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Radiology CME

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

Curated by vRad CMO Benjamin W. Strong, MD and guest radiologists, explore our latest our 15-minute CME and all of our CME courses below.

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Latest Courses

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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Pediatric Genitourinary Emergencies

0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

Cost: Free

Expires: 12/31/2024

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Course Overview

This 15-minute radiology CME covers pediatric genitourinary emergencies including: lipoid CAH, cystitis/pyelonephritis, mononucleosis, myelitis/meningitis, ectopic ureter, posterior urethral valves, hematometrocolpos, and urachal cyst. 

Learning Objectives

  1. Learn to identify the misses and causes which commonly appear in QA and medical malpractice assessments.
  2. Understand latest imaging technologies to deliver continuous high quality care in radiology.
  3. Apply principles of critical thinking during the assessment and diagnosis of the patient. 

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Pediatric Intestinal Emergencies

0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

Cost: Free

Expires: 12/31/2024

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Course Overview

This 15-minute radiology CME covers pediatric intestinal emergencies including: malrotation, inguinal hernia, Henoch-Schonlein purpura, intussusception, Peutz-Jeghers polyposis, cystic fibrosis, appendicitis and meckel diverticulum. 

Learning Objectives

  1. Learn to identify the misses and causes which commonly appear in QA and medical malpractice assessments.
  2. Understand latest imaging technologies to deliver continuous high quality care in radiology.
  3. Apply principles of critical thinking during the assessment and diagnosis of the patient. 

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Grab Bag Emergencies

0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

Cost: Free

Expires: 12/31/2024

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Course Overview

This 15-minute radiology CME covers an assortment of emergencies including: emphysematous pancreatitis, hemorrhagic pancreatitis, cornual ectopic, ovarian torsion, aortocaval fistula, sacroiliitis with septic thrombosis, and meningococcal sepsis. 

Learning Objectives

  1. Learn to identify the misses and causes which commonly appear in QA and medical malpractice assessments.
  2. Understand latest imaging technologies to deliver continuous high quality care in radiology.
  3. Apply principles of critical thinking during the assessment and diagnosis of the patient. 

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Renal Emergencies

0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

Cost: Free

Expires: 12/31/2024

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Course Overview

This 15-minute radiology CME covers renal emergencies including: pyonephrosis, hyperparathyroidism, emphysematous pyelonephritis, renal vein thrombosis, renal artery aneurysm, granulomatosis with polyangiitis, and angiomyolipomas. 

Learning Objectives

  1. Learn to identify the misses and causes which commonly appear in QA and medical malpractice assessments.
  2. Understand latest imaging technologies to deliver continuous high quality care in radiology.
  3. Apply principles of critical thinking during the assessment and diagnosis of the patient. 

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Hepatic Emergencies

0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

Cost: Free

Expires: 12/31/2024

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Course Overview

This 15-minute radiology CME covers hepatic emergencies including: alcoholic hepatitis, hepatic abscesses, Fitz-Hugh Curtis syndrome, Budd-Chiari syndrome, chronic passive congestion, hepatic artery aneurysm, Mirizzi syndrome and emphysematous pancreatitis. 

Learning Objectives

  1. Learn to identify the misses and causes which commonly appear in QA and medical malpractice assessments.
  2. Understand latest imaging technologies to deliver continuous high quality care in radiology.
  3. Apply principles of critical thinking during the assessment and diagnosis of the patient. 

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Colonic Emergencies

0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

Cost: Free

Expires: 12/31/2024

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Course Overview

This 15-minute radiology CME covers emergencies of the colon including: intussusception, cecal volvulus, epiploic appendagitis, diverticulitis, ulcerative colitis, pseudomembranous colitis, and heroin overdose.

Learning Objectives

  1. Learn to identify the misses and causes which commonly appear in QA and medical malpractice assessments.
  2. Understand latest imaging technologies to deliver continuous high quality care in radiology.
  3. Apply principles of critical thinking during the assessment and diagnosis of the patient. 

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Duodenal Emergencies

0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

Cost: Free

Expires: 12/31/2024

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Course Overview

This radiology CME course covers duodenal emergencies including: perforation of duodenal bulb ulcer, pancreatitis with retroperitoneal duodenal perforation, duodenal ulcer, duodenal diverticulum, duodenal hemorrhage, gallstone ileus and SMA syndrome.

Learning Objectives

  1. Learn to identify common duodenal emergencies on CT.
  2. Learn to avoid common pitfalls in evaluating the duodenum on CT.
  3. Learn to identify the misses and causes which commonly appear on QAC lists. 

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Postoperative Abdominal and Pelvic Complications

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. Yu will discuss common postoperative complications that include bleeding, infection and organ injury. He will also cover why knowledge of the events surrounding the surgery are important and why understanding the postoperative anatomy is essential. 

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. 

In: Body