Costa Rica Course Description
The faculty will present a comprehensive series of lectures and interactive case discussions, covering important and timely topics in chest imaging, including HRCT and diffuse lung disease, airway disease, lung infection, mediastinal masses, lung nodule diagnosis, lung cancer screening, and state of the art diagnosis of cardiovascular diseases. Emphasis will be placed on interaction with the audience with ample time for questions and discussion. If time allows during the Questions and Answers, a review of cases brought by registrants on their computers may be reviewed one on one with faculty.
This CME/CE activity, entitled The Masters Course in Chest Imaging, is targeted to practicing radiologists and radiologic nurses, physician assistants, technologists, scientists, residents, fellows and others who are interested in current techniques and applications for chest imaging.. Please find below additional details of this activity that should be taken into consideration during the preparation of the educational materials.
Upon completion of the activity, participants should be better able to:
- Use contemporary imaging techniques and protocols to accurately diagnose airway disease, lung infection, & mediastinal masses.
- Describe thoracic radiologic procedures for clinical cancer management.
- Outline CT protocols and techniques for improved clinical diagnosis of diseases of the cardiovascular system.
- Integrate information presented in this course into efforts to improve the imaging skills of the participants.
Joint Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and CME Science. Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Physician Continuing Medical Education
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates these live activities for a maximum of 18 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) requires instructors, planners, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to PIM policy. PIM is committed to providing its learners with high-quality activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of a commercial interest.
Courses are pending approval for up to 16.0 ARRT Category A CE credits for those technologists attending the entire course.
Americans with Disabilities Act
Event staff will be glad to assist you with any special needs (i.e., physical, dietary, etc). Please contact CME Science prior to the live event at (650) 440-4424.
CME Certificate Copies
Physicians please contact:
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine
Reese Walters- Program Manager
304 Inverness Way South, Suite 100
Englewood, Colorado 80112
Technologists please contact: