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Learning Objectives

General

The general learning objectives of the RSNA Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting are to enable attendees to:

  1. Appraise and evaluate the results of new research
  2. Develop basic knowledge and skills that are relevant to clinical practice
  3. Practice new techniques
  4. Apply the latest technological advances
  5. Assess the potential of technical innovation and development that could enhance clinical problem solving
  6. Summarize ideas from experts and peers in the radiologic sciences
  7. Critique Education Exhibits, infoRAD Exhibits, and Scientific Posters

Refresher Courses

As a result of attending Refresher Courses, the participant will be able to:

  1. Identify basic anatomic, pathologic, and physiologic principles as they apply to specific disease processes, organ-based diagnostic imaging, or radiation oncology
  2. Describe the physics of particular imaging and therapeutic modalities for improving quality while reducing patient risk and/or response
  3. Analyze current and future imaging and therapeutic techniques with respect to protocol development, patient management algorithms, and cost
  4. Assess the influence of socioeconomic issues on current and future practice patterns
  5. Compare indications and contraindications of specific image-guided procedures

Scientific Paper Sessions

As a result of attending Scientific Paper Sessions, the participant will be able to:

  1. Evaluate the most current research
  2. Identify current and future scientific and technologic developments
  3. Modify academic and clinical practices
  4. Identify and practice research methods

Scientific Poster Sessions

As a result of attending Scientific Poster Sessions, the participant will be able to:

  1. Evaluate the most current research
  2. Identify current and future scientific and technologic developments
  3. Modify academic and clinical practices
  4. Identify and practice research methods

Education Exhibits

As a result of studying Education Exhibits, the participant will be able to:

  1. Review the diagnosis of a specific condition using either a single-modality or multimodality approach
  2. Identify the state-of-art imaging and methods of treatment of various pathologic conditions
  3. Assess new research on applications of various imaging and therapeutic modalities

infoRAD Exhibits

As a result of attending tutorials and presentations in the infoRAD area, the participant will be able to:

  1. Assess new computer technologies for research, education, and practice
  2. Operate computer-aided instruction programs
  3. Operate computer-aided diagnostic programs and assess their role in practice
  4. Appreciate the options for connectivity and integration in radiology through PACS, workstations, and the Internet
  5. Make use of the Internet for research, education, and practice