X-Ray Interpretation Course Description
Course Credits: Earn up to 8 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and AAFP Prescribed Credits
X-Ray Interpretation is a one-day course.
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.