Musculoskeletal Imaging for the Practicing Radiologist

This course will provide a comprehensive and practical step-by-step framework for radiologists in a broad practice setting to establish and manage a variety of common musculoskeletal problems.

ARRS Member price: $495
ARRS In-Training Member price: $249
Nonmember price: $745


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Earn credit at your own pace through November 18, 2024 and continue to access your videos until November 19, 2028. See below for detailed information and learning outcomes.

This course offers 10.5 CME following completion of an online test.

Video content for this Online Course will be available to view until November 19, 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  

Upon completion of this course, participants will possess the knowledge and skills to:

  • recognize the anatomy and common pathology of tendons and ligaments
  • identify methods to reduce metal artifact on CT
  • distinguish the ultrasound diagnostic features of common ankle and elbow problems
  • recognize pitfalls in the diagnosis of common bone and soft tissue lesions and their biopsy
  • identify spine infections and marrow abnormalities
  • recognize the expanding spectrum of metal-on-metal arthroplasty complications
  • recognize the anatomy and common pathology of the finger and wrist

Module 1

  • Ligamentous Inguries of the Knee: Analysis of MRI Footprints—D. Resnick
  • Meniscal Lesions in the Knee: Basics and Beyond—C. Chung
  • Human Tendons: Function and Dysfunction with Emphasis on MR Imaging—D. Resnick
  • Imaging of the Finger: Anatomy and Common Pathology—C. Chung

Module 2

  • How to Reduce Metal Artifacts at CT—K. Buckwalter
  • Metal-on-Metal Arthroplasties: An Expanding Dilemma—M. Kransdorf
  • Five Things You Must Know About the Wrist—K. Buckwalter

Module 3

  • Update on Rotator Cuff Imaging—M. Tuite
  • The Postoperative Shoulder—J. Crim
  • Elbow Imaging—M. Tuite

Module 4

  • Ultrasound of the Elbow: Diagnosis and Intervention—J. Jacobson
  • Ankle Instability—J. Crim
  • Ultrasound of the Ankle: Diagnosis and Intervention—J. Jacobson
  • Common Incidental Osseous Lesions: Making a Confident Diagnosis—M. Kransdorf

Module 5

  • Dilemmas and Pitfalls in Imaging of MSK Bone Tumors—M. Murphey
  • Dilemmas and Pitfalls in Imaging of MSK Soft Tissue Tumors—M. Murphey
  • Dilemmas and Pitfalls in MSK Biopsy—M. Kransdorf
  • Spine Infection and Mimics—W. Gibbs

Module 6

  • Spinal Marrow: Clues to Disease—L. Shah
  • Low Back Pain: Imaging and Intervention—W. Gibbs
  • Practical Postop Spine Imaging—L. Shah

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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 10.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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