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Radiology at Alta 2015

Alta`s Rustler Lodge * | Alta, USA
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Title: Radiology at Alta 2015
Specialty: Radiology
Dates: From Jan, 22, 2015 to Jan, 27, 2015
Location: Alta, USA
Type: Course
Registration Cost: From 445 to 895 USD
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Alta`s Rustler Lodge *

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The University of California, San Diego School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA: The University of California, San Diego School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 17.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Cultural Competency: This activity is in compliance with California Assembly Bill 1195 which requires continuing medical education activities with patient care components to include curriculum in the subjects of cultural and linguistic competency. Cultural competency is defined as a set of integrated attitudes, knowledge, and skills that enables health care professionals or organizations to care effectively for patients from diverse cultures, groups, and communities. Linguistic competency is defined as the ability of a physician or surgeon to provide patients who do not speak English or who have limited ability to speak English, direct communication in the patient’s primary language. Cultural and linguistic competency was incorporated into the planning of this activity. Additional resources can be found on the UC San Diego CME website.

Concerned Audience:
  • Medical_Professionals
  • Medical_students
  • Nurses
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This course is designed for physicians and allied health personnel. It will cover the applications of imaging techniques in the diagnosis of diseases of the brain, spine, musculoskeletal system and body. Lectures will emphasize image interpretation, differential diagnosis, a review of disease processes, and new imaging techniques. Some interventional techniques will also be addressed.

Target Audience

Physicians and Allied Health professionals in Radiology.

Course Objectives

At the conclusion of this course the participants should be able to:

  • Describe the applications of modern MRI imaging to solving clinical questions in the work-up of patients with many central nervous system, musculoskeletal, spine and abdominal-pelvic diseases
  • Assess both the advantages and limitations of these techniques
  • Identify alternative imaging choices
  • Develop differential diagnoses based on magnetic resonance imaging and disease
  • Discuss how to apply modern imaging to the performance of spine interventional procedures in radiology practice to alleviate spinal pain, treatment of osteoporotic and malignant fractures, biopsy, spinal lesions and treat vascular abnormalities of the spine

Steven Firestone, MD
Snowbird Ski School
Snowbird, Utah

Tudor Hughes, MD
Professor of Radiology,
Vice Chancellor of Education,
Radiology Residency Director
University of California, San Diego
La Jolla, California

Claude Sirlin, MD
Professor of Radiology
Chief, Body Imaging
University of California, San Diego
La Jolla, California

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The Rustler Lodge
P.O. Box 8030
Alta, Utah 84092
Reservations: (888) 532-ALTA (2582)

Alta's Rustler Lodge offers its guests the very best in dining, lodging, and personal service. Amenities include an outdoor heated pool, Jacuzzi, steam room, exercise room, wireless internet and business center, children's programs and spa services. The ideal mountainside location affords ski-in, ski-out convenience to all of the Alta ski area.

$370 Single (includes full breakfast and dinner)
$465 Double (includes full breakfast and dinner)

Reservation Deadline: Reservations must be received by January 10, 2015. A limited block of rooms has been reserved at the special discount rate of $370 single & $465double. After the cut-off date or once the room block is full, reservations will be accepted on a space available basis at prevailing rates. A deposit of $1000 is required at time of booking. The balance with tax is due 45 days prior to arrival. Rates are based on a minimum of 5 nights. They DO NOT include lift tickets, taxes or fees. When calling the hotel, please identify yourself as a UC San Diego Radiology Conference participant.

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The Rustler Lodge Cancellation Policy: Cancellations received 45 days or more prior to the planned arrival date will be refunded less a $150 per room processing fee. All other cancellations (regardless of the reason) will forfeit full payment [adjusted for any extent to which the hotel is are able to rebook all or any portion of the space]. Guests are responsible for all reserved dates and will be charged for all changes.
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Maureen Helinski Clarke, CMP
Program Manager  
Phone: (619) 543-7563 

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Angela Felker , PhD
Grant Manager 
Phone: (619) 543-7568  

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