CME Credit Information

Credit Type:

SA CME

Course Objectives

After completing this activity the learner will:

  •  Understand the basic pathophysiology of various liver diseases.
  •  Be able to recognize the sonographic appearance of portal hypertension, portal vein thrombosis, cavernous transformation, and Budd Chiari syndrome

Faculty

Sharlene A. Teefey MD
Professor of Radiology
Abdominal Imaging Section
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, Mo.

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), Sonography Canada and most other credentialing organizations.

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

Target Audience

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

System Requirements

In order to complete this program you must have a computer with a recent browser version. You must also have the capability to display and print PDF files in order to view and print out your certificate. (Note: Your CME certificate is stored in your account and is available at any time.)

For any questions or problems concerning this program or for problems related to the printing of the certificate, please contact IAME at 802-824-4433 or info@iame.com.

Instructions for Participation and Credit

This activity is designed to be completed within the time designated. To successfully earn credit, participants must complete the activity during the valid credit period. To receive AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™, you must receive a minimum score of 70% on the post-test.

Follow these steps to earn CME credit:

  • Read the target audience, learning objectives, and author disclosures.
  • Review each cast study.
  • Take the CME quizzes following each case study. Choose the best answer to each test question. You will then receive your score and, if passing, a discussion of the quiz answers.
  • At the conclusion of the activity please complete the Activity Evaluation and log into or create your online CME account.  If you haven't already done so, purchase any number of vouchers to be applied to this activity.
  • This activity will appear in your Pending Courses tab.  When you click on it the appropriate number of vouchers will be deducted from your account and will be moved into your Completed Courses tab.

Your CME credits will be archived in the account you create and can be accessed at any time. 

Estimated Time for Completion: approximately 1 hour
Date of Release and Review:  December 8, 2014
Expiration Date: December 7, 2017

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.  Sharlene Teefey 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.