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Thoracic Imaging (2015): Society of Thoracic Radiology Clinical Update Thoracic Imaging CME
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
Thoracic Imaging CME Credit hours...27.5.
CME Credits Awarded by....Society of Thoracic Radiology.
Cost....$1195 or $1395 according to which formats you choose.
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Instruction Type...Slide-Video Lectures.
Formats...Online Video, Video DVD, USB with MP4 Video. 
Educational material last updated...May 15, 2015.
Expiration of CME credit...May 15, 2018.
Viewing Thoracic Imaging (2015) will increase your knowledge of imaging of the lungs, heart, thoracic vasculature and mediastinum.
Thoracic Imaging (2015) includes coverage of Diffuse Lung Disease, HRCT Interpretation, Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis, Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis, Cystic Lung Disease, Pulmonary Hemorrhage, Aspergillosis, Pulmonary Hypertension, Acute Aortic Syndrome, Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension, Lung Adenocarcinoma, ECMO in Adults and many others.

UCSF Thoracic Imaging: University of California San Francisco Clinical Update Thoracic Imaging CME
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
Radiology Credit Hours....20.75
The total credits are inclusive of 13.0 in CT, 2.0 in MR, and 4.0 in Ultrasound.
CME Credits Awarded by....University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine (UCSF).
Instruction Type...Slide-Video Lectures.
Format... Online Video.
Target Audience...Radiologists and other medical professionals who would benefit from a greater understanding of the interpretation of abdominal and thoracic images.
Educational material last updated...April 16, 2017.
CME Credit Expires...April 15, 2020.
Topics covered by UCSF Thoracic Imaging include:
Acute Chest Cases, Coronary CTA. The Post-Operative Aorta , Adnexal Masses on Ultrasound, Kidney Stone, Retroperitoneal Masses, Colorectal Cancer Screening, Mediastinal Masses, Pediatric Appendicitis Ultrasound and many more.
After viewing UCSF Thoracic Imaging, you will be better able to:
• Manage the acute aorta and common cardiovascular abnormalities
• Apply current consensus on pulmonary nodules, lung cancer and pulmonary embolism
• Differentiate common solitary liver masses
• Diagnose common and atypical pancreatic masses
• Evaluate the small and large bowel in patients with abdominal pain
• Manage women with vaginal bleeding and ovarian masses
• Discuss utilization of imaging and approaches for reducing radiation dose
• Diagnosis emergent pediatric finding
• Develop a CT-based approach for colorectal cancer screening

Board Vitals Nuclear Cardiology CME Program Nuclear Cardiology CME 
Nuclear Cardiology CME Credit Hours....15. 
CME Credits Awarded by...University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education. 
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD. 
Cost...$599 for 12 months access.
Instruction Type...Question Bank with extensive discussion of answers.
Target Audience...Nuclear Cardiologists meeting CME requirements or preparing for the Nuclear Cardiology Board Certification Exam.
Educational material continuously updated.
Board Vitals Nuclear Cardiology CME Program
• Complete your Nuclear Cardiology CME hours quickly and easily
• Access 200 questions targeted to the Nuclear Cardiology Board Certification Exam
• Meets the 15 hour CME requirement for the Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology (CBNC) - the only question bank available to meet this requirement
• Earn credits on your own time from any computer or smartphone

Cleveland Clinic's Valve Disease and Diastology Summit Valve Disease and Diastology CME
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD. 
CME Credit Hours...17.5, Fulfills Echo Lab CME Requirements for Physicians and Sonographers. 
CME Credits Awarded by.... Cleveland Clinic.
Cost...........$595. Combo and Quantity Discounts Available
Format...Streaming Online & DVD-ROM.
Target Audiences... RADIOLOGISTS.
Educational material updated...April 1, 2016
Expiration of CME credit...March 31, 2018.
Meetings by Mail presents Cleveland Clinic's Valve Disease and Diastology Summit. Physicians and Sonographers can meet their Echocardiography Lab CME requirements by completing this Cleveland Clinic activity. A dozen expert clinicians analyze valve disease, particularly the newest aspects of structural valve interventions. Topics include three dimensional echocardiography, strain imaging, echo guidance of transcatheter therapies, aortic stenosis, diastolic dysfunction, right heart function, valve regurgitation and much more. Available in Online Streaming and DVD-ROM formats. After completing Cleveland Clinic's Valve Disease and Diastology Summit, you will be better able to:
1. Diagnose the severity, mechanism, etiology, and management of common and uncommon valve diseases such as aortic stenosis, mitral regurgitation, aortic regurgitation, prosthetic dysfunction, and tricuspid valve disorders
2. Assess the most recent innovations in structural valve interventions and describe their clinical use
3. Translate guideline criteria on imaging into current decision-making regarding structural valve interventions and surgical valve repair and replacement
4. Describe clinical methods

Duke Radiology Cardiothoracic Imaging Plus Cardiothoracic Imaging CME 
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD. 
Radiology CME Credit Hours...16, including 9.75 hours CT, 4.5 hours MR, 1.75 hours ultrasound, 0.5 hours PET and 0.5 fluoroscopy (Presentations overlap). 
This program meets the Self Assessment requirement for ABR Maintenance of Certification (MOC). 
CME Credits Awarded by.... Global Education Group.
Cost...........$595. Combo and Quantity Discounts Available
Format...Streaming Online & DVD-ROM.
Target Audiences... RADIOLOGISTS.
Educational material updated...April 15, 2016
Expiration of CME credit...April 14, 2019.
Meetings by Mail presents Duke Radiology Cardiothoracic Imaging Plus. Duke Radiology's faculty provides comprehensive focus on cardiothoracic disease and diagnosis throughout this activity, with additional discussion regarding pediatric, MSK and neuro imaging subjects. Topics include lung cancer screening, pulmonary nodules, sarcoidosis, pneumonia, pulmonary embolisms, radiation dose, coronary artery disease, aortic imaging, hypertension, cardiac CT, pediatric, neuro and MSK imaging. Available in Online Streaming and DVD-ROM formats. 
After completing Duke Radiology Cardiothoracic Imaging Plus, you will be better able to:
1. Discuss the latest techniques being used in cardiothoracic imaging. 
2. Describe techniques and procedures currently used for best results in pediatric, neuro and musculoskeletal imaging
3. Consider differential diagnoses of common disease processes as they are seen on radiologic images
4. Demonstrate compliance with various governing agencies to sustain accreditation, licensing and board certification requirements

27th Annual Advances in Vascular Imaging & Diagnosis Vascular Imaging CME
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit Hours...17.5, applicable toward ABR MOC Self Assessment CME Requirements. Fulfills Vascular Lab CME requirements for MDs, Techs & Sonographers
CME Credits Awarded by.... Cleveland Clinic Center for Continuing Education.
Cost...........$645. Combo and Quantity Discounts Available.
Format...Online Streaming and DVD-ROM
Educational material updated...February 15, 2017.
Expiration of CME credit...February 14, 2019.
Meetings By Mail presents the 27th Annual Advances in Vascular Imaging & Diagnosis. This course is the ultrasound component of the VEITHsymposium, and provides a comprehensive update on the diagnosis and management of vascular disease. Topics include Real time B-mode imaging, color and spectral Doppler, non-invasive techniques, thrombo-embolic disease, venous disease, arterial, cerebrovascular, abdominal and vascular lab management, HD video capture provides optimal image clarity, including presenters' cursor movements. Available in DVD-ROM and Online Streaming formats.
After completing the 27th Annual Advances in Vascular Imaging & Diagnosis, you will be able to:
• Describe recent developments in vascular ultrasound technology.
• Incorporate the Vascular Laboratory into the management of patients with vascular disease.
• Identify and compare noninvasive tests that are available to aid in the diagnosis of vascular disease.
• Identify current therapies and their roles for the effective management of peripheral arterial/venous disease, and carotid artery disease.
• Utilize duplex ultrasound prior to, during and after endovascular procedures.
• Apply issues regarding Vascular Laboratory management, reimbursement and accreditation to your practice

Clinical Competence in Cardiac CT Four Volume LibraryCardiac CT CME Clinical Competence in Cardiac CT Four Volume Library
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
Credit hours...CME Credit has expired; however these Volumes continue to meet the  requirements of the ABR Maintenance of Certification Program).
CME Credits Awarded by....Medical University of South Carolina
Cost...........$995 when purchased as a 4 volume set. Volumes are also available individually.
Instruction Type...DVD-ROM.
Target Audience...RADIOLOGY, CARDIOLOGY and technologists.
The Clinical Competence in Cardiac CT Four Volume Library meets all of the ACCF/AHA Level 1 and 2 Credentialing case requirements attainable through enduring materials. Alternatively, the volumes in this library are applicable to the annual case maintenance requirement and ACR practice guidelines. Displaying 160 cases in all, this four volume set features a simulated workstation, thousands of fully navigable images, supplemental diagnostic materials, hours of in depth presentations and 25 expert mentored video demonstrations. Designed to maximize proficiency in minimum time, each program addresses a specific ACCF/AHA Credentialing requirement AND provides Category I Credits in AMA PRA. Volumes are available individually and/or together at quantity and combination discounts.