ACR Annual PET/CT Symposium

Overview

7th annual PET CT Meeting

The ACR Annual PET/CT Symposium co-sponsored by: Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
March 5–7, 2015
The Drake Hotel
Chicago

Chair: Eric Rohren, MD, PhD
Co-Chairs: Edward D. Green, MD and Paul D. Shreve, MD 

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  • Do you want a practical clinical overview of PET and PET/CT Imaging?
  • Would you like to improve the financial viability of your practice?
  • Can you use 10 SAM credits?
  • Are you interested in learning about the new developments in PET/CT?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, then enhance your career now and attend the ACR Annual PET/CT Symposium. At this symposium, leading experts will not only provide you key information on the clinical applications and new developments in PET/CT, but will also help you expand your practice base and streamline business operations. Leading clinicians will walk through PET/CT reporting methods that will improve patient care and help you increase referrals.

Highlighted sessions include:

  • Oncologic FDG-PET/CT: Fundamentals and Beyond
  • What do Clinicians Expect from PET/CT Reports?
  • Improving Your PET/CT Interpretations and Confidence
  • Neurology: Dementia, Seizures and Tumors
  • PET/MR Applications
  • Business Aspects of PET/CT
  • Multiple SAMs Sessions

New this year, 15 hours of PET/CT CME to meet PET Accreditation requirements and 50 cases toward ACR and SNMMI requirements for PET/CT interpretation.

Need credit? This program offers:

  • 16.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ 
  • 10 SAM Credits
  • 16 Category A Credits
  • 2 RLI Credits

Register now to attend a symposium that is packed with new and exciting presentations, interactive discussions and engaging case-based sessions that allow for one-on-one interaction with leading experts in PET/CT and nuclear medicine.

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Learn even more about PET/CT by attending these upcoming webinars! Click here for more information and to register.

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Tuesday, January 27, 2015
7:00-8:00 pm EST

Current Updates and Future Trends in Radionuclide Therapy: Radium-223
Thursday, January 29, 2015
7:00-8:00 pm EST

Date Location
March 5 - 7, 2015 Chicago, IL

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Leaner Objectives

Identify and discuss the most appropriate indications and utility of PET/CT for cancer management and dementia evaluation.
Improve the bottom line of your PET/CT Practice.

Evaluate and analyze the use of PET/CT through interactive case reviews led by referring physician and radiology faculty.

Describe the common challenges in interpreting whole body and brain PET/CT.

Explain how to create and develop a standardized and meaningful PET/CT report.

Recognize and discuss the emerging role of new tracers and scanner technology including amyloid imaging and PET/MR.

ACCREDITATION INFORMATION

Accreditation Statement for Physicians
The American College of Radiology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement for Physicians
The American College of Radiology designates this live activity for a maximum of 16.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

SAM Statement
Qualified on 8/6/14, this activity meets the American Board of Radiology’s criteria for a self-assessment (SAM) activity and is designated for up to 10 SAM credits toward the ABR Maintenance of Certification program.

RLI Credit Statement
Designated sessions of this program will be eligible for 2 RLI Credits based on competencies outlined in the Radiology Leadership Institute Common Body of Knowledge™(CBK).

Accreditation Statement for Technologists
The American College of Radiology is approved by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) as a Recognized Continuting Education Evaluation Mechanism (RCEEM) to sponsor and/or review Continuing Medical Educational programs for Radiologic Technologists and Radiation Therapists.

Designation Statement for Technologists
The American College of Radiology designates this educational activity as meeting the criteria for up to 16 Category A credit hours of the ARRT.

Name Location
The Drake Hotel 140 East Walton Place
Chicago, IL 60611
312-787-2200

$199.00 per night plus 16.4% tax

Reservation Deadline: February 6, 2015

For Reservations: Call 1-800-553-7253 and reference the American College of Radiology

  • All reservations will require a first night’s deposit with check or a major credit card
  • Deposits are refundable up to 7 days prior to convention date
  • ACR has reserved the appropriate number of sleeping rooms; however, the ACR cannot guarantee that rooms will be available after the reservation deadline of February 6, 2015
  • Reservations made after February 6, 2015 will be accepted on a space available basis and may not be at the negotiated ACR rate

Hotel Information

The Drake – The choice location of Magnificent Mile hotels near Lake Michigan surrounded by prestigious shopping, businesses, major hospitals and associations. Immerse yourself in the grandeur of our historic Chicago hotel featuring exceptional dining options, excellent service and luxury Chicago hotel accommodations.

  • Magnificent Mile begins at The Drake Hotel with shopping on the bottom level of our hotel in downtown Chicago
  • Lake Michigan & Oak Street Beach – One Block