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Organ Imaging Review

Sep 20, 2019 to Sep 22, 2019

The Organ Imaging Review is a 2-day program offered by the Department of Medical Imaging at the University of Toronto. This program is a practical radiology review, highlighting updates and advances in diagnostic imaging in various modalities through didactic and interactive case based review sessions. With an overall focus on Cancer Imaging, this program also provides an in-depth focus on Abdominal, Pelvic, Musculoskeletal, Cardiothoracic, and Neurological Tumor Imaging, with a special session focusing on Radiomics and Artificial Intelligence. Radiologists, radiology residents and fellows, sonographers and medical imaging technologists are invited to attend.

Contact: facmed.registration@utoronto.ca

Cancer Care
Conferences/Educational Sessions
Live
Magnetic Resonance
MR
Radiological Technology
Sonography
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Osteoporosis Imaging

Sep 21, 2019

  1. Introduction to Osteoporosis: Causes, Prevention and Treatment
  2. Imaging of Osteoporosis: Physical Principles
  3. DXA/DEXA Imaging: Hip, Spine & wrist
  4. DXA/DEXA Analysis: Hip, Spine & wrist
  5. AI in Medical Imaging

Contact: valhamouche@vcaeducation.ca

Conferences/Educational Sessions
Live
Nuclear Medicine
Radiological Technology
Sonography
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Breast Imaging Update: Live and Webcasted

Sep 27, 2019 to Sep 28, 2019

Attend this course LIVE at the Westin Hotel Ottawa or via WEBCAST*

Under the direction of Drs. Jean Seely and Jacqueline Lau, and in partnership with the Canadian Society of Breast Imaging, this 2 day course returns to offer a series of lectures by internationally and locally recognized faculty, including guest lecturer, Dr. Jessica Leung, Section Chief of Breast Imaging at MD Anderson Cancer Center. This course will take place over 1.5 days: Friday September 27 and ending mid-day on Saturday September 28 2019.

Contact: ottawaradcme@toh.ca

Location: The Westin Ottawa, Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, ON, Canada

Breast Imaging
Cancer Care
Conferences/Educational Sessions
Live
Live
Ontario
Radiological Technology
Sonography
Webinar
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Radiation Safety Officer Course (RSO-1)

Sep 30, 2019 to Oct 4, 2019

Toronto

Students will receive certificate designed to provide qualifications for radiation safety personnel for companies and institutions using radioactive materials under Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) regulations. The course will enable attendees to understand radiation detection, instrumentation and dosimetry, biological and health effects of exposure to radiations, radiation protection principles and practices. This is a certificate course.

Contact: mcosta@radiationsafety.ca

Cancer Care
Certificate Program
Dosimetry
Educators
Leadership / Management
Lecture(s)
Live
Nuclear Medicine
Patient Safety & Management
PET/CT
Radiation Therapy
Radiological Technology
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CT Advanced

This Advanced CT Imaging course focuses mainly on: computed tomography acquisition, dose optimization and post-processing techniques. Fulfill your CE requirements, learn new skills and refine your CT Scan acquisition, post-processing and dose optimization techniques.

Contact: cme@medical-professionals.com

Courses
CT
Home Study
Radiological Technology
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MRI in the Thousand Islands – Radiology Symposium

Oct 4, 2019 to Oct 5, 2019

Two-day symposium designed for those interested in gaining a greater knowledge and understanding of advances in MRI. The event will include a combination of Queen’s University and Guest speakers specialising in Abdominal, Cardiothoracic, Musculoskeletal, Neuroradiology, and Women’s Imaging.

Program Highlights:
MRI Anatomy
Liver and Women’s Imaging
Neuroradiology, including Orbital, Spine and Cranial Nerves
Musculoskeletal Imaging of Large Joints
Cardiac MRI
Prostate MRI
Contrast Agents and Protocols

Residents/Technologists/Fellows: $299
Dinner Guest Ticket: $50

Register Online: healthsci.queensu.ca/mri1000islands

Contact: pam.moore@kingstonhsc.ca

Conferences/Educational Sessions
Lecture(s)
Live
Magnetic Resonance
MR
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Holistic Approach to Oncology Imaging

Oct 5, 2019

  1. Understand Patient Centered Care in Cancer Imaging and Treatment
  2. Identify organs/structures where ultrasound plays a role in oncology
  3. Understand the complexity of CT Imaging in Cancer diagnosis and staging
  4. Comprehend PET applications in Oncology
  5. Understand the use of iMRI for treatment of benign, metastatic lesions and tumors
  6. Review the role that radiation therapy in cancer management
  7. Identify how imaging has advanced radiation therapy treatment techniques

Contact: valhamouche@vcaeducation.ca

Breast Imaging
Cancer Care
Conferences/Educational Sessions
CT
Educators
Interventional Radiology
Live
Magnetic Resonance
MR
Nuclear Medicine
Patient Safety & Management
PET/CT
Radiation Therapy
Radiological Technology
Sonography
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OAR’s New 1-Day CBMD Accredited Densitometry Technologist (ADT) Course + Exam

Oct 5, 2019

This new 1-day CBMD ADT course plus exam, which will be webcast live, provides the same content as the previous 1.5-day course, however, the “optional written exam”, to earn the 5-year CBMD ADT designation, will now be completed “online”, at a date and time separate from the course. CAMRT has approved 11 Category “A” credits for full-day participation and 3 additional credits for completing an optional reflective assignment. There is no charge to take the exam.

Contact: aparsons@oarinfo.ca

Location: Toronto, ON, Canada

Conferences/Educational Sessions
Dosimetry
Lecture(s)
Live
Live
Ontario
Radiological Technology
Recorded
Webinar
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OAR’s 2nd CBMD Advanced ADT Case-Study Course

Oct 6, 2019

This course is for MRTs who have a 5-year CBMD ADT designation and want challenging, unusual, and difficult adult and paediatric case-studies to provide invaluable QA/QC protocols and “tips and tricks” to apply to daily practice. Many new cases and enhanced content have been added, offering 5 hours of case-studies and 2 hours of interactive quizzes. CAMRT approved 9 Category “A” credits for full-day participation plus 3 credits for completing an optional reflective assignment.

Contact: aparsons@oarinfo.ca

Location: Toronto, ON, Canada

Conferences/Educational Sessions
Lecture(s)
Live
Live
Ontario
Recorded
Webinar
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X-ray Safety Officer course (XSO)

Oct 22, 2019 to Oct 24, 2019

Toronto

This course is designed to prepare participants to take charge of an X-ray Safety Program and be responsible under provincial and federal regulations for the safety of employees exposed to x-rays at work. The program will cover protection principles and practices and key federal, provincial and territorial regulations; it will also include topics such as health effects of exposure, instrumentation, scattering and attenuation. All participants who successfully pass the exam will receive an XSO Certificate.

Contact: mcosta@radiationsafety.ca

Cancer Care
Certificate Program
Dosimetry
Educators
Leadership / Management
Lecture(s)
Live
Nuclear Medicine
Patient Safety & Management
PET/CT
Radiation Therapy
Radiological Technology
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Siemens Healthineers Innovations Symposium 2019

Oct 25, 2019 to Oct 27, 2019

Innovations Symposium is an annual knowledge-sharing event designed exclusively for technologists and clinical professionals. Over the course of two-and-a-half days, you will have access to timely and relevant education to help you acquire the tools and knowledge you need to maximize the use of your Siemens Healthineers imaging equipment, and help you improve the level of care you deliver to your patients.

Contact: monica.ramsuran@siemens-healthineers.com

Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada

Breast Imaging
British Columbia
Cancer Care
Certificate Program
Conferences/Educational Sessions
CT
Hands On
Interventional Radiology
Lecture(s)
Live
Magnetic Resonance
MR
Nuclear Medicine
Patient Safety & Management
PET/CT
Radiological Technology
Sonography
Workshop
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ISCD AND IOF OSTEOPOROSIS ESSENTIALS COURSE AND CANADIAN UPDATE ON SKELETAL IMAGING

Oct 26, 2019 to Oct 27, 2019

The course will be providing the tools for achieving excellence in skeletal health assessment including optimal BMD scan acquisition, analysis, interpretation, reporting and application of DXA technology. The clinical utility of bone densitometry and quality assurance of this modality will also be reviewed.

Location: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Live
Nuclear Medicine
Radiological Technology
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OAR’s Annual Breast Imaging Sympoisum & Live Webcast

Oct 26, 2019

A one-day symposium and live webcast covering screening and surveillance mammography, interval cancers, missed cancers due to positioning errors, triangulation, suspicious mammographic lesions not seen on ultrasound, quality indicators for improving the benefit/harm ratio for breast screening, what’s new in mammography accreditation, and the benefits and pitfalls of MRI as a pre-operative tool. Interesting cases, litigation regarding missed cancers, chaperones, and meeting “informed consent” will also be reviewed.

Contact: aparsons@oarinfo.ca

Location: Toronto, ON, Canada

Breast Imaging
Conferences/Educational Sessions
Interventional Radiology
Lecture(s)
Live
Live
Magnetic Resonance
MR
Ontario
Radiological Technology
Recorded
Sonography
Webinar
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Radiation Safety Officer Course (RSO-1)

Nov 4, 2019 to Nov 8, 2019

Calgary

Students will receive certificate designed to provide qualifications for radiation safety personnel for companies and institutions using radioactive materials under Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) regulations. The course will enable attendees to understand radiation detection, instrumentation and dosimetry, biological and health effects of exposure to radiations, radiation protection principles and practices. This is a certificate course.

Contact: mcosta@radiationsafety.ca

Cancer Care
Certificate Program
Dosimetry
Educators
Leadership / Management
Lecture(s)
Live
Nuclear Medicine
Patient Safety & Management
PET/CT
Radiation Therapy
Radiological Technology
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Radiation Safety Officer Refresher Course (RSO-2)

Nov 5, 2019 to Nov 6, 2019

Toronto

This training is designed for RSO-1 graduates, reinforcing and reviving what was learned in the RSO-1 course as the CNSC recommends that certified RSOs update their knowledge every 3 years. Topics include radiation quantities and units; workplace radiation safety programs; organization and administration; emergency procedures; employee training; transportation of radioactive materials; workplace inspections and audits, regulatory agencies, licensing of nuclear substances and radiation devices and key section of the Nuclear Safety and Control Act.

Contact: mcosta@radiationsafety.ca

Cancer Care
Certificate Program
Dosimetry
Educators
Leadership / Management
Lecture(s)
Live
Nuclear Medicine
Patient Safety & Management
PET/CT
Radiation Therapy
Radiological Technology
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Breast Imaging Education Day

Nov 16, 2019

  1. Basics of interpreting and critiquing Breast Imaging research
  2. Breast Cancer mimics
  3. The use of Magnetic Seeds in Breast Lesion Localization
  4. Techniques to ensure second look ultrasound findings correlate with that MRI enhancement
  5. Implementation of Tomosynthesis in Breast Imaging
  6. Dense Breast Imaging: implications and discussion
  7. QC in Digital Mammography (QC Refresher)

Contact: valhamouche@vcaeducation.ca

Location: 8 The Donway East, Toronto, North York, ON M3C 3R7, Canada

Breast Imaging
Conferences/Educational Sessions
Educators
Interventional Radiology
Live
Magnetic Resonance
MR
Ontario
Patient Safety & Management
Radiological Technology
Sonography
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Radiation Safety Officer Course (RSO-1)

Nov 25, 2019 to Nov 29, 2019

Toronto

Students will receive certificate designed to provide qualifications for radiation safety personnel for companies and institutions using radioactive materials under Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) regulations. The course will enable attendees to understand radiation detection, instrumentation and dosimetry, biological and health effects of exposure to radiations, radiation protection principles and practices. This is a certificate course.

Contact: mcosta@radiationsafety.ca

Cancer Care
Certificate Program
Dosimetry
Educators
Leadership / Management
Lecture(s)
Live
Nuclear Medicine
Patient Safety & Management
PET/CT
Radiation Therapy
Radiological Technology
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Imagerie par résonance magnétique avec un produit de contraste à concentration

  • Revoir les propriétés de base de Gadovist
  • Examiner la performance des agents de contraste hautement concentrés dans l’ARM
  • Discuter des considérations techniques et des méthodes pour accélérer l’acquisition d’images

Contact: Radiologysolutions.ca@bayer.com

Magnetic Resonance
Recorded
Webinar
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Module 1 – Advanced MRI Neurological Applications

  • Explain the fundamental principles of echo planar imaging
  • Describe the mechanisms of diffusion – and perfusion -weighted imaging
  • Identify clinical uses of diffusion – and perfusion -weighted imaging
  • Describe the principles and applications of BOLD imaging
  • Explain the basis of magnetic resonance spectroscopy
  • Identify the various techniques used with MR spectroscopy
  • Evaluate the factors that can affect the quality of MR spectroscopy

Contact: Radiologysolutions.ca@bayer.com

Courses
Home Study
Magnetic Resonance
MR
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Liver MRI with Hepato-Biliary Contrast Agent (Course #113)

• Basics, Mode of action & protocols for Gd-EOB-DTPA enhanced MRI
• Imaging findings in the non-cirrhotic liver
• Imaging findings in the cirrhotic liver

Contact: juancarlos.arroyo@bayer.com

Magnetic Resonance
MR
Recorded
Webinar
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Module 2 – Basic Principles of MRI

  • List the different types of tomographic imaging
  • Explain how MRI and CT differ
  • Explain the atomic structure of the hydrogen proton and its utility in MRI
  • Describe how the hydrogen proton responds when placed in an external magnetic field
  • Explain how a rotating magnetic field affects the behavior of hydrogen protons
  • Describe how protons can be reoriented to longitudinal and transverse directions
  • Compare and contrast transverse and longitudinal relaxation
  • Describe the time constants relevant to transverse and longitudinal relaxation
  • Explain Faraday’s law

Contact: Radiologysolutions.ca@bayer.com

Courses
Home Study
Magnetic Resonance
MR
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Imaging of Muscle Injuries (Course #115)

• Classification of the muscle injuries
• Role of imaging
• Imaging techniques
• Common injuries and their sequelae

Contact: juancarlos.arroyo@bayer.com

Magnetic Resonance
MR
Recorded
Webinar
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Module 3 – Cardiac MRI

  • Explain the unique challenges of imaging the heart
  • Identify the basic anatomy of the heart and great vessels
  • Explain cardiac gating principles and patient safety and setup
  • Discuss the principles of the primary pulse sequences and image contrast
  • Describe the principles of bright-blood and black-blood pulse sequences
  • Demonstrate proper planes of acquisition for obtaining standard cardiac views
  • Explain common applications of cardiac MR imaging
  • Apply common acquisition protocols

Contact: Radiologysolutions.ca@bayer.com

Courses
Home Study
Magnetic Resonance
MR
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MRI Staging MSK Tumours (Course #116)

• MRI technique
• Local staging
• Diagnostics

Contact: juancarlos.arroyo@bayer.com

Magnetic Resonance
MR
Recorded
Webinar
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Module 4 – Clinical Magnetic Resonance Angiography

  • Describe the role of gadolinium-based contrast agents in vascular imaging
  • Explain the role of phase contrast and time-of-flight imaging to create images using magnetic resonance angiography
  • Discuss bolus detection techniques and timing methods
  • Recognize patient risk factors and respond to the most common adverse patient reactions to MRI contrast media
  • Identify common postprocessing reconstructions used in MRA
  • List the imaging techniques used in MRA and MRV for various portions of the vasculature, including those that benefit from the use of contrast enhancement

Contact: Radiologysolutions.ca@bayer.com

Courses
Home Study
Magnetic Resonance
MR
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MR Imaging with a 1-molar Contrast Agent (Course #118)

• Review the basic properties of Gadovist
• Examine the performance of highly concentrated contrast agents in MRA
• Discuss technical considerations and methods for accelerating image acquisition

Contact: juancarlos.arroyo@bayer.com

Magnetic Resonance
MR
Recorded
Webinar
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Improving Cardiac Arrest Survival

This takece.com continuing education course explains how to improve cardiac arrest survival. This CE course also covers differences between cardiac arrest and heart attack; the types and characteristics of primary cardiac arrest arrhythmias, the cardiac arrest chain of survival, out-of-hospital cardiac arrest and in-hospital cardiac arrest. Use of MRI and cardiac CT to detect specific structural disorders that are known risk factors for cardiac arrest; Use of X-rays and Ultrasound as diagnostic tools. Furthermore, it includes emergency medical services response to cardiac arrest and implementing patient and family centered care.

Contact: teacher@takece.com

Courses
Educators
Home Study
Nuclear Medicine
Radiological Technology
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Module 7 – MRI Systems and Coil Technology

  • State the advantages of the short bore MR system
  • Compare advantages and disadvantages of the low-field and high-field strength magnets
  • Decide what type of magnet is most suitable for a specific MR examination
  • Describe the major types of MR coils and when they should be used
  • Discuss advantages and disadvantages of specific MR coils
  • Select appropriate coil configuration to optimize the MR examination

Contact: Radiologysolutions.ca@bayer.com

Courses
Home Study
Magnetic Resonance
MR
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Safety of Iodinated Contrast Media (Course #122)

• Types of contrast media
• Acute adverse events
• Delayed adverse events
• Contrast induced acute kidney injury

Contact: juancarlos.arroyo@bayer.com

Magnetic Resonance
MR
Recorded
Webinar
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Cardiovascular Effects From Secondhand Smoke Exposure

This takece.com continuing education course covers how secondhand smoke exposure causes cardiovascular effects. It includes Oxidative Stress, Autonomic Effects, Endothelial Dysfunction, Thrombosis, Inflammation, Hyperlipidemia, Myocardial Infarction(MI) and other effects. Furthermore, the course explains risk factors for acute coronary events, U.S. smoking policies, global tobacco policies smoking bans and epidemiologic studies.

Contact: teacher@takece.com

Courses
Educators
Home Study
Nuclear Medicine
Radiological Technology
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