Pitfalls in Clinical Imaging

Online Course Package With Book
Renewed Through 2018

This in-depth course includes discussion regarding the spectrum of common and unusual diagnostic imaging pitfalls that occur throughout the body and the principles needed to continuously improve clinical performance. It includes online lectures as well as a hard copy of the accompanying 284 page book—shipped to you at no additional cost.

Learn and earn credit at your own pace with unlimited access to this course through May 3, 2018. See below for detailed information and learning outcomes.

This course package offers 30 CME and SA-CME Credits following completion of an online test.

ARRS Member price: $695
ARRS In-Training Member price: $349
Nonmember price: $1199

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Or consider the stand-alone book.

Learning Outcomes and Modules

Following completion of the program, participants should be familiar with the spectrum of common and unusual diagnostic imaging pitfalls that occur throughout the body, and should be able to continuously improve their clinical performance.

Module 1 — Neuroradiology

  • Brain Tumor Mimics—S. Cha
  • Imaging of Stroke: What You Need to Know—M. Strother
  • Common Pitfalls in Adult Spine Imaging—C. Chin
  • Cervical Spine Trauma: Pearls and Pitfalls—M. Bernstein

Module 2 — Chest Imaging

  • Lung Nodules: Why Do We Still Miss Them?—C. White
  • Pitfalls in Aortic Injuries—S. Bhalla
  • Pearls and Pitfalls in Chest Radiography—A. Sharma
  • Pulmonary CT Angiography: Why We Overcall and Undercall Pulmonary Emboli—C. Chiles

Module 3 — Abdominal Imaging

  • Pitfalls and Pseudotumors in Abdominal Imaging—F. Coakley
  • Pitfalls in Imaging Liver Masses—T. Desser
  • Pancreatic Cystic Lesions: Imaging and Management Pitfalls and Pearls—D. Katz
  • Minimizing Errors in Characterizing Renal Masses—Z.J. Wang
  • Pitfalls of CT Colonography—D. Kim

Module 4 — Ultrasound/Obstetrics

  • Pitfalls in Thyroid and Parathyroid Sonography—C. Benson
  • Pitfalls in Evaluating the First Trimester Pregnancy—P. Doubilet
  • Adnexal Masses: Pitfalls in Ovarian and Adnexal Imaging—M. Patel

Module 5 — Neuroradiology

  • Pediatric Brain Emergencies: What Not to Miss—J. Reid
  • Pediatric Spine Emergencies: What Not to Miss and Some Pearls and Pitfalls—A. Pollock
  • Pediatric Head and Neck Lesions: Navigating Common Scenarios—P. Karakas
  • Pitfalls in Adult Head and Neck Imaging—G. Moonis

Module 6 — Chest Imaging

  • Look-Alikes in Pediatric Chest Imaging: Common Errors and Pitfalls—E. Lee
  • PET Pitfalls in the Chest—M. Truong

Module 7 — Nuclear Medicine

  • Pearls and Pitfalls in Emergency Nuclear Medicine—A. Siegel
  • Pearls and Pitfalls in PET CT in the Abdomen and Pelvis—D. Yoo

Module 8 — Ultrasound/Obstetrics

  • Pitfalls in Renal Ultrasound—M. Horrow
  • Pitfalls in Ultrasound of the Female Pelvis in the Emergency Department—D. Levine
  • Classic Right Upper Quadrant Ultrasound Pitfalls—J. Kruskal
  • Pitfalls in Vascular Ultrasound—M. Robbin

Module 9 — Abdominal Imaging

  • Sources of Error When Imaging Acute Abdominal Pain—S. Anderson
  • Avoiding Common Pitfalls in Abdominal MRI—J. Leyendecker
  • CT of Blunt Abdominal Trauma: How to Avoid Interpretation Pitfalls—J. Soto
  • Pediatric Diagnoses in the Acute Abdomen: What Not to Forget—T.R. Goodman

Module 10 — Musculoskeletal Imaging

  • Pitfalls in Clinical Imaging of the Shoulder and Elbow: Tips for Avoiding Errors—J. Yu
  • Avoiding Pitfalls in Diagnosing Lower Extremity Fractures—T. Pope
  • Joint MRI: Top Five Interpretive Errors—D. Rubin
  • Recognizing Easily and Commonly Missed Fractures—K. Davis
  • Musculoskeletal Imaging Pearls and Pitfalls for the Emergency Department Radiologist—M. Schweitzer
  • Imaging Occult Skeletal Pathology in children: What Not to Forget—M. Dempsey-Robertson

Module 11 — Technical Aspects

  • Radiation Dose Management—R. Morin
  • In Search of Improvement: Characterizing Errors in Diagnostic Radiology—O. Brook

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 30 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) and 30 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.