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X-Ray Interpretation is a one-day course.
Faculty: Mark Needham, MD
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Earn up to 8 AMA PRA Category 1 credits™ and AAFP Prescribed Credits
2019 Course Location Information
Course Date: September 15, 2019
JW Marriott Houston Galleria
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5150 Westheimer Road
Houston, Texas 77056
Group Rate per room night: $119
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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.
By the end of this activity, the participant should be better able to:
2019 Course Accreditation
- 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.
The Texas Academy of Family Physicians designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.00 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, with a beginning date of 09/15/2019, 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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