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      Summary

      Eager to learn an evolving technique with considerable potential for widespread screening of colorectal cancer ?

      The American College of Radiology conducting a CT Colonography (CTC) course

      Course Location: Reston, VA

      Course Dates: January 10 – 11, 2019

      Course Description

      The goal of this two-day course is to educate attendees in the technique, performance and interpretation of CTC through the supervised review of a minimum of 50 cases. The course will also provide a forum for discussing research initiatives, regulatory issues and the reimbursement environment.

      Workstations: GE, Philips, Siemens, TeraRecon or Vital Images

      Program and Learning Objectives

      • At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:
      • Recognize the techniques necessary to acquire diagnostic CTC images, including patient preparation, scanning parameters, and display/navigational methods
      • Identify interpretation methods and recognize how to avoid pitfalls
      • State current research initiatives, regulatory issues, and reimbursement environments
      • Interpret and report CTC studies through supervised review of a minimum of 50 cases

      Certificate

      Attendees who complete a minimum of 50 cases will be awarded a Certificate of Proficiency stating they meet the case requirement as specified in the ACR Practice Guideline for the Performance of Computed Tomography Colonography in Adults.

      How many Credits?

      Earn up to 21.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and 13 SAM Credits

      Accreditation Statement: The American College of Radiology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

      Designation Statement: The American College of Radiology designates this live activity for a maximum of 21.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.