CTColon_1400

CT Colonography

Earn up to 19.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and 13 SAM Credits
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October 18 - 19, 2021

CT Colonography

Earn up to 19.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and 13 SAM Credits

CT Colonography (CTC) is an evolving technique with considerable potential for widespread screening of colorectal cancer. Application of appropriate techniques and knowledge of correct interpretation skills are vital to successfully implementing this technique.

The goal of this two-day course is to educate attendees in the technique, performance and interpretation of CTC through the supervised review of a minimum of 50 cases. The course will also provide a forum for discussing research initiatives, regulatory issues and the reimbursement environment.

Workstations: GE, Philips, Siemens, TeraRecon or Vital Images

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Program and Learning Objectives


At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Recognize the techniques necessary to acquire diagnostic CTC images, including patient preparation, scanning parameters, and display/navigational methods
  2. Identify interpretation methods and recognize how to avoid pitfalls
  3. State current research initiatives, regulatory issues, and reimbursement environments
  4. Interpret and report CTC studies through supervised review of a minimum of 50 cases

What Your Colleagues Are Saying


– Best value for money in radiology education today.

– One of the best ACR visiting fellowships.

– This is my first time here, and I will definitely come back. The course is very well organized with didactic and case-based format with readily available faculty and vendor supervision. Very effective. Probably the best professional educational session I’ve ever had.

Certificate


Attendees who complete a minimum of 50 cases will be awarded a Certificate of Proficiency stating they meet the case requirement as specified in the ACR Practice Guideline for the Performance of Computed Tomography Colonography in Adults.
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Accreditation Statement: The American College of Radiology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement: The American College of Radiology designates this live activity for a maximum of 19.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Maintenance of Certification American Board of Radiology:  This activity meets the ABR's criteria for a self-assessment activity in the ABR's Maintenance of Certification program.  Participation in this activity and successful completion of the corresponding evaluation component enables participants to earn up to a maximum of 13 SAM credits.  

Maintenance of Certification Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada:  Through an agreement between the American College of Radiology and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, MOC Program Participants may record self-assessment programs or simulation activities developed and accredited by the American College of Radiology in Section 3 of the Royal College's MOC Program.  

This activity is supported by educational, in-kind donations of CT Colonography on-site computer software applications provided by GE, Philips, Siemens, and TeraRecon 

For questions about the accreditation of this activity, please contact info@acr.org.

 

6:00 p.m. Workstation Refresher Session
7:30 p.m. ACR Education Center Closes

7:00 a.m.

Registration and Breakfast

8:00 a.m.

Display Techniques for Virtual Colonoscopy

9:00 a.m.

ACR Case Engine Introduction and Review Cases 1–3

10:00 a.m.

Break

10:15 a.m.

Supervised Case Review

Noon

Lunch

12:30 p.m.

Supervised Case Review

2:45 p.m.

Break

3:00 p.m.

Flat Lesions, Pitfalls and Difficult Case Review

3:45 p.m.

Supervised Case Review

5:30 p.m.

Cocktail Reception

6:00 p.m.

Optional Time for Self Review of Cases

8:00 p.m.

ACR Education Center Closes

7:00 a.m.

Optional Time for Self Review of Cases

8:00 a.m.

Patient Preparation and Acquisition

8:30 a.m.

Supervised Case Review #4

10:00 a.m.

Break

10:15 a.m.

Supervised Case Review #5

Noon

Lunch

12:30 p.m.

Virtual Colonoscopy: Getting Started

1:00 p.m.

Supervised Case Review #6

2:45 p.m.

Break

3:00 p.m.

Supervised Case Review #7

4:00 p.m.

Optional Time for Self Review of Cases

5:00 p.m.

Course Concludes

Course Director


Matthew Barish, MD, FACR

Director, International Symposia on Virtual Colonoscopy

Northwell Health


Faculty


Mark Klein, MD

Washington Radiology Associates, P.C.

Location

Date

Registration

Reston, VA October 18 - 19, 2021 Register
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