Contemporary Diagnostic Imaging and Interventional Radiology for Primary Care 3.0

Wednesday, March 4, 2015
12:00 - 5:10 pm

The Providence Marriott
1 Orms Street, Providence, RI 02903

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
The American College of Radiology Appropriateness Criteria® are evidence-based guidelines to assist referring physicians and other providers in making the most appropriate imaging or treatment decision for a specific clinical condition.Contemporary Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology for Primary Care 3.0 is designed to update the primary care audience on the appropriate and cost-effective imaging algorithm for many common out-patient conditions. Increased awareness and employment of the guidelines will result in enhanced quality of care and more effective use of radiology.

TARGET AUDIENCE
Primary Care Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners and Nurses

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:
• Understand and apply updated screening recommendations
• Implement evidence-based imaging in the evaluation of common out-patient conditions
• Identify which patients may benefit from interventional radiology therapies versus more invasive treatments for some very common diagnoses

Registration Information - Register online
Conference registration fee includes: lunch, access to an online syllabus, and complimentary onsite parking.

Registration Fees
$75.00 Physicians
$25.00 RN’s, PA’s, and Other Allied Health Professionals
$20.00 Residents and Students

Cancellation Policy
Cancellations/substitutions must be made in writing to the Brown CME Office at least two weeks priorto the conference, no later than Feb. 21st. A $15.00 administrative fee will be charged for all refunds. (No refunds for “no shows”). There will be no additional charge for substitutions. This conference is subject to change or cancellation.

CME Accreditation
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and Rhode Island Medical Imaging/Rhode Island Vascular Institute. The Warren Alpert Medical School is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation
Physicians: The Warren Alpert Medical School of BrownUniversity designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of theirparticipation in the activity.

AAFP: Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.

Physician Assistants/Nurse Practitioners: Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance for up to 4.0 hours.