• Release date: September 2, 2020

• Expiration date: September 2, 2023

• Estimated time to complete activity: 4.5 hours

• Jointly provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and CME Science



Educational Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should better be able to:

• Develop a differential diagnosis that relates to the pertinent imaging and clinically relevant findings for each of the cases covered in this course.

• Use contemporary imaging techniques and protocols to accurately diagnose, stage and manage diseases and injuries of the musculoskeletal system.

• Outline the fundamentals of the latest advanced techniques in MRI and their current roles and limitations in clinical practice.

• Integrate information presented in this course into efforts to improve the imaging skills of the participants.



Target Audience

This course is intended for Practicing Radiologists and Radiologic Nurses, Physician Assistants, Technologists, Scientists, Residents, Fellows and others who are interested in current techniques and applications for musculoskeletal imaging.



Faculty

Kathryn Stevens, M.D.

• Associate Professor, Radiology

• Stanford University School of Medicine

• Professional Eduction

Board Certification: Diagnostic Radiology, Royal College of Radiologist (1997)

Internship: Royal United Hospital NHS Trust (1990) United Kingdom

Fellowship: Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre (1999) England

• Honors and Awards

Annual Histology Prize, St Mary's Hospital Medical School (1984)

Anthony de Rothschild Prize in Surgery, St Mary's Hospital Medical School (1989)

Best Healthcare Poster and Best Poster overall, NVIDIA GPU Technology Conference, San Jose (2018)

• Administrative Appointments

Ad Hoc Program Committee, International Skeletal Society (2012 - 2013)

Adjunct Clinical Faculty A&P committee, Stanford University School of Medicine (2015 - 2018)

Chairman, Adjunct Clinical Faculty A&P committee, Stanford University School of Medicine (2018 - Present)

Director of Musculoskeletal Education, Department of Radiology (2009 - Present)

Liaison Committee, International Skeletal Society (2009 - 2010)

Scientific Program Committee, International Skeletal Society (2013 - 2015)

Trauma Division Quality Improvement Committee, Stanford University School of Medicine (2002 - 2010)

Pricing

$445

Musculoskeletal Imaging - Kathryn Stevens, M.D.

Joint Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and CME Science. Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Designation

The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 4.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) requires instructors, planners, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to PIM policy. PIM is committed to providing its learners with high quality activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of a commercial interest.

Faculty

The faculty members have nothing to disclose.

Planners and Managers

The PIM planners and managers have nothing to disclose. The CME Science planners and managers have nothing to disclose.

Method of Participation and Request for Credit

During the period September 2, 2020 through September 2, 2021, participants must read the learning objectives and faculty disclosures and study the educational activity. 

Media

Internet

Computer System Requirements

Any online accessible device.

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications. The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

Disclaimer

Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient's conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer's product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

Computer System Requirements

Any online accessible device.

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications. The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

Disclaimer

Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient's conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer's product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.