Neuroradiology: Practice to Innovation 2015 - Streaming Video

Neuroradiology: Practice to Innovation 2015 - Streaming Video

Neuroradiology: Practice to Innovation 2015 - Streaming Video


Course Description and Intended Audience

Neuroradiology: Practice to Innovation streaming video is intended to provide a practical review of common diseases involving the brain, head/neck, and spine. It will also provide an overview of common imaging strategies, as well as an update in new trends, relevant techniques, and applications in diagnostic and/or therapeutic neuroradiology. In addition, this course will review common endovascular and spinal interventional techniques utilized in neuroradiology.

Neuroradiology: Practice to Innovation is designed for the practicing radiologist whose work involves neuroradiology, or those involved in the neurourological sciences, neurosurgery, neurology, and/or related fields.

This enduring material is a recording of the Neuroradiology: Practice to Innovation course (November 8-12, 2015) 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 21.5 viewing hours to complete.

Course Learning Objectives

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

  • Summarize MRI safety guidelines
  • Discuss cerebral perfusion imaging
  • Describe semicircular canal dehiscence
  • Summarize MR spectroscopy and its clinical use
  • Discuss implications of operating a PET/MR in a clinical practice
  • Identify strengths and shortfalls of diffusion tractography
  • Describe cutting edge methods for detecting spinal CSF leaks

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.


  • Extra-axial Neoplasms
  • Glioma Response Imaging: What Does the Referring Clinician Want to Know...And How Do You Get the Answer?
  • Vascular Malformations of the CNS - Spine
  • Skull Base: Crossroads of Disease
  • Pediatric Brain Tumors
  • Diffusion Tractography: Why it Works and Why it Doesn't
  • Pediatric Sine: A Case-Based Presentation
  • Lumbosacral and Brachial Plexus
  • Spine Imaging: Pearls and Pittfalls
  • Spinal Neoplasms: Beyond the Spinal Cord
  • Sacroiliac Joints and Spondyloarthropathy
  • Spinal CSF Leaks
  • Vertebroplasty/Kyphoplasty: Current State
  • MRI Safety
  • Malformations of Cortical Development
  • Immune and Paraneoplastic Diseases of the CNS: Beyond Multiple Sclerosis
  • Clinical Function MRI
  • Epilepsy Imaging
  • Pseudotumor Cerebri: Diagnosis and Endovascular Treatment
  • Semicircular Canal Dehiscence: Presentations, Imaging Techniques and Post-Surgical Changes
  • CT and MRI of Thyroid/Parathyroid Disease
  • PET/CT
  • Pulsatile Tinnitus: Radiologic Evaluation in the Adult Patient
  • Imaging of the Salivary Glands
  • PET/MR
  • MR Spectroscopy in Clinical Use
  • CTA/CTV: Non-Invasive Vascular Imaging
  • Pipeline Treatment of Cerebral Aneurysms
  • MRI in Psychiatric Disease
  • Cerebral Perfusion Imaging
  • Acute Stroke Intervention


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 21.5 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 15.25 MR, 4.75 CT, .75 Angio, and .75 PET 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:        March 31, 2016
Last Date of Sale:                    February 28, 2019
Credit Must be Claimed by:    March 31, 2019
Duration/Completion Time:    21.5 hours



Course Directors

Kelly K. Koeller, M.D.

Kent R. Thielen, M.D.

Christopher P. Wood, M.D.


Mayo Clinic Course Faculty

Kimberly K. Amrami, M.D.
Harry Cloft, M.D., Ph.D.
Felix E. Diehn, M.D.
Laurence J. Eckel, M.D.
Bradley J. Erickson, M.D., Ph.D.
Joseph M. Hoxworth, M.D.
Kelly K. Koeller, M.D.
E. Paul Lindell, M.D.
Pearse Morris, M.B., B.Ch.
John D. Port, M.D., Ph.D.
Kent R. Thielen, M.D.
John T. Wald, M.D.
Robert E. Watson, M.D., Ph.D.
Steven M. Weindling, M.D.
Kirk M. Welker, M.D.
Robert J. Witte, M.D.
Christopher P. Wood, M.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.

National Physician Payment Transparency Program

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

Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development Disclosure

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Registration Fee:  $1095

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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