Continuing Medical Education

Comprehensive Review of Musculoskeletal MRI

W Retreat & Spa, Vieques, Puerto Rico 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ maximum

CME

ACCREDITATION

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In support of improving patient care, Duke University Health System Department of Clinical Education & Professional Development is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), to provide continuing education for the health care team.

CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT

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Duke University Health System Department of Clinical Education & Professional Development designates this activity for a maximum of 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

SA-CME CREDITS

We are pleased to offer 17  hours of Self-Assessment Modules (SAMs) which meet the American Board of Radiology’s criteria for self-assessment activities in the ABR Maintenance of Certification Program.

COURSE DESCRIPTION

An intensive review and update of musculoskeletal MR imaging techniques and procedures focusing on the knee, shoulder, spine, foot and ankle. The design and implementation of musculoskeletal imaging protocols will also be addressed in this comprehensive course designed for the practicing radiologist.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss the current musculoskeletal MR imaging procedures.
  • Design and implement appropriate musculoskeletal imaging protocols.
  • Apply the current advances in musculoskeletal imaging to diagnosing disease processes in the elbow, knee, wrist, shoulder, spine, hip, foot and ankle.

Faculty

Course Director:

Clyde Helms, M.D.
Consulting Professor, Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center

James B. Vogler, M.D.
The Orthopaedic Institute Gainesville, Florida
Assistant Clinical Professor of Radiology
University of Florida School of Medicine

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Schedule

Monday, March 21, 2016

7:00 a.m. Registration

7:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast / Meet the Professor

8:00 a.m.    MRI of the Knee  – Clyde Helms, M.D.
10:15 a.m.  Coffee Break & Discussion
10:30 a.m.  MRI of the Knee (Cont’d)  – Clyde Helms, M.D.
11:30 a.m.  MRI of the Hip – James Vogler, M.D.
12:30 p.m. Q & A
12:45 p.m. Adjourn

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

7:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast / Meet the Professor

8:00 a.m.    MRI of the Shoulder – Clyde Helms, M.D.
10:15 a.m.  Coffee Break & Discussion
10:30 a.m.  MRI of the Shoulder (Cont’d) – Clyde Helms, M.D.
11:30 a.m.  MRI of Wrist – James Vogler, M.D.
12:30 p.m. Q & A
12:45 p.m. Adjourn

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

7:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast / Meet the Professor

8:00 a.m.    MRI of the Foot & Ankle – Clyde Helms, M.D.
10:15 a.m.  Coffee Break & Discussion
10:30 a.m.  MRI of the Foot & Ankle (Cont’d) – Clyde Helms, M.D.
11:30 a.m.  MRI  of the Elbow – James Vogler, M.D.
12:30 p.m. Q & A
12:45 p.m. Adjourn

Thursday, March 24, 2016

7:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast / Meet the Professor

8:00 a.m.    MRI of the Spine – Clyde Helms, M.D.
10:15 a.m.  Coffee Break & Discussion
10:30 a.m.  MRI of the Spine (Cont’d) – Clyde Helms, M.D.
11:00 a.m.  MRI of MSK Masses – Clyde Helms, M.D.
12:00 p.m.  Marrow – James Vogler, M.D.
12:30 p.m. Q & A
12:45 p.m. Adjourn

Accommodations

Vieques Island, Puerto Rico:  Located 8 miles off the coast of mainland Puerto Rico, Vieques Island is easily accessible via a 20 minute flight from San Juan International Airport.  Get ready to recharge at one of the most luxurious resorts in Puerto Rico, as you find yourself in an undiscovered Caribbean paradise, surrounded by pristine beaches, wild horses and the world’s brightest bioluminescent bay.  Upon arrival, be greeted in style at the exclusive W Airport Lounge, where a W Insider will guide the way to the start of your electrifying adventure at W Retreat & Spa, Vieques Island hotel.

W Retreat & Spa-Vieques Island:  Named among the best ‘500 Hotels of the World’ by Travel & Leisure, features 156 stylish rooms and suites conceived by Spanish designer Patricia Urquiola.  Allow yourself to be indulged with private patios or balconies, W signature beds, Bliss® bath amenities and large, open bathrooms.  Unveil new flavors at signature restaurant Sorcé,  showcasing Puerto Rican cuisine prepared with seasonal, locally-sourced ingredients. 30+ custom treatments at AWAY® Spa, ocean-front infinity pool WET® and a Fire Pit at the Living Room, extend an open invitation for you to mix and mingle while experiencing amplified rest and relaxation.

Room Rates:    Run of Resort $369, Oceanview $399, Oceanfront $429
Rates are based on single or double occupancy per night. All room rates are currently subject to an additional 9% state and local tax. There is also a mandatory $8.00 porterage charge, a $2.50 maid gratuity and a reduced $45.00 resort charge daily. The reduced resort charge includes the following:
• Toll-free/local calls
• Parking (valet & self)
• Airport lounge arrival & farewell experience
• Vieques airport transfers
• Daily Yoga class
• Access to Swing (tennis) and FIT (gym)
• Beach umbrellas
• Non-motorized water sports equipment

To Make Reservations:  Call toll tree : 866.837.4216 and Reference Duke Radiology Group
Rates are in effect until 2/25/2016 or until room block is filled, whichever comes first.

Registration

Registration fee is $895 on or before February 21, 2016

We offer discounted registration rates to Duke Radiology alumni of $795 and Military/NonMD/Retirees of $695.

On or after February 22, 2016 there is a $75 late fee in addition to the registration fee.

In an effort to be more environmentally conscious, we will distribute syllabus materials to the attendees electronically. You are welcome to bring your laptop to the lectures should you wish to follow along. A paper syllabus will only be provided upon request at a cost of $25. Please mark the appropriate box on the registration form.

The fee is payable by check made out to “Aladdin Travel & Meeting Planners” or by Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover. There is a $100 administrative fee for cancellation. Written notification must be received by March 18, 2016 to receive refund.

If you have questions regarding meeting registration please contact Emily Verheyen at Aladdin Travel & Meeting Planners 336-499-6705 or emily.dunn@aladdintravel.com

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