Kanal’s MR Physics: Understanding and Applying

Pittsburgh, PA US
September 23, 2019 to September 27, 2019

 

 

Target Audience

Physicians, Radiologists, Neuroradiologists, Resident, Fellows, Physicists, Cardiologists, Technologists, Industry Specialists.

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss gadolinium-based MR contrast agent use, including mechanism of action, distribution and time versus concentration considerations.
  • Identify numerous MR imaging artifacts, how to recognize them, and how to decrease or eliminate them.
  • Describe the unique advantages and clinical applicability of utilizing such MR pulse sequences as inversion recovery (STIR, FLAIR) diffusion weighted imaging, perfusion weighted imaging, and Propeller MR imaging.
  • Identify various types of MR angiographic sequences and their specific advantages, limitations and artifacts.
  • Introduce the concepts underlying magnetic resonance spectroscopy and spectroscopic imaging and demonstrate how these are clinically applied in routine patient care settings.

 

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 40.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 40.25 Attendance
Course opens: 
09/23/2019
Course expires: 
12/31/2021
Event starts: 
09/23/2019 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
09/27/2019 - 6:30pm
UPMC Presbyterian
200 Lothrop St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
United States

Emanuel Kanal, MD, FACR, FISMRM, MRMD, MRSE, ANNG

 

Professor of Radiology and Neuroradiology

Chief, Division of Emergency Radiology

Director, MR Services

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

 

 

Faculty Disclosure

All individuals in a position to control the content of this education activity including members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, and/or content reviewers have disclosed all relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients.

 

The following relevant financial relationships were disclosed:

Emanuel Kanal, MD, FACR, FISMRM, MRMD, MRSE

Consultant: Bracco, General Electric, Medtronic and Siemens

 

 

No other planners, members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

 

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physicians

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 40.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other health care professionals

Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

Available Credit

  • 40.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 40.25 Attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
09/23/2019
Course expires: 
12/31/2021
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