Radiology Symposium 2019


This course will educate radiologic technologists, radiation therapists and licensed nursing personnel about the care and treatment of the patient undergoing diagnostic imaging procedures.

Educational Objectives

On completion of this program, the participant should be able to:

  1. Discuss key findings on preoperative imaging that distinguish patients with abdominal aortic aneurysms who are appropriate for endovascular repair
  2. Explain the role of imaging in the diagnosis of post-cardiac catheterization complication
  3. Describe MRI techniques and essential sequences for diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer
  4. Describe indications for imaging modalities in the staging workup of breast cancer
  5. Describe imaging features and relevant anatomy of sports-related injuries through case examples
  6. Discuss the radiologic technologist’s role in acquiring common imaging studies used in the diagnosis and treatment of trauma patients

Intended Audience

Radiologic technologists, radiation therapists and nurses


7:15 to 8 a.m. - Registration

8 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

Prostate MRI

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.

CEU Credit

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 – $10
  • 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.


February 23, 2019 at 8:00am 2/23/2019 12/12/2018

1401 W. Agency Rd.
West Burlington, IA 52655
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Great River Health System Corporate Education, 319-768-4000.

Room Blackhawk Room, lower level

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