Department of Radiology

10th Annual Radiology Review Course Feb 22-Feb 28, 2020

10th Annual Radiology Review Course Feb 22-Feb 28, 2020

  1. Saturday February 22, 2020

    OSCE MOCK EXAMS (offert en anglais mais réponses écrites en français seront acceptées): This 1hr 45 minute  hour mock exam will consist of 8 X 10 minute stations in a standard OSCE format. All interested participants should sign up for only one session.

    L’examen sera en anglais, toutefois, vous pouvez écrire vos réponses en français.  Les participants devront s’inscrire pour seulement une session. Cet examen (de 1hr 45 mins hrs) sera composé de 8 stations X 10 mins. dans une style 'OSCE'. Tout matériel sera fourni . 

    OSCE Exam Co-Chairs: Dr. Andrew Scott-Moncrieff, Dr. Kerri Highmore, 

     

    At the end of this session, participants will be able to:

    • Diagnose cases in a formal written test environment simulating the format of the Canadian comprehensive objective examination in Diagnostic Radiology

    1. 09:30am - 11:15 am OSCE Exam

      09:30 - 11:15

      Canadian Room, Lower Level, The Fairmont Chateau Laurier

      *Optional Session (CA$150.00) - you must register to attend.

    2. 11:30 am - 1:15 pm OSCE Exam

      11:30 - 13:15

      Canadian Room, Lower Level, The Fairmont Chateau Laurier

      *Optional Session (CA$150.00) - you must register to attend.

    3. OSCE Exam 11:30 am - 1:15 pm

      13:30 - 15:15

      Canadian Room, Lower Level, The Fairmont Chateau Laurier

      *Optional Session (CA$150.00) - you must register to attend.

    4. 3:30 pm - 5:15 pm OSCE Exam

      15:30 - 17:15

      Canadian Room, Lower Level, The Fairmont Chateau Laurier

      *Optional Session (CA$150.00) - you must register to attend.

    5. 5:30 pm - 7:15 pm OSCE Exam

      17:30 - 19:15

      Canadian Room, Lower Level, The Fairmont Chateau Laurier

      *Optional Session (CA$150.00) - you must register to attend.

    6. 7:30 pm- 9:15 pm OSCE Exam

      19:30 - 21:15

      Canadian Room, Lower Level, The Fairmont Chateau Laurier

      *Optional Session (CA$150.00) - you must register to attend.

  2. Sunday February 23, 2020

    OSCE MOCK EXAMS (offert en anglais mais réponses écrites en français seront acceptées): This 1hr 45 minute  hour mock exam will consist of 8 X 10 minute stations in a standard OSCE format. All interested participants should sign up for only one session.

    L’examen sera en anglais, toutefois, vous pouvez écrire vos réponses en français.  Les participants devront s’inscrire pour seulement une session. Cet examen (de 1hr 45 mins hrs) sera composé de 8 stations X 10 mins. dans une style 'OSCE'. Tout matériel sera fourni . 

    OSCE Exam Co-Chairs: Dr. Andrew Scott-Moncrieff, Dr. Kerri Highmore, 

     

    At the end of this session, participants will be able to:

    • Diagnose cases in a formal written test environment simulating the format of the Canadian comprehensive objective examination in Diagnostic Radiology

    1. Course Registration

      08:00 - 12:00

      Ballroom Foyer, Fairmont Chateau Laurier Hotel

    2. OSCE Answer Session (Session open only for those who have done the OSCE)

      08:30 - 11:00

      Ballroom, Fairmont Chateau Laurier Hotel

      This session is open only to those who have taken the OSCE exam the day prior. You will be required to bring your answer booklet with you. The answers will be provided during this session. Copies of the exam and answers will not be provided electronically. 

    3. Brunch for all participants

      11:00 - 12:00

      Ballroom Foyer, Fairmont Chateau Laurier Hotel

    4. Welcome/Opening Remarks

      12:00 - 12:15

      Ballroom, Fairmont Chateau Laurier Hotel

    5. Nuclear Medicine Part 1: Case-Based Review

      12:15 - 13:15

      Ballroom, Fairmont Chateau Laurier Hotel

      At the end of this lecture, participants will be able to:

      • Identify various nuclear medicine scans and recognize the normal biodistribution of common radiotracers
      • Identify the characteristic findings and state the diagnosis for typical nuclear medicine cases

    6. Nuclear Medicine Part 2: Case-Based Review

      13:15 - 14:15

      Ballroom, Fairmont Chateau Laurier Hotel

      At the end of this lecture, participants will be able to:

      • Identify various nuclear medicine scans and recognize the normal biodistribution of common radiotracers
      • Identify the characteristic findings and state the diagnosis for the typical nuclear medicine cases

    7. Refreshment Break

      14:15 - 14:30

      Ballroom, Fairmont Chateau Laurier Hotel

    8. Vascular Interventions

      14:30 - 15:30

      Ballroom, Fairmont Chateau Laurier Hotel

      At the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:

      • Describe and discuss the endovascular approach to the treatment of selected arterial diseases, the role and complications associated with their use and indications and technique of TIPS.

    9. Non-Vascular Interventions

      15:30 - 16:15

      Ballroom, Fairmont Chateau Laurier Hotel

      At the end of this lecture, participants will be able to:

      • Identify the common equipment, techniques and potential complications of various percutaneous drainage procedures.

    10. IR Rapid Case Review

      16:15 - 17:00

      Ballroom, Fairmont Chateau Laurier Hotel

      At the end of this lecture, participants will be able to: 

      • Identify both peripheral and mesenteric arterial anatomy on conventional angiograms
      • Recognize common angio-interventional diagnoses

    11. Taking the Royal College Exam: Dos and Don'ts

      17:00 - 17:45

      Ballroom, Fairmont Chateau Laurier Hotel

      At the end of this lecture, participants will be able to:

      • Apply an organized pattern to taking oral cases at the Royal College Exam
      • Discuss the exam format and answer a sampling of OSCE example questions

    12. Course Exam Formats, Advice for the non-Canadian trained and open Q&A

      17:45 - 18:00

      Ballroom, Fairmont Chateau Laurier Hotel

      At the end of this lecture, participants will be able to:

      • Describe and discuss the exam formats expected throughout the week.

  3. Monday February 24, 2020

    Neuroimaging Section Chair: Dr. Carlos Torres          Pediatric Imaging Section Chair: Dr. Khaldoun

    1. Continental Breakfast

      07:30 - 08:00

      Ballroom Foyer, Fairmont Chateau Laurier Hotel

    2. CNS Infection

      08:00 - 08:30

      Ballroom, Fairmont Chateau Laurier Hotel

      At the end of this lecture, participants will be able to:

      • Recognize and describe the imaging patterns of common and infrequent CNS infections
      • Evaluate the role of conventional and advanced imaging techniques in the diagnosis of infections involving the central nervous system

    3. Interesting and Pertinent Head and Neck Cases- Part 1

      08:30 - 09:00

      Ballroom, Fairmont Chateau Laurier Hotel

      At the end of this lecture, participants will be able to:

      • Identify key imaging findings of common and sometimes challenging Head and Neck pathologies

    4. Imaging of Intracranial Tumors

      09:00 - 09:30

      Ballroom, Fairmont Chateau Laurier Hotel

      At the end of this lecture, participants will be able toL

      • Differentiate neoplastic from non-neoplastic enhancing lesions using conventional and advanced MR imaging

    5. White Matter Diseases

      09:30 - 10:00

      Ballroom, Fairmont Chateau Laurier Hotel

      At the end of this lecture, participants will be able to:

      • Approach and sort differentials for cases of white matter diseases in the adult population
      • Identify the 2010 MS criteria and MS mimics

    6. Refreshment Break

      10:00 - 10:20

      Ballroom, Fairmont Chateau Laurier Hotel

    7. The Many Faces of Vascular Pathology

      10:20 - 10:50

      Ballroom, Fairmont Chateau Laurier Hotel

      At the end of this lecture, participants will be able to:

      • Discuss manifestations of intracranial vascular pathologies
      • Identify key imaging findings of vascular pathology

    8. Interesting and Pertinent Head and Neck Cases- Part 2

      10:50 - 11:20

      Ballroom, Fairmont Chateau Laurier Hotel

      At the end of this lecture, participants will be able to:

      • Identify findings pertinent to head and neck pathology and their diagnosis

    9. Spinal Cord Imaging

      11:20 - 11:50

      Ballroom, Fairmont Chateau Laurier Hotel

      At the end of this lecture, participants will be able to:

      • Recognize and describe a systematic approach to non-neoplastic cord lesions based on the different patterns of T2 signal abnormality
      • Identify the different non-neoplastic cord pathologies and their key characteristic imaging features on MRI

    10. Neuro: A Case-Based Review

      11:50 - 12:20

      Ballroom, Fairmont Chateau Laurier Hotel

      At the end of this lecture, participants will be able to:

      • Recognize and discuss a wide spectrum of characteristic neuroradiology cases

    11. Lunch (on own)

      12:20 - 13:45

      On Own