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Musculoskeletal MR

Time: April 21, 2011 to April 23, 2011
Location: ACR Education Center
Street: 1892 Preston White Drive
City/Town: Reston, VA 20191
Website or Map: http://www.acr.org/EducationC…
Phone: 800-373-2204
Event Type: course
Organized By: American College of Radiology (ACR)
Latest Activity: Nov 23, 2010

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Event Description

Musculoskeletal MR

Course Overview

This three-day educational course is designed to provide the practicing radiologist an intensive hands-on experience in the technique and the interpretation of MR imaging of the knee, shoulder, ankle/foot and hip. The course is focused toward the non-musculoskeletal trained radiologist responsible for inter-pretation of these often complex examinations. The attendee will have the opportunity to review and interpret over 100 mus-culoskeletal MR examinations under the supervision of expert faculty. Through participation in multiple scan interpretation sessions, including a detailed review of the key findings, each attendee will develop a higher level of expertise and confidence in evaluating MR of these various joints. All cases will be reviewed on a FUJI PACS workstation. Preparation material for this course can be found here. (registration required)

Schedule & Registration
Apr. 21-23, 2011 (Thu – Sat)
Member Fee*: $3,500.00

Course Director

Mark Murphey, M.D.
Chief, Musculoskeletal Pathology, AFIP,
Washington, DC

Program Objectives

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

1. Identify the normal appearances of important anatomic structures on MR imaging of the knee, shoulder, ankle/foot and hip

2. Identify abnormalities involving the menisci, cruciate ligaments, collateral ligaments, extensor mechanism and osteochondral structures on MR imaging of the knee

3. Recognize important MR imaging features of rotator cuff tears, glenoid labral injuries and their clinical implications

4. Detect common abnormalities of frequently injured tendons, ligaments and osteochondral structures on MR imaging of the ankle/foot

5. Recognize important imaging features of avascular necrosis, labral tears, femoroacetabular impingement syndrome and traumatic injuries on MR of the hip

Attendees who complete a minimum of 100 cases will be awarded a Certificate of Proficiency stating they meet the Maintenance of Competence case requirement as specified in the ACR Practice Guidelines for the Performance of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) for the knee, shoulder, ankle and hindfoot, and hip and pelvis for musculoskeletal disorders.

* Members-in-Training fee is 50% off member rate. Attendees who register 3 months in advance will receive a $250 discount (Member-In-Training: $125 discount). Late registrations received within two weeks of the course will be charged an additional $500 (Member-In-Training: additional $250).

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