Virtual Colonoscopy Workshop


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Department: Radiology and Biomedical Imaging
Course Number: RAD17A10
Activity Date(s): September 29 – October 1, 2016
Location: China Basin Research Center
San Francisco, CA

$2,500 (flat fee, no discounts)

Course is Thursday afternoon workstation orientation, lectures and cases all-day Friday and Saturday morning.

Registration fee includes Dr. Yee's book, Virtual Colonoscopy, and Thursday afternoon workstation orientation. Friday breakfast & lunch and Saturday breakfast are provided.

Limited to 18 Attendees



This workshop will present, to both academic and practicing radiologists, the fundamentals and latest techniques of non-invasive colon cancer screening. The course will consist of didactic lectures and hands-on individual computer workstations with Dr. Judy Yee. The attendee will learn to perform, interpret and report a VC exam, as well as how to deal with questionable findings and avoid pitfalls.

Course registration includes printed syllabus, a copy of Dr. Yee's VC book, Thursday afternoon workstation orientation, Friday full-day and Saturday morning class instruction and workstation sessions. Friday breakfast & lunch and Saturday breakfast are provided.

Workstations will be provided by Vital Images. Enrollment is limited to 18 persons.

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At the completion of this course, the attendee should be able to:
1. Perform, interpret and report a virtual colonoscopy exam in a time-efficient manner;
2. Obtain optimal colonic distention and cleansing for a maximally diagnostic virtual colonoscopy;
3. Recognize the appearance of questionable findings and be able to use specific strategies to avoid common and uncommon pitfalls.

Attendees will also review 50 proven virtual colonoscopy cases as per ACR guidelines.

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The University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine (UCSF) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

UCSF designates this live activity for a maximum of 15.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.

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Course Outline:

Thursday PM: Workstation Orientation and Training

Friday AM: Didactic Lectures (Examination, Protocols, Interpretation, Pitfalls)

Friday PM: Hands-on Workstation Training

Saturday AM: Didactic Lectures and VC Cases

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Judy Yee, MD

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Priyanka Jha, MD

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Travel & Lodging:

The course will be held at the China Basin Research Center, 185 Berry St., Lobby 6, Suite 350, San Francisco, CA 94107. Additional lodging and travel info can be found at or call 415-476-5731 (Pacific Time).

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Cancellation Policy:

If cancellation is received in writing thirty days prior to the start of the program, the enrollment fee, less 10%, will be refunded. Less than thirty days there is no refund.

Please email your requests to

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