Continuing Medical Education

Duke Radiology in the Islands 2015 – Offering SAMs

Ritz Carlton, Grand Cayman Island

CME

Self-Assessment Modules as qualified by the American Board of Radiology in meeting the criteria for self-assessment toward the purpose of fulfilling requirements in the ABR Maintenance of Certificate Program will be offered.

 

This course has been designed for the radiologist who may perform abdominal, cardiothoracic, pediatric, musculoskeletal and/or interventional procedures.  This course will include the most up to date techniques in each of these specialized imaging areas.

The physician should come away with improved knowledge of the latest techniques and protocols being employed.

At the conclusion of this course the participant should be able to:

  •  Discuss the newest imaging techniques and modalities being used to diagnose various abnormalities.
  • Describe techniques and procedures currently being used in abdominal, cardiopulmonary, pediatric, musculoskeletal and interventional radiology.
  • Analyze new techniques and procedures in abdominal , cardiothoracic, pediatric, musculoskeletal and interventional radiology.

The Duke University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Duke University School of Medicine designated this educational activity for a maximum of 20 AMA PRA Category I creditsTM

Schedule

Monday, January 19, 2015

7:30 a.m.              Diagnosis and Management of Focal Lesions in the Cirrhotic Liver – Mustafa Bashir, M.D.

8:15 a.m.              A Practical Approach to Community-Acquired Pneumonia – Lacey Washington, M.D.

8:45 a.m.              Approach to Pediatric Renal Masses – Donald Frush, M.D.

9:30 a.m.              Management of the Subsolid Pulmonary Nodules – Lacey Washington, M.D.

10:00 a.m.           Break

10:15 a.m.           Non-Interpretive Skills:  MRI Safety for Your Practice – Mustafa Bashir, M.D.

11:00 a.m.           Pulmonary Hypertension for the Radiologist – Lacey Washington, M.D.

11:30 a.m.           Dose Reduction Strategies in Pediatric CT – Donald Frush, M.D.

12:15 p.m.           Question & Answer Session

12:45 p.m.           Adjourn

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

7:30 a.m.              Focal Pancreatic Lesions:  What you Need to Know – Mustafa Bashir, M.D.

8:15 a.m.              The Many Faces of Sarcoidosis – Lacey Washington, M.D.

8:45 a.m.              Pediatric Presacral Masses – Donald Frush, M.D.

9:30 a.m.              Idiopathic Interstitial Pneumonias:  Update – Lacey Washington, M.D.

10:00 a.m.           Break

10:15 a.m.           Non-Invasive Biliary Imaging –Mustafa Bashir, M.D.

11:00 a.m.           Overdiagnosis of Pulmonary Embolism:  Fact or Fiction?

11:30 a.m.           MOC:  Maintenance of Certification or Maintenance of Confusion?

12:15 p.m.           Question & Answer Session

12:45 p.m.           Adjourn

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

7:30 a.m.              MRI of Soft Tissue Tumors:  What Do I Need to Know? – Charles Spritzer, M.D.

8:15 a.m.              Carotid Artery Stenting:  Past, Present, Future?  – Tony Smith, M.D.

8:45 a.m.              Primary Care Neuroradiology:  Managing Pain, Part 1 –  Linda Gray Leithe, M.D.

9:30 a.m.              Quality Assurance in the Interventional Suite:  Reducing Mistakes – Tony Smith, M.D.

10:00 a.m.           Break

10:15 a.m.           Rotator Cuff:  MR Imaging – Charles Spritzer, M.D.

11:00 a.m.           Random Thoughts on Pulmonary Embolism and IVC Filters – Tony Smith, M.D.

11:30 a.m.           Primary Care Neuroradiology:  Managing Pain, Part 2 – Linda Gray Leithe, M.D.

12:15 p.m.           Question & Answer Session

12:45 p.m.           Adjourn

Thursday, January 22, 2015

7:30 a.m.              The Utility of MRI for Mid- and Fore-foot Pathology – Charles Spritzer, M.D.

8:15 a.m.              Diagnostic Cerebral Angiography:  Necessary in 2015? –Tony Smith, M.D.

8:45 a.m.              Clinical and Imaging Findings in Intracranial Hypotension – Linda Gray Leithe, M.D.

9:30 a.m.              Intra-arterial Stroke Therapy 2015: Is This Really Working? – Tony Smith, M.D.

10:00 a.m.           Break

10:15 a.m.           Interesting MRI Cases of the Knee – Charles Spritzer, M.D.

11:00 a.m.           Interesting Cases in Interventional Radiology – Tony Smith, M.D.

11:30 a.m.           Treatment and Management of Cerebrospinal Fluid Leaks – Linda Gray Leithe, M.D.

12:15 p.m.           Question & Answer Session

12:45 p.m.           Adjourn

Accommodations

Rooms are being held at the Ritz-Carlton Grand Cayman for this meeting from Saturday, January 17 through Saturday, January 24 until the cutoff date of Monday, December 14, 2014 or until the block is full.  This group rate will be offered up to three days pre and three days post event dates, based upon availability in the room category requested.  Included in the room rate is a $50 resort fee.  Group room rates are subject to applicable state and local taxes (currently 13%) and service fee (currently 10%) in effect at the time of check in.

Run of Resort $599 single/double
Oceanfront $799 single/double

Included in the room rate is a fifty dollars ($50.00) resort fee charged epr room/per day.  The resort fee covers the following wide variety of additional services and activities provided for your enjoyment.

  • High speed and wireless internet access in guest room and public spaces
  • Use of laptop computers set up in the Silver Palm Lounge
  • Morning coffee and tea and local newspapers in the Silver Palm Lounge near the stairs leading to the oceanfront pool
  • Delivery of the New York Times Digest
  • Local phone calls
  • Use of the fitness center and daily fitness classes including cardio, yoga and Pilates
  • Use of the Silver Rain, a La Prairie Spa, facilities including steam rooms, saunas and whirlpool
  • Access to the floating Aqua Lounge dining tables and Aqua Bed lounges
  • Snorkeling lessons from our water sports experts daily at 10:30 a.m.
  • Use of water sport toys including kayaks, standing paddle boards, snorkeling gear, water tricycle, floating rafts, paddle boats and water hammocks
  • Introductory sailing lessons
  • Use of the Ambassadors of the Environment by Jean-Michel Cousteau turtle splash pool
  • Use of the Blue Tip golf course chipping and putting green
  • Use of the hitting area at The Courts by Bollettieri
  • Nightly movies under the stars on the big screen next to Periwinkle
  • Access to a comprehensive DVD library for in room viewing
  • Valet parking
  • Children 5 years and under eat free

To make reservations, call 1-800-933-3859 and reference Duke Department of Radiology – CME meeting

If you are interested in an upgraded or different room type other than what is blocked, please contact Emily Dunn Verheyen at emily.dunn@aladdintravel.com or 336-499-6705 for assistance.

Registration

Registration fee is $895 on or before December 19, 2014.

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

On or after January 15, 2015 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 January 16, 2015 to receive refund.

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

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