Activity information

The certificate of this course includes 4 CME credits. To complete the course you need to pass all quizzes. Only participants with an active Pro Membership will be able to claim CME. If you want to claim CME too, please upgrade to a Pro Membership.

Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of CME Consultants and Medmastery GmbH. CME Consultants is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement

CME Consultants designates this online enduring material activity for a maximum of 4.0AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Desired Outcomes

  1. Master the use of window, level, and data filtering settings to optimize the display of CT images for the suspected pathology
  2. Recognize and differentiate hemorrhage into the subarachnoid, subdural, and epidural spaces
  3. Describe the CT findings for acute infarction and the evolution of infarctions
  4. Demonstrate the role of CT angiography and perfusion CT for the stroke patient
  5. Describe the CT findings for non-traumatic subarachnoid hemorrhage
  6. Recognize intra- and extra-axial hemorrhages and tumors
  7. Recognize common traumatic injuries of the brain and skull
  8. Distinguish between brain masses caused by tumors, infections, and demyelinating diseases
  9. Identify CT findings in patients with metabolic disorders
  10. Recognize common diseases involving the skull that can be diagnosed with CT such as multiple myeloma, fibrous dysplasia, and osteoma

Target Audience

This activity is geared to meet the educational requirements of Neurosurgeons, Neurologists, Internists, Intensivists, Emergency Doctors, Radiology Residents, Medical Students, CT Technologists.

Core Competencies

This activity encompasses the following desirable physician attributes: Patient Care & Procedural Skills, Medical Knowledge, and Practice-Based Learning & Improvement.

Format

The presentational methods for this activity are Lecture and Case Presentation.

Instructions for participation

Each participant must watch all the video lessons, successfully pass all quizzes of this activity with a grade of 70% or higher and complete a post-evaluation form. Once completed, your certificate will be made available immediately for download. If you receive a score of 69% or less, you may retake the quiz until successful.

Hardware and software requirements

Medmastery requires a modern Web browser (Internet Explorer 10+, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Google Chrome) and the latest version of Adobe Flash. Moreover, a PDF-Reader is required in order to view certain downloads. For questions or technical support, please contact [email protected].

Disclosure statement

Commercial Support

There is no commercial support for this activity.

Planners

The following planners for this activity have stated they have no relevant financial relationships: Franz Wiesbauer, MD, MPH; Elana Pearl Ben-Joseph, MD; Janice Burnett; Jessica Caporuscio; Melissa Crawford; Asha Daigle; Shirley Hutchinson; Shelley Jacobs, PhD; Madeleine Kearns; Clemens Lang, MD; Tori O’Daniel; Laura Pacey, PhD; William T. Choctaw, MD, JD; Harold D. Damuth, Jr., MD; Lester Holstein, MD; Michael Marchiano, MD; Nancy Williams; and Priscilla Graham.

Faculty

Alexander Mamourian, MD has nothing to disclose. The course content has been peer-reviewed for content validity and found to be evidenced-based, fair, balanced, and free from commercial bias.

Privacy statement

Medmastery is committed to protecting the privacy of personal and other information of its members. Medmastery will not release personally identifiable information to a third party without the individual’s consent, except such information as is required for reporting purposes to the ACCME. Medmastery will keep your personal and credit information confidential when you participate in a CME Internet-based program. Medmastery collects only the information necessary to provide you with the services that you request. Additional information regarding Medmastery’s Privacy Policy can be viewed at: https://www.medmastery.com/privacy-policy

Launch Date

October 27, 2020.

Expiration Date

This activity is valid for credit through October 27, 2022.