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October 3–4, 2015
Big Cedar Lodge
Ridgedale, Mo.


Course Director

Kirk Miller, DO, Assistant Professor of Radiology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS


This is a multidisciplinary radiology course addressing issues in body, thoracic, musculoskeletal, and neurologic imaging and non-interpretive practice skills. This course will include discussion of the most current techniques in each of these specialized imaging areas.

Target Audience

This program is designed for the practicing radiologist who may perform a combination of breast, body, thoracic, musculoskeletal, and neurologic imaging and non-interpretive practice skills. This course is also designed for the RN or APRN who cares for patients undergoing diagnostic imaging procedures.


At the completion of this meeting, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss common (and some uncommon) conditions presenting in the esophagus, stomach, and duodenum, emphasizing CT findings.
  • Describe strategies for successful utilization of clinical decision support programs.
  • Identify the various techniques available for enterography examinations and discuss their current use.
  • Identify the common causes of the pediatric acute abdomen and describe appropriate use of imaging for disease diagnosis and management.
  • Identify patterns of disruptive behavior and discuss prevention strategies and ways to minimize its impact on clinical practice.
  • Describe the anatomy of the pineal region and application of this knowledge to place lesions within the proper anatomic space for accurate differential diagnoses.
  • Discuss the latest interventional treatment options for renal cell carcinoma.
  • Identify known anatomic variants and describe normal findings which mimic pathology on MRI of the shoulder.
  • Discuss causes of hepatic vascular occlusion and sequelae of these conditions.
  • Identify strategies to reduce patient exposure to radiation in diagnostic imaging.
  • Demonstrate normal and abnormal perfusion physiology of the liver utilizing case examples.
  • Discuss the current medical literature and American College of Radiology’s Appropriateness Criteria for the role of imaging in the diagnosis and management of small bowel obstruction.


Financial contributions and supporters of this program will be acknowledged in print at the symposium.


Commercial vendors are invited to exhibit at this meeting. Limited exhibit space will be available. Call Ashley Thurston at 913-588-5887 or e-mail athurston@kumc.edu for an application or more information.


Sponsored by the University of Kansas Department of Radiology and University of Kansas Medical Center Continuing Education & Professional Development

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