Body MRI: How to Provide Value-Based Care

Online Course Package With Book

This online course will provide an intensive review in body MRI that is designed to provide a clinically focused update on the current optimal performance and interpretation of body MRI across a broad range of real life applications. Nationally recognized experts will incorporate scenario-based examples, cutting-edge reviews, practice tips tailored to daily clinical experience, and more.

Learn and earn credit at your own pace with unlimited access to this course for 3 years. See below for detailed information and learning outcomes.

Body MRI Online Course

This course package offers 30 CME and SA-CME Credits following completion of an online test.

ARRS Member price: $695
ARRS In-Training Member price: $349
Nonmember price: $1,199

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Or consider the stand-alone book.


Learning Outcomes and Modules  

After participating in this online course, the participant will be able to:

  • Perform and interpret body MRI at a high level across a range of applications
  • Describe and implement LI-RADS for reporting of liver lesions in patients with cirrhosis
  • Discuss updated concepts in prostate MRI, including PI-RADS and MRI targeted biopsy
  • Discuss the indications for adding MRI to ultrasound in gynecologic disease
  • Describe critical MRI findings in adult and pediatric patients with diseases of the liver, pancreas, biliary system, gastrointestinal tract, genitourinary, and musculoskeletal system

Module 1—General

  • State-of-the-Art Abdominal MRI: An Update—Fergus V. Coakley, MD 
  • Keeping Patients Safe in the MRI Environment—Kathryn Marie Olsen, MD
  • Body MRI: Pitfalls and Artifacts—Kathryn J. Fowler, MD
  • Diffusion MRI: Should it Be Routine in the Abdomen and Pelvis?—Hersh Chandarana, MD 

Module 2—Hepatobiliary

  • Quantitative MRI Biomarkers of Liver Fat, Iron and Fibrosis—Scott B. Reeder MD, PhD 
  • Benign Hepatic Tumors: Imaging and Management—Koenraad J. Mortele, MD
  • Imaging of Focal Disease in the Cirrhotic Liver (LI-RADS)—Claude B. Sirlin, MD
  • MRI of Biliary Disease: Technical Considerations and Differential Diagnosis—Courtney Coursey Moreno, MD 

Module 3—Pancreas

  • Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma—Kumaresan Sandrasegaran, MD
  • Pitfalls in Pancreatic Imaging—Jay K. Pahade, MD
  • MRI of Cystic Pancreatic Neoplasms—Evan S. Siegelman, MD
  • MRI of Pancreatitis—Frank H. Miller, MD 

Module 4—Genitourinary

  • MRI of Solid Renal Masses—Lejla Aganovic, MD
  • MRI Evaluation of Adrenal Gland Abnormalities—Antonio Carlos A. Westphalen, MD, PhD
  • MRI of Cystic Renal Masses—Gary M. Israel, MD
  • MR Urography—Aarti K. Sekhar, MD 

Module 5—Gastrointestinal

  • MRI of Anal and Perianal Disease—Elena Korngold, MD 
  • Rectal Cancer—Mukesh G. Harisinghani, MD 
  • MR Enterography: Maximizing Value—Jonathan R. Dillman, MD 
  • MR Defecography—Bryan R. Foster, MD 

Module 6—Obstetrics/Gynecology

  • Management of Incidental Findings of the Adnexa on MRI—Susan M. Ascher, MD
  • MRI of Benign Uterine Disease—Fiona M. Fennessy, MD, PhD
  • Uterine Malignancy: Incremental Role of MRI—Karen S. Lee, MD
  • MRI in Pregnancy—Liina Poder, MD 

Module 7—Musculoskeletal

  • MRI of Arthritis—Laura W. Bancroft, MD 
  • MRI of Knee—John A. Carrino, M.D., M.P.H. 
  • MRI of Shoulder Disorders—Colm McMahon, MD
  • MRI of Hip—Miriam A. Bredella, MD

Module 8—Hot Topics/General

  • Prostate MRI: PI-RADS in Practice—Rajan T. Gupta, MD
  • Gadolinium Toxicity: Where Do We Stand in 2018?—David A. Bluemke, MD, PhD
  • Current Clinical Applications of Combined PET/MRI—Spencer Behr, MD
  • MRI Quality Assurance: Lessons Learned—Jeffrey M. Pollock, MD 

Module 9—Cardiovascular

  • MRI of Ischemic Heart Disease—Cristina Fuss, MD
  • MRI of Nonischemic Cardiac Disease—Gregory A. Kicska, MD, PhD
  • MRI of Myocarditis and Pericarditis—Karen G. Ordovas, MD
  • MR Angiography of the Large and Medium Vessels—James C. Carr, MD 

Module 10—Pediatrics

  • Practical MRI of the Pediatric Chest: Lungs, Airways, and Mediastinum—Edward Y. Lee, MD, MPH
  • Pediatric Abdominopelvic Congenital Masses: MRI Techniques and Findings—Gary R. Schooler, MD
  • Pediatric Oncology MRI: Current Diagnostic Strategies—Rama S. Ayyala, MD
  • Up to Date: Pediatric MRI of Musculoskeletal Disorders—Victor M. Ho, MD 

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ARRS is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education activities for physicians.
The ARRS designates this enduring material for a maximum of 30.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and 30.00 American Board of Radiology©, MOC Part II, Self-Assessment CME (SA-CME.) Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.