2014 Advanced Hands-on Thyroid Ultrasound Workshop (CEU)

San Francisco, CA US
September 6, 2014

Hands-on Thyroid Ultrasound Workshop

The advanced workshop focuses on the use of ultrasound for examination of the cervical lymph nodes and parathyroid adenomas. More recent advances in the diagnosis of thyroid nodules will be reviewed. Ultrasound findings will be demonstrated through real-time imaging of patient volunteers, followed by a hands-on session where participants will be guided through advanced ultrasound techniques. The registration fee includes a buffet dinner.

PREREQUISITE: The advanced workshop is for physicians already performing thyroid ultrasound in their practice, or those who have participated in the Introductory Hands-on Thyroid Ultrasound Workshop at ICE/ENDO 2014 or in a previous year.

Target Audience

This continuing medical education activity should be of substantial interest to endocrinologists and other healthcare providers involved in the management of thyroid-related disorders.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this educational activity, learners will be able to:

  • Review indications for an ultrasound examination of cervical lymph nodes in thyroid cancer patients
  • Demonstrate the imaging procedure and identify characteristics of benign and malignant lymph nodes
  • Discuss and illustrate the imaging characteristics of parathyroid adenomas
  • Practice specimen slide preparation and cytology interpretation

Additional Information

Target Audience: 
Physician-in-practice
Fellow
Resident
Clinical researcher
Nurse/Nurse practitioner
Physician assistant
Allied health professional
Other
Competency Area: 
Professionalism
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
Practice-based Learning and Improvement
Systems-based Practice
Topic Area: 
Thyroid/HPT Axis
Level of Outcomes: 
Level 1 (Participation)
Level 2 (Satisfaction)
Level 3A (Learning: Declarative Knowledge (Knows))
Level 3B (Learning: Procedural Knowledge (Knows How))
Level 4 (Learning: Competence (Shows How))
Level 5 (Performance (Does))
Activity summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
  • 4.00 CME Certificate of Participation
Course opens: 
08/20/2014
Course expires: 
09/30/2015
Event starts: 
09/06/2014 - 7:00pm
Event ends: 
09/06/2014 - 11:59pm
Rating: 
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Hilton San Francisco Union Square
333 O'Farrell Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
United States

Stephanie Fish, MD, Mem Sloan Kettering Cancer Ctr
Whitney Goldner, MD; University of Nebraska
Chienying Liu, MD; University of California San Francisco
Susan J Mandel, MD, MPH, Univ of Pennsylvania, Perelman Sch of Med 
Nicole A Massoll, MD, Univ of Arkansas for Med Sci
Jennifer A Sipos, MD, Ohio State Univ

Disclosure Policy

The faculty, committee members, and staff who are in position to control the content of this activity are required to disclose to The Endocrine Society and to learners any relevant financial relationship(s) of the individual or spouse/partner that have occurred within the last 12 months with any commercial interest(s) whose products or services are related to the CME content. Financial relationships are defined by remuneration in any amount from the commercial interest(s) in the form of grants; research support; consulting fees; salary; ownership interest (e.g., stocks, stock options, or ownership interest excluding diversified mutual funds); honoraria or other payments for participation in speakers' bureaus, advisory boards, or boards of directors; or other financial benefits. The intent of this disclosure is not to prevent CME planners with relevant financial relationships from planning or delivery of content, but rather to provide learners with information that allows them to make their own judgments of whether these financial relationships may have influenced the educational activity with regard to exposition or conclusion. 

The Endocrine Society has reviewed all disclosures and resolved or managed all identified conflicts of interest, as applicable.

The following faculty reported no relevant financial relationships: Stephanie Fish, MD; Whitney Goldner, MD; Chienying Liu, MD; Susan J Mandel, MD, MPH; Nicole A Massoll, MD; Jennifer A Sipos, MD.

The Endocrine Society staff associated with the development of content for this activity reported no relevant financial relationships.

Available Credit

  • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
  • 4.00 CME Certificate of Participation

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
08/20/2014
Course expires: 
09/30/2015