Comprehensive Rheumatology and Arthritis Evaluation- Basic and Advanced Imaging Modalities

29 - 31 May 2024

Barcelona - Spain

Level II - General radiologist

EACCME CME Accreditation Submitted

This onsite musculoskeletal radiology course will help the learners gain knowledge of basic and advanced imaging of rheumatologic conditions including- osteoarthrosis, erosive OA, rheumatoid arthritis, CPPD arthropathy, Ca HADD, SLE, psoariasis, reactive arthritis, scleroderma, Gout, Amyloid, hemophilic arthritis, neuropathic arthritis, and axial spondyloarthritis, etc.

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Description

The imaging modalities will include radiographs, US, DECT, and multiparametric MRI with DWI and perfusion MRIs.

The learners will gain knowledge of both basic and advanced imaging features of the above conditions with common and uncommon presenting and differentiating examples.

Participation in this fellowship, limited to a maximum of 10 radiologists, will enhance and strengthen your knowledge in rheumatology and arthritis evaluation. In this small group environment among your peers, you are free to ask questions, make mistakes, and learn together with the support of Dr. Chhabra. A successful fellowship will provide you with knowledge that can help you address your ongoing clinical challenges, as well as future pursuits.


Enjoy Your Stay In Barcelona

The fellowship will run during working hours (approximately 9:00 to 5:00pm) so you will be free to explore the beautiful city of Barcelona in the evenings and weekend should you choose to extend your stay.


Musculoskeletal MRI Courses - Combine and Save:

Looking to maximise your travels and dive deep into MSK MRI?

Join us also on 3-5 June at Dr. Chhabra's Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors - Basic and Advanced Imaging and save with our MSK Combo Deal, while also enjoying a weekend to visit beautiful Barcelona!

6 intensive fellowship days at: €4000 €3400

Interested in combining these 2 fellowships? Send us an email and we can provide you with more details about this exclusive deal.



Accreditation and CME Certificates

This radiology fellowship is organised by TMC Academy, a European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) Trusted Provider.

Read more about CME/CPD credit and get to know which european countries and which international countries recognise it on the EACCME website.

Through an agreement between the European Union of Medical Specialists and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert EACCME credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA Category credits once they are granted (an application has been submitted to the EACCME). Information on the process to convert EACCME credit to AMA credit can be found at https://edhub.ama-assn.org


Learning objectives

  • Learn key differentiating clinical and imaging features of various common and uncommon rheumatologic conditions.
  • Understand the role of advanced imaging in MSK practice and arthritis assessment, including DECT,
  • Colour doppler, DWI, and MR perfusion imaging.
  • Gain knowledge of role of radiologist in multidisciplinary care of rheumatologic conditions

Programme will include

  • General overview of imaging modalities and their use case scenarios for arthritis assessment.
  • Didactic sessions on basic and advanced imaging modality diagnostic features of various rheumatologic and arthritis conditions.
  • Interactive rheumatology case readings for improved understanding and evaluation process for differential diagnosis of a spectrum of arthropathies.
  • Plenty of time for Q&A with Dr. Chhabra
  • Access to discussed cases prior to and after the fellowship
  • Certificate of attendance - An application has been made to the UEMS/EBR for CME accreditation of this event

Level

Level II - General radiologist
This is an intermediate-level MSK imaging training geared toward general radiologists (Level II). However, in a small group with plenty of one-on-one time with the radiologist mentor, there will be some flexibility within the programme for each participant.


Payment & Group Discounts

For payment by credit or debit card please proceed with the online checkout by clicking on the SIGN UP blue button.
For a bank transfer please email at academy.info@telemedicineclinic.com with the following details:
1. Full name (or company name)
2. Full address (or company address)
3. ID/Passport number (or business tax identification number)
4. Fellowship name

TMC Academy is happy to offer group discounts to support radiology education within hospitals or practices. Please reach out for details.


Lecturers

  • Avneesh Chhabra M.D. MBA. FACR
    Dallas (TX), United States of America

    He is a Professor of Radiology and Orthopaedic Surgery. He is also the director of Musculoskeletal Radiology Fellowship at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He is double boarded in Radiology residency and fellowship trained in musculoskeletal radiology with Exe. MBA in healthcare leadership and management. He is a fellow of American college of Radiology and serves as a counselor of Texas Radiological Society. He is also Soft tissue RADS chair for American college of Radiology. Clinical interests: Dr Chhabra’s clinical expertise and his interests include magnetic resonance neurography (MRN), sports imaging, rheumatology and sarcoma imaging, and related image-guided interventions. Dr. Chhabra actively runs a patient care clinic at UT Southwestern Medical center and translates his research into clinical practices by deploying novel MRN techniques to map peripheral neuropathy in patients preparing for surgery, and to direct perineural nerve injections in patients with neuropathies. Dr. Chhabra serves as a committee member on national and international societies. Dr. Chhabra is frequently invited to lecture nationally and internationally at conferences, webinars, and venues throughout the United States and around the world, including presenting the keynote addresses to the American Roentgen Ray Society, Radiological Society of North America, Ontario association of Radiologists, Chinese, Korean, South American and Gulf MSK societies, and the Tummala Madhusudana Rao Endowment Oration to the Asian Musculoskeletal Society. He also received many scholarly awards, including the SSR young investigator award, GERRAF fellow, the Stephen B. Milam Award, Tummula oration, D- magazine top Doc award, and the ISS mentorship recognition award. He has authored more than 350 peer-reviewed publications, two textbooks and 32 book chapters. He has crafted and published OT-RADS, ST-RADS, and NS-RADS. Dr. Chhabra is on multiple editorial boards, e.g. The Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery, Journal of computed assisted tomography, European Radiology, and BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders including deputy Editor of European Radiology. Follow Dr. Chhabra on Twitter: https://twitter.com/achhabramd

Schedule

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Wednesday - May 29th 2024
08:30 - 09:00 (GMT +0200) Registration and introduction to the venue Introduction
09:00 - 09:30 (GMT +0200) Introduction to ABCs of arthritis to arthritis mutilans Lecture Avneesh Chhabra
09:30 - 10:30 (GMT +0200) Osteoarthrosis including erosive OA Lecture Avneesh Chhabra
10:30 - 10:45 (GMT +0200) Break Break
10:45 - 12:30 (GMT +0200) Individual case reading followed by case discussion - Part 1 Case demo Avneesh Chhabra
12:30 - 14:15 (GMT +0200) Lunch Break
14:15 - 15:15 (GMT +0200) Rheumatoid arthritis, its variants, and childhood inflammatory arthropathies Lecture Avneesh Chhabra
15:15 - 15:30 (GMT +0200) Break Break
15:30 - 17:00 (GMT +0200) Individual case reading followed by case discussion - Part 2 Case demo Avneesh Chhabra
17:00 - 17:30 (GMT +0200) Q & A Quiz Avneesh Chhabra
Thursday - May 30th 2024
09:00 - 09:15 (GMT +0200) Questions from previous day Quiz Avneesh Chhabra
09:15 - 09:30 (GMT +0200) Introduction to advanced MR imaging techniques Lecture Avneesh Chhabra
09:30 - 10:30 (GMT +0200) Introduction to advanced MRI Axial spondyloarthritis- prototype Ankylosing spondylitis; DISH; OPLL Lecture Avneesh Chhabra
10:30 - 10:45 (GMT +0200) Break Break
10:45 - 12:30 (GMT +0200) Individual case reading followed by case discussion - Part 1 Case demo Avneesh Chhabra
12:30 - 14:15 (GMT +0200) Lunch Break
14:15 - 15:15 (GMT +0200) Psoriasis, SLE, Reactive arthritis Lecture Avneesh Chhabra
15:15 - 15:30 (GMT +0200) Break Break
15:30 - 17:00 (GMT +0200) Individual case reading followed by case discussion - Part 2 Case demo Avneesh Chhabra
17:30 - 17:30 (GMT +0200) Q & A Quiz Avneesh Chhabra
Friday - May 31st 2024
09:00 - 09:15 (GMT +0200) Questions from previous day Quiz Avneesh Chhabra
09:15 - 09:30 (GMT +0200) Introduction to advanced imaging techniques including DECT Lecture Avneesh Chhabra
09:30 - 10:30 (GMT +0200) DECT and its role in MSK diseases and arthritis gout / septic arthritis Lecture Avneesh Chhabra
10:30 - 10:45 (GMT +0200) Break Break
10:45 - 12:30 (GMT +0200) Individual case reading followed by case discussion - Part 1 Case demo Avneesh Chhabra
12:30 - 14:15 (GMT +0200) Lunch Break
14:15 - 15:15 (GMT +0200) Amyloidosis, Ca HADD, PVNS, Scleroderma, Sarcoidosis, and neuropathic arthropathy Lecture Avneesh Chhabra
15:15 - 15:30 (GMT +0200) Break Break
15:30 - 17:00 (GMT +0200) Individual case reading followed by case discussion - Part 2 Case demo Avneesh Chhabra
17:00 - 17:30 (GMT +0200) Q & A Quiz Avneesh Chhabra

Torre Mapfre

Designed by Íñigo Ortíz and Enrique de León on the occasion of the Olympics in 1992, Torre Mapfre is one of the most iconic buildings in Barcelona, due to its height -154 meters (505ft) height, distributed in 44 floors, as well as its unique location by the sea at Vila Olímpica.

The fellowship will be held on the 33rd floor where the TMC offices are located, complete with a gorgeous view of the entire city.

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Carrer Marina, 16-18
08005 - Barcelona Spain

Cancellation Policy

Participant cancellation
For cancellations made up until 6 weeks prior to the course, the participant will be fully reimbursed.

For cancellations made after 6 weeks, TMC Academy offers a flexible transfer of paid registration fees, meaning that in the unfortunate event that an attendee cannot make it to Barcelona (for Covid-19 related reasons or other), they may simply transfer their credit to the next session (or to any combination of TMCA training programme(s) or subscriptions equivalent to the same price). Please note that this flexible transfer option is available until 1 day prior to the course.

Mentor/TMC cancellation

Considering the possibility of unforeseen circumstances leading to the cancellation of the training such as Covid-19, force majeure, or any other unforeseen events, registrants will have the option of flexible transfer or receiving a full reimbursement of the registration fee.

Flexible booking

It's important to note that TMC Academy cannot be held responsible for any travel or accommodation arrangements affected by cancellation, whether initiated by TMC Academy or the participant. Therefore, we strongly advise attendees to prioritize booking flexible travel options whenever possible. This proactive approach ensures that participants have the flexibility to adapt to any changes that may arise, safeguarding their investment and ensuring a smooth experience overall.