X-Ray Interpretation
X-Ray Interpretation Hands-on CME Course


 
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Product Description
 
Course Schedule: Agenda
X-Ray Interpretation is a one-day course.
Faculty: Mark Needham, MD


Course Credits
Earn up to 8 AMA PRA Category 1 credits™ and AAFP Prescribed Credits

2018 Course Location Information
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X-Ray Interpretation Course Description
Primary care physicians often have the first opportunity to assess and diagnose patients. X-rays obtained in the office, clinic, hospital, or emergency rooms are an invaluable tool in quickly establishing a diagnosis or making a better differential diagnosis. This eyes-on CME course will improve the participants ability to read x-rays of the chest, extremities, neck, spine, abdomen, and sinuses. It will also give participants a better working knowledge of cross sectional anatomy and imaging, including a review of basic CT and MRI studies that primary care physicians are likely to encounter. Basic radiologic science will be reviewed in addition to discussion of how to develop methodical approaches for reading images to lead to greater diagnostic accuracy and how to order the right advanced imaging tests for patients. This course will give you greater ability, greater confidence and will make you a better physician by improving your practice through better use of diagnostic imaging.

Learning Objectives
By the end of this activity, the participant should be better able to:
  • Learn to view X-rays in a standard sequence each time in order to improve diagnostic accuracy and reduce errors.
  • Recognize common abnormalities on chest, abdomen, extremity, spine and sinus X-rays.
  • Learn which advanced imaging tests to order.
  • Avoid malpractice pitfalls in diagnostic imaging.
  • Achieve greater professional satisfaction in viewing and interpreting X-rays through increased diagnostic accuracy.
2017 Course Accreditation
The Texas Academy of Family Physicians designates this live activity for a maximum of 8 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This Live activity, X-Ray Interpretation, from 01/01/2017 - 12/31/2017, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 8.00 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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X-Ray interpretation November 24, 2014
Reviewer: Dennise Reyes from Avondale, AZ United States  
The course was very useful to me. I had very limited access to x-rays working in an out patient primary care setting. Now that I work in a hospital setting where imaging studies are used to help fuel my diagnosis it was pertinent for me to revisit what I had learned so long ago. I would have preferred to received more pediatric content as this is my specialty. Overall, I walked away with enough information provided from this course to feel comfortable reviewing imaging studies (more so x-rays) to help formulate a diagnosis. Thank you.

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