Utlrasound in the New Millennium: The Cancer Patient
April 19-20, 2013
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Onstead Auditorium, Floor 3
George and Cynthia Mitchell, Basic Sciences Research Building
Basic Sciences Rsearch Building
6767 Bertner Avenue
Houston, Texas 77030
- Conference Brochure
- Conference Agenda
- Committee and Speaker
- Registration Information
- Hotel & Transportation
- Houston Visitor Information
- Directions to MD Anderson
The focus of this conference is to provide instruction in the routine and unique applications of ultrasound in the cancer patient. Presentations, both didactic and practical workshops, will cover a range of organ systems involving a variety of cancers with their respective diagnoses, management, complications and outcomes. Physicians and sonographers will also have an opportunity to participate in hands-on demonstrations on state-of-the-art ultrasound equipment, as well as to interact directly with the faculty.
At the conclusion of this educational activity, the participant should be able to:
- Perform high quality ultrasound examination of multiple organ systems and improving sonographic technique accordingly (Knowledge, Competence, Performance, Patient Outcomes);
- Identify and characterize sonographic findings of critical entities in the various organ systems (Knowledge, Competence, Performance, Patient Outcomes);
- Recognize technical and diagnostic pitfalls and corrective actions (Knowledge, Competence, Performance, Patient Outcomes);
- Identify urgent findings that require immediate clinical intervention (Knowledge, Competence, Performance, Patient Outcomes);
- Describe the new technologies and innovations in ultrasound and their clinical applications (Knowledge).
This conference is designed for physicians (radiologists, oncologists and surgeons), radiology fellows/residents and medical sonographers.
- Case Study
- Audience Response System
- Pre-and Post-tests
- Question and Answer Sessions
- Hands-on Workshop
A course evaluation form will provide participants with the opportunity to com- ment on the value of the program content to their practice decisions, performance improvement activities, or possible impact on patient health status. Participants will also have the opportunity to comment on any perceived commercial bias in these presentations as well as to identify future educational topics.
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 14.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (SDMS) Credit
This activity has been approved by the : Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (SDMS) for CME credit. This activity is tracked by "SDMS CME Tracker"
CME Certificates and Attendance Verification Certificates
Certificates awarding AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ or certificates documenting attendance will be distributed to participants when an individual departs the conference. To obtain a CME certificate, physicians must submit a completed evaluation questionnaire and a CME Verification Form.
Upon request, a record of attendance (certificate) will be provided on-site to other health care professionals for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies, or other professional associations.