Nuclear Medicine & Molecular Imaging Essentials - SNMMI

Nuclear Medicine & Molecular Imaging Essentials - SNMMI

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The Mid-Eastern Chapter of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging presents their 47th Annual Meeting, featuring the latest updates and advances in this constantly evolving specialty.  Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Essentials details nuclear medicine’s impact on radiology, cardiology, oncology, neurology and much more.  Fifteen faculty members discuss a wide range of topics designed to improve quality, enhance assessments and address controversies. Additionally, all credits for this activity count as SA-CME for your Maintenance of Certification requirements!

Focus: Nuclear Cardiology, Neuro, Body Imaging, Safety Precautions, Practice Enhancements and much more!

Topics include:

• Nuclear Cardiology

• SPECT

• PET

• Neuro & Body Imaging Applications

• Safety Precautions

• Practice Enhancements, and much more!

Session 1: Neuro, Head and Neck

  • The Evolving Role of PET/CT for Neuroendocrine Tumor Imaging. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Daniel Pryma, MD
  • PET Imaging of Alzheimer’s and Dementia. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ilya Nasrallah, MD, PhD
  • Diagnosis & Therapy of Hyperthyroidism With Emphasis on Graves Disease. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bennett Greenspan, MD
  • Thyroid Maliganacy and the ATA guidelines. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kenneth Burman, MD
  • Thyroid Cancer Guidelines: A Nuclear Medicine Physician’s Case Based Review. . . . . . Mark Tulchinsky, MD

Session 2: Nuclear Cardiovascular Imaging

  • Best Practice Cardiac PET in 2017. . . Manuel Cequeira, MD
  • F-18 FDG PET/CT Imaging in Cardiac Sarcoidosis: What’s “Hot!”. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Gary Dillehay, MD
  • Cardiac CT and MRI - State of the Art. . . . Charles White, MD
  • MIBG Imaging in Heart Failure Management. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Manuel Cequeira, MD

Session 3: Practice Improvements

  • The Importance of Advocacy to the Nuclear Medicine Professional. . . . . . . . . Cindi Luckett-Gilbert, CNMT
  • PET/CT Coding and Billing: “Am I Coding it Correctly?”. . . . . . . . . . . . . Gary Dillehay, MD
  • Emergency Preparedness. . . . . . . . . . . . Craig DeAtley, PA-C

Session 4: Body Imaging

  • Integrating MRI and PSMA PET Imaging in Prostate Cancer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Peter Choyke, MD
  • Hepatobiliary Scintigraphy in Chronic Abdominal Pain. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mark Tulchinsky, MD
  • Glucose Metabolism Changes in Patients With Sepsis on FDG PET. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ghada Issa, MD
  • The Role of 18F-FDG PET/CT in the Management of Gastric Cancers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Charles Marcus, MD

Session 5: Perspectives and Procedures

  • 18F-FDG-PET Imaging’s Contributions to Medicine. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Abass Alavi, MD SNMMI Background and Agenda. . . Bennett Greenspan, MD
  • Unusual Imaging Studies. . . . Mark Crosthwaite, M.Ed, CNMT

 

All topics are designed to improve quality, enhance assessments and address controversies throughout nuclear medicine. Additionally, Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Essentials meets PET/Nuclear Medicine CME requirements for physicians and technologists. All credits are considered Self Assessment CME for Maintenance of Certification.

 

Release Date: 5/15/17
CME Expiration: 5/14/20

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of Global Education Group (Global) and Meetings By Mail. Global is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Global Education Group designates this enduring material for a maximum of 15.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

All credits for this enduring material are applicable toward Self Assessment CME requirements for Maintenance of Certification (MOC).

 
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