Emergency Radiology Symposium, 18th Annual

Miami Beach, FL US
November 4, 2018 to November 7, 2018

Acutely ill adults and pediatric patients are arriving at the emergency room in greater numbers than ever before. This symposium is designed to help radiologists and emergency radiologists maintain optimal competence in the utilization of the most reliable imaging modalities and best-practice strategies, even for unusual conditions. One-third of the lectures will be dedicated to plain films and the remainder will stress state-of-the-art emergency imaging of the central nervous system, chest, abdomen and coronary and musculoskeletal systems. This course will be of special interest to physicians in the fields of radiology, emergency radiology and emergency medicine.

Complete details available at EmRadMiami.BaptistHealth.net.

Registration Fees:  Please choose Register tab to process your registration.

Attendee TypeCost
BHSF Employees$140
Allied Health Professionals / Residents/Fellows$395
International Physicians$636
International Healthcare Professionals$316






Target Audience

Radiologists, Emergency Radiologists, Nurse Pratitioners, Physician Assistants, Nurses and Radiologic Technicians.




Learning Objectives

Sunday, November 4
• Implement evidence-based recommendations to identify unique fractures in younger children and categorize injury types in immature bone.
• Effectively identify imaging appearances of lower extremity trauma, including hip, knee, ankle, and foot injuries.
• Effectively identify pediatric hand injuries, including injury type and location.
• Recognize relevant cardiothoracic findings and features that help to narrow the differential diagnosis on the chest radiograph, in patients presenting with acute presentations.
• Recognize the various imaging appearances of upper extremity trauma, including sternoclavicular, acromioclavicular, glenohumeral, and elbow   injuries.
• Describe acute disorders/conditions affecting the female pelvis, with an emphasis on the CT findings, and differentiate the diagnosis of these findings.

Monday, November 5
• Recognize the various imaging appearances of and understand the basic classification system for pelvic trauma.
• Implement current imaging, surgical and pathology recommendations for the treatment of appendicitis to improve patient outcomes.
• Recognize the various imaging appearances of forearm, wrist, and hand injuries.

Tuesday November 6th
• Review examples of potential and actual pitfalls in the interpretation of the luminal gastrointestinal tract on routine abdominal and pelvic CT, especially those examinations performed in the emergency setting (and typically with IV contrast only).
• Determine the most appropriate imaging for evaluation in neonatal abdominal emergencies.
• Effectively recognize imaging findings that need urgent communication to the referring physician, IR radiologist or surgeon.
• Implement evidence-based recommendations for assessing traumatic injuries of the chest
• Effectively identify patients of common pediatric abdominal emergencies with sonography.
• Recognize the imaging findings that differentiate acute from chronic PE.

Wednesday, November 7th
• Examine the value of CT and MRI imaging when triaging patients with acute ischemic stroke.
• Distinguish spinal column infection vs. severe degenerative disease.
• Describe clinical presentations that require emergent neuroimaging to determine the cause of the neurological deficit and to institute appropriate therapy.
• Recognize common thoracic and abdominal oncological emergencies that may be encountered in an emergency department.
• Recognize important cardiac and vascular pathology on a non-gated chest CT.
• Apply evidence-based therapy for acute mesenteric ischemia that includes aspiration embolectomy, transcatheter thrombolysis and angioplasty with or without stenting for the       treatment of underlying arterial stenosis.




Course Summary
Available credit: 
  • 18.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 18.50 General certificate of attendance
  • 18.50 Nurse Practitioners
  • 18.50 Florida Board of Nursing
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
11/04/2018 - 1:00pm EST
Event ends: 
11/07/2018 - 12:00pm EST
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Disclosure Policy and Disclaimer

Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.

Baptist Health South Florida designates this live activity for a maximum of 18.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board (AANPCB) accepts CEs accredited by the ACCME.  Individuals are responsible for checking with the AANPCB for further guidelines.

AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ claimed by physicians attending live events certified and organized in the United States for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ can be claimed through the agreement on mutual recognition of credits between UEMS and AMA, considered as being equal to the European Continuous Medical Education Credits (ECMEC©) granted by the UEMS. One AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ is equivalent to one (1) hour of European EACCME Credit (ECMEC©). Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.






Available Credit

  • 18.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 18.50 General certificate of attendance
  • 18.50 Nurse Practitioners
  • 18.50 Florida Board of Nursing


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