Become an Expert Prostate MRI Reader

Updated for PI-RADS version 2, this course is designed for attending radiologists (residents, fellows) who need to learn how to assess prostate cancer on MRI. Become your group's expert prostate reader and win more referrals. Earn 6 ACCME Category 1 credits upon completion.
6 CME
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Anatomy on MRI

You will learn the anatomy of the prostate, how to interpret MRI, the PI-RADS version 2 scoring system to classify tumors, and review multiple cases demonstrating each type of tumor

Evaluating BPH

We will show you how to define and categorize benign prostatic hypertrophy, review common pitfalls, discuss Lobar and Sonographic Classification using multiple teaching cases

Case Review

23 vignettes covering multiple examples of all PI-RADS 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5. Review misread PI-RADS cases and learn how to handle a situation where diffusion sequence fails, when, and when not, to use the Leikert scoring system and how to perform surveillance MR

Course Overview

Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of male cancer deaths worldwide. About 250,000 cases occur per year in the USA alone, resulting in 26,730 deaths according to the American Cancer Society.

As health systems around the world adopt MRI as the preferred method to assess, diagnose and monitor the progression of prostate cancer, the demand has increased for detailed educational material for radiologists who read prostate MRs.

In this course, taught by world renowned radiologist and educator, Dr. Stephen J. Pomeranz, you will gain a comprehensive understanding of how to to assess and diagnose prostate cancer using MRI.

This self-paced online course contains 60 lectures and offers 6 CME points upon completion. You can access the course anytime, on any device, pick up where you leave off, and receive a CME certificate at the end.

What’s Included in this Course?

You will learn the anatomy of the prostate, how to interpret MRI, the PI-RADS version 2 scoring system to classify tumors, and review multiple cases demonstrating each type of tumor.

Prostate Anatomy on MRI

  • What sequences to use
  • Zonal anatomy
  • Coronal, Axial, Sagittal anatomy

PI-RADS Version 2 (Prostate Imaging Reporting and Data System)

  • Applying PI-RADS scoring in the peripheral zone and transition zone
  • T-Staging
  • Assessments for DCE, TZ, PZ

Evaluating BPH

  • Define benign prostatic hypertrophy
  • Categorizing BPH
  • Pitfalls

Prostate Case Review

  • Multiple examples of all PI-RADS 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5
  • Misread PI-RADS cases
  • How to handle a situation where diffusion sequence fails
  • When, and when not, to use the Leikert scoring system
  • Surveillance MR

Who Should Take This Course?

This course is ideal for all Residents, Fellows and especially Attending Radiologists who need to learn how to read prostate MR for their practice.

Course Length & CME Information

This course takes roughly 6 hours to complete and is broken into 4 sections: Anatomy, PI-RADS Scoring, Evaluating BPH and concludes with 23 Case Review vignettes where we will demonstrate all of the learnings points using real cases we’ve read at ProScan.

ProScan Education is accredited by the ACCME to issue CME credit for this learning activity.

How to Purchase

The Prostate MRI Mastery course is a part of the MRI Online Premium membership courses and cannot be purchased separately. Click here to learn more about MRI Online Premium and gain access to the Prostate course today.

Course Curriculum