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Use of Musculoskeletal Ultrasound in Inflammatory Arthritis

Friday, November 16, 2012

 

“Use of Musculoskeletal Ultrasound in Inflammatory Arthritis"

 

Fatima Alnaimat, M.D.

Rheumatology Fellow

Rheumatology Section

The University of Arizona Arthritis Center

CME Presentation

 

7:30 a.m.: Radiology Conference, Sitterley Board Room, Room, 8305 

9:00 a.m.: Grand Rounds, Sitterley Board Room, Room 8305

Objectives: Participants should be able to:

  1. Review the basic ultrasound technique and the definitions used to characterize

inflammation in arthritis

  1. Recognize the benefits of implementing musculoskeletal ultrasound as a diagnostic and a follow up tool for patients with inflammatory arthritis.
  2. Assess the limitations of use of ultrasound in daily practice

 

Target Audience: Physicians and other health care providers

Methodology: Lecture

Disclosure: Dr. Alnaimat has nothing to disclose.