80040379 - 33rd Annual Computed Body Tomography 2017: The Cutting Edge


Date & Location
Saturday, February 18, 2017 7:00 AM - Tuesday, February 21, 2017 12:00 PM   Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando, Orlando, FL

Specialties
Radiologic Tech, Radiology

Overview

The Russell H. Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Science
presents

33rd Annual Computed Body Tomography 2017: The Cutting Edge

February 18-21, 2017


This year's meeting begins on a Saturday during President's Holiday Weekend!!

Description
Due to rapid advances in technology, radiologists and radiologic technologists often require a comprehensive review of recent advances in computed body tomography. This activity will focus on multidetector/multislice CT and newer systems including dual-source CT scanners. The schedule offers a series of 40-minute lectures designed to concentrate on specific topics in-depth, including state-of-the-art technology and software. Participants will have the opportunity to expand their knowledge of the latest concepts and principles of helical CT, thoracic CT, cardiac CT and CTA, the uses of CT in the GI tract, the liver, spleen and kidneys, as well as virtual colonoscopy and imaging the oncologic patient.

Who Should Attend
This activity is intended for radiologists and radiologic technologists.

Visit our CT Education website at www.ctisus.com



Objectives
After attending this activity, the participant will demonstrate the ability to:
  1. Summarize the latest concepts in the chest and cardiac CT, including coronary artery imaging.
  2. Analyze the newest applications of multidetector/multislice CT.
  3. Identify the role of CT in GI pathology, including virtual colonoscopy.
  4. Recognize the latest concepts in liver and renal imaging.
  5. Define the current role of MDCT/CTA in the evaluation of pancreatic and renal tumors.
  6. Explain the current role of CT angiography and how to optimize its performance.

Accreditation


Accreditation Statement
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 20.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Credit
This activity has been approved by AHRA, the approving RCEEM: The Association for Medical Imaging Management for a maximum of 16.50 Category A, ARRT continuing education credits. You must attend each session in its entirety to obtain credit. No partial session credit will be awarded.

This activity meets all Certified Radiology Administrator (CRA) renewal credit criteria and has been approved for up to 16.50 continuing education credits in the following CRA domains: Operations Management and Asset Management.

Policy On Speaker and Provider Disclosure
It is the policy of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine that the speaker and provider globally disclose conflicts of interest. The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine OCME has established policies in place that will identify and resolve all conflicts of interest prior to this educational activity. Detailed disclosure will be made in the instructional materials.