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AIUM Webinars are eligible for 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. AIUM members can access and submit the CME test free of charge. Nonmembers can access and submit the CME test for a fee of $30 for nonphysicians, $60 for physicians.
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AIUM/ACP/SUSME Webinar: Ultrasound of the Lung: What Is It and How Do I Use It On My Patient

Michael Blaivas, MD, MBA (candidate), FACEP, FAIUM and Anjali Bhagra, MD, FACP

Tuesday, March 29, 2016
7:00 PM-8:00 PM EDT

Objective: After completing this activity the participant should be able to:
1. To understand the basics of ultrasound use in Lung evaluation.
2. Become familiar with common lung ultrasound artifacts important in patient evaluation.
3. Understand lung ultrasound examination protocols.
4. Become familiar with ultrasound use at the bedside and in the office.
5. Understand common pathology detected and ruled out with lung ultrasound.
6. Understand use strategies for lung ultrasound in the office/clinic.
7. Understand how to start using ultrasound clinically in your practice.

The American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide CME activities for physicians.

The AIUM designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


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AIUM Webinar: Practical Approach to the Sonographic Evaluation of Adnexal Cysts

Beryl R. Benacerraf, MD

After completing this activity the participant should be able to:

1. To learn how to characterize ovarian cysts and determine whether they are benign or malignant.
2. To learn how to recognize the actual tissue diagnosis of an adnexal mass using ultrasound.
3. To learn to recognize non ovarian masses: hydrosalpinx, peritoneal inclusion cysts, appendiceal mass, dilated ureter, rectal lesions etc..
4. To learn the importance of color Doppler as well as recent scoring systems to determine whether or not a mass is malignant.

The American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide CME activities for physicians.

The AIUM designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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New and Common Applications of Dermatologic Ultrasound

Ximena Wortsman, MD

After completing this activity the participant should be able to:

1. Know the normal ultrasound anatomy of the skin, nail and hair.
2. Define the requisites for performing the dermatologic examinations.
3. Review the role of ultrasound in the diagnosis and assessment of severity of common dermatologic conditions.
4. Review new applications of dermatologic ultrasound.
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AIUM Webinar: Accreditation Made Simple

Bryann Bromley, MD and Therese Cooper, BS, RDMS

Objective: After completing this activity the participant should be able to:

1. Understand the difference between accreditation and certification.
2. Learn how to approach the accreditation application in the simplest way.

Aired on 1/12/2016
CME Expiration Date: 1/12/2019
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Transient and Controversial Findings Seen During Fetal Ultrasounds - What They Mean and What to Do About Them

Beryl R. Benacerraf, MD

After completing this activity, the participant should be able to discuss the sonographic diagnosis and significance of the following fetal findings:

1. Thick NT with normal karyotype – what is the chance of a normal baby?
2. Borderline ventriculomegaly – What are the other tests and possible outcomes?
3. Mild pyelectasis – the new guidelines.
4. Single umbilical artery – how worrisome is this?
5. Nuchal cord – to call or not to call.
6. Low-lying placenta at survey – How to follow up and when.
7. Umbilical vein varix – Is this a real problem?
8. Chorionic bump in first trimester – how significant is the risk of MAB?

Aired on 12/16/2015
CME Expiration Date: 12/16/2018
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How to Use Ultrasound to Evaluate the Patient Who Presents with Pelvic Pain

Beryl R. Benacerraf, MD

During this presentation, learners will be able to:

1. Learn the different causes of pelvic pain, how to recognize them sonographically, and how getting a history from the patient during the scan can help narrow down the differential diagnosis.
2. Learn how to look for causes of pelvic pain when the standard pelvic ultrasound is normal, by going beyond what is considered a routine pelvic scan.
3. Demonstrate the benefit of ultrasound over other forms of imaging for detecting endometriosis (sometimes subtle) in patients presenting with pelvic pain. Even when the uterus and ovaries are normal, the patient may still have extensive and symptomatic endometriosis which is detectable accurately sonographically.

Aired on 10/21/2015
CME Expiration Date: 10/21/2018
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AIUM/ACP/SUSME Webinar: Primary Care Office-Based Ultrasound

Richard Hoppmann MD, F.A.C.P.

1. Define the role of ultrasound in primary care.
2. Identify at least three office-based clinical applications of ultrasound.
3. Identify an ultrasound training strategy for the primary care provider.

Aired on 10/13/2015
CME Expiration Date: 10/13/2018
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Diagnosis of Placental Adherence Disorders 2015: Ultrasound, MRI or Both?

Ilan E. Timor-Tritsch, MD

1. Raise awareness of the importance to recognize a near term or term case of MAP
by first and second trimester ultrasound evaluation of patients who are “high risk” for this
pathology.
2. Recognize the sonographic criteria of an early MAP.
3. Recognize the MRI criteria used to diagnose MAP.
4. Apply wisely and critically the newly suggested scoring systems
to diagnose MAP.

Aired on 10/7/2015
CME Expiration Date: 10/7/2018
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Detecting Abnormalities of the Fetal Face

Beryl R. Benacerraf, MD

During this presentation, learners will be able to learn how to:

1. Optimize the use of sonography for the detection of fetal facial malformations
2. Recognize sonographic findings that relate to malformations of the fetal face.
3. Find patterns of malformations so as to facilitate the diagnosis of specific syndromes.

Aired on 9/9/2015
CME Expiration Date: 9/9/2018
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First Trimester Anatomy Scan

Beryl R. Benacerraf, MD

1. To learn that most of the severe and lethal anomalies can be detected by ultrasound at 13-14 weeks and to see examples.
2. To learn how the 13-14 week fetal anatomy scan fits in with the other prenatal diagnostic tests.
3. To learn whether the nuchal translucency still has a role after cfDNA.

Aired on 8/19/2015
CME Expiration Date: 8/19/2018
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AIUM/SDMS Webinar: The Applications and Practice of Neonatal Brain Sonography

T. Rob Goodman, MB, BChir Mitzi Roberts, Ed.D, RT(R),RDMS, RDCS

1. To describe techniques used to acquire high quality echo
encephalograms.
2. To understand neonatal brain sonographic anatomy.
3. To recognize commonly encountered pathological appearances
4. To identify uses of Doppler sonography in neonatal brain sonography.

Aired on 6/23/2015
CME Expiration Date: 6/23/2018
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Using Ultrasound to Refine your Diagnosis of PUL and Ectopic Pregnancy

Presenter: James M. Shwayder, M.D., J.D.

After this lecture, you should be able to:

1. Understand the nomenclature regarding pregnancy of unknown location (PUL)

2. Better approach the diagnostic dilemma of evaluating a patient with a possible ectopic pregnancy.

3. Understand the value of various diagnostic tests.

4. Gain insight into the ultrasound findings in patients with an ectopic pregnancy.

Aired on 10/22/2014
CME Expiration Date: 10/22/2017
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Cesarean Scar Pregnancies

Presenter: Ilan E. Timor-Tritsch, MD

After completing this activity, the participant should be able to:

1. Diagnose a cesarean scar pregnancy by the diagnostic criteria and differentiate it from cervical pregnancy.

2. Realize that there is a common histologic basis of cesarean scar pregnancy and morbidly adherent placenta (accreta, increta and percreta)

3. Construct a counseling and a management plan for the CSP taking into consideration patients' obstetrical goals and evidence based management.

Aired on 9/10/2014
CME Expiration Date: 9/10/2017
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AIUM/SDMS Webinar: Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound (CEUS) in Clinical Practice

Presenter: Richard Barr, MD

After completing this activity, the participant should be able to explain the principles of contrast-enhanced ultrasound and describe the requirements for performing CEUS in routine clinical practice.

Aired on 6/18/2014
CME Expiration Date: 6/18/2017
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The Use of 3D Ultrasound in Gynecology: The Beginning of a New Era!

Presenter: Beryl R. Benacerraf, MD

1) To discuss the multiplanar reconstruction technique in scanning the pelvis, including the usefulness of looking at the coronal view of the pelvic organs; and

2) To evaluate the use of volume scanning of the uterus and adnexa in the routine evaluation for pelvic pathology, and to learn how to use volume scanning to diagnose uterine anomalies, polyps, fibroids, IUD placement, hydrosalpinges, the pelvic floor, and more.

Aired on 5/7/2014
CME Expiration Date: 5/7/2017
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Lung Ultrasound for the Emergent Pediatric Patient

Marla Levine, MD, RDMS

After completing this activity, the participant should be able to describe the basic principles and technique of performing lung sonography, and describe how to incorporate lung sonography into the evaluation of the patient with emergent lung conditions.

Aired on 1/15/2014
CME Expiration Date: 1/15/2017
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Managing Coagulopathy in Patients Undergoing Interventional Procedures

Corinne Deurdulian, MD

At the conclusion of this webinar, participants will be able to:

1)Explain laboratory values and their nuances in the setting of coagulation

2)Discuss patient management

Aired on 11/13/2013
CME Expiration Date: 11/13/2016
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The Research is Done. Now, How Do I Write and Submit the Manuscript?

Mark E. Lockhart, MD, MPH

From this webinar, participants will be able to understand basic principles that will improve writing of a scientific manuscript, including the steps of manuscript organization, the basics of working with a team in the draft and edit process, choosing a journal, and how authors interact with journals after the manuscript is written.

Aired on 10/2/2013
CME Expiration Date: 10/2/2016
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AIUM/SDMS Webinar: An Evidence-based Approach to the Short Cervix: Tips and Techniques

Joseph Wax, MD, Charlotte Henningsen, MS, RT(R), RDMS, RVT

1) Define the sonographic criteria of a short cervix
2) Review the association of cervical length with spontaneous preterm birth
3) Describe the correct techniques for measuring cervical length
4) Describe management and treatment options for patients with a short cervix

Aired on 9/25/2013
CME Expiration Date: 9/25/2016
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Basic Guidelines for Performing the Obstetrical Ultrasound Exam

Bryann Bromley, MD

To familiarize the imaging provider with the newest guidelines for performing Obstetrical Ultrasound.

Aired on 5/2/2013
CME Expiration Date: 5/2/2016
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Scanning the Post Thyroidectomy Neck

Teresa M. Bieker, MBA-H, RDMS, RDCS, RVT

Overview of Thyroid Cancer
Appearance of Normal Cervical Lymph Nodes
Appearance of Abnormal Cervical Lymph Nodes
Identifying Zones/Levels of the Neck
Scanning Technique and Protocol

Aired on 3/15/2013
CME Expiration Date: 3/15/2016
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Screening for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

Course Chairs: Vicki Noble, MD & Charlotte Henningsen, MS, RT, RDMS, RVT

• Demonstrate the correct technique and protocol for imaging the abdominal aorta
• Identify the normal aorta and its major branches
• List the common abnormalities involving the abdominal aorta
• Describe the sonographic appearance of aneurysm, rupture, and dissection of the aorta

Aired on 6/14/2012
1.0 CME credit approved through 6/14/2015
Reviewed and Re-approved through 6/14/2016
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How to Be an Effective Manuscript Reviewer for the Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine

Course Chair: Levon Nazarian, MD, Editor-in-Chief

Designed for those who have ever considered serving as a reviewer, or for seasoned reviewers who would like to enhance their skills.

At the end of this Webinar you will be able to:

Identify the steps required to complete the peer review process for manuscripts
Assess the importance of the service that reviewers provide to the journal
Distinguish the components of a top-quality peer review.

Aired on 2/8/2012
1.0 CME credit approved through 2/8/2015
Reviewed and Re-approved through 2/8/2018
 

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