Continuing Medical Education

Duke Radiology in the Islands 2016

The Ritz Carlton Aruba, Palm Beach, Aruba Dutch Caribbean

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 interested in gaining a greater understanding of advances in the areas of abdominal, cardiothoracic and neuroradiologic imaging.  Experts from each of these subspecialty areas will update the participants on the latest approaches to diagnosing and treating disease processes in these areas.
Following participation in this activity, participants should be able to:
• Identify and discuss the latest modalities and techniques being used in abdominal,  cardiothoracic, and neuroradiologic imaging
• Discuss differential diagnoses of common disease processes as they are seen on radiologic images.
• Demonstrate a greater understanding of the latest modalities and techniques being used to diagnose and treat various disease processes.

 

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.

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Duke University Health System Department of Clinical Education and Professional Development designates this Duke Radiology Beach Course activity for a maximum of 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.

 

For more information, please feel free to contact:Debbie Griffin
Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center
919-684-7228 or deborah.griffin@duke.edu

 

Faculty

Tracy Jaffe, M.D.
Associate Professor of Radiology
Course Director

Timothy Amrhein, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Radiology

Jared Christensen, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Radiology

Jenny Hoang, M.D.
Associate Professor of Radiology

H. Page McAdams, M.D.
Professor of Radiology

Rendon Nelson, M.D.
Professor of Radiology

 

Schedule

Monday, January 18, 2016

7:00 a.m.              Breakfast

7:30 a.m.              Imaging of colorectal malignancies – Tracy Jaffe, M.D.

8:00 a.m.              Imaging the Mediastinum: Case Based Review – H. Page McAdams, M.D.

8:30 a.m.              Techniques for Radiation Dose Reduction with MDCT – Rendon Nelson, M.D.

9:00 a.m.              TB or Not TB: Imaging of Tuberculosis and Non-Tuberculous Mycobacterial Infection in the Thorax
– H. Page McAdams, M.D.

9:30 a.m.              Dual Energy CT of the Abdomen and Pelvis: Background and Implementation
– Rendon Nelson, M.D.

10:00 a.m.           Break

10:15 a.m.           Imaging of Crohn’s Disease – Tracy Jaffe, M.D.

10:45 a.m.           Update on CT of Acute Pancreatitis – Rendon Nelson, M.D.

11:15 a.m.           Prostate MR Primer – Tracy Jaffe, M.D.

11:45 a.m.           Imaging the Airways: Case Based Review – H. Page McAdams, M.D.

12:15 p.m.           Q&A

12:30 p.m.           Adjourn

 

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

7:00 a.m.              Breakfast

7:30 a.m.              Imaging the Orbits – Timothy Amrhein, M.D.

8:00 a.m.              Temporal bones:  Key anatomy and a problem-based approach – Jenny Hoang, MBBS

8:30 a.m.              Implementing Lung Cancer Screening  – Jared Christensen, M.D.

9:00 a.m.              Approach to brain tumors:  Imaging mimics and clinical pearls – Jenny Hoang, MBBS

9:30 a.m.              Coronary Artery CTA: A Primer – Jared Christensen, M.D.

10:00 a.m.           Break

10:15 a.m.           Imaging the Pituitary and Sella – Timothy Amrhein, M.D.

10:45 a.m.           Imaging paranasal sinuses – Jenny Hoang, MBBS

11:15 a.m.           ACR Lung-RADS: A Case-based Approach – Jared Christensen, M.D.

11:45 a.m.           Functional MRI – Timothy Amrhein, M.D.

12:15 p.m.           Q&A

12:30 p.m.           Adjourn

 

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

7:00 a.m.              Breakfast

7:30 a.m.              Christensen – Imaging Complications of Thoracic Surgery – Jared Christensen, M.D.

8:00 a.m.              Cranial nerves I-VI made easy – Jenny Hoang, MBBS

8:30 a.m.              Imaging the spine: Extradural disease easy – Timothy Amrhein, M.D.

9:00 a.m.              Cranial nerves VII to XII made– Jenny Hoang, MBBS

9:30 a.m.              Imaging guided spine pain interventions – Timothy Amrhein, M.D.

10:00 a.m.           Break

10:15 a.m.           Imaging Complications of Cardiovascular Surgery – Jared Christensen, M.D.

11:45 a.m.           What to do with incidental thyroid nodules? – Jenny Hoang, M.D.

11:15 a.m.           The radiologist’s role in diagnosis and treatment of CSF pressure – Timothy Amrhein, M.D.

11:45 a.m.           Thoracic Interventions: Biopsy and Beyond – Jared Christensen, M.D.

12:15 p.m.           Q&A

12:30 p.m.           Adjourn

 

Thursday, January 21, 2016

7:00 a.m.              Breakfast

7:30 a.m.              Interstitial Lung Disease I: Lines and Cysts – H. Page McAdams, M.D.

8:00 a.m.              LIRADS Classification of Focal Hepatic Lesions in the Cirrhotic Liver – Rendon Nelson, M.D.

8:30 a.m.              Interstitial Lung Disease II: Nodules, Ground Glass and Consolidative Opacities
– H. Page McAdams, M.D.

9:00 a.m.              Management of the Incidental Lesion seen on CT and MR: GU – Tracy Jaffe, M.D.

9:30 a.m.              Interstitial Lung Disease III: Case-Based Review – H. Page McAdams, M.D.

10:00 a.m.           Break

10:15 a.m.           Management of the Incidental Lesion seen on CT and MR: GI – Tracy Jaffe, M.D.

10:45 a.m.           Characterization of Focal Hepatic Lesions in the Non-Cirrhotic Liver – Rendon Nelson, M.D.

11:15 a.m.           Interesting and Challenging Cases of the Bowel – Tracy Jaffe, M.D.

11:45 a.m.           Interesting and Challenging Cases in the Abdomen and Pelvis – Rendon Nelson, M.D.

12:15 p.m.           Q&A

12:30 p.m.           Adjourn

 

 

Accommodations

Overlooking the Caribbean Sea with miles of azure waters to explore, experience, surprise and delight at every turn is the Ritz-Carlton, Aruba, one of the newest Aruba luxury hotels to rise along the island’s spectacular Palm Beach. With its exclusive location and remarkable offerings of dining, wellness and recreation,

The Ritz-Carlton, Aruba makes each vacation experience more memorable than the last. Weddings and meetings, too, will leave an indelible impression when they unfold in this lush Caribbean setting, masterfully orchestrated by our dedicated event planning professionals. Our island paradise also features a 24-hour casino. With its pristine beaches and beautiful landscape, guests will revel in a new standard of luxury and elegance that characterizes one of the finest Aruba 5 star hotels.  Each of its 320 rooms offers a private balcony.

Group rates for this meeting are $529 for Run of Ocean or $679 for Run of Ocean Front.  All rates are subject to all applicable government taxes (currently 9.5%), taxable service charge (currently 13.5%) and a government mandated levy charge of $3.00 per occupied room in effect at the time of check in (all taxes and levies are subject to change).
The daily service charge includes:
Complimentary local welcome drink at check-in
Use of laptop computers in the Business Center
Local telephone calls
Newspaper App for smartphones and tablets
Complimentary 2MB internet access through the resort (Except in Meeting Rooms)
Access to spa facilities including steam, sauna and whirlpools
Use of Fitness Center and jacuzzi’s
Daily fitness classes (including Yoga, Zumba, Tai Chi on the beach)
Use of non-motorized water sports equipment, including kayaks, standing paddle boards and floating rafts
One time Spa skin consultation (advance reservation required)
Scheduled daily activities for the family (including sand castle building and culinary demonstrations)
Weekly movie night for Ritz Kids
Maximum occupancy is three adults or two adults and two children (under 18 years of age) per room.  Charges for rol-away beds and cribs may apply.  These rates will be available three (3) days prior and three (3) days after scheduled conference dates, subject to availability.  Rooms are being held at these rates until Wednesday, December 16, 2015 or until the room block is full.  To make reservations call 1-800-241-3333 and reference Duke Radiology-CME Meeting.  If you are interested in an upgraded or different room type other than what is blocked, please contact Emily Dunn at emily.dunn@aladdintravel.com or 336-499-6705 for assistance.
When booking air, you want to choose flights in and out of Queen Beatrix International Airport (AUA), located approximately 20 minutes from the resort. Taxis are readily available and cost approximately $25 per taxi plus luggage fees.  Alternatively, if you wish to explore the island on your own a rental car is suggested.

Registration

Registration fee is $895 on or before December 18, 2015

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

On or after December 19, 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 15, 2016 to receive refund.

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

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