Essentials of Radiology 2014: A Mayo Clinic Review - Streaming Video

Essentials of Radiology 2014: A Mayo Clinic Review - Streaming Video

Essentials of Radiology 2014: A Mayo Clinic Review - Streaming Video


Course Description

Essentials of Radiology: A Mayo Clinic Review is designed for practicing radiologists and upper-level residents who desire a comprehensive and concise review of diagnostic radiology and its subspecialty areas. Through a series of didactic lectures given by Mayo Clinic Department of Radiology experts, the course emphasizes a practical approach to imaging that is applicable to radiologists throughout their careers.

The Mayo Clinic Department of Radiology has 180 staff radiologists practicing in all radiologic subspecialities, performing over one million exams each year. This volume of cases coupled with the most modern imaging techniques has allowed the department to compile a vast image library.

This enduring material is a recording of the Essentials of Radiology: A Mayo Clinic Review course (September 8-12, 2014) in streaming video and pdf format. Physician participation in this activity consists of reviewing the videos and completing the evaluation and exam. It is estimated that this activity will take 37.5 viewing hours to complete.

Course Learning Objectives

Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss pertinent differential diagnoses for common diseases encountered in diagnostic radiology
  • Describe appropriate imaging techniques and procedures used in each of the diagnostic radiology subspecialties including: cardiac radiology, nuclear medicine, interventional radiology, neuroradiology, genitourinary radiology, gastrointestinal radiology, pediatric radiology, thoracic radiology, ultrasound, breast imaging, and musculoskeletal radiology
  • Discuss common vascular and nonvascular interventions

Participation in this Mayo course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be discussed or taught in this course.



Musculoskeletal Imaging

  • Trauma of the Appendicular and Axial Skeleton
  • Metabolic and Endocrine Disease 
  • Imaging of Bone Tumors 
  • Musculoskeletal Infections 
  • Arthritis
  • MRI of the Shoulder 
  • MRI of the Knee 


  • CPA/IAC Anatomy and Pathology 
  • Sella
  • Brain Tumor
  • Epilepsy Imaging
  • CNS Vascular Malformations
  • Noninvasive Neurovascular Imaging 
  • The Pineal Region: Anatomy and Pathology

Breast Imaging

  • Navigating Diagnostics
  • Essentials of New Breast Imaging Technology
  • Male Breast Disease 
  • Ultrasound Biopsy Techniques
  • The Ins and Outs of BI-RADS 3 
  • Hyperechoic Breast Lesions: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
  • Approach to Breast Calcifications

GU Radiology

  • MRI Prostate
  • Uroepithelial Tumors
  • Imaging of UTI 
  • Imaging of the Female Pelvis
  • Cystic Renal Diseases
  • Imaging of Renal Tumors 
  • Imaging of Adrenal Glands

GI Radiology

  • Small Intestine
  • Imaging the Liver and Biliary Tree 
  • The Colon
  • Imaging the Pancreas 
  • Peritoneal Diseases
  • Imaging the Esophagus
  • Imaging Bariatric Surgery


  • Neck Ultrasound
  • Ultrasound of the Liver 
  • Ultrasound of the Gallbladder, Bile Ducts and Pancreas 
  • Renal and Scrotal Ultrasound 
  • 1st Trimester Obstetric Ultrasound and Ectopic Pregnancy
  • 2nd and 3rd Trimester Obstetric Ultrasound

Pediatric Radiology

  • Pediatric Chest Radiology
  • Pediatric Vascular Anomalies 
  • Pediatric Genitourinary Imaging
  • Pediatric Nonaccidental Trauma 
  • Radiation Issues in Pediatric Radiology: What you Need to Know

Thoracic Imaging

  • Mediastinum
  • Thoracic Infection
  • Connective Tissue Disease and Vasculitis
  • Acute Chest Radiology
  • Thoracic Neoplasms 
  • HRCT of Diffuse Lung Disease
  • Plain Film Evaluation of Diffuse Lung Disease 

Cardiac Imaging

  • Coronary CTA
  • Cardiac Anatomy on Plain Film
  • Plain Film of Cardiac Valve Replacement and Repairs
  • Plain Film of Pacemakers and Internal Defibrillators
  • Basics of a Cardiac MRI Examination 
  • MRI of Non-Ischemic Cardiomyopathies 
  • Cardiac Findings on Non-Cardiac CT

Interventional Radiology

  • Vascular Diagnosis and Intervention in the Extremities
  • Vascular Diagnosis and Intervention in the Abdomen and Pelvis 
  • Vascular Diagnosis and Intervention in the Thorax
  • Nonvascular Diagnosis and Intervention

Nuclear Medicine  

  • PET/CT of GI and GU Malignancies
  • Rapid Cardiac Imaging with Solid-State SPECT Instruments 
  • The Why and How of Parathyroid Imaging
  • PET/CT in Thoracic Imaging 
  • Pulmonary Scintigraphy 
  • Multimodality Imaging of Cognitive Decline and Dementia


In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this enduring material for a maximum of 37.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This enduring material activity meets the criteria for self-assessment toward the purpose of fulfilling requirements in the ABR Maintenance of Certification program.

This activity includes 9.5 CT, 6 General/Plain Film, 1.5 Fluoro, 2.5 Interventional/Angio, 3.25 Mammo, 8 MRI, 2.25 Nuc Med, and 4.5 US credits.

CME credit is obtained upon successful completion of a post-course quiz and program evaluation.  The quiz must be successfully passed with 80% or higher within two attempts.

Other Health Care Professionals
A certificate of attendance will be provided to other health care professionals for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies, or other professional associations.

Date of Original Release:        January 15, 2015
Last Date of Sale:                    December 15, 2017
Credit Must be Claimed by:    January 15, 2018
Duration/Completion Time:    37.5 hours



Course Directors

B. Matthew Howe, M.D.

Christopher Hunt, M.D.

A. Nick Kurup, M.D

David L. Levin, M.D., Ph.D.

Mayo Clinic Course Faculty

  • Darcy L. Adamczyk, M.D.
  • Kimberly K. Amrami, M.D.
  • Philip A. Araoz, M.D.
  • Larry A. Binkovitz, M.D.
  • Haraldur Bjarnason, M.D.
  • Hannah M. Brandts, M.D.
  • Douglas (Rusty) Brown, M.D.
  • Sharon S. Burton, M.D.
  • Mark S. Collins, M.D.
  • Amy L. Conners, M.D.
  • Kika M. Dudiak, M.D.
  • Laurence J. Eckel, M.D.
  • Patrick W. Eiken, M.D.
  • Robert T. Fazzio, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Chad J. Fleming, M.D.
  • Thomas A. Foley, M.D.
  • Matthew A. Frick, M.D.
  • Jeremy L. Friese, M.D.
  • Adam T. Froemming, M.D.
  • James Glockner, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Robert P. Hartman, M.D.
  • Thomas E. Hartman, M.D.
  • Tara L. Henrichsen, M.D.
  • Gina K. Hesley, M.D.
  • John W. Hildebrandt, M.D.
  • David M. Hough, M.B., Ch.B.
  • B. Matthew Howe, M.D.
  • Christopher H. Hunt, M.D.
  • John Huston, III, M.D.
  • Geoffrey B. Johnson, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Katie N. Jones, M.D.
  • Bohyun Kim, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Bernard F. King, M.D.
  • Amy B. Kolbe, M.D.
  • A. Nick Kurup, M.D.
  • John I. Lane, M.D.
  • David L. Levin, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Rebecca M. Lindell, M.D.
  • Jane M. Matsumoto, M.D.
  • Robert W. Maxwell, M.D.
  • Brendan P. McMenomy, M.D.
  • Jonathan M. Morris, M.D.
  • Robert C. Murphy, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Naveen Murthy, M.D.
  • Mark A. Nathan, M.D.
  • Michael D. Ringler, M.D.
  • John A. Skinner, M.D.
  • Kent R. Thielen, M.D.
  • Kristen B. Thomas, M.D.
  • Stephen W. Trenkner, M.D.
  • Robert E. Watson, Jr., M.D., Ph.D.
  • Doris E. Wenger, M.D.
  • Robert J. Witte, M.D.
  • David A. Woodrum, M.D., Ph.D.

Faculty Disclosure

As a Jointly Accredited Provider by ACCME, ACPE, and ANCC, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science must ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in its educational activities. Course Director(s), Planning Committee Members, Faculty, and all others who are in a position to control the content of this educational activity are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest related to the subject matter of the educational activity.  Safeguards against commercial bias have been put in place.  Faculty also will disclose any off label and/or investigational use of pharmaceuticals or instruments discussed in their presentation.  Disclosure of these relevant financial relationships will be published in activity materials so those participants in the activity may formulate their own judgments regarding the presentation.

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Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science complies with the requirements of the National Physician Payment Transparency Program OPEN PAYMENTS (Physician Payments Sunshine Act).

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Registration Fee:  $560

Each online video purchase includes:

  • Downloadable comprehensive course syllabus
  • Online post-course quiz and program evaluation
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ for one person
  • May be viewed at any time from any device (with streaming video capabilities)

View Streaming Videos and Download Course Materials - Videos are viewable from your dashboard while signed into your Radiology CME account. Upon finalizing your order, you will receive a confirmation email with complete instructions on viewing videos, downloading course materials, and completing the post-course quiz and evaluation to request credit.

For additional information, contact:

Mayo Clinic Department of Radiology
Continuing Medical Education Office
Mayo, W-2 
200 First Street SW
Rochester, MN 55905

Phone:     866-246-1581 (toll free) or 507-284-3317
Fax:          507-266-3061


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