Imaging in the ED: A Practical Update of Emergency Radiology

Online Course Package With Book

This online course will review the current status of imaging and protocols for a variety of suspected or known disorders in the emergency setting. Accomplished experts will review examples from clinical practice, share insights into potential pitfalls of imaging performance and interpretation, and much 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.

Imaging in the ED

This course package offers 29.5 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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Learning Outcomes and Modules  

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

  • Review the current status of emergency imaging in a broad spectrum of topics
  • Evaluate current protocols for imaging the body in emergency situations with multiple imaging modalities
  • Identify typical and atypical emergency presentations of multiple disorders
  • Recognize potential pitfalls in the performance and interpretation of emergency imaging

Module 1—Central Nervous System Emergencies

  • Traumatic Brain Injury—Thomas Ptak, MD, PhD
  • Acute Ischemic Stroke: CT and CTA as the New Mainstay for IAT Patient Selection—Michael H. Lev, MD
  • Central Nervous System Infections—Kathleen R. Tozer Fink, MD
  • Atraumatic Neurologic Emergency—Mykol Larvie, MD 

Module 2—Face and Neck Emergencies

  • Imaging Maxillofacial Trauma: Saving Face—Mark P. Bernstein, MD
  • Nontraumatic Face Emergencies—Christopher Allen Potter, MD
  • Blunt and Penetrating Neck Injuries—Matthew S. Parsons, MD
  • Acute Neck Infections—Wayne S. Kubal, MD 

Module 3—Spine Emergencies

  • Cervical Spine Trauma—A. Orlando Ortiz, MD, MBA
  • Thoracolumbar Spine Trauma—Ken F. Linnau, MD
  • Acute Back Pain—Lubdha M. Shah, MD
  • Imaging of Spinal Infections—Mauricio Castillo, MD 

Module 4—Thoracic Emergencies

  • Nonaortic Chest Trauma—Jeremy Wortman, MD
  • Acute Chest Infections—Shaunagh McDermott, MBBC
  • Emergency Cardiac Imaging—Savvas Nicolaou, MD 

Module 5—Abdominal Emergencies

  • Blunt Abdominal and Pelvic Trauma—Michael N. Patlas, MD, FRCPC 
  • Penetrating Abdominal and Pelvic Trauma—Felipe Munera, MD 
  • Imaging Acute Right Lower Quadrant Pain: Acute Appendicitis and its Mimics—Ajay Singh, MD
  • Acute Left Lower Quadrant Pain—Jennifer Watamura Uyeda, MD 

Module 6—Pelvic and Genitourinary Emergencies

  • Pelvic Trauma—Christina A. LeBedis, MD
  • Imaging of Acute and Emergent Conditions in the First Trimester of Pregnancy—Mariam Moshiri, MD
  • Ultrasound Evaluation of Scrotal Emergencies—Leslie M. Scoutt, MD
  • Gynecologic Emergencies—Robin B. Levenson, MD 

Module 7—Vascular Emergencies

  •  Aortic Trauma—Uttam K. Bodanapally, MD
  • Imaging of Nontraumatic Aortic Emergencies—M. Stephen Ledbetter, MD
  • Computed Tomography in the Diagnosis of Acute Pulmonary Embolism—Constantine Raptis, MD
  • Imaging of Venous Thrombosis—Vincent Michael Mellnick, MD 

Module 8—Upper Extremity Emergencies

  • Shoulder and Elbow Trauma—Adnan M. Sheikh, MD 
  • Acute Wrist and Hand Injuries—Jonathan A. Flug, MD, MBA
  • Imaging of Nontraumatic Upper Extremity Emergencies—Jacob Mandell, MD
  • MRI of Urgent Conditions of the Upper Extremity—Joseph S. Yu, MD 

Module 9—Lower Extremity Emergencies

  • Imaging of Acute Hip and Knee Injuries—Stacy E. Smith, MD
  • Injuries Around the Ankle and Hindfoot—Manickam Kumaravel, MD, FRCR
  • Imaging of Nontraumatic Lower Extremity Emergencies—Ashwin Vasudev Asrani, MD
  • MRI of Traumatic Lower Extremity Emergencies—Jonathan C. Baker, MD 

Module 10—Pediatric Emergencies

  • Pediatric Head and Neck Emergencies—Karuna V. Shekdar, MD
  • Pediatric Chest Emergencies—Carlos J. Sivit, MD
  • A Review of Common Abdominal Emergencies in the Pediatric Population—Ting Yin Tao, MD, PhD
  • Pediatric Musculoskeletal Emergencies—Tim Alves, 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 29.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and 29.50 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.