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CT-Based Evaluation of Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis in Adult Population

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1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit TM   1 ASRT Catergory A credit Expiration Date October 31, 2022 ISCD is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. ISCD designates this activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity is to be approved by ASRT for 1 Category A continuing education credit. This activity can be used toward the RT Structured Education and CQR requirements for the ARRT.

Target Audience: The content is designed for clinicians and health care providers with an interest in skeletal health assessment, including specialists, generalists and technologists working in family medicine, general and internal medicine, endocrinology, rheumatology, obstetrics/gynecology, radiology, nuclear medicine, pediatrics, physical and occupational therapy and research.

After attending the course, participants should be better prepared to:

1. Evaluate DISH in the adult population

2. Identify patient factors in relation to the prevalence of DISH

3. Understand necessary additional imaging required to diagnose DISH

This online enduring educational format allows the learner to read the journal article and engage in the most up to date research related to DISH in the adult population. Learners have the ability to retrieve this current information at an immediate and appropriate time to implement into practice.

The estimated time to complete this activity is 1 hour. To obtain credit, participants should read the article, answer the multiple-choice posttest questions, and complete the evaluation form online to receive a certificate upon successful completion. Adobe Reader is required to view this article, and can be downloaded at http://get.adobe.com/reader/.

This CME activity was designed to change learners’ competence. The participant will become familiar with updated research so they may begin to utilize them in practice to ultimately improve patient outcomes.

Faculty List & Disclosure: Harold Rosen, MD, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center: No relationships to disclose.

Date of Release/Date of Expiration: October 15, 2021/November 1, 2022

Hardware/software requirements: Requirements

ISCD Contact Information: If you have questions about this CME activity, please contact ISCD at education@iscd.org

©Journal of Clinical Densitometry. Published by Elsevier Inc.


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