Imaging Victims of Violence: Fists, Stabs, Bullets, and Blasts

Clarifying both the common and uncommon imaging findings associated with fist fights, penetrating trauma, and other explosive injuries to enhance patient care, this Online Course will also address the radiologist's role in Mass Casualty Activations, which can incorporate any and all of the aforementioned injury mechanisms.

Earn credit at your own pace through June 27, 2024 and continue to access your videos until June 28, 2031. See below for learning outcomes and a list of speakers and lectures.

This course offers 2 CME and SA-CME Credits following completion of an online assessment.

ARRS Member price: $195
ARRS In-Training Member price: $99
Nonmember price: $445

Video content for this Online Course will be available to view until June 28, 2031, which is ten years following the issuance date of this course. ARRS reserves the right to remove video content before the end of the ten year period. Video content that contradicts current science or misleads the viewer based on changes to accepted clinical practice may be removed on a case-by-case basis.

Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the learner should be able to:

  • Describe the injury patterns associated with unarmed physical confrontations.
  • Describe ballistic wounding patterns and their imaging correlates.
  • Discuss the mechanism of blast injury and common injury patterns associated with different phases of explosive blasts.
  • Assess the role of radiology in Mass Casualty Activations.

Speakers and Lectures

  • Fist, Face, and Other Fight-Associated Fractures—L. Avery
  • Get the Point? Imaging Stab Wounds—H. Maresky
  • Ballistic Trauma: The Basics in Bullet Form—N. Ditkofsky
  • Blast Injuries: Mechanisms, Injuries, and Management—M. Grant
  • Mass Casualty Events: What You Need to Know!—E. Roberge

View the sample recording below

The American Roentgen Ray Society (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 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™  and 2.00 American Board of Radiology, MOC Part II, Self-Assessment CME (SA-CME) credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

View the ARRS Return Policy.