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Virtual Colonoscopy Workshop

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Virtual Colonoscopy Workshop

Time: June 9, 2011 to June 11, 2011
Location: UCSF China Basin Imaging Center
Street: UCSF China Basin Imaging Center
City/Town: San Francisco, CA, United States
Website or Map: http://www2.radiology.ucsf.ed…
Event Type: workshop
Organized By: UCSF Department of Radiology
Latest Activity: Nov 24, 2010

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Event Description

Virtual Colonoscopy Workshop

UCSF China Basin Research Center
Course Director:
Judy Yee, MD
Credit Hours: 12.25


UCSF is pleased to present our workshop on Virtual Colonoscopy. This rapidly evolving technology will be explored in a program with individualized, hands-on workstation training and didactic instruction by Dr. Judy Yee, a leader in this imaging modality.

The program will be held in San Francisco and includes a Thursday afternoon workstation orientation, full-day on Friday and half-day on Saturday.
By the end of the course, the registrant will have reviewed at least 50 proven virtual colonoscopy cases (ABR approved).

Enrollment is limited to 18 registrants.

About the Course
This workshop will present, to both academic and practicing radiologists, the fundamentals and latest techniques of non-invasive colon cancer screening.

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to discuss:
• Demonstrate a familiarity with other colon cancer screening methods
• Obtain optimal colonic distention and cleansing for a maximally diagnostic virtual colonoscopy
• Perform, interpret and report a virtual colonoscopy exam in a time-efficient manner

Lecture Topics

• Colon Cancer Screening: Overview
• VC Examination and Prerequisites
• VC Technique and Protocols
• VC Interpretation and Pitfalls
• VC Accuracy
• VC Reporting and Reimbursement
• Future Directions That Will Impact Your Practice
• Hands-on Workstation Training


Judy Yee, MD
Course Director
Professor and Vice-Chair of Radiology
UCSF School of Medicine
Chief, Radiology Service
Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Rizwan Aslam, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor of Radiology
UCSF School of Medicine

Suggested hotels that are about 8 blocks or a 20 minute walk down Third Street or The Embarcadero to the China Basin Imaging Center. You may either walk or take a taxi cab.

Courtyard by Mariott
299 Second St
(415) 947-0700 or (800) 321-2211

Four Seasons Hotel
757 Market St
(415) 633-3000

Hotel Frank (formerly The Maxwell Hotel)
386 Geary Street at Mason St
(415) 986-2000 or (800) 553-1900

Hotel Milano
55 Fifth St
(415) 543-8555

Hotel Palomar (Kimpton Hotel)
12 Fourth St at Market St
(415) 348-1111 or (866) 373-4941

The Hotel Vitale
8 Mission Street at Embarcadero
(415) 278-3700 or (888) 890-8688

The Palace Hotel
2 Montgomery Street at Market
(415) 512-1111 or (800) 325-3589 or (888) 627-7196

San Francisco Marriott
55 Fourth St
(415) 896-1600

St. Regis Hotel (about a 15 min. walk to workshop location)
125 3rd Street at Mission St
(415) 284-4000 or (877) 787-3447

The W Hotel (about a 15 min. walk to workshop location)
181 Third Street at Howard St
(415) 777-5300

The Westin San Francisco (about a 15 min. walk to workshop location)
50 Third Street at Market St
(415) 974-6400 or (888) 627-8561

The Westin St. Francis
335 Powell Street at Geary Blvd
(415) 397-7000 or (800) 937-8461

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