UCSF-ZSFG Emergency & Trauma Imaging (Virtual Live)

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Virtual Live
Saturday, September 25, 2021 to Sunday, September 26, 2021
Course Director:
Soonmee Cha MD; Preethi Raghu MD
CME Credits:
SAM Credits:

Course Overview

Two-day virtual course. 8 am to 4 pm Pacific Time (11 am to 7 pm Eastern Time).
Case-based emergency & trauma imaging series for physicians, nurses, radiology technologists and medical trainees (MD, DO, NP, RN, RT).

Lectures presented by 25 speakers from UCSF and ZSFG hospitals. All lectures are 20 or 30 minutes.
9/25 Sat:   AM = Abdominal    PM = Chest, MSK, Physics
9/26 Sun:  AM = Neuro           PM = Interventional
For those who are registered by Sep 25 and log-on during the live course, the course lectures will be accessible for online review thru Oct 24.

Course Objectives and Faculty

At the completion of this course, the attendee should be able to:  
1. Implement the latest imaging protocols and state-of-the-art techniques for rapid assessment of complex acute polytrauma patients;
2. Distinguish between common anatomic variants, injury mimics and common thoracic vascular emergencies; including acute aortic injury and pulmonary embolism; 
3. Recognize key imaging features and updated classification systems relevant to the most common emergent brain, spine and head & neck pathologies;
4. Differentiate between emergent and non-emergent indications for interventional radiology consultation, and understand the role of IR in diagnosis and treatment of common medical emergencies;
5. Identify the key imaging features of common abdominopelvic pathologies encountered in the emergency and trauma settings;
6. Utilize search patterns to identify frequently missed musculoskeletal trauma findings.