Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
- Describe the neurologic, skeletal and visceral injury patterns seen with
physical child abuse.
- Recognize the mechanisms and know the pattern specificities of abusive
- Identify the metabolic diseases, dysplasias, accidental injuries and normal
variants that may simulate abuse.
- Apply new imaging techniques and algorithms for the evaluation of
- Describe the legal definitions and processes in cases of abuse.
- Define the parameters that constitute responsible expert witness testimony
in cases of alleged child abuse.
CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical
Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of the American College of Radiology and The Society for Pediatric Radiology. The American College of Radiology is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The American College of Radiology designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 13 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The ACR designates this educational activity as meeting the criteria for up to 12.5 Category A credit hours of the ARRT.