This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the American College of Radiology and the Society for Radiologists in Ultrasound. The American College of Radiology is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The American College of Radiology designates this activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Credits awarded for this enduring activity are designated "SA-CME" by the American Board of Radiology (ABR) and qualify toward fulfilling requirements for Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Part II: Lifelong Learning and Self-assessment.
The American College of Radiology is approved by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) as a Recognized Continuing Education Evaluation Mechanism (RCEEM) to sponsor and/or review Continuing Medical Educational programs for Radiologic Technologists and Radiation Therapists. The American College of Radiology designates this educational activity as meeting the criteria for up to 1.0 Category A credit hours of the ARRT.
In compliance with ACCME requirements and guidelines, the ACR has developed a policy for review and disclosure of potential conflicts of interest, and a method of resolution if a conflict does exist. The ACR maintains a tradition of scientific integrity and objectivity in its educational activities. In order to preserve this integrity and objectivity, all individuals participating as planners, presenters, moderators and evaluators in an ACR educational activity or an activity jointly sponsored by the ACR must appropriately disclose any financial relationship with a commercial organization that may have an interest in the content of the educational activity.
The following planners, presenters, staff and evaluators have disclosed that neither they nor their spouse/partner have any financial interests, arrangements or affiliation in the context of this activity: Reviewer: Frank Berkowitz, MD, Reviewer: Melody Blake, Presenter: Richard Barr, MD, Moderator: William Middleton, MD, Staff: Emma Schons, Staff: Michele Wittling
The following planners, presenters and content reviewer have disclosed relevant financial relationships or potential conflicts of interest related to the course material. Any potential conflicts have been resolved. Richard Barr, MD - Consultant - Bracco, Lantheus Medical Imaging, Inc - Speakers Bureau - Phillips Healthcare, Hitachi Aloka Medical Ltd - Royalty Income - Thieme Publishing - Research Grants - Analogic, Hitachi Aloka Medical Ltd, Phillips Healthcare, Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc., SuperSonic Imagine
The SRU gratefully acknowledges the educational grant support of the following companies in presenting this activity.
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