0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
This 15-minute CME course reviews a collection of traumatic injuries to each of the relevant vessels/organs of the thorax, abdomen, and pelvis. Each case is in cine format with annotations and includes icons representing reporting accuracy, patient outcome, specific injury mechanism, and expected mortality. This lecture was recorded at Practical Radiology 2023.
- The importance of aortic evaluation in trauma cases (high mortality, often difficult to detect, often associated with other severe injuries.)
- Appreciate the appearance of typical/classic injury patterns to each individual organ and vessel in the thorax and abdomen.
- Understand the potential distraction that estimation of the injury vector can cause.
For New Users
If you haven't accessed the vRad Radiology Education platform before, you will be prompted to complete a one-time registration process which allows you to access this course, and all other free CME courses vRad offers.
Audience and Claiming Credit
This course has been designed for radiologists. A certificate awarding credit will be issued to participants who have reviewed the entire presentation and correctly answered the post-test question.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Minnesota Medical Association and vRad Radiology Education. The Minnesota Medical Association (MMA) is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Minnesota Medical Association designated this online course review for a maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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