Subspecialist Tips for the Multispecialist

Online Course Package With Book

This course is designed to provide a clinically-focused update on the most current imaging guidelines, terminology, and disease classifications. Faculty will present scenario-based examples and pearls of wisdom that multispecialist radiologists can implement in their daily practice.

Learn and earn credit at your own pace with unlimited access to this course for 3 years. 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: $1,199




Learning Outcomes and Modules  

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

  • Identify current white papers, ACR Appropriateness Criteria™, and other national and international guidelines that encourage best practices across multiple subspecialties.
  • Describe critical imaging findings in adult and pediatric patients with diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, genitourinary, and musculoskeletal system.
  • Describe and implement LI-RADS™ for reporting of liver lesions in patients with cirrhosis.
  • List updated concepts in prostate MRI, including PI-RADS™ and MRI-targeted biopsy.

Module 1—Chest Imaging

  • Lung Cancer Screening: Guidelines and Appropriate Reporting—David Naeger, MD
  • Multinodular Lung Disease: A Pattern Based Approach—Jonathan Hero Chung, MD
  • Essentials of Imaging Atypical Pneumonia—Juliana Bueno, MD 
  • Update on Lung Cancer Staging: The Must Knows of TNM-8—Brett W. Carter, MD

Module 2—Cardiovascular Imaging

  • The Role of Cardiac MRI in the Diagnosis of Cardiomyopathy—Tina Dinesh Tailor, MD
  • Noninvasive Imaging of Acute Aortic Syndromes—Constantine Raptis, MD
  • Coronary CT Angiography—Suhny Abbara, MD
  • Imaging of Cardiac Masses: Key Features for Diagnosis and Management—Karen G. Ordovas, MD

Module 3—Hepatobiliary

  • Benign Liver Tumors and Tumorlike Lesions—William Roger Masch, MD
  • Nonneoplastic Inflammatory and Pseudotumoral Lesions of the Liver—Andreu F. Costa, MD, MSc, FRCPC
  • Imaging of Malignant Liver Lesions—Lauren F. Alexander, MD
  • Multimodality Imaging of Biliary Disease—Christian B. van der Pol, MD

Module 4—Pancreas

  • How I Image the Pancreas—Zhen Jane Wang, MD
  • Pancreatic Inflammation—Kumaresan Sandrasegaran, MD
  • Pancreatic Mass Imaging: What You Need to Know—Eric P. Tamm, MD
  • Managing Incidental Pancreatic Cysts—Avinash Kambadakone-Ramesh, MD, FRCR

Module 5—Genitourinary Imaging

  • CT and MRI Intravascular Contrast Media—Matthew Davenport, MD 
  • Adrenal Masses: Making the Diagnosis—Andrew W. Bowman, MD, PhD 
  • Renal Masses—Ania Kielar, MD 
  • Prostate Cancer Diagnosis and Staging—Aradhana Venkatesan, MD

Module 6—Gastrointestinal Imaging

  • Acute Appendicitis: Imaging Update and New Issues—Erik K. Paulson, MD 
  • CT and MR Enterography—Benjamin Wildman-Tobriner, MD 
  • Moving Forward with CT Colonography—Judy Yee, MD 
  • Pretreatment Staging of Colorectal Cancer—Seng Thipphavong, MD

Module 7—Women's Imaging

  • Update on Breast Cancer Screening and the Role of Tomosynthesis—Karen S. Johnson, MD 
  • Breast MRI: Appropriate BI-RADS Descriptors—Shinn-Huey Shirley Chou, MD 
  • Commonly Encountered Gynecologic Abnormalities—Mariam Moshiri, MD 
  • Nongynecologic Abnormalities at Pelvic Sonography—Deborah A. Baumgarten, MD, MPH

Module 8—Musculoskeletal Imaging

  • Shoulder Trauma: Adding Value for the Orthopedist—Mini N. Pathria, MD 
  • MRI Evaluation of the Knee: Meniscus and Cartilage—Christine B. Chung, MD 
  • Up-to-Date Hip Imaging—Laura W. Bancroft, MD 
  • Musculoskeletal Ultrasound: Diagnostic and Procedural Considerations—Jon A. Jacobson, MD 

Module 9—Pediatric Imaging

  • Pediatric Brain Tumors—Sarah S. Milla, MD 
  • Fetal MRI: Covering the Basics for the Generalist—Brandon P. Brown, MD, MA, FAAP 
  • Congenital Heart Defects: Practical Approach for the Generalist—Arta-Luana Stanescu, MD 
  • Bowel Obstruction in Young Infants—Ramesh S. Iyer, MD

Module 10—Neuroradiology

  • Stroke Imaging and Protocols: Best Practices—Anthony D. Kuner, MD 
  • Spine Trauma—K. Elizabeth Hawk, MS, MD, PhD 
  • Spine and Disc Disease Nomenclature: What the Radiologist Needs to Know—Vinil N. Shah, MD 
  • Adult Intracranial Tumors: Recent Developments—James R. Fink, MD

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 30.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and 30.00 American Board of Radiology©, MOC Part II, Self-Assessment CME (SA-CME.) Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.