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American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM)
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD,
CME Credit Hours...84 activities each awarding 1.0 hour.
CME Credits Awarded by....AIUM.
Cost...........Free to members; $40 to non-members.
Instruction Type...Text-and-Graphics (Ultrasound images).
Target Audience...RAD and all other specialties utilizing ultrasound. 
Educational material last updated...2013.
Financial support...None Stated.
After registering, log on and navigate to JUM Tests. The Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine (JUM) provides 2 or 3 CME self-study tests in every issue. Areas of interest are: Breast, Basic Science, Gastrointestinal, Genitourinary, Gynecology, Musculoskeletal, Obstetrics, Ophthalmology, Pediatrics, Radiology/General and Vascular. 
Some recent activities are: 
Assessment of Glottic Squamous Cell Carcinoma: Comparison of Sonography and Non-Contrast-Enhanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging;
• Accuracy of Sonographically Guided and Palpation Guided Scaphotrapeziotrapezoid Joint Injections;
• Ultrasound-Guided Treatment of Meralgia Paresthetica (Lateral Femoral Cutaneous Neuropathy): Technical Description and Results of Treatment in 20 Consecutive Patients;
• Comparison of Procedural Times for Ultrasound-Guided Perineural Catheter Insertion in Obese and Nonobese Patients.

American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR)
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit Hours....0.5 to 1.5 hours per course; most are 0.5 hour; about 72 courses offering about 100 hours (hours not counted).
CME Credits Awarded by....ASNR.
Cost for Credit....Free to members of ASNR; $15 to $45 for nonmembers.
Instruction Type....Streaming -Video with Slide accompaniment.
Educational material last updated....2013.
Financial Support...None stated.
You will now find  about 70 self-assessment courses, each offering 0.5 to 1.5 hours. Some recent topics are:
Cerebral Dural Arteriovenous Fistulae: Diagnosis
• Advanced Neuroimaging of Response and of Progression Following Anti-Angiogenic Therapy
• Preclinical Alzheimer's Dementia: A New Frontier in Treatment Trials
• Viruses: Difficulties in Diagnosing Viruses by Imaging
• Challenges and Opportunities in Imaging the Complex Pediatric Patient
• Advanced Imaging and Non-FDG PET for Differentiating True From Pseudo-Progression
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD
CME Credit Hours....595 activities, each offering 20 minutes, for a total of 175 hours.
CME Credits Awarded by....intellyst Medical Education.
Cost..........$15 per hour (3 activities).
Instruction Type...Case-Based Interactive with many images (radiological).
Target Audiences...RAD.
Educational material last updated....2011.
Financial Support...None Stated.
CME Credit Expires...3 years after the date of the activity.
This site consists of 595 brief (20 minute) case-based interactive exercises. For each exercise, the objectives are:
1. Explain why the featured patient presented with the stated history.
2. Describe the radiographic findings for the diagnosis.
3. Give a differential diagnosis for the radiographic findings.
4. Discuss key points of the diagnosis.
5. Enumerate other clinical manifestations of the diagnosis.
6. Describe the clinical significance of the diagnosis in the context of the patient's presentation.
7. Describe the natural course of the diagnosis.
8. Correlate the multimodality findings that are associated with the diagnosis for this exercise. 
Areas discussed include Breast Imaging, Skull & Brain, Face & Neck, Spine, Musculoskeletal, Heart & Great Vessels, Pulmonary, Gastrointestinal, Genitourinary, Vascular & Lymphatics and Other.
You can find links to, and descriptions of, additional comprehensive radiology CME and Board Reviews at Aunt Links and Resources.

Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit Hours...About 30 courses offering about 40 hours Very difficult to get exact count.
CME Credits Awarded by...Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute.
Cost.............About $40 per hour.
Instruction type...Text-and-Graphics.
Target audience... RAD.
Educational material last updated...2011.
Financial support....Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute.
Some of the newer courses include: Tissue Characterization of Ligaments, Muscles, Nerves and Tendons; Ultrasound Evaluation of the Sports Hernia Complex; Ultrasound Evaluation of the Elbow; and Introduction to Scrotal Ultrasound.

ICPME (International Center for Postgraduate Medical Education-Radiology)
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit Hours...About 50 activities offering 0.5 to 3.5 hours.
CME Credits Awarded by....Postgraduate Institute for Medicine.
Cost for Credit....Most are free.
Instruction Type...Slide-Audio Lecture, Text-Only.
Target Audiences...RADIOLOGY.
Educational material last updated....2013.
Financial Support...Various pharmaceutical companies.
All courses are about new and current imaging modalities, with a primary focus on breast imaging. Courses fall into these groups:
Advanced MRI Tutorials 
Automated Breast Ultrasound 
Breast MRI 
Breast Stereotactic Biopsy 
Breast Tomosynthesis (DBT) 
Breast Ultrasound 
Liver LI-RADS 
Prostate MRI 

Institute for Advanced Medical Education
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit Hours...1.0 to 3.0 per course (56 courses offering about 65 hours total). 
CME Credits Awarded by....Institute for Advanced Medical Education.
Cost for Credit....$25 for one hour, but as low as $10 per hour if you purchase 8 or more hours.
Instruction Type...Text-and-Graphics, Streaming Video, Slide Images.
Target Audiences...OB-GYN, RAD.
Educational material last updated....2013.
Financial Support...GE Ultrasound.
56 courses in medical imaging. The majority of offerings are in obstetrical ultrasound. Some nice pictures of black-and-white and color Doppler images. Some new courses include: 
• Vascular Laboratory Markers of Cardiovascular Risk
• Principles of OB/GYN Sonography
• Buzzwords in Sonography
• Digital Breast Tomosynthesis

Medscape Radiology CME
Last visited...November 2013.
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit Hours...Varies from time to time.
CME Credits Awarded by....Medscape and many other sponsoring organizations.
Instruction Type...Text-and-Graphics, Text-Only, Slide-Audio Lecture, Slide-Video Lecture and Case-Based-Interactive.
Target Audiences....RAD
Educational material last updated...New activities posted daily.
Financial Support...Many academic, specialty, and commercial sources as well as self-supported by Medscape.
Expiration of CME Credit...Credit for most activities expires one year after posting.
CME activities of special interest to radiologists and other imaging specialists. Medscape contains a variety of educational formats:
CONFERENCE COVERAGE - Reports of  advances presented at major medical conferences; typically includes several tracks with news stories, expert interviews, and in-depth topic overviews.
CLINICAL UPDATE - Comprehensive original review article on scientific advances in a clinical topic.
FAST TRACK CLINICAL UPDATE - Narrowly focused original review article on scientific advances in a clinical topic.
CME-LIVE - Real-time online events with streaming video, synchronized visuals, and interactive questions and answers; archived for 1 year.
CLINICAL BRIEFS - Daily reports of major current medical research articles; 0.25 credits each
JOURNAL CME - Articles selected from a wide selection of peer-reviewed journals.
SPECIAL REPORT CME - Topic-based monthly email newsletter distributed to Medscape's professional member database by specialty.
INTERACTIVE PATIENT CASES - Original CME activity presented to the physician in an interactive, clinical case-based format. (See especially eMedicine CME Case Presentations.)
CME CIRCLE - Multimedia content certified by other accredited professional education providers, typically from live symposia or monographs, and then posted on Medscape and archived for one year.

National Jewish Health - Accurate Interpretation of HRCT in the Diagnosis of IPF
CME Credit Hours...One activity, offering 4.0 hours. (and 4.0 SA-CME Credit)
CME Credits Awarded by....National Jewish Health
Cost for Credit....Free.
Instruction Type....Slide-Video Lecture, Interactive Activity.
Target Audience....Radiologists, Pulmonologists and Other Physicians
Educational material last updated...December 31, 2014.
Financial support... This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and InterMune, Inc. Additional support provided through the generosity of Janeen Naifeh in memory of her husband, Robert Naifeh.
CME Credit Expires...April 15, 2016.
Accurate diagnosis of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is essential for the appropriate management of patients. Learn the latest evidence-based guidelines for diagnosing IPF in this case-based, individualized, interactive activity. Cases include complete high-resolution CT (HRCT) image sets, clinical data, and pulmonary function test results to simulate real-world clinical practice.
After completing this course, you will be able to:
1. Define the CT categories of “Definite usual interstitial pneumonia (UIP), Possible UIP and Inconsistent with UIP as described by the ATS/ERS criteria.
2. Differentiate the above three categories of UIP on HRCT images.
3. Differentiate traction bronchiolectasis from honeycombing on HRCT.
4. Recognize common diffuse interstitial lung disease patterns that can mimic UIP/ IPF

PILOT (Pulmonary fibrosis Identification: Lessons for Optimizing Treatment)
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit Hours...9 activities offering a total of 6.50 hours. 
CME Credits Awarded by...The France Foundation.
Instruction Type...Text-Only, Slide-Only, Podcast.
Educational material last updated...2013.
Financial Support...Boehringer Ingelheim.
PILOT focuses on the early diagnosis of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) and disease intervention and management. The current offerings include:
2013 PILOT Mini-Symposium: 4 lectures, 45 minutes each.
3 webinars (1 hour each):
• Pathobiology of IPF
• Clinical Approaches to IPF: Diagnosis and Monitoring
• Emerging Approaches to Treatment of IPF
2 "Reading Room" articles (15 minutes each)

PVICME (Pacific Vascular Institute for Continuing Medical Education)
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit Hours...1.0 hour per course (24 hours).
CME Credits Awarded by.....PVICME
Cost............$30. (one free trial course).
Instruction Type....Streaming Video.
Target Audience....RAD, VASCULAR SURGERY.
Educational material last updated....Not Stated.
Financial Support...None Stated.
Expiration Date...Not Stated.
Cases include Follow-up of Internal Carotid Stenosis; Cervical Bruit; One Day History of Left Sided Paresis; Hepato-Portal Evaluation; Lower Extremity Arterial Evaluation; One Month History of Calf Pain on Walking; Ten Month History of Calf Pain on Walking; Lower Extremity Venous Evaluation; Two Week History of Left Leg Pain and Swelling; Sudden Onset of Left Calf Pain and Swelling; R/O Renal Artery Stenosis Secondary to HTN; and Left Upper Extremity Cold & Absent Radial Pulse. (Radiological Society of North America) Education Center) Education Portal  
RSNA members have access free of charge as a benefit of membership. Non-members can purchase select RSNA programs for $15.
About 395 activities offering about 395 hours.
Financial Support...None.
RSNA's Online Education contains several types of CME instruction, primarily oriented to radiologists, organized into sections including: Refresher Courses, RadioGraphics & Radiology CME tests, Cases of the Day, Radiology Select and Supplemental Online Education. RSNA also offers Point of Care Learning (PoC), a structured, self-directed, online learning activity designed for physicians on topics relevant to their clinical practice. This activity is available only to RSNA members.

RSNA Refresher Courses
Posted by Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit Hours... Range from 0.50-2.0.
About 63 active courses offering 0.5 to 1.5 hours per course (most are 1.0 hour).
CME Credits Awarded by....RSNA.
Cost for Credit.... Free to members, $50 fee for nonmembers to access content and CME tests
Instruction Type...Slide-Audio-Lecture.
Target Audience...RADIOLOGY.
Educational material last updated.......2013.
63 active Refresher Courses in 21 areas of study. Users are presented with audio and slide presentation that was recorded at previous RSNA annual meetings. RSNA Members can earn CME credit by taking the associated CME test with the course. Non-members can view the course for free but are not eligible for CME credit.

Radiographics CME Tests
Posted by Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit Hours...259 articles, 1.0 hour per article.
CME Credits Awarded by....RSNA.
Cost...........Free to members; $15 to non-members.
Instruction Type...Text-and-Graphics.
Target Audience...RADIOLOGY.
Educational material last updated.....2013. 
Recent articles include: 
Imaging of Vascular Complications and Their Consequences Following Transplantation in the Abdomen 
• Imaging of Penile and Scrotal Emergencies
• Male Breast Disease: Pictorial Review with Radiologic-Pathologic Correlation 
• Ewing Sarcoma Family of Tumors: Radiologic-Pathologic Correlation
• MR Imaging in the Evaluation of Cystic-appearing Soft-Tissue Masses of the Extremities
• Traumatic Elbow Injuries: What the Orthopedic Surgeon Wants to Know 

Radiology CME Tests
Posted by Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit Hours....31 courses, 1.0 hour per course
CME Credits Awarded by....RSNA.
Cost for Credit....Free to members; $15 to non-members.
Instruct. Type...Question-and-Answer.
Target Audience...RADIOLOGY.
Educational material last updated.....2013.
Recent activities include:
MR Imaging of Cardiac Tumors and Masses: A Review of Methods and Clinical Applications
Intracranial Vasa Vasorum: Insights and Implications for Imaging
Pericardial Disease: Value of CT and MR Imaging
Current and Evolving Clinical Applications of Multidetector Cardiac CT in Assessment of Structural Heart Disease
The Added Role of MR Imaging in Treatment Stratification of Patients with Gynecologic Malignancies
Interventional Oncologic Approaches to Liver Metastases

Cases of the Day from RSNA Meetings
Posted by Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit Hours....About 42 courses, 1.0 hour per course
CME Credits Awarded by....RSNA.
Cost for Credit....Free to members; $15 to non-members.
Instruct. Type...Question-and-Answer.
Target Audience...RADIOLOGY.
Educational material last updated.....2013.
Each set of 5 cases represents one credit. There are cases in the following areas: Breast, Cardiac, Chest, Emergency Radiology, Gastrointestinal, Genitourinary, Musculoskeletal, Nuclear Medicine, Neuroradiology, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Pediatric Radiology, Physics and Basic Science, Ultrasound and others.

SNM Journal/SAMS CE for Physicians
Posted by Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit Hours...17 courses offering 33.5 hours.
CME Credits Awarded by.....Society of Nuclear  Medicine.
Cost ................Free to members, $15 for nonmembers.
Instruction Type....Text-and-Graphics.
Target Audience....RADIOLOGY.
Educational material last updated....2013.
Financial Support...None Stated.
Some newer titles are:
• Nigrostriatal Dopamine Terminal Imaging with Dopamine Transporter SPECT: An Update
• Interim 18F-FDG PET in Hodgkin Lymphoma: Would PET-Adapted Clinical Trials Lead to a Paradigm Shift?
• PET Imaging of Proliferation with Pyrimidines
• Reporting Guidance for Oncologic 18F-FDG PET/CT Imaging
• Dynamic Bone Imaging with 99mTc-Labeled Diphosphonates and 18F-NaF: Mechanisms and Applications

SNM Learning Center Online Lectures and Workshops
Posted by Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit Hours...See individual sections: 158 activities offering about 200 credit-hours.  
CME Credits Awarded by....Society of Nuclear  Medicine.
Cost...........$24 per hour for members; $40 per hour for non-members.
Instruction Type...Slide-Audio Lectures.
Target Audience...RADIOLOGY.
Educational material last updated.....2013. 
Financial Support...Various commercial supporters.
SNM 2013 Virtual Meeting includes 70 of the most popular sessions from the SNM 2011 Annual Meeting with access to sessions online within 24 hours after the live sessions conclude.
Three CT Case Review Workshops are now available online. The workshops each provide 16 hours of CE credits covering 100 CT cases. Physicians not certified in CT can apply this training to the 500 CT examinations recommended for reading CT. Cases cover head and neck, thorax, abdomen and pelvis. 
Online Lectures and Workshops
About 85 lectures offering about 90 hours.

CME Credit Hours...One course offering 1.5 hours.
CME Credits Awarded by.....SDMS.
Cost ................$22.50.
Instruction Type....Text-and-Graphics, Streaming Video.
Target Audience....RAD.
Educational material last updated....2013.
Financial Support...Ultrasound Equipment Manufacturers.
A single course offering CME credit:
Sonography of the Liver

VRad (Virtual Radiologic) Online CME
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit Hours...6 activities offering 1.0 to 2.0 hours each (total of 11).
CME Credits Awarded by...University of Arizona College of Medicine at the Arizona Health Sciences Center.
Cost for Credit...Free.
Instruction Type....Slide-Audio Lecture.
Target Audiences....RADIOLOGY.
Educational material last updated...10/1/2012.
Expiration of CME credit...9/30/2014.
Financial Support...None.
This site features "update on new issues in cross-sectional imaging and...interactive reviews of illustrative cases of important findings commonly encountered in everyday radiology practice."
Titles include:
MRI and CT Imaging of Brain Trauma
• 8 Years of QA: A Compilation of Frequent Misses and Misinterpretations in Cross-sectional Imaging
• Pelvic Trauma: Bone and Soft Tissue Imaging
• Radiology of the Post-Breast Cancer Patient
• MRI Evaluation of Osteochondral Lesions and Osteomyelitis
• Landmarks of Cortical Neuroanatomy

World Class CME Video and Media
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD,
CME Credit Hours...6 presentations, each offering 0.5 hours CME credit.
CME Credits Awarded by....World Class CME.
Instruction Type...Slide-Video Lecture.
Target Audience...RADIOLOGY.
Educational material last updated...2011-13.
6 brief presentations:
• Ultrasound of Carotid Arteries
• Evaluation of Acute Scrotum
• CTC for Population Screening
• High-Resolution CT: Sarcoidosis and Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
• Management of the Small Solid Renal Masses: Basis for the ACR White Paper
• Ankle Trauma: Advanced Anatomy, Imaging & Classification