A Synoptic Primer on the RADS

The American College of Radiology Reporting and Data Systems (RADS) standardize the lexicon and assessment criteria for various disease processes. With special emphasis on applied applications, this Online Course offers a comprehensive review of various -RADS, including thyroid, chest, and abdomen fundamentals, allowing for systematic diagnoses of lung, liver, colon, prostate, thyroid, and ovarian cancers.

Earn credit at your own pace through September 26, 2024 and continue to access your videos until September 27, 2031. See below for learning outcomes and a list of speakers and lectures.

This course package offers 4 CME and SA-CME Credits following completion of an online test.

ARRS Member price: $295
ARRS In-Training Member price: $149
Nonmember price: $599







Video content for this Online Course will be available to view until September 27, 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:

  • Discuss the advantages of standardized systems for clinical interpretation and their impact on patient outcomes.
  • Describe the tools that can help in implementation of -RADS.
  • Describe the overarching goals of -RADS.

Speakers and Lectures

RADS Part 1: What, When, in Whom, and Why?

  • RADS: Why Do We Need Them?—V. Chernyak
  • TI-RADS: Standardized Management of Thyroid Nodules—A. Kamaya
  • Screening Lung Cancer With LI-RADS—A. Bader
  • LI-RADS v2018: CT/MRI Diagnostic Algorithm—K. Fowler

RADS Part 2: How to Integrate Into Our Practice?

  • How to Incorporate RADS Into Your Practice—A. Kielar
  • C-RADS: Keys to Effective Use—J. Yee
  • O-RADS: Where Are We Now?—K. Maturen
  • PI-RADS: Where Are We Now?—N. Tan

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 activity for a maximum of 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) and 4.00 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.

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