committee lists and provide key learning opportunities for radiologists. Led by vRad Associate Director of Quality Assurance, Michael Novick, MD, this session focuses on unusual cases that are not seen in day-to-day practice. 

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify the imaging characteristics of conditions encountered infrequently in the emergency setting. 
  2. Review the diagnostic criteria for such cases. 

In: General

2021 QA Forum #1 Part 3: Satisfaction of Search

0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

Cost: Free

Expires: 12/31/2024

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Course Overview

This 15-minute course will review cases that commonly appear on quality assurance committee lists and provide key learning opportunities for radiologists. Led by vRad Associate Director of Quality Assurance, Michael Novick, MD, this session focuses on satisfaction of search misses. 

Learning Objectives

  1. To identify and address patterns of image review that can lead to missed findings.
  2. To encourage radiologists to adhere strictly to their search patterns to avoid misses related to satisfaction of search.
  3. To reinforce the concept that a systematic approach to interpretation is the best way to ensure high accuracy and optimal efficiency. 

In: General

2021 QA Forum #1 Part 2: Search Pattern Misses

0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

Cost: Free

Expires: 12/31/2024

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Course Overview

This 15-minute course will review cases that commonly appear on quality assurance committee lists and provide key learning opportunities for radiologists. Led by vRad Associate Director of Quality Assurance, Michael Novick, MD, this session focuses on common search pattern misses. 

Learning Objectives

  1. To identify common search pattern omissions that can lead to missed findings and adverse patient outcomes. 
  2. To modify existing search patterns to maximize accuracy without sacrificing efficiency. 
  3. To learn how to adjust search patterns in real time to optimize patient care.

In: General

2021 QA Forum #1 Part 1: Osteomyelitis

0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

Cost: Free

Expires: 12/31/2024

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Course Overview

This 15-minute course will review cases that commonly appear on quality assurance committee lists and provide key learning opportunities for radiologists. Led by vRad Associate Director of Quality Assurance, Michael Novick, MD, this session focuses on acute osteomyelitis. 

Learning Objectives

  1. To recognize the imaging findings of acute pedal osteomyelitis and associated soft tissue abnormalities.
  2. To identify and avoid common pitfalls in interpretation of osteomyelitis cases. 
  3. To improve patient care by ensuring that all radiologists are capable of interpreting examinations to rule out acute osteomyelitis in the emergent setting. 

2020 QA Forum - Part 4 (Genitourinary)

0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

Cost: Free

Expires: 12/31/2023

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Course Overview

This 15-minute course will review cases that commonly appear on quality assurance committee lists and provide key learning opportunities for radiologists. Led by vRad Associate Director of Quality Assurance, Michael Novick, MD, this session focuses on genitourinary cases. 

Learning Objectives

  1. Learn to identify the misses and causes which commonly appear on QAC lists.
  2. Understand latest imaging technologies to deliver continuous high quality care in radiology.
  3. Identify different approaches that allow for prompt assessment and diagnosis of the patient.
  4. Apply principles of critical thinking during the assessment and diagnosis of the patient.

In: Body

2020 QA Forum - Part 3 (COVID-19)

0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

Cost: Free

Expires: 12/31/2023

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Course Overview

This 15-minute course will review cases that commonly appear on quality assurance committee lists and provide key learning opportunities for radiologists. Led by vRad Associate Director of Quality Assurance, Michael Novick, MD, this session focuses on COVID-19 cases. 

Learning Objectives

  1. Learn to identify the misses and causes which commonly appear on QAC lists.
  2. Understand latest imaging technologies to deliver continuous high quality care in radiology.
  3. Identify different approaches that allow for prompt assessment and diagnosis of the patient.
  4. Apply principles of critical thinking during the assessment and diagnosis of the patient.
In: General