Emergency Radiology: Insights from Radiology’s Front Line

This course will review emergency imaging of children and adults, covering the head and neck, chest, abdomen, and extremities, and emphasizing trauma, both blunt and penetrating. Experts will also expand on the unique niche of the Emergency Radiologist, how divisions of Emergency Radiology are organized within Academic Medical Centers today, and how someone can train to become an Emergency Radiologist.

ARRS Member price: $295
ARRS In-Training Member price: $149
Nonmember price: $545

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Earn credit at your own pace through February 22, 2026 and continue to access your videos until February 22, 2034. See below for detailed information and learning outcomes.

This course offers 4 CME following completion of an online test.

Video content for this Online Course will be available to view until February 22, 2034, 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 and Modules  

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

  • Understand the unique role of the new subspecialty of Emergency Radiology, including how academic divisions of Emergency Radiology are organized within their respective departments and fellowship training in Emergency Radiology.
  • Gain an understanding of the spectrum of pediatric head & neck emergency imaging.
  • Understand the key elements of thoracic and abdominal trauma (blunt and penetrating).
  • Understand the key elements of musculoskeletal trauma (appendicular skeleton).

Module 1

  • Emergency Radiology: A New and Distinct Subspecialty —Michael A. Bruno, MD
  • The ED Section In the Context of the Academic Radiology Dept.—Melissa A. Davis, MD
  • Fellowship Training in Emergency Radiology—Claire K. Sandstrom, MD
  • Pediatric Head & Neck Emergency Imaging—Karuna V. Shekdar, MD

Module 2

  • Musculoskeletal Trauma (appendicular skeleton)—Eric A. Walker, MD, MHA
  • Thoracic Trauma—Jason Teitelbaum, MD, MBA
  • Abdominal Trauma (blunt and penetrating)—Vincent Michael Mellnick, 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 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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