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Release Date
May 2012

Expiration Date


Clare M.C. Tempany, MD
Professor of Radiology
Harvard Medical School
Director, Clinical Focused Ultrasound
Vice Chair, Radiology Research
Brigham and Women’s Hospital


Equipment Requirements

PC: Windows XP/Vista/Win7, Pentium processor or faster, at least 1 GB RAM, Internet Explorer version 8 and 9, Mozilla FireFox version 15.

MAC: OS version 10.6/10.7/10/8, Intel processor or faster, at least 1 GB RAM, Safari version 5, FireFox version 15.

Prostate MRI Case Review:
MR Imaging and MR-guided Interventions

Recording of a live webinar presented on April 17, 2012

A certified one-hour webinar on prostate MR imaging and MR-guided interventions for radiologists, interventional radiologists, urologists, and other healthcare professionals who treat patients with prostate disease.

Format: Archived Webinar
MD Credit:  1.0 AMA PRA Category 1
(Available for physician credit only)
RT Credit:   No ARRT credit available
Fee for Credit Certificate: $0

Click the ENROLL NOW icon to the left to view this program ONLINE.

Course Overview

This program will provide learners with a variety of prostate MRI cases.  Expert faculty will share their experience and approach to prostate MRI in their practice.

Educational Objectives for the Series

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be better able to:

  • Define the role of MRI for prostate cancer detection, staging and surveillance
  • Apply protocol and acquisition techniques to acquire diagnostic MR images that assist urologists in treating men with prostate disease
  • Develop interpretation strategies to compensate for the limitations of MRI in patients with prostate disease

Accreditation & Credit

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and the International Center for Postgradute Medical Education.
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

How to Participate

There are no fees to participate in this activity. Each participant will need a computer with internet access.

  • Click the blue link. Complete the precourse evaluation and click SUBMIT.
  • Once the precourse evaluation is submitted, click on the blue link again to view the course.
  • Click on PLAYBACK. To view the streaming video, you may have to download the WebEx Player or Java.

Please note: The WebEx platform will play on desktop or laptop computers only. It will not play on mobile devices.

How to Recive Credit

  • View the entire one-hour session. The question-and-answer period at the end of the lecture is not required to receive credit.
  • At the conclusion of the lecture, close the WebEx Player window. You will be redirected to the ICPME website.
  • From the COURSE HOME page, click the buttons for POSTTEST and for EVALUATION.
  • A passing grade of at least 75% is required to receive credit.  You may take the test up to three times.
  • Upon receipt of a passing grade, click the certificate tab to print a credit certificate.

Faculty Biography

A native of Dublin, Ireland, Dr. Tempany graduated from the Royal College of Surgeons in 1981. After completing an internship and residency in internal medicine, Dr. Tempany came to the United States to pursue a residency in diagnostic radiology at Loyola University. She completed a fellowship in MRI at the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions in 1990 and subsequently joined the faculty there as Associate Director of MRI. 

Since joining Brigham and Women’s Hospital in 1991, Dr. Tempany has served as Clinical Director of Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Clinical Director of the National Center for Image-Guided Therapy (NCIGT) based at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Co-Director of the Imaging Platform of the Biomedical Research Institute.

Currently, Dr. Tempany is Professor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School and Director of Clinical Focused Ultrasound in the Department of Radiology and Vice Chair for Radiology Research at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

Disclosure Information

The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) assesses conflict of interest with its instructors, planners, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of CME activities. All relevant conflicts of interest that are identified are thoroughly vetted by PIM for fair balance, scientific objectivity of studies utilized in this activity, and patient care recommendations. PIM is committed to providing its learners with high quality CME activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of a commercial interest.

The following faculty reported the following financial relationship or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME activity:


Clare M.C. Tempany, MD, has received funding for contracted research for NIH and InSightec Ltd.

The following planners and managers have reported NO financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME activity:

Sharon Cancino
Laura Excell, ND, NP, MS, MA, LPC, NCC
Trace Hutchison, PharmD

Samantha Mattiucci, PharmD
Victoria Phoenix, BS
Lisa Schleelein, MEd
Patricia Staples, MSN, NP-C, CCRN

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. PIM, ICPME and Hologic Inc., do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications. 

The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of PIM, ICPME and Hologic, Inc. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.


For questions regarding this program, please contact ICPME:
Phone: 607-257-5860




Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications on dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.