Highlights in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Imaging 

Covering topics such as lung cancer imaging and high-resolution CT, as well as emergency imaging of the chest—including trauma, pulmonary thromboembolism, and pulmonary infection—this Online Course also contains two modules dedicated to case reviews of CT and MR imaging of the cardiovascular system. Access to all cases is included, so you can follow along with the course presenters. 

Earn credit at your own pace through December 15, 2022 and continue to access your videos until December 16, 2029. See below for learning outcomes and a list of modules and individual lectures.

This course package offers 13.50 CME and SA-CME Credits following completion of an online assessment.

ARRS Member price: $595
ARRS In-Training Member price: $299
Nonmember price: $1,199



Video content for this Online Course will be available to view until December 16, 2029, which is ten years following the issuance date of this course. ARRS reserves the right to remove video content before the end of the ten year period. Video content that contradicts current science or misleads the viewer based on changes to accepted clinical practice may be removed on a case-by-case basis.

Learning Outcomes and Lectures

After completing this course, the learner should be able to:

  • implement guidelines for the evaluation and management of pulmonary nodules
  • list imaging manifestations of primary lung cancer and important aspects of imaging staging of primary lung cancer
  • interpret lung screening exams based on Lung-RADS™ categories
  • interpret HRCT studies and correctly diagnose and categorize cases of pulmonary fibrosis
  • implement best practices in interpretation of CT pulmonary angiography
  • integrate cardiovascular imaging into daily practice

Module 1

  • Solitary Pulmonary Nodule—M. Rosado de Christenson
  • Lung Cancer Imaging—S. Betancourt
  • Lung Cancer Screening—M. Rosado de Christenson
  • Thoracic FDG PET/CT—S. Betancourt

Module 2

  • Chest Trauma—D. Vargas
  • Approach to Mediastinal Masses—S. Bhalla
  • Diseases of the Pleura—D. Vargas

Module 3

  • Basic HRCT Patterns—G. Abbott
  • Approach to Cystic Lung Disease—B. Elicker
  • Fibrotic Lung Disease—G. Abbott

Module 4

  • Bronchiolitis for the General Radiologist—S. Martinez-Jimenez
  • Smoking-Related Diseases—B. Elicker
  • CT for Pulmonary Embolism—S. Bhalla
  • Pulmonary Infection—S. Martinez-Jimenez

Module 5

  • Cardiac CT: Evidence Base in 2019—U. Schoepf
  • Cardiovascular CT: Best Practice Image Acquisition Techniques—C. De Cecco
  • Vascular CT: Indications, Applications, Findings, and Evidence—H. Becker
  • CT Imaging of Cardiac Structure and Function—U. Schoepf

Module 6

  • Cardiovascular MRI: Best Practice Image Acquisition Techniques—C. De Cecco
  • Cardiovascular MRI: Indications, Applications, Findings, and Evidence—C. De Cecco
  • Integrating Cardiac Imaging in Your Practice—H. Becker

Module 7

  • Cardiovascular CT Case Review—U. Schoepf and H. Becker

Module 8

  • Cardiovascular MR Case Review—C. De Cecco

The American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education activities for physicians.

The ARRS designates this enduring material for a maximum of 13.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™  and 13.50 American Board of Radiology, MOC Part II, Self-Assessment CME (SA-CME) credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.