UC San Diego School of Medicine, Continuing Medical Education
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Course Description

The 2016 Radiology at Alta course will take place February 21-26, 2016 in Alta, Utah. It will cover the applications of imaging techniques in the diagnosis of diseases of the brain, spine, musculoskeletal system and body. Lectures will emphasize image interpretation, differential diagnosis, a review of disease processes, and new imaging techniques. Some interventional techniques will also be addressed.

Target Audience

Physicians and Allied Health professionals in Radiology.

Course Objectives

At the conclusion of this course the participants should be able to:

  • Describe the applications of modern MRI imaging to solving clinical questions in the work-up of patients with many central nervous system, musculoskeletal, spine and abdominal-pelvic diseases
  • Assess both the advantages and limitations of these techniques
  • Identify alternative imaging choices
  • Develop differential diagnoses based on magnetic resonance imaging and disease
  • Discuss how to apply modern imaging to the performance of spine interventional procedures in radiology practice to alleviate spinal pain, treatment of osteoporotic and malignant fractures, biopsy, spinal lesions and treat vascular abnormalities of the spine

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