CT Colonography

Overview

Brochure

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.

Earn up to 21.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™and 13 SAM Credits.

Date Location
January 18 - 19, 2018 Reston, VA
May 3 - 4, 2018 Reston, VA
October 1 - 2, 2018 Reston, VA

Course Director
Matthew A. Barish, MD, FACR 
Director, International Symposia on Virtual Colonoscopy
Co-Director, Body and Imaging and Director, MRI
SUNY Stony Brook

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

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.

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

Designation Statement: The American College of Radiology designates this live activity for a maximum of 21.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Qualified on 09/08/2016, this activity meets the American Board of Radiology’s criteria for a self-assessment (SAM) activity and is designated for up to 13 SAM Credits toward the ABR Maintenance of Certification program.

 

Best value for money in radiology education today.
- Raghav Raman

One of the best ACR visiting fellowships.
- Vatroslav Vrdoljak