This CME activity provides radiologists with a practical overview of the use of MR imaging and MR arthrography in the assessment of synovial joints with a focus on the most common articular disorders and those internal derangements that are encountered daily in clinical practice.
Through targeted lectures and real-world case reviews, learners will get an in-depth understanding of the various types of human articulations and, with regard to synovial joints, the many diverse structures contained within them, including articular cartilage, subchondral bone plate, subjacent bone, synovial membrane, joint capsule, and intra-articular menisci, tendons, ligaments, and labra. Experts will walk through effective search patterns and how to distinguish between normal variations and pathologic abnormalities
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Upon completion of this activity, participants should be better able to:
- Accurately assess MR images in patients with articular disorders and internal derangements
- Describe the anatomic features of human articulations, the structures contained within them, and the abnormalities associated with specific articular disorders
- Detail diagnostic findings and differential diagnostic considerations for a wide variety of particular disorders, especially in synovial joints, that are encountered daily in clinical practices employing MR imaging
- Accurately identify and communicate those findings that require the immediate attention of the referring physician
- Recommend the appropriate application of standard MR imaging and MR arthrography to the assessment of common and uncommon disorders and derangements of synovial joints
Bibliography: Suggested reading resources and references can be found within course materials for each session.
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Credit Designation Statement
MRI Online designates this activity for a maximum of 15.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Learners may earn 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ for every 15 minutes of topic completions during this activity.
MRI Online is qualified by the American Board of Radiology in meeting the criteria for self-assessment toward the purpose of fulfilling requirements in the ABR Maintenance of Certification Program to offer SA-CME credit for this activity.
This activity is valid for credit from April 29, 2022 to December 31, 2023.
Content is reviewed and updated on an ongoing basis.
CME Planning Committee
Daniel Arnold, MBA
CEO and Co-Founder
Kathy Bennett, MBA, MS
Senior Content Manager
Jennifer A. Hall, MS
Deanna M. Heier, PhD
VP, Educational Strategy and Operations
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CME Planning Committee
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