Prostate cancer MRI

Level II - General radiologist

EACCME CME Accreditation Submitted

A unique combination of hands-on reporting with 20 real-life prostate MRI cases, accompanied by focused self-study and 6 online sessions which will help you to improve your prostate MRI diagnostic skills. This online course covers practical aspects of MRI and pathology correlation and also introduces standardization of prostate tumour reporting.

400.00 €

Learning Objectives

  • To provide radiologists and urologists with a broad understanding of prostate cancer diagnosis
  • How to correlate MRI findings with pathology
  • How to report MRI studies of prostate cancer

Description

This online reporting course is aimed mainly, but not exclusively at radiologists and urologists wishing to be trained on how to accurately protocol and interpret prostate MRI for cancer diagnosis. The programme is focused on the practical aspects of MRI staging of prostate cancer and how to follow and optimise imaging strategies to improve patient surveillance.

This interactive course will give you direct feedback on all your reported cases including case-statistics and annotated image solutions.

What does this course include?

Lifetime access to:

- 20 selected real-life prostate MRI cases for you to report on our Image Reporting Simulator
- 6 online recorded sessions with an approximate duration of 3 hours 30 minutes

The reading of the cases is self-managed with no mentoring support.

Topics covered on online lectures

-Functional imaging of the prostate: how, when, why?
-MRI of the prostate PIRADS
-MRI staging of prostate cancer
-Pathways of spread in prostate cancer
-Prostate cancer and active surveillance: how and when?
-How to report MRI in prostate cancer: the road to standardized reporting


Level

Level II - General radiologist
None


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

  • Joan C. Vilanova M.D. Ph.D.
    Girona, Spain

    Chief MRI Department. Clínica Girona Staff consultant. Institute Diagnostic Imaging (IDI). Catalan Institute of Health Associate Professor. Faculty of Medicine. University of Girona

  • Francesco Giganti M.D.
    London, United Kingdom

    Specialist in Clinical Radiology Clinical research fellow and PhD student at University College London and University College London Hospital

  • Carlos Nicolau M.D. Ph.D.
    Barcelona, Spain

    Senior Consultant and Head of the Urogenital Section. Radiology Department of Hospital Clinic. Barcelona. Associate Professor of the Faculty of Medicine. Central University of Catalonia (UVic)