ASPNR Programming: Pediatric Neuroimaging for the Adult Neuroradiologist: Self Assessment Module (SAM) SAM

Andrea Rossi, MD; Susan Palasis, MD; V. Michelle Silvera, MD; Caroline D. Robson, MB, ChB

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Target Audience:

The ASNR 54th Annual Meeting is the premier Neuroradiology meeting in the world. The target audience includes:

  • Neuroradiologists in practice and research
  • General radiologists who read Neuroradiology studies
  • Young professionals and trainees
  • Brain, Spine, and Head and Neck imaging Scientists
  • Clinicians from related disciplines

About This Module:

This module is composed of four parts:
  • Congenital Spinal Cord Anomalies: Top 10 Things to Know Andrea Rossi, MD
  • Pediatric Brain Imaging Pearls and Pitfalls Susan Palasis, MD
  • Birth Trauma & HII: What You Need to Know V. Michelle Silvera, MD
  • Pediatric Head & Imaging Pearls Caroline D. Robson, MB, ChB

Objectives:

Upon completion of this module, participants should be able to:

Part I:Congenital Spinal Cord Anomalies: Top 10 Things to Know Andrea Rossi, MD

    In relation to imaging of congenital spine abnormalities, recognize normal spinal developmental anatomy; optimize imaging study technique; define “tethered cord” and its imaging features; restrict the differential diagnosis by understanding birthmarks; recognize that congenital lesions may not be static; describe the role of fetal MRI in early diagnosis of NTD and monitoring of fetal surgery outcomes; describe the role of changing embryological evidence; employ simple classification schemes for routine radiological practice.

Part II:Pediatric Brain Imaging Pearls and Pitfalls Susan Palasis, MD

    Develop proficiency in pediatric brain cases, including understanding of myelination and milestones, leukomalacia, neonatal HIE, seizures, herpes encephalitis, hydrocephalus, diffuse atrophy, and other cases.

Part III:Birth Trauma & HII: What You Need to Know V. Michelle Silvera, MD

    Identify MRI patterns and evolution of global hypoxic ischemic injury

Part IV:Pediatric Head & Imaging Pearls Caroline D. Robson, MB, ChB

    Explain imaging considerations in various cases of pediatric head and neck infection and common masses.

Commercial Support

No commercial support was received for this activity.

Accreditation Statement

The American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement

ASNR designates this enduring material for a maximum of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Method of Physician Participation:

Each physician will listen to each audio self-directed module while following along with the visual slides. Upon completion, each physician will answer evaluation questions and pass a post test with at least a score of 80% to receive their CME certificate.

Disclosures: All individuals in control of content have disclosed the following relevant financial relationships. All of these relationships were treated as a conflict of interest, and have been resolved (C7 SCS 6.1-6.2, 6.5)

Planner(s):

  • Howard A. Rowley, MD, 2016 Program Chair/President-Elect, has no relevant financial relationships.
  • C. Douglas Phillips, MD, FACR, Chair, Web and Online Education Subcommittee of ASNR Education Committee, has no relevant financial relationships.
  • Angelo Artemakis, ASNR staff, has no relevant financial relationships.

Presenter(s):

  • Andrea Rossi, MD, has no relevant financial relationships.
  • Susan Palasis, MD, has no relevant financial relationships.
  • V. Michelle Silvera, MD, has no relevant financial relationships.
  • Caroline D. Robson, MB, ChB, has no relevant financial relationships.

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