Body MRI: How to Provide Value-Based Care

Online Course Package with Book

An intensive review designed to provide a clinically-focused update on the optimal performance and current interpretation of body MRI across a broad range of real-life applications, nationally recognized experts incorporate scenario-based examples, cutting-edge reviews, practice tips, and much more tailored for daily experience. In addition to 10 modules of online lectures, you will also receive the accompanying book—shipped to you at no extra cost.

Earn credit at your own pace with unlimited access to this course through June 3, 2024 and continue to access your videos until June 4, 2028. See learning outcomes and individual lectures below.

Body MRI Online Course

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

ARRS Member price: $795
ARRS In-Training Member price: $399
Nonmember price: $1,599

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Or purchase the stand-alone book.

Video content for this Online Course will be available to view until June 4, 2028, 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 Modules  

After participating in this online course, the participant will be able to:

  • Perform and interpret body MRI at a high level across a range of applications
  • Describe and implement LI-RADS for reporting of liver lesions in patients with cirrhosis
  • Discuss updated concepts in prostate MRI, including PI-RADS and MRI targeted biopsy
  • Discuss the indications for adding MRI to ultrasound in gynecologic disease
  • Describe critical MRI findings in adult and pediatric patients with diseases of the liver, pancreas, biliary system, gastrointestinal tract, genitourinary, and musculoskeletal system

Module 1—General

  • State-of-the-Art Abdominal MRI: An Update—Fergus V. Coakley, MD 
  • Keeping Patients Safe in the MRI Environment—Kathryn Marie Olsen, MD
  • Body MRI: Pitfalls and Artifacts—Kathryn J. Fowler, MD
  • Diffusion MRI: Should it Be Routine in the Abdomen and Pelvis?—Hersh Chandarana, MD 

Module 2—Hepatobiliary

  • Quantitative MRI Biomarkers of Liver Fat, Iron and Fibrosis—Scott B. Reeder MD, PhD 
  • Benign Hepatic Tumors: Imaging and Management—Koenraad J. Mortele, MD
  • Imaging of Focal Disease in the Cirrhotic Liver (LI-RADS)—Claude B. Sirlin, MD
  • MRI of Biliary Disease: Technical Considerations and Differential Diagnosis—Courtney Coursey Moreno, MD 

Module 3—Pancreas

  • Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma—Kumaresan Sandrasegaran, MD
  • Pitfalls in Pancreatic Imaging—Jay K. Pahade, MD
  • MRI of Cystic Pancreatic Neoplasms—Evan S. Siegelman, MD
  • MRI of Pancreatitis—Frank H. Miller, MD 

Module 4—Genitourinary

  • MRI of Solid Renal Masses—Lejla Aganovic, MD
  • MRI Evaluation of Adrenal Gland Abnormalities—Antonio Carlos A. Westphalen, MD, PhD
  • MRI of Cystic Renal Masses—Gary M. Israel, MD
  • MR Urography—Aarti K. Sekhar, MD 

Module 5—Gastrointestinal

  • MRI of Anal and Perianal Disease—Elena Korngold, MD 
  • Rectal Cancer—Mukesh G. Harisinghani, MD 
  • MR Enterography: Maximizing Value—Jonathan R. Dillman, MD 
  • MR Defecography—Bryan R. Foster, MD 

Module 6—Obstetrics/Gynecology

  • Management of Incidental Findings of the Adnexa on MRI—Susan M. Ascher, MD
  • MRI of Benign Uterine Disease—Fiona M. Fennessy, MD, PhD
  • Uterine Malignancy: Incremental Role of MRI—Karen S. Lee, MD
  • MRI in Pregnancy—Liina Poder, MD 

Module 7—Musculoskeletal

  • MRI of Arthritis—Laura W. Bancroft, MD 
  • MRI of Knee—John A. Carrino, M.D., M.P.H. 
  • MRI of Shoulder Disorders—Colm McMahon, MD
  • MRI of Hip—Miriam A. Bredella, MD

Module 8—Hot Topics/General

  • Prostate MRI: PI-RADS in Practice—Rajan T. Gupta, MD
  • Gadolinium Toxicity: Where Do We Stand in 2018?—David A. Bluemke, MD, PhD
  • Current Clinical Applications of Combined PET/MRI—Spencer Behr, MD
  • MRI Quality Assurance: Lessons Learned—Jeffrey M. Pollock, MD 

Module 9—Cardiovascular

  • MRI of Ischemic Heart Disease—Cristina Fuss, MD
  • MRI of Nonischemic Cardiac Disease—Gregory A. Kicska, MD, PhD
  • MRI of Myocarditis and Pericarditis—Karen G. Ordovas, MD
  • MR Angiography of the Large and Medium Vessels—James C. Carr, MD 

Module 10—Pediatrics

  • Practical MRI of the Pediatric Chest: Lungs, Airways, and Mediastinum—Edward Y. Lee, MD, MPH
  • Pediatric Abdominopelvic Congenital Masses: MRI Techniques and Findings—Gary R. Schooler, MD
  • Pediatric Oncology MRI: Current Diagnostic Strategies—Rama S. Ayyala, MD
  • Up to Date: Pediatric MRI of Musculoskeletal Disorders—Victor M. Ho, MD 


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The ARRS Online Categorical Course is an Accredited Self-Assessment Program (Section 3) as defined by the NEW Maintenance of Certification program (MOC) of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) and has been approved by the Canadian Association of Radiologists (CAR) for a maximum of 0.5 credit hours for each presentation. 

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