Practical Applications of Spectral CT

01/17/20 - 01/18/20
The Westin Dallas Downtown | Dallas, TX

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™: 12.0

Category A CE Credits:

About The Meeting
This course is designed to deliver a practical, clinically relevant review of CT imaging while emphasizing the latest technological advances in Spectral CT. Tips, techniques, and increased diagnostic performance of Spectral CT will be highlighted throughout the program. Expert faculty share insight into the future potential of spectral CT along with the impact on patient care. Hands on sessions are designed to allow attendees the ability to appreciate the functionality and diversity of Spectral CT applications.

Each meeting registrant must have, and be registered under their own account, in order to obtain CME.SCTD20

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* Must receive letter from your director certifying status - IF LETTER IS NOT RECEIVED WITHIN 7 DAYS OF REGISTRATION YOU WILL BE CHARGED THE ADDITIONAL FEE!
(Please email letter to info@edusymp.com)
$ 195
About The Meeting
This course is designed to deliver a practical, clinically relevant review of CT imaging while emphasizing the latest technological advances in Spectral CT. Tips, techniques, and increased diagnostic performance of Spectral CT will be highlighted throughout the program. Expert faculty share insight into the future potential of spectral CT along with the impact on patient care. Hands on sessions are designed to allow attendees the ability to appreciate the functionality and diversity of Spectral CT applications.

Target Audience
This CME activity is designed to educate diagnostic imaging physicians who supervise and interpret CT studies. CT Technologists should also benefit from this course.

Educational Objectives
Attendees should, at the completion of this course, be able to:
  • Discuss the principles of Spectral CT.
  • Describe the expanding role of Spectral CT in abdominal, emergency, neuro, chest, cardiac and oncology imaging.
  • Discuss the impact of Spectral CT on clinical practice.
  • Explain how Spectral CT can impact patient care.
  • Apply Spectral CT imaging protocols to clinical practice.
No special educational preparation is required for this CME activity.

Course Organization
This program is planned and organized by Educational Symposia, a leader in continuing medical education since 1975.

Acknowledgement
Educational Symposia gratefully acknowledges the following corporate supporter:

Phillips Healthcare

Registration Information
Tuition for live conference includes all course materials, including a comprehensive electronic course syllabus, daily continental breakfasts and coffee breaks. Early registration is strongly suggested. There will be a $50 surcharge for anyone registering after January 8, 2020. Minimum and maximum attendance levels have been established for this meeting. If your registration cannot be accepted, you will be issued a full tuition refund.


Cancellations
Cancellations must be received in writing by sending an e-mail to cancel@edusymp.com. There is a $50 processing fee applied to all cancellations. Cancellations made in writing prior to December 20, 2019 will be issued a refund for the amount of tuition paid less the $50 processing fee. No refunds will be made on or after December 20, 2019.

Disclaimer
Educational Symposia (ESI) as planner and presenter of this meeting, and Professional Travel as the official travel agency for this meeting, claim no liability for the acts of any suppliers or the safety of any attendees while in transit to, from, or during this event or any optional activities. The total amount of liability, if any, for the meeting organizer is limited to a refund of the registration fee, and Professional Travel's responsibility is limited to that of an agent.

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Scientific Sponsor
Educational Symposia
Meeting Accreditation
Physicians: Educational Symposia is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
 
Educational Symposia designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Technologists: This program has been submitted to the ASRT.  The number of A CE credits will be available approximately 30 days prior to the meeting. Please visit www.edusymp.com or call 813-806-1000 regarding the availability of Category A CE credit.
Program Chair: Neil M. Rofsky, M.D., FACR
 
Lakshmi Ananthakrishnan, M.D.
Director of Computed Tomography
Assistant Professor, Abdominal Imaging Division
Department of Radiology
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX

Raman Danrad, M.D.
Associate Professor of Clinical Radiology
Academic Director of Cardiac Imaging
Co-Director of Musculoskeletal Research
Clinical Director of MRI
LSU Health New Orleans School of Medicine
New Orleans, LA

Amit Gupta, M.D., MRMD
Assistant Professor, Case Western Reserve University
Department of Radiology, Cardiothoracic division,
Modality Director Diagnostic Radiography
University Hospital Cleveland Medical Center
Cleveland, OH

John Leyendecker, M.D.
Vice Chair of Academic Affairs
Professor of Radiology
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX

Peter B. Noël, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Radiology
Director of CT Research
Department of Radiology
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Ronald Peshock, M.D.
Vice Chair for Information Technology in Radiology
Professor of Radiology and Internal Medicine
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
Dallas, TX

Gopal Punjabi, M.D.
Chief of Radiology
Hennepin Healthcare
Minneapolis, MN

Neil M. Rofsky, M.D., FACR
Professor and Chairman
Effie and Wofford Cain Distinguished Chair in Diagnostic Imaging
Department of Radiology
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX

Dushyant V. Sahani, M.D.
Director of Computed Tomography/Assistant Radiologist
Massachusetts General Hospital
Associate Professor of Radiology
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

Osamu Sakai, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.R.
Professor of Radiology, Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, and Radiation Oncology
Chief of Neuroradiology
Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine
Boston, MA

Todd C. Soesbe, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Radiology
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX

Richard N. Southard, M.D.
Vice Chairman of Operations
Director of CT and Cardiac Imaging
Co-Director of The 3D Innovation Lab
Associate Professor of Radiology and Child Health
University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix
Associate Professor of Radiology Creighton University Medical School-Phoenix
Assistant Professor of Radiology Mayo Clinic
Phoenix, AZ

Aran Toshav, M.D.
Associate Professor of Clinical Radiology
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine (Joint Appointment)
Program Director, Diagnostic Radiology
Academic Director of Abdominal Imaging
LSU Health New Orleans
New Orleans, LA
FRIDAY, JANUARY  17, 2020
   
7:00 – 8:00 AM Registration and Breakfast
   
COMBINED SESSION CT & AMI
8:00 – 8:10 Welcome and Introduction
Neil  M. Rofsky, M.D., FACR
   
8:10 – 8:40 Basics of Spectral CT and Protocol Building
Lakshmi Anathakrishnan, M.D.
   
8:40 – 9:10 Quantatative Imaging
Michael V. Knopp, M.D., Ph.D.
   
9:10 – 9:40 Oral and IV Contrast Media Optimization with Spectral CT
Dushyant Sahani, M.D.
   
9:40 – 10:00 Data Management and Storage
Ronald Peshock, M.D.
   
10:00 – 10:15 Coffee Break
   
SPECTRAL CT SESSION
10:15 – 10:45 Spectrum of Spectral CT
Todd Soesbe, Ph.D.
   
10:45 – 11:15 Spectral CT in Abdominal Imaging
Lakshmi Ananthakrishnan, M.D.
   
11:15 – 11:45 Benefits of Spectral CT in Pediatrics: Clinical Applications
Richard N. Southard, M.D.
   
11:45 – 12:15 PM AI to the Rescue / Workflow
Ronald Peshock, M.D.
   
AMI SESSION
10:15 – 10:45 Advances in Clinical Molecular Imaging and Digital PET/CT - The Physician Perspective
Michael V. Knopp, M.D., Ph.D.
   
10:45 – 11:15 Advances in Clinical Molecular Imaging and Digital PET/CT - The Physicist Perspective
Todd Peterson, Ph.D.
   
11:15 – 11:45 Molecular Imaging in Head and Neck Oncology
Chadwick L. Wright, M.D., Ph.D.
   
11:45 – 12:15 PM Molecular Imaging in Prostate Oncology
Bital Savir-Baruch, M.D.
   
12:15 – 1:30 Lunch Provided
   
Hands on Workstation CT 1: Breakout A
1:30 – 3:45 Read with the Experts
 
Group 1: Abdominal Imaging
Lakshmi Ananthakrishnan, M.D.
 
Group 2: Emergency Department Imaging
Gopal Punjabi, M.D.
 
Group 3: Oncology Imaging
Aran Toshav, M.D.
   
Hands on Workstation CT 1: Breakout B
1:30 – 3:45 Read with the Experts
 
Group 4: Neuroradiology
Osamu Sakai, M.D., Ph.D.
 
Group 5: Chest Imaging
Amit Gupta, M.D.
 
Group 6: Cardiac Imaging
Raman Danrad, M.D.
   
Hands on Workstation AMI
1:30 – 3:45 Read with the Experts
 
Group 1: Whole Body FDG PET/CT in Oncology
Michael V. Knopp, M.D., Ph.D.
 
Group 2: PET/CT in Prostate Oncology
Bital Savir-Baruch M.D.
 
Group 3: NaF Whole Body PET/CT
Chadwick L. Wright M.D., Ph.D.
   
3:45 – 4:00 Coffee Break
   
SPECTRAL CT SESSION
4:00 – 4:30 Spectral CT in Thoracic Emergencies
Gopal Punjabi, M.D.
   
4:30 – 5:00 Spectral CT in Coronary CTA
Raman Danrad, M.D.
   
5:00 – 5:30 Spectral CT in Head and Neck Emergencies and Oncology
Osamu Sakai, M.D., Ph.D., FACR
   
AMI SESSION
4:00 – 4:20 Digital PET/CT in Cardiac Imaging
Janusz K. Kikut, M.D.
   
4:20 – 4:40 Advanced Molecular Imaging in Sports Medicine
Katherine Binzel, Ph.D.
   
4:40 – 5:00 Digital PET/CT in Neuro Oncology
Janusz K. Kikut, M.D.
   
5:00 – 5:30 Advanced Molecular Imaging in GU Oncology - An Interactive Session
Bital Savir-Baruch M.D., Chadwick L. Wright, M.D., Ph.D., Michael V. Knopp, M.D., Ph.D.
   
   
5:30 End of Session
   
5:30 – 7:00 Cocktail Reception
   
SATURDAY, JANUARY 18, 2020
   
7:00 – 8:00 AM Registration and Breakfast
   
Hands on Workstation CT 2: Breakout A
8:00 – 10:15 Read with the Experts
 
Group 1: Abdominal Imaging
Lakshmi Ananthakrishnan, M.D.
 
Group 2: Emergency Department Imaging
Gopal Punjabi, M.D.
 
Group 3: Oncology Imaging
Aran Toshav, M.D.
   
Hands on Workstation CT 2: Breakout B
8:00 – 10:15 Read with the Experts
 
Group 4: Neuroradiology
Osamu Sakai, M.D., Ph.D.
 
Group 5: Chest Imaging
Amit Gupta, M.D.
 
Group 6: Cardiac Imaging
Raman Danrad, M.D.
   
Hands on Workstation AMI
8:00 – 10:15 Read with the Experts
 
Group 1: Digital PET/CT Imaging - Recalibrating What We See
Katherine Binzel, Ph.D. and Todd Peterson, Ph.D.
 
Group 2: Digital PET/CT Imaging - How to Transition in Clinical Practice
Michael V. Knopp M.D., Ph.D. and Chadwick L. Wright M.D., Ph.D.
 
Group 3: Case Review of Non FDG PET/CT in Pelvic Oncology
Bital Savir-Baruch M.D.
   
10:15 – 10:30 Coffee Break
   
COMBINED SESSION CT & AMI
10:30 – 10:50 Radiology in a Value Based World
Neil M. Rofsky, M.D., FACR
   
10:50 – 11:10 Making a Business Case in Support of Spectral CT
Dushyant Sahani, M.D.
   
11:10 – 11:30 Economics and Spectral CT in the Obese
Aran Toshav, M.D.
   
11:30 – 11:50 Pathways from Dual-Energy to Spectral Phonton-Counting CT
Peter Noel, M.S. Ph.D.
   
11:50 – 12:15 PM Burnout in Radiology
John Leyendecker, M.D.
   
12:15 – 12:30 Question and Answer/ Closing Remarks
Neil M. Rofsky, M.D., FACR
   
12:30 End of Program
   
  Workstations provided by Philips Healthcare
  Faculty & topics subect to change.
 
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