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Ultrasound Evaluation of Acute Scrotal Pain

Overview

CME Credit Information

Credit Type
AMA PRA Category 1

AMA Category 1 credits are used by physicians and other groups like PAs and certain nurses.  Category 1 credits are accepted by the ARDMS, CCI and Sonography Canada.

Number of Credits
1

Course Objectives

After completing this module, the participant will be able to:

  • Describe scanning technique and optimization for ultrasound evaluation of acute scrotal pain.
  • List common pathologic conditions which result in acute scrotal pain and describe their key ultrasound findings.

Target Audience

Physicians, sonographers and others who perform and/or interpret ultrasound.

Accreditation

The Institute for Advanced Medical Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Institute for Advanced Medical Education designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Creditâ„¢. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

These credits are accepted by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS).

For information on applicability and acceptance of continuing education credit for this activity, please consult your professional licensing board or other credentialing organization.

Estimated Time for Completion
approximately 1 hour
Date of Release
Date of Most Recent Review
Expiration Date

Faculty

Matthew T. Heller, MD
Assistant Professor of Radiology
Abdominal-Emergency Imaging
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Pittsburgh PA

Disclosure

In compliance with the Essentials and Standards of the ACCME, the author of this CME tutorial is required to disclose any significant financial or other relationships they may have with commercial interests.

Dr. Matthew T. Heller discloses no such relationships exist.

No one at IAME who had control over the planning or content of this activity has relationships with commercial interests.

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