AIRP Thoracic & Cardiovascular Categorical Course

Overview

Earn up to 26.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

The depiction of disease processes by current imaging has advanced extensively in recent years. This exquisite identification of various abnormalities by cross-sectional imaging, particularly CT and MR, further emphasizes the need to understand the pathologic basis of disease as we are now often illustrating this correlation directly.

The course is designed to illustrate basic concepts and radiologic-pathologic correlation in Chest Imaging in order to enhance practitioner knowledge and skills. Lack of understanding of the underlying pathology can lead to misinterpretation of radiologic images and the potential to overlook important complications such a neoplastic recurrence. For additional information, please visit airp.org/catcourse.

Date Location
February 10 - 13, 2014 Silver Spring, MD

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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 26.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Course Objectives:

  • Identify imaging characteristics of lesions involving the chest and cardiovascular system that allow for narrowing of the differential diagnosis.
  • Illustrate how the underlying pathology of the lesion contributes to its imaging characteristics.
  • Highlight those chest diseases in which radiologic imaging is key for accurate diagnosis.