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Release Date
July 2013

Expiration Date
August 1, 2015




Clare M.C. Tempany, MD
Professor of Radiology
Harvard Medical School
Ferenc Jolesz Chair for Radiology Research
Department of Radiology
Brigham and Women’s Hospital


Equipment Requirements
PC: Win7/Win8, Pentium processor or faster, at least 2GB RAM, Internet Explorer version 10/11, Mozilla FireFox version 33.0.

MAC: OS version 10.8/10.9, Intel processor, at least 2GB RAM, Safari version 6.2, FireFox 33.0


5100-102A Prostate MRI Case Review ARCHIVE
Hot Topics in Prostate MRI - Cancer Imaging and Biopsy

Recording of a live webinar presented on July 16, 2013

Format: Archived Webinar
Credit:  1.0 AMA PRA Category 1

Credit:  NO ARRT certificate available
Fee for Credit Certificate: $0



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

To enroll in this activity, click the ENROLL NOW icon to the left.

Course Overview  and Educational Objectives for the Prostate MRI Series
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.

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

ACCME Accreditation Statement
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and International Center for Postgraduate Medical Education. The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation

The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity 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.

SA-CME: This activity meets the criteria for self-assessment toward the purpose of fulfilling requirements in the American Board of Radiology (ABR) Maintenance of Certification Program.

The European Accreditation Council for CME (EACCME®)
The UEMS-EACCME® has mutual recognition agreements with the American Medical Association (AMA) for live events and e-learning materials. For more information go to

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 Receive 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, Co-Director of the Imaging Platform of the Biomedical Research Institute, Director of Clinical Focused Ultrasound, and Vice Chair for Radiology Research.

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) requires instructors, planners, managers and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to PIM policy.  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(s) 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

Linda McLean, MS
Victoria Phoenix, BS
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. The planners of this activity 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 the planners.  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 x10




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.