ONLINE HRCT Fellowship

9 - 11 Dec 2020

100% Online

Level II - General radiologist

11 EACCME CME Credits

This 3-day online fellowship covers key topics related to HRCT of the lung and provides basic and early advanced knowledge. There will be lectures on pattern recognition and interstitial lung diseases with extra focus on fibrotic lung diseases, followed by reporting on selected cases with subsequent group discussion.

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Description

The fellowship is an introduction to the field of HRCT of the lung through an interactive program that includes a combination of lectures, reporting and group case discussion.

We will discuss pattern recognition and interstitial lung diseases with extra focus on fibrotic lung diseases.

Each module starts with a lecture. After the lecture you will be challenged with practicing on real anonymised key cases from the TMC academy teaching file. After the individual case readings there will be an additional lecture followed by a ‘Questions and Answers’ session.

All sessions are run through an online conference software to ensure full interactivity (sessions will also be recorded).


Availability

Maximum number of seats: 15

Learning objectives

  • To increase knowledge and ability to diagnose interstitial lung diseases
  • Identifying UIP/IPF and its most common differential diagnoses

Programme will include

  • Individual case reading and interpretation on provided cases
  • Group case discussion
  • The Book "HRCT – Pattern recognition and differential diagnosis of Lung disease" by Carl Lamm and Fredrik Ahlfors

Level

Level II - General radiologist
The course is aimed at radiologists (all levels), but also pulmonologists and rheumatologists with an interest in interstitial lung diseases.


Technical requirements

The training platform runs entirely in the browser but the online PACS places a considerable load on the hardware and internet connection when viewing and loading cases.

Hardware Tablets * Minimum Recommended
Memory (RAM): 2 Gigabyte 8 Gigabyte 16 Gigabyte
Processor (CPU): Dual core 1.85 Ghz Dual core 2 Ghz Quad core 2.5 Ghz
Internet connection Minimum Recommended
Speed: 10 Mbps 25 Mbps
Software Tablets Desktop
Browser: Safari * Chrome **
  • * Tested with Safari on iPad 9.7 (2017), should also work on Android with Chrome. User interface not optimized for smaller screens. Large cases (more than 600 images) are not able to be opened on tablet or mobile devices due to memory constraints.
  • ** Firefox, Edge and Safari also work but might not provide an equally smooth experience. Internet Explorer is not supported.

Lecturers

  • Fredrik Ahlfors M.D.
    Göteborg, Sweden

    Consultant radiologist at TMC

    Dr Fredrik Ahlfors works part time at Telemedicine Clinic with focus on CT Thorax and HRCT. Together with colleague Carl Lamm, he has co-authored the book HRCT – Pattern Recognition and Differential Diagnosis of the Lung Disease.

Schedule

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Wednesday - December 9th 2020
09:00 - 09:15 (GMT +0100) Introduction to the online course and technical tools Introduction
09:15 - 10:15 (GMT +0100) HRCT – Pattern recognition and differential diagnosis of Lung disease part 1 Lecture Fredrik Ahlfors
10:15 - 10:30 (GMT +0100) Break Break
10:30 - 11:00 (GMT +0100) HRCT – Pattern recognition and differential diagnosis of Lung disease part 2 Lecture Fredrik Ahlfors
11:00 - 13:15 (GMT +0100) Individual case reading followed by case discussion Case demo
13:15 - 13:30 (GMT +0100) Q&A time
Thursday - December 10th 2020
09:00 - 10:15 (GMT +0100) Lung fibrosis and Differential Diagnosis part 1 Lecture Fredrik Ahlfors
10:15 - 10:25 (GMT +0100) Break Break
10:25 - 11:10 (GMT +0100) Lung fibrosis and Differential Diagnosis part 2 Lecture Fredrik Ahlfors
11:10 - 11:15 (GMT +0100) Break Break
11:15 - 13:00 (GMT +0100) Individual case reading followed by case discussion Case demo
13:00 - 13:15 (GMT +0100) Q&A time
Friday - December 11th 2020
09:00 - 10:00 (GMT +0100) Systemic diseases and lung involvement part 1 Lecture Fredrik Ahlfors
10:00 - 10:10 (GMT +0100) Break Break
10:10 - 10:40 (GMT +0100) Systemic diseases and lung involvement part 2 Lecture Fredrik Ahlfors
10:40 - 10:45 (GMT +0100) Break Break
10:45 - 12:45 (GMT +0100) Individual case reading followed by case discussion Case demo
12:45 - 13:15 (GMT +0100) Summary and closing remarks

Cancellation Policy

What is the cancellation/refund policy?

TMC Academy offers a 7-day money back guarantee from the moment of the online fellowship purchase. 

How do I request a refund?

Send us an email at academy.info@telemedicineclinic.com and we will process your refund.