Journal SAM: Oncologic PET/MRI - Part 2: Bone Tumors, Soft-Tissue Tumors, Melanoma, and Lymphoma

MOC Part II SAM Modules

Journal SAM:  Oncologic PET/MRI - Part II:  Bone Tumors, Soft Tissue Tumors, Melanoma, and Lymphoma
Release Date: 12/3/2012
Expiration Date: 12/3/2015

Continuing Education Credit Information

The American Board of Nuclear Medicine has reviewed and approved this Journal SAM activity submitted by the SNMMI. This activity fulfills the requirements of the ABNM Maintenance of Certification program for self-assessment.   2.0 SAMs have been awarded for this activity.

AMA-PRA (Physician)
The Society for Nuclear Medicine and Medical Imaging, Inc. (SNMMI) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

SNMMI designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


On successful completion of this activity, participants should be able to describe:
1. The advantages and disadvantages of PET/MRI in oncologic applications in comparison to conventional imaging methods and PET/CT.
2. The limitations of PET/MRI compared with invasive staging procedures (biopsy).
3. The metabolic?anatomic imaging procedure of choice (PET/MRI vs. PET/CT) based on tumor entity and location.

Target Audience

The LLSAP is designed for all nuclear medicine specialists and other physicians, pharmacists and technologists who practice diagnostic and/or therapeutic nuclear medicine.

Faculty Disclosure(s)

Christian Buchbender, Till A. Heusner, Thomas C. Lauenstein, Andreas Bockisch, and Gerald Antoch

In accordance with ACCME Revised Standards for Commercial Support and SNM Conflict-of-Interest Policy, the authors have indicated no relevant relationships that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest. Disclosure of a relationship is not intended to suggest or to condone bias but is made to provide participants with information that might be of potential importance to their evaluation of the activity.