Contrast Enhanced Neuro MRI: New Issues, New Indications (CE)

Program Summary

A review of the literature indicates an increased incidence of gadolinium deposition in the brain as a result of repeated contrast-enhanced MR imaging procedures. With a wide selection of gadolinium-based contrast agents available; imaging professionals must be aware of their chemical make-up when selecting the best agent for a particular study.

In this final CME/CE Accredited Expert Forum Webcast of our four-part series, Dr. Lawrence Tanenbaum reviews contrast-enhanced Neuro MRI with an emphasis on current practices and indications as well as a survey of manifestations of diseases on contrast-enhanced MRI of the brain and spine.

Following Dr. Tanenbaum's presentation, questions from the audience are addressed.

Effective Date: 10/1/2016
Expiration Date: 10/31/2018
Estimated Completion Time:1 hour

This program was originally broadcast live as part of a webinar sponsored by the Educational Symposia and supported through an unrestricted educational grant from Guerbet, LLC

This program has been supported through an unrestricted educational grant from Guerbet, LLC.

Faculty

 Lawrence N. Tanenbaum, MD, FACR Lawrence N. Tanenbaum, MD, FACR
Vice President & Medical Director Eastern Region
Director of MRI, CT and Advanced Imaging
RadNet, Inc

Educational Objectives

After completing this course the participant should be able to:

  • Understand the fundamental indications for contrast use in evaluation of the brain and spine.
  • Understand the appearance of contrast enhanced MRI of a variety of disease states.
  • Review the technical parameters for obtaining optimized contrast enhanced images in the spine and brain at 1.5 and 3T.

No special educational preparation is required for this CME Activity!

Target Audience

  • Radiologic Technologists
  • Radiology Administrators
  • Other Healthcare Professionals (HCPs)

Educational Credits

One (1) ARRT Category A CE Credit

Disclosures

Dr. Tanenbaum discloses that he is a member of the speakers bureau for Guerbet, Bayer and GE.

Accreditation

Radiologic Technologists:
This course meets all criteria and has been approved by the AHRA, The Association for Medical Imaging Management for one (1) ARRT Category A CE Credit.

Radiology Administrators:
This course meets all CRA renewal credit criteria and has been approved for one (1) continuing education credit in the following CRA domains: Operations Management and Asset Management

Claiming CE Credit

To receive CME credits for participating in this CE activity you must successfully complete the online post examination. Online examinations return an immediate grade report. Upon receiving a passing grade of 70% or higher click continue and complete the evaluation form. To view and print your Statement of Credit click the Print/View Certificate link displayed from within your MyAR Archives page.

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System Hardware/Software and Internet Connection Requirements

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Operating Systems: Windows 2000 or higher, MAC OSX 10.3 or higher, Mac iOS 5.0 or higher (ipad, iphone compatible), Android 4.3 or higher.

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