This course will educate radiologic technologists, radiation therapists
and licensed nursing personnel about the care and treatment of the patient
undergoing diagnostic imaging procedures.
On completion of this program, the participant should be able to:
- Discuss key findings on preoperative imaging that distinguish patients
with abdominal aortic aneurysms who are appropriate for endovascular repair
- Explain the role of imaging in the diagnosis of post-cardiac catheterization
- Describe MRI techniques and essential sequences for diagnosis and treatment
of prostate cancer
- Describe indications for imaging modalities in the staging workup of breast cancer
- Describe imaging features and relevant anatomy of sports-related injuries
through case examples
- Discuss the radiologic technologist’s role in acquiring common imaging
studies used in the diagnosis and treatment of trauma patients
Radiologic technologists, radiation therapists and nurses
7:15 to 8 a.m. - Registration
8 a.m.to 2:15 p.m.
Imaging in Acute Chest Pain Syndromes
Walid Saad, MD, FACC, Cardiology-Great River Medical Center
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms: Decision Making, Endovascular Repair and Surveillance
Ryan Deets, MD, Surgeons-Great River Health System
Peter Kang, MD, Great River Medical Center Diagnostic Imaging
The Role of Imaging in Breast Cancer Treatment and Followup
William Rockey, MD, PhD, Radiation Therapy-Great River Medical Center
Sports-Related Injuries: What’s in a Name?
Alicia Schrader, DO, Great River Medical Center Diagnostic Imaging
Interpreting X-rays in Trauma
Craig Huston, MD, Great River Medical Center Emergency Department
Note: Please layer clothes or bring a light sweater to adjust for temperature
variations in the room.
This program is approved for continuing education for the entire program.
Partial credit will not be granted.
Radiologic technologists and radiation therapists – 6 contact hours, Category A, American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT)
Nurses – 5 contact hours, Great River Medical Center, Iowa Board of Nursing,
Provider No. 43
Program costs include refreshments, lunch and continuing-education recording.
- Great River Health System employees – $10
- Fort Madison Community Hospital and Henry County Health Center employees
- Students – $25
- Others – $50
The registration deadline is Friday, Feb. 15.
A full refund will be given for cancellations received in writing by Thursday,
Feb. 14. No refunds will be given for cancellations after that date.