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Ultrasound Evaluation of Acute Scrotal Pain

    Overview

    CME Credit Information

    Credit Type
    AMA PRA Category 1 *
    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.

    * 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.

    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 Credit™. 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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