Spine: Self Assessment Module (SAM) SAM

Carlos H. Torres, MD, FRCPC; Christie M. Lincoln, MD

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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 two parts:
  • Unusual Spine Pathology Carlos H. Torres, MD, FRCPC
  • Imaging of Spinal Cord Lesions Christie M. Lincoln, MD

Objectives:

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

Part I:Unusual Spine Pathology Carlos H. Torres, MD, FRCPC

  1. Identify infrequent spinal pathologies and their key imaging features with emphasis on “pearls, pitfalls and differential diagnosis”

Part II:Imaging of Spinal Cord Lesions Christie M. Lincoln, MD

  1. Develop a checklist of abnormalities for patient care
  2. Determine which situations may ultimately warrant biopsy for diagnosis and treatment

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):

  • Carlos H. Torres, MD, FRCPC, has no relevant financial relationships.
  • Christie M. Lincoln, MD, has no relevant financial relationships.

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