WEBSITES : RADIOLOGY
Few Useful Radiology CME Sites
RadinfoNet CME at http://www.radinfonet.com/cme/ is a web based CME accredited education from Radiology InfoNet. The educative
topics are current and deal with a range of issues such as Native Tissue Harmonic
Imaging, MRI Contrast Agents, Stroke and Carotid Artery Disease, 3D Imaging & Virtual Reality Applications of Spiral CT.
2. Aunt Minnie's
Online CME is available at http://cme.auntminnie.com This premier Radiology portal "offers superior-quality Category I online CME for
radiologists." From the CME Coursework Selection Page, one can select courses
by organ system that includes Skull & Brain, Face & Neck, Spine, Musculoskeletal,
Pulmonary, Heart & Great Vessels, Vascular & Lymphatics, Gastrointestinal and
3. University of Washington Online CME
has the distinction of emerging as one of the earliest online learning solutions
in Radiology. The material authored by Michael L. Richardson, MD is available
as Radiology Review for Primary Care Practitioners, Radiology of Arthritis for
the Non-Radiologist etc. Other topics that are available which includes Evidence-based
cancer screening, Evaluation & treatment of knee disorders, Osteoporosis & bone
The educative material in the site has recently become
available mandatorily, for a fee.
4. Stanford Radiology CME at http://radiologycme.stanford.edu/online/
has CME Material in the form of lectures at http://radiologycme.stanford.edu/online/catalog.asp
available principally in the streaming audio video format. Some of the CME material
is available free. At the moment the following titles are available for viewing
MRI of Breast Implants by Debra M. Ikeda, M.D, Men Are From Mars, But My Doc Says
It's Venous by Charles P. Semba MD, Abdominal Applications of Multidetector Row
CT by Brooke Jeffrey Jr., M.D and Advantages of Multi-Detector Row CT Scanning
by Geoffrey D. Rubin, M.D.
5. Healthstream University CME Courses
is a continuing education products from HealthStream, Inc. based in Nashville,
Tennessee. The CME material at http://www.healthstream.com/hcp/index.html
includes online courses, CD-ROMs, and live events. The Radiology material comprises
of Cardiovascular/Interventional, Computed Tomography, Emergency Medicine, Ultrasound,
General Radiology, Interventional, Magnetic Resonance, Mammography, Nuclear Medicine,
Obstetrics/Gynecology, PACS and Informatics and Radiation Therapy.
6. Acuson Solutions offers CME at http://www.acuson.com/cme/index.htm
Articles pertaining to new techniques and applications in radiology is accessible
, while those concerning Cardiology is presented at http://www.acuson.com/cme/#cardiology . The topics available at the moment contains Perspective™ 3D MultiPlanar Reconstruction,
Ectopic Pregnancy, An Introduction to Fetal Echocardiography, Acuson's Perspective™
Advanced Display Option: 3D Surface Rendering and Freestyle™ Extended Imaging,
Use of Doppler in the Abdomen and Atrial Septum.
Esaote Ultrasound CME is an On-line CME Courses presented from Indianapolis,
Indiana at http://www.biosound.com/
. Specifically, the CME features are presented at http://www.biosound.com/cme.html A basic carotid scanning protocol titled "Protocol and Technique of Carotid Duplex
Imaging" is available at http://www.biosound.com/CME/CarotidProtocol/carotid_duplex.html
8. GE CE / CME Educational Courses is available from http://www.gemedicalsystems.com/education/ceonline/index.html
After a mandatory registration, login is necessary. GE CE/CME offers Online Courses
that is a catalogued modality wise as CT, MRI, NM/PET, Bone Densitometry, X-Ray,
Mammography and Ultrasound Besides there is material on Cardiology, Surgery, Healthcare
Financial Services and IT Solutions too. Specifically a CME on Ultrasonography
is presented at http://www.gemedicalsystems.com/rad/us/education/msucme.html
9. OutSource, Inc at http://www.t2star.com/
presents Radiology CME targeting Radiology technologists The CME is available
as modules at http://www.t2star.com/modules.html
The current Self-Study modules include MR Modules, CT Modules and Angio / Interventional
modules. While the CT Modules comprises Contrast Media, CT Physics and Instrumentation
and CT Image Quality (Artifacts), the MRI modules include Basic Principles, MR
Safety and MRI Contrast Part 1.
10. Diagnostic Imaging CME
is presented at http://www.diagnosticimaging.com/cme/
The topics in the CME are current taking in interesting areas such as neurospectroscopy,
Multislice CT, PET imaging, Ultrasound etc.
11. MedPix CME: MedPix is top-ranked on Google for "online radiology cme" and includes over 52,000 images from more than 11,000 cases.
MedPix CME: http://rad.usuhs.edu/medpix/master.php3?mode=cme_information#top
MedPix Homepage: http://rad.usuhs.edu/medpix/parent.php3?mode=default#top
An index of Radiology CME sites is available from Radiological Society of North
America, Inc. CME Links at http://www.rsna.org/education/offerings/cme_links.html . RadioGraphics CME based on the journal articles is presented at http://www.rsna.org/education/rg_cme.html . A subscription to the journal is mandatory for the CME.
For an index
of CME offerings in medical specialities, CME Corner is an ideal place
to start. Available at http://www.cmelist.com/list.htm and maintained by Bernard Sklar, MD, it provides linking to nearly 200 Online
to Reviewed Links